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How Many Targets Do I Need?
How Many Targets Do I Need?

How many targets do I need for my Growth Tool?

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Written by Derek
Updated over a week ago

Recommended Settings

Here are the recommended settings to maximize your results with your Growth Tool. Test different usersnames, hashtags, and settings to see what works the best.

You can see what targeting is converting into followers and likes by clicking STATS on your growth tool.

💡TIP #1
Make sure you select the proper targeting filter when uploading your targets. If you are putting in hashtags, make sure you select hashtags!

💡TIP #2
Make sure to click UPDATE SETTINGS after you have added new targeting.

⚙️Targeting Settings

  • 25-50 Usernames - add them as People (followers) and People (likers)

  • 10 Hashtags - add them as Hashtags and Hashtag (likers)

  • Explore, Explore (likers) - type in DEFAULT in search bar

  • Reels Feed (Likers) - type in REELS FEED in search bar

  • Places, Places (likers) - great for local businesses

💡Targeting Criteria

  • Usernames: 10k-200k followers (non-verified)

  • Hashtags: 25k-250k tags

  • Places: Niche specific w/a lot of posts

🏃Stats / Daily Actions

Aim to VIIEW 15,000 stories and LIKE 1,500 stories per day. You can find this in your Stats tab. If you are not reaching these daily actions, please add more targets. This is how you maximize your results and is very crucial to check.

✔️Verified Accounts

Due to a recent update in Instagram API, we do not recommend using verified accounts. It only allows you to interact with their most recent 50 followers.


Targeting Criteria

Besides the quality of your content, your targeting is the #1 variable to your success. Testing different usernames and hashtags is key and does take time and patience. Use the Stats tab to see what targeting is converting the best and remove the ones that are not.


People

We recommend adding both People followers & likers. This will always be your BEST TARGETING source. Here are things you should look for when finding accounts to target.

  • 25-50 Usernames non verified

  • 10k-200+ followers

  • High engagement rates

  • Find other micro-influencers / users in your niche

  • Find brands/products in your niche

**Due to a recent update in Instagram API, try to keep the number of verified accounts to a minimum. It only allows you to interact with their most recent 50 followers.


Hashtags

This works great for all niches and pages. Please add more hashtags if you are not maxing out your daily actions.

  • Select #Hashtags & #Hashtag (likers)

  • 25k-250k tags for the post

  • Niche specific #s related to your niche

  • Niche specific #s from your competition


Places

Great if you are a local business. Make sure to add the targeting sources to Places and Places (likers)

  • Select Places & Places (likers)

  • Find places with a lot of posts/reels

  • Niche-specific locations - a restaurant in NYC vs New York City


Explore & Reels

We also have a super advanced AI tool that analyzes your explore page and reels feed to find targeted users to interact with. (Advanced Package)

  • Select Explore ant type in DEFAULT in the search bar

  • Select Explore (likers) and type in DEFAULT in the search bar

  • Select Reels Fed and type in REELS FEED in the search bar


Targeting Filters

You have the option to target users on Instagram based on the accounts they follow, the content they like, the hashtags they use and the places they check into.

We also have a super advanced AI tool that analyzes your explore page and reels feed to find targeted users to interact with. (Advanced Package)

Make sure you select the proper targeting filter when entering it into the search bar or target list.

People (followers) - users who follow a specific page
People (likers) - users who like content from a specific page

#Hashtags - users who follow a specific hashtag
#Hashtags (likers) - users who like content with a specific hashtag

Places - users who check in to a location

Places (likers) - users who like a photo with a check-in location

Explore - our AI tool analyzes your explore pages for similar accounts

Explore (likers) - users who like content in your explore page
Reels Feed (likers) - users who like content in your Reels

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