Buy an Instagram account? Is that even legal?
Well, to answer the question of legality, yes. Purchasing an Instagram account is a perfectly law-abiding activity, and you’re free to do so!
But just why should you buy an Instagram account?
It’s actually become quite common for Instagram accounts with a high number of users to be purchased. There’s an immense boost in both visibility and followers, and it can help your profitability in a relatively short amount of time.
When you create an Instagram account from scratch, you have to put in the time and energy to build your social presence from the ground up. You need to invest a significant amount of resources in amassing followers by putting up relevant and interesting content. It’s not an easy task to build a brand out of nothing. Buying an Instagram account, on the other hand, is a relatively pain-free way to get to where you want to be in no time at all. It’s a shortcut that has the potential to work well. An account with a large following has potential customers that have bought into the idea of the brand. They already relate to the brand’s message. Since the heavy lifting of collecting that following has already been accomplished, the Instagram account buyer simply has to capitalize on the existing followers.
What’s more, it’s easier to collaborate and network with other businesses and entrepreneurs when you do it from an established Instagram account. An account with a large following is likelier to be seen as more trustworthy than a new account, which is helpful when you’re trying to do business with others.
How do you buy an Instagram account safely?
Now that you see the merits of buying an Instagram account, you might be interested in doing so yourself. However, it’s important to keep yourself safe when doing this. There is no shortage of scams on Instagram, and if you’re not careful, you could end up being defrauded. Don’t rush into a purchase when you hear someone is selling an Instagram account. Instead, take some precautionary measures first. The price of the account will depend on a few factors – the engagement of the followers and the niche. Accounts with active followers will be the most valuable ones.
- Be on the lookout for accounts filled with fake followers, likes and comments. These accounts are not genuine, and have been created only to be sold to the gullible.
- It’s best to purchase an account from someone you actually know and trust or a service company in which has a 3rd party payment processor like PayPal to protect you as a buyer (Like us). It’s a good idea to use PayPal in order to ensure no one is scammed.
- You should never make a purchase using a wire or Bank transfer service like Western Union
- Use a third party Escrow service that you both trust and has good reviews. This service will manage the transaction so both the buyer and seller are protected.