How to gain Instagram reach?

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I have an Instagram account with 20K followers. I know they are all real because I gained all of them by following and then unfollowing basically. I follow 300 people but when I upload photos I always return likes to whoever likes my photos to keep engagement.

I get about 300 likes per photo, but before Instagram changed its chronological algorithm and I had 12K followers I got at least 500 likes and up to 850 likes for good photos.

I have a "business account" so I can see insights and the reach it shows per photo is about 1,200-2,500 accounts. It's 10% of the people who follow me.

I can also see that only about 300 followers view my stories, which is really nothing!

I am so depressed because I never bought followers or faked them, and I read all the tools I could find online- use meaningful hashtags, repost my new photos to my stories to redirect followers to the photos, keep engaging with my followers etc, post on active hours that Instagram shows, I work so hard on my content to be the most beautiful possible, I design my feed to look beautiful, I write meaningful captions.

Nothing works. What can I do?
#gain #instagram #reach
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  • Profile picture of the author Arsath
    Keep on trying one day it will work.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mia Davis
    Instagram is a very indispensable platform for digital marketing. To increase your organic reach and presence on Instagarm, you can follow the following tips:

    1) Encourage your followers to interact your Instagram channel by postings.
    2) Figuring out the best time to post your content.
    3) Use right hashtags and other techniques to appear high on audience feed.
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    are you adding stories posts and engaging with a people every day?
    thats a key to get the best result! it has to be everyday

    also if you did any blackhat methods in a past It could be that Instagram put you on a black list ....
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  • Profile picture of the author palmtreelife
    I think one of your problems is that you actually don't have real followers. You did the follow/unfollow approach for ALL of your growth?? A lot of people have their account set up on bots and they tell the bot to automatically follow those who follow them. Yes, some will eventually unfollow as well, building by the same unethical approach you have taken. However, some will stay....but they will NEVER engage with you because it's a bot and not a true follower.

    I've explained this before and you are experiencing's better to have 1000 truly engaged fans than have 20k followers who cannot buy from you because they're bots.

    I just started a new business IG account and so far I only have 150 followers, but I'm getting almost 150 likes per post and almost 20 comments. If I can maintain this type of engagement, extrapolate that out to 20k followers in a couple years from now, doing the same strategy I'm implementing today....which is NOT follow/unfollow or any kind of bot.
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    • I did it years ago mostly before all bots came up. I already checked, 75% of my followers are real. They just don't interact.

      If I'm on Insta's black list, how can I get out of this list?
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