How I Grew an Instagram Account From 4000 Followers to 190k in a Year

I was lucky, but you can learn from my luck.

Sebastian Juhola
Oct 3, 2019 · 8 min read
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Photo by Yuri_B on Pixabay.
My first post. I sourced photos from Instagram and stock photo sites.

From 0 to 4000

When it Finally Clicked For Me

Long time no see! Did ya miss us?

Sliding Into DMs All Day Long

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This is how I usually reached out to people.

From Shoutouts to Deeper Collaborations

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The big 100. Still with the old logo — I now have a new one by my favorite designer, Hannah.

My Experience With the Infamous Follow/Unfollow

The Real Reason For the Growth

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Instagram suggesting The Minimalist Wardrobe for new followers of The Minimalists.

Can This Be Recreated?

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Articles mostly about organic Instagram growth & strategy. Founder of The Minimalist Wardrobe — a +200k community on Instagram. IG newsletter: juhola.org.

The Startup

Medium's largest active publication, followed by +773K people. Follow to join our community.

Sebastian Juhola

Written by

Articles mostly about organic Instagram growth & strategy. Founder of The Minimalist Wardrobe — a +200k community on Instagram. IG newsletter: juhola.org.

The Startup

Medium's largest active publication, followed by +773K people. Follow to join our community.

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