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Instaaa

Promote your business on 100 directories with a single click

2.5/5
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Instaaa takes the stress out of marketing by promoting your business on 100 media outlets and directories for you. Submission takes 60 seconds and starts at just $39.

34 Reviews
Robin Good
Pavan Sethi
mohdhazwan
 +63 reviews
  • Robin Good
    Robin GoodPublisher of T5 tools.robingood.com
    Pros: 

    Manual promotion to list of directories

    Cons: 

    Not upfront about pricing - may mislead user expectations

    Non-vettable list of directories (quality?)

    I am not comfortable with the communication / marketing strategy adopted and thus would not recommend it. My ideal service would have price and rewards listed upfront and the list of submission directories would be checkable and of guaranteed quality.

    Robin Good has used this product for one day.
    Comments (3)
  • Pavan Sethi
    Pavan Sethibuilding things.
    Pros: 

    Super quick setup, good price, submissions to quality directories

    Cons: 

    None

    I really like the idea behind Instaaa - promoting your startup at the beginning is always tough and it's awesome to have a quick way to submit to a bunch of directories without the manual labor (and for a good price). I saw some reviews about the directories not being the best, but the list was updated recently with high quality sites. Excited to try it out!

    Pavan Sethi has never used this product.
  • Logan Lenz
    Logan LenzGrowth Marketer
    Pros: 

    None

    Cons: 

    They don't actually do anything.

    I'm not one to ever post negative reviews about anything, but this startup has been irking me since I placed an order a few months back. As they "turned in" a list of directory links via email a week later, they mentioned we'd be up on Product Hunt next week. Cool!

    About a dozen emails later, the first of which were actually responded to saying "Whoops... I'll schedule that now" - they stopped responding.

    We're still nowhere on Product Hunt.

    Perhaps it's because I asked for a refund. I know I wouldn't want to face the fact that my service is a scam either.

    Thanks and happy new year.

    Logan Lenz has used this product for one month.
  • Pros: 

    Creator friendly? But non responsive

    Cons: 

    A scam, or he is too busy to respond but still happy to take your money

    As far as I can tell this was a scam. After brief positive conversation with the creator, I took the jump and paid up. Followed up a week or so later and still haven't heard back. Wish I could get my money back

    J.D. Lindsay has used this product for one month.
  • Julian Silva
    Julian SilvaFounder & CEO at Promoe
    Pros: 

    Better than expected results

    Cons: 

    Turn around time could have been a bit better

    As a new startup that just launched on the App Store, we started to feel the pain of slow traction and user growth. When you first have a idea, you always think how easy it is launch a product and assume that everyone will download/use your product. But of course, this wasn't the case. While still continue to push updates and add features, Promoe was still low on user growth and needed a push to help us start growing our user base. While browsing Product Hunt one day, we came across Instaaa, which instantly caught our attention on their services. After a quick view of their website, we signed up right away to have Instaaa help market Promoe to all of their 125+ directories, including Product Hunt. After paying to skip their queue, the Instaaa team got to work. We were told it would take approximately 5 days to get everything prepared. Unfortunately, there was some hiccups along the way which did delay the promised due date, however, Ryan and the team provided great communication along the way and truly did deliver on what they promised! As soon as Promoe launched on Product Hunt, user growth and site visits increased 10X!! We couldn't be any happier and we truly do thank and appreciate what Ryan and the Instaaa team has provided for us, so thank you Intsaaa! Overall we have a fantastic experince working with Ryan and the Instaaa team in launch Promoe! With great communication and better than expected results, we highly recommend Instaaa for any new startup!

    Julian Silva has used this product for one month.
  • Phil Bagdasarian
    Phil BagdasarianCo-Owner at Packwire.com
    Pros: 

    nothing

    Cons: 

    link is submitted to fake blackhat sites

    I just got my results and they are total BS. All of the websites are fake wiki sites and user profiles, I contacted them asking for the links to be taken down, if they're not taken down I will have to disavow them on Goole Webmaster Tools.

    Do not use this service, it's complete shit and a rip-off.

    Phil Bagdasarian has used this product for one day.
  • Sandeep Mallya
    Sandeep MallyaFounder/CEO of Startup Cafe Digital
    Pros: 

    None

    Cons: 

    Blatant Scam. No customer support. No effort put in submissions.

    Look elsewhere if you're seeking genuine links or referral traffic!

    Impressed by the glowing reviews on Product Hunt, I bought the $39 package to promote my digital marketing agency. Before buying the package, I asked Ryan on Twitter if it makes sense to buy this package since my startup is an agency. He assured me it did, so I went ahead and bought it.

    After about a week or so, I got an email from Ryan detailing all the submissions he had made. Most of the submissions were made on the Contact page of the listed websites or an email sent to generic email accounts. Furthermore, there were absurd submissions made to link aggregators like Digg and StumbleUpon. There were no links to any actual pages which listed my startup.

    When I reached out to Ryan to raise my concern, he told me to give a manual search on these websites to check the links. I did that and the only submission I could see was on the "shamelessplug subreddit" on Reddit which as you may know is a place for self promotion. There were no submissions made on other subreddits and none of the websites where Ryan claimed to have made submissions seemed to carry a link to my website.

    When I addressed these problems with Ryan via email in detail, I got a response in which he said that he'd 'request a review from the person who handled them.' He sent this email on Feb 6 and two months later, still no review.

    This is a complete scam. I can't believe it has so many upvotes on Product Hunt. PH should delete this product and stop Ryan from duping other entrepreneurs who are looking for genuine links and referrals.

    Sandeep Mallya has used this product for one month.
  • Jordan Hughes
    Jordan HughesSpaceship
    Pros: 

    Avoid

    Cons: 

    Zero support

    I has serious issues with the service and emailed support a dozen times. I even reached out via Ryan's other projects and Twitter. Ryan has been opening my emails, but I have never received a response.

    Jordan Hughes has used this product for one month.
  • Beth Fiedler
    Beth FiedlerHappy Entrepreneur w a PH product 🙌
    Pros: 

    Promote a business on more than 365 directories is Gold

    Cons: 

    None as it's a free service

    Feel so fortunate to trip over this. A great timing as we're launching a new business. Appreciate this opportunity to promote it. Simple sign up process. Great job!

    Beth Fiedler has used this product for one day.
  • moreyh
    moreyhentrepreneur / seo
    Pros: 

    Nothing much.

    Cons: 

    It's a total scam and dangerous for your website.

    I was really looking forward to receive the results. Got it today and it's basically complete BS. All of the submitted "directories" aka wiki pages look all the exact same (most probably autogenerated).

    Don't use this guys seriously, it does not help you in any way. It's just some quick money for this guy. Possible Google will punish your site if you do BS like that. Feeling stupid and really pissed for purchasing it.

    moreyh has used this product for one day.
  • Pros: 

    Worked as expected, fast communication and quick turnaround.

    Cons: 

    More information on the homepage.

    Used this site recently to promote my business, was impressed with the results and also how easily and efficiently I was able to contact Ryan. Would most definitely use again if the need arose.

    I didn't appear to have the same issue with the back linking sites as others. All the links that I was sent checked out fine. I assume that by the time I used the service they had already addressed these issues?..

    Jdick has used this product for one week.
  • Pros: 

    Fast and easy! No problems!

    Cons: 

    None

    Instaaa really helped my business gain traction and has let people find my business and helped me to get more engagement with others! Highly recommended!

    Jacky Ly has used this product for one week.
  • Pros: 

    Easy to use, quick

    Cons: 

    None, as of yet

    Its a great idea, I haven't used it too extensively, but in the time that I have used it, I have seen some pretty marginal results. I cant complain about anything as of yet! On a scale from 1-10, its sitting at a solid 9

    Klyne Burr has used this product for one week.
  • Pros: 

    Easy to use, good results

    Cons: 

    ----

    Doesn't take much to get your online business promoted here. Got my website promoted through their directories and feel the difference in traffic has been well worth the price.

    Brendan Einhorn has used this product for one month.
  • Michael E.
    Michael E.Marketing Manager
    Pros: 

    Shitty product

    Cons: 

    SCAM WAARNING

    This is not a real serious company, he dont reply to your emails, his a scam, i dont even think he sends pr mail, he takes your money and then dont respond, stay away from this company, seriously shitty unserserious

    Michael E. has used this product for one week.
  • Sam Dickie
    Sam DickieProduct Manager| NoCode| BetaTesta
    Pros: 

    Increased traffic to my site and has improved my SEO rankings as organic search traffic is improving

    Cons: 

    None

    Great platform to get traction to your site! This would take days of my own time, instead Instaaa does it all for you!

    Sam Dickie has used this product for one month.
  • David Kofoed Wind
    David Kofoed WindCEO at peergrade.io
    Pros: 

    Good idea

    Cons: 

    False marketing

    Advertised as a free product, and then pulled back on it later and wanted to charge

    David Kofoed Wind has never used this product.
  • Pros: 

    Very easy and convenient, Ryan is very easy to reach!

    Cons: 

    Provide list of publications in advance

    We submitted our company with Instaa and the process was very smooth and super easy. You literally need 5 minutes to fill in all the information.

    Marin Dragomirov Gerov has used this product for one month.
  • Vivek Vyas
    Vivek Vyasco-founder, shradhanjali.com
    Pros: 

    nothing

    Cons: 

    misleading

    it has nothing as it promises, the name is instaaaa but it will take 7 months to list my startup

    Vivek Vyas has used this product for one day.
  • David Watts
    David WattsAutomation addict & founder @ powrbot
    Pros: 

    Easy to use!

    Cons: 

    None

    Painless. Thanks

    David Watts has used this product for one week.