Restaurant gains 600+ local followers per month

The client is a local restaurant in Santa Barbara, California that serves farm–fresh Spanish tapas & craft cocktails with a cozy vibe & a patio.

Target Audience

Gender: Male & Female
Age: 21+
Locations: Santa Barbara, California
Interests: Foodies, Spanish Food

Goal

Their goal on Instagram was to attract more local followers that would be likely to visit their restaurant after seeing high quality content being posted of the lovely food and the cozy venue.

Results

After working with them for 9 months we've helped them grow from 4600 to 10k+ local and highly targeted followers.

Followers gained: 5400 in 9 months
Locations: 84% are from Santa Barbara.
Age:
94.1% are 21+ years old.

Before working with Instaforce, they were struggling to gain just 50 followers per month. Long gone are the days when their growth is stale. Every month we are helping them increase their following with 600+ extremely targeted, LOCAL followers.

Challenges

The founders had previously tried another Instagram growth service that turned out to be using bots and automation to grow their account. It worked alright for the first few weeks, but after that the client started seeing messages like the one below about their Instagram account being compromised.

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Soon after this, their account was starting to get temporary blocks from Instagram, where the client would be unable to follow, like or even post anything for several days which was very harmful to their sales.

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The months after quitting the terrible bot service they could feel the aftermath of working with someone who was not following the Instagram terms of service as they saw a huge reduction in their reach and their engagement dropped as well. This is a sign that they were shadowbanned from Instagram because you can’t trick Instagram with bots or automation any longer, they’ve become too good at detecting it and you will be penalized for it by seeing lower engagement, less reach and in the worst case you can get your account permanently banned.

This is a cautious tale to run for the hills if you ever get near an Instagram growth service that relies on bots, software, automation or anything else that means they aren’t compliant with Instagrams terms of service. Pro tip: If a growth service is very cheap, then they’re definitely using bots as it would be unprofitable otherwise.

Strategy (what we did)

The reason that Instaforce works so well is because we are 100% Instagram Compliant. We don’t use any bots, software, automations or shady methods to grow our client accounts.

All of our work is performed manually by real people based in Europe using smartphones and the Instagram app. 

Once you sign up, you’ll complete a brief questionnaire to tell us more about what types of followers you want to attract and provide a list of target Instagram accounts that have followers you’d like to attract. These are often profiles similar to yours: competitors, complementary brands or influencers in your space.

Here, the client shared other brands that shared the same target audience. These accounts ranged from 10k followers all the way to 300k followers and were also targeting Scandinavia. 

Then our team of actual humans will manually follow each user that fits our criteria and is following those target accounts that you provided. We do all of the work by hand from a smartphone to stay within Instagram guidelines, keeping your account safe and bringing you incredible results.

The users we followed will get a notification that you followed them and a percentage of them will come check out your Instagram out of curiosity. Since we’re targeting users that are following accounts similar to yours, there’s a high chance that they will also be interested in what you are doing and will want to follow you.

We’ll follow around 6000 users a month on your behalf, helping boost the overall organic reach on your page. You’ll have your own account manager who’s managing your account and will be there for any questions or changes you want to make. Every week you’ll receive a detailed report with the results we’ve generated for you.

We always unfollow the accounts we follow again after a few days to keep the followers vs followings ratio looking attractive. We know that it’s not a good look to be following 6000 people and only have 2000 followers.

It’s important to remind you that your Instaforce account manager only engages with real users on Instagram. And engagement only comes in the form of following relevant users.

This way, your account manager doesn’t impact your brand voice, keeping your brand and persona consistent. We don’t leave any comments. We don’t post anything. We don’t do any DM’s and we don’t like any photos.

Our clients see hundreds to thousands of new followers come in every month. Overall, the followers being picked up are real and incredibly targeted, which is the point of our service.

We don’t promise to get you 10.000 followers overnight. Instead, what we do promise is to help you consistently grow your following and engagement with organic, real, and targeted followers.

PS.

For every single client, the main thing we care about is attracting the RIGHT FOLLOWERS. We want REAL followers that are highly targeted and interested in what our client does. We don’t want to attract followers that are not relevant and won’t engage with our client over time.

The Instagram algorithm works by first showing your new post to around 10% of your audience. Based on the actions of these 10%, IG then decides if it should push your post out to more of your followers or not.

If these 10% of your followers don’t engage with your post because they aren’t active or remotely interested in what you do, then this will harm your organic reach tremendously.

This is also a point to never ever buy any fake followers as it will ruin all of your organic reach due to how the algoritmh works. Fake followers are bot accounts that never engage with your content.

Get started with Instaforce. Try us risk-free.

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Instaforce has helped thousands of small businesses on Instagram, social media marketing managers and and most likely accounts like your own. Here's what some of our clients have to say
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Kim L.
Influencer
I have been a client of Instaforce for a couple months and they do incredible work. My IG account has been growing at a very rapid rate. Probably 300-500
a month-ish.

They have also been very accommodating and easy to work with. My account manager has also helped me with some other things related to my social media account that I am very grateful for.
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Chris H
Jewelry brand
I am pleasantly surprised so far! It’s a slower growth than I expected, but it’s authentic and feels like it’s really gaining momentum. I recommend! Oh, and great customer service!
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Mae S.
Restaurant owner
I was a little hesitant at first but Instaforce has helped grow our instagram account substantially WITH REAL followers! It really makes a huge difference that they aren't using any software or bots on my account like other services I have tried.

It's real people actually growing my account, so I don't get any trouble with Instagram - and the results are much better. I love it!!
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Claire H.
Fashion brand
Awesome company, grew me from under 500 to nearly 1.2k in a month, barely any effort on my end and it's all genuine engagements, no bots or anything like that.
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Trustpilot
Trustpilot

I have been a client of Instaforce for a couple months and they do incredible work. My IG account has been growing at a very rapid rate. Probably 300-500 a month-ish.

They have also been very accommodating and easy to work with. My account manager has also helped me with some other things related to my social media account that I am very grateful for.

Kayleigh L.
Influencer
Woman in a pink lighted room
Trustpilot
Trustpilot

I was a little hesitant at first but Instaforce has helped grow our instagram account substantially WITH REAL followers! It really makes a huge difference that they aren't using any software or bots on my account like other services I have tried.

It's real people actually growing my account, so I don't get any trouble with Instagram - and the results are much better. I love it!!

Mae S.
Restaurant owner
A guy with a pomade hair
Trustpilot
Trustpilot

I am pleasantly surprised so far! It’s a slower growth than I expected, but it’s authentic and feels like it’s really gaining momentum. I recommend! Oh, and great customer service!

Chris H
Jewelry brand
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Trustpilot

Awesome company, grew me from under 500 to nearly 1.2k in a month, barely any effort on my end and it's all genuine engagements, no bots or anything like that.

Claire H.
Fashion Brand
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