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Having multiple accounts in the one project seems to slow each account from reaching their daily targets. In general settings I have set automation interval as 1 second so not sure why this is happening.....
Try and open multiple projects. To be honest, I run 3 projects at all time and I only have 2 accounts. One for liking(2 different projects) and one combined project for photo sharing. If you have a lot of accounts I don't recommend doing 1 per project, but maybe try and spread them out so they are not limiting each other.
 

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Having multiple accounts in the one project seems to slow each account from reaching their daily targets. In general settings I have set automation interval as 1 second so not sure why this is happening.....
I have the same problem, I am running 7 accounts and no matter what settings I change I can't get them to keep up to the limits I put.

I have 3 accounts that are doing 500-700 follows a day, 1300-1600 likes, and they always do the follows first and I end up with like 400-600 likes by the time the day is over.

Other 4 accounts are more like 300-500 follows, 600-900 likes and they max out around 5-7 PM for me.

All the accounts are scraping users, scraping photos, following and liking with shuffle tasks checked.
 

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Try and open multiple projects. To be honest, I run 3 projects at all time and I only have 2 accounts. One for liking(2 different projects) and one combined project for photo sharing. If you have a lot of accounts I don't recommend doing 1 per project, but maybe try and spread them out so they are not limiting each other.
Thanks man. I'll try that. It's strange because I thought that having multiple accounts shouldn't limit others as they run autonomously to each other supposedly but in practice they definitely appear to slow each other down.
 

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I have the same problem, I am running 7 accounts and no matter what settings I change I can't get them to keep up to the limits I put.

I have 3 accounts that are doing 500-700 follows a day, 1300-1600 likes, and they always do the follows first and I end up with like 400-600 likes by the time the day is over.

Other 4 accounts are more like 300-500 follows, 600-900 likes and they max out around 5-7 PM for me.

All the accounts are scraping users, scraping photos, following and liking with shuffle tasks checked.

glad it's not just me :)
 
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I have the same problem, I am running 7 accounts and no matter what settings I change I can't get them to keep up to the limits I put.

I have 3 accounts that are doing 500-700 follows a day, 1300-1600 likes, and they always do the follows first and I end up with like 400-600 likes by the time the day is over.

Other 4 accounts are more like 300-500 follows, 600-900 likes and they max out around 5-7 PM for me.

All the accounts are scraping users, scraping photos, following and liking with shuffle tasks checked.

Are you allowing them to run from 12AM - 12AM or are you giving them time restraints?

I would be surprised if you could not reach your limit if you split up the work between 3 projects(2/2/3 accounts per project) and allowed them to run for the majority of the 24 hour day. I do not prefer to have F.L running 24/7 but rather give time restraints from 10AM to 11PM. You can obviously allow for more or less time, but just make it look to IG that your account sleeps.
 

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Are you allowing them to run from 12AM - 12AM or are you giving them time restraints?

I would be surprised if you could not reach your limit if you split up the work between 3 projects(2/2/3 accounts per project) and allowed them to run for the majority of the 24 hour day. I do not prefer to have F.L running 24/7 but rather give time restraints from 10AM to 11PM. You can obviously allow for more or less time, but just make it look to IG that your account sleeps.
I have them running 24/7. Although some of the accounts finish earlier in the day so they aren't going 24/7.
 

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For Instagram:

In particular around tagging the content owner. If you enter into the default caption <@owner> it tags the owner but keeps their original post text as well. There is no way to tag owner and custom write your own text - it seems to be one or the other. Correct me if i'm wrong? I messaged followliker and they recommended manually editing each post to remove the original content - this kind of defeats the purpose of automation in my opinion. You all seem like followliker gurus - any tips? How are you guys solving this? I definitely don't want to post content that's not credited to the owner....
I have the same problem, can only add a couple of words beside <@owner> , everything else is taken from the original post :(
I also have another problem with the "Crawl" process, in the "RSS URL" I enter several accounts to take the content from, however it looks like all the contents are taken only from the first account at the top of the list. I have the "Randomize" photo/video sharing option ticked, so I don't understand why this is happening, any idea?
 

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Great thread. Thanks for all the informative posts to everyone.

I'm having trouble with automating content posting from followliker for both Instagram and Twitter.

For Instagram:

In particular around tagging the content owner. If you enter into the default caption <@owner> it tags the owner but keeps their original post text as well. There is no way to tag owner and custom write your own text - it seems to be one or the other. Correct me if i'm wrong? I messaged followliker and they recommended manually editing each post to remove the original content - this kind of defeats the purpose of automation in my opinion. You all seem like followliker gurus - any tips? How are you guys solving this? I definitely don't want to post content that's not credited to the owner....
I think I have figure the way around this:

1) First download a large number of pictures+caption (use "Crawl") and do not share photos.
2) Once you have a good numbers of pictures+caption downloaded (let's say you post 5 per day, just downloaded 500 pics and you are covered for 3 months, this is up to you anyway), move to point #3
3) Tick the "Share photo/video" option in FollowLiker, all captions will appear listed. Right click and "Extract Report".
4) Add a column in Excel with your personalize comments (for example 50 comments), copy it across all entries. Concatenate column containing your comment with column with original poster comments.
5) Import in FL (first you need to delete all the entries shown after you have exported the report)
6) Start sharing (stop "Crawl" until pictures are available).

This should work, let me know how you get on.
 

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How are the accounts going? I've got one up to 18k from 0 using instagress. From reading this thread, it sounds like followliker you can download a bunch of pictures and have it post from a folder of them? Instagress I've had to manually post each one with Gramblr.
 

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It's a little strange seeing accounts with over 6k followers and no likes on their tweets.

Subsequently, their followers have a large amount following and no likes on their tweets. They also retweet accounts tweets with many likes and retweets.

In conclusion, I lose faith in all of these accounts, primarily the people with over 6k followers and no likes. What are the causes of this and how do I avoid it?
 

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It's a little strange seeing accounts with over 6k followers and no likes on their tweets.

Subsequently, their followers have a large amount following and no likes on their tweets. They also retweet accounts tweets with many likes and retweets.

In conclusion, I lose faith in all of these accounts, primarily the people with over 6k followers and no likes. What are the causes of this and how do I avoid it?
I'm not to firmiliar with Twitter. I do know that Twitter does not have very good interaction rates per follower. I decided against starting a twitter account because of this. The amount of tweets that get sent out per day by some account is crazy, though large numbers of tweets per day is considered normal. People don't usually have time to read each one of the little messages that someone posts.
However, Instag ram on average has there people posting photos much less often. A person posting more than 3 photos a day could be though of as "spammy." A person is much more likely to interact with 3 photos that are eye catching than 10 or 20 blocks of text.

If I had 6,000 followers on Twitter I would honestly not expect to have a large interaction yet. However, my 6,000 follower account on Instagram gets on average 300-400 likes per photo.

Might I add that Snapchats interaction rates are even HIGHER than Instagram xD
 

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I'm not to firmiliar with Twitter. I do know that Twitter does not have very good interaction rates per follower. I decided against starting a twitter account because of this. The amount of tweets that get sent out per day by some account is crazy, though large numbers of tweets per day is considered normal. People don't usually have time to read each one of the little messages that someone posts.
However, Instag ram on average has there people posting photos much less often. A person posting more than 3 photos a day could be though of as "spammy." A person is much more likely to interact with 3 photos that are eye catching than 10 or 20 blocks of text.

If I had 6,000 followers on Twitter I would honestly not expect to have a large interaction yet. However, my 6,000 follower account on Instagram gets on average 300-400 likes per photo.

Might I add that Snapchats interaction rates are even HIGHER than Instagram xD
How are the comments like using followgram?
 
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How are the comments like using followgram?
I'm not quite sure what followgram is to be honest.

In the event that you meant Followliker, rather than followgram, I get a decent amount of comments. It really depends on the content I post. For instance, just last night I posted a video on my hot girls account. It has only gotten like 300 views and about 50% converted into likes and I already have 10+ comments, which is abnormal for me to get on any photo. I gain a lot of likes on my photos, but my videos bring in just as many likes and more comments.

Maybe that helped answer your question, if not, let me know!
 

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I'm not quite sure what followgram is to be honest.

In the event that you meant Followliker, rather than followgram, I get a decent amount of comments. It really depends on the content I post. For instance, just last night I posted a video on my hot girls account. It has only gotten like 300 views and about 50% converted into likes and I already have 10+ comments, which is abnormal for me to get on any photo. I gain a lot of likes on my photos, but my videos bring in just as many likes and more comments.

Maybe that helped answer your question, if not, let me know!
Mikkel,

Have you been able to do well on selling products through instagram
 
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Mikkel,

Have you been able to do well on selling products through instagram
If you ask in about 1 month I should be able to tell you :)

I have been falling a bit behind. My GFX is a bit slow in terms of both logo and graphics for our products. However, she is a personal friend of mine who I trust will do her best work so I chose to stick with her.

I changed my original angle due to helpful insight from a fellow Fastlaner. So things may take slightly longer than I had hoped, but none the less, my followers aren't going anywhere and are only growing so it is not the worst thing in the world. However, I am eager to release my products.

Once I release my products I will post an update
 

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If you ask in about 1 month I should be able to tell you :)

I have been falling a bit behind. My GFX is a bit slow in terms of both logo and graphics for our products. However, she is a personal friend of mine who I trust will do her best work so I chose to stick with her.

I changed my original angle due to helpful insight from a fellow Fastlaner. So things may take slightly longer than I had hoped, but none the less, my followers aren't going anywhere and are only growing so it is not the worst thing in the world. However, I am eager to release my products.

Once I release my products I will post an update
Thanks for replying.


I also started a instagram page on a very targeted niche. I am at roughly 5500 followers and just did my first t shirt campaign. I have made roughly $50 bucks on my first launch.
 
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Congratulations @Oren112 :)

I'm pumped you already got some sales! I don't know about you, but I hope to release about 5 t-shirt concepts, see which ones bite, cut out the rest and get back to the drawing board with new t-shirts. I'd like to have a solid selection of 5 t-shirts to start out with.
 

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Congratulations @Oren112 :)

I'm pumped you already got some sales! I don't know about you, but I hope to release about 5 t-shirt concepts, see which ones bite, cut out the rest and get back to the drawing board with new t-shirts. I'd like to have a solid selection of 5 t-shirts to start out with.
Mikkel, for me as long as you design your own items you will be way better off. There are tons of drop shippers selling the same items. You need to sell something the customer hasn't seen before. Otherwise there is just a pool of drop shippers saturating the market with the same product to the same people.

My first launch ended up selling 10 shirts. And to be honest the shirt was "Ok" looking.
 
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Mikkel, for me as long as you design your own items you will be way better off.
This is very true, I need to find something unique about my shirts that I can present and just run with it. It will take some brainstorming, but I have a few creative friends that live for this stuff, so I am going to sit down with them and come up with some ideas.

Thank you for pointing this out though!

Congrats with selling some shirts already though! Are you going back to the drawing board and trying to find something new to present?
 

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This is very true, I need to find something unique about my shirts that I can present and just run with it. It will take some brainstorming, but I have a few creative friends that live for this stuff, so I am going to sit down with them and come up with some ideas.

Thank you for pointing this out though!

Congrats with selling some shirts already though! Are you going back to the drawing board and trying to find something new to present?
Yes,

There is a lot of work I still need to do. Like how to run facebook ads. My shirt was only marketed on instragram. If I used different avenues I could have possibly sold a lot more.

As for my design, I sent my designer I hired on upwork a bunch of designs that had worked in the past in the niche I was in. He then used the designs I sent him for inspiration on the shirt he created. He only charged me $10.00 dollars and it was good work. But the shirt was very targeted

This time I sent him exactly what I wanted, I will let you know how the launch goes.

BTW I sold my shirt for 23.99 + Shipping, but teespring was only giving me $9.50 per shirt as profit. There are way better options out there. I should be making 15 dollars per shirt at other print on demand websites which I am looking into now.

I am hoping to launch 1 shirt per week. Also all my designs will be on my site so they will keep selling (hopefully).

Keep me updated on your progress!!
 

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Now in a previous post on a certain forum I was asked about how to do Affiliate marketing. I came back with a bold response that said something like, "To be honest, I don't think I will ever try Affiliate marketing. It's just not me." Two days later, I was contacted by someone on the forum who ended up giving me a bit of guidance.
Low and behold. The reason for this update.

Update:
Main Account 43K Followers
2nd Account 7.7K Followers

Now, in about 2 days I was able to set up my lead funnel with not a whole lot of effort. Using my main account I started funneling people ultimately to my new website that redirected people to my affiliate page. After only a couple days I got my first $2.50! Now, this isn't a whole lot of money. But it is a start. There is much refining that needs to be done, as my original lead funnel was a bit whack. Not a lot of effort thrown into it.

Over the next week I am going to work on refining this process and treat my sales funnel as I do with my IG accounts.


For BOTH Instagram accounts I have found viable ways of making money. The main account can be doubled for much more than just an affiliate program, but to fund this project, it will take a good amount of money, but potentially highly profitable.

The other IG account is still working on its logo and T-shirt designs. I am in no rush as I have exactly 35 days until I can buy my domain name anyways. The reason being is that I let it expire and now they are asking me to pay $75 to renew it due to some stupid fee. I said screw it, and now I just wait for that domain name to be put back on the market.


So the big update was basically, I made my first lead and gained $2.50
 
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Yesterday I posted a video up on Youtube for those that wanted to know my specific settings I use on FollowLiker. It's my first video but I wanted to try and release some content that may be helpful to those Fastlane members. I'll be posting some more content about Instagram and FollowLiker on my Youtube page, but here is my first video. Also, feel free to critique the video, how I could make my videos better.

 

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Yesterday I posted a video up on Youtube for those that wanted to know my specific settings I use on FollowLiker. It's my first video but I wanted to try and release some content that may be helpful to those Fastlane members. I'll be posting some more content about Instagram and FollowLiker on my Youtube page, but here is my first video. Also, feel free to critique the video, how I could make my videos better.

So basically you grow your accounts only liking?? you dont use follow unfollow?

I have some accounts, im using followliker for like 3 month now, and 1 month ago just discovered de FLC feature... i didnt configure it properly, thanks to your vid will try it now,
but anyways i have tried a lot of settings and couldnt have and impressive grow like you did... your main account was 6k followers and now 44k in just 5 months? that was done only liking with those settings?? really impressive.
 
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Well remember @Rodol liking photos will only get you so far. You have to have quality photos being posted and know exactly who your target audience is. Once you find this audience, if you post exactly what people like, then people will follow. My growth was a bit slow in the beginning, probably because I was posting photos that I liked. Once I found out what was receiving the most likes, I filtered out my photo search to meet those qualities in a photo.

There is more to Instagram then just finding a good way to get in front of your target audience.
 

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Well remember @Rodol liking photos will only get you so far. You have to have quality photos being posted and know exactly who your target audience is. Once you find this audience, if you post exactly what people like, then people will follow. My growth was a bit slow in the beginning, probably because I was posting photos that I liked. Once I found out what was receiving the most likes, I filtered out my photo search to meet those qualities in a photo.

There is more to Instagram then just finding a good way to get in front of your target audience.
I agree with that, thanks for sharing your knowledge, i will like to see a journey from you with a brand new account.... so we can follow =)
 
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I agree with that, thanks for sharing your knowledge, i will like to see a journey from you with a brand new account.... so we can follow =)
That could be a great set for a Youtube Series. I'll have to look into that.
 

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So I was wondering if anyone else is having any issues with Follow Liker...

When I first started with the program these were my stats..


Over time this is what I'm looking at...


Now I have severely limited the amount of follows I'm doing a day (only about 100-200 although it's still only following as much as 21)... But you can see my "unfollow" and "like" settings below (I'm trying to make the account follow only around 1000 people for now.)





I have no idea why follow liker isn't working correctly... I've tried clearing the cookies/ turning projects on and off / restarting computer.. Nothing really seems to be working.


To give you an overall look at the stats:
 
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@SeanyHang This is why I dont use the Follow/unfollow method. Your getting backed up because you have followed the max limit of 7500 followers. Now your FL is probably getting slowed down because it has a hard time unfollowing at the same rate as following.

Im not sure if that is the specific problem, but I'm pretty sure you set your account up to the point where it is limiting itself.

My suggestion, stop following/unfollowing. Try and see if you can get the same results with just liking photos. If you cant get followers just by liking photos then you need to do some major overhaul on your Instagram page. Follow/Unfollow should be an old trick that never gets used again.

You have 11K followers.

Start branding yourself as an authority figure rather than looking like a spammer(no hard feelings, but following 7,500 followers looks pretty bad.) Every person who looks at your account will automaticaly realise you amassed your followers from following. Instant credibility loss.

Just my opinion.

FollowLiker is doing exactly what its being told to do. So its not the program itself, but rather the settings you have it on.
 

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Ok this is my opinion based on experience @SeanyHang
You need to create a separate FL project for liking... whats going on with your FL is that the Cycles are not enough to complete all the work you have schedule...
Separate the projects so all the tasks can be completed.
 
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