Q&A – Vol. 7:
Forqnite

by Starsky

How did the idea for Forqnite come to mind?
I really liked and played Fortnite a lot at the time I started the account, so I figured why not make an Instagram account and try to get a following!

 Who founded the page? What is/are your background/backgrounds?
That’s me! My name is Tim, I’m 19 years old and living in the Netherlands.

Can you explain what the objective of Forqnite is?
My main objective is just to entertain people with either concepts or funny posts. At the same time, I also try to bring out news.

How different was what you originally envisioned the page being like and how it eventually turned out?
I made @forqnite a little more than a year ago and the content I posted back then is actually not that different than nowadays. The only difference is that I provide more Fortnite news on my page these days.

How do you stay up to date and accurate with your content?
I follow A LOT of Fortnite pages on Twitter, Instagram and Reddit. I also have notifications on for most of them so I’m always up to date with the newest Fortnite updates!

Is the page your main business?
I was actually looking for a job at the time I started, but I soon made enough money so searching for another job wasn’t necessary. I also love doing it!

Do you operate any other pages on Instagram?
You might be surprised about this, but I also run a Minecraft account with almost 100k followers..

What do you like/dislike most about Forqnite?
I don’t play much Fortnite anymore, but I love the fact you can play with friends. What I dislike is the fact people build 3 Eiffel Towers when they hear a gunshot..

What’s your posting strategy?
I try to post at least once a day, but I strive to post 2-3 times. As most of my followers are from the USA I always post at specific times to get the most likes 🙂

Why did you select Fortnite?
Because it was (and still is) by far the most played and anticipated game at the moment. I also knew quite a lot about it so I thought I’d share my knowledge on Instagram!

If you had to choose another game to cover what would it be?
Probably Minecraft since that’s a very popular game aswell.

Do you have any sponsors/advertisers?
I do! I work a lot with TikTok and KFC (yeah the fast food restaurant). I’d never post an advertisement that’s not suitable for my followers.

What are your thoughts on the current season?
I actually like the idea they’re bringing back old locations! They do have to get rid of the B.R.U.T.E. since it’s very annoying.

Explain your future plans for the page?
I just want to continue posting about Fortnite! For this year I’d really like to hit 500k followers.

What are some key tips/techniques for growing an engaged audience faster?
Be unique but at the same time just look at other accounts and what they do (because that seems to work). Also, collaborations with other accounts work really well.

If you started Forqnite over, would you do anything differently?
I don’t think I would, it turned out exactly as I wanted it to and I couldn’t be happier about it.

Are you a gamer?
I am! I started playing FIFA years ago and soon after Call of Duty as well. I play on PS4.