April 1, 2020

Crossed 2.5k monthly active users!

Lim How Wei @notlhw

After 3 months since launch, followchain.org crossed 2,500 monthly active users, up 1,000 from last month!

We also nearly hit 1.4k followers on our Instagram https://www.instagram.com/followchainorg/.

Feel free to join our community if you're looking to grow your Instagram followers either for an individual or business account — it's free!

  1. 3

    Good job, looks promising!

    1. 1

      Thank you 🙌

  2. 2

    How are you marketing this man?

    1. 1

      Almost all of it is done through direct messaging on Instagram. I reached out to my existing followers and found lots of potential users from specific threads on Reddit (r/Instagram, r/Followback).

  3. 2

    Wow! Keep going

    1. 1

      Thank you 🙌

  4. 2

    Can you please share how you did it? Especially the first 100 or so users.

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      I personally sent 1,500+ direct messages (to date) on Instagram to targetted users. I had a decent following at the start so I reached out to a bunch of mutuals who might be interested in this.

      1. 1

        That's a lot. How many replied? Did you do this through the mobile application?

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          The open & response rate of direct messages I sent is well above 70%.

          My first 100 users were mostly mutual followers that I've followed for and engaged with (their posts) for a long time.

          And yes, I do this through the Instagram app. It's much harder on a desktop.

  5. 1

    Sorry, but I'm not sure that I get this.
    What exactly is the product?
    Glorified bulletin board behind a registration "wall"?

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      It’s a community dedicated to expanding your follower base & finding new people/content to follow on Instagram.

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