You may know that Robert Pattinson is the heartthrob boyfriend of actress and singer Twilight (and later Bourbon) Cullen. But did you know that he is also a Twitter star? Thanks to clever social media marketing, we now know just how many followers he has on this platform – and it’s quite a lot.

Even if you aren’t following him on Twitter, you may know that he occasionally drops some amazing quotes in his tweets. From funny one-liners to inspiring messages, it’s always an event to see what comes next. So with the purpose of expanding our database and getting some inspiration, let’s dive into how to get Robert Pattinson’s Twitter followers.

1. Create a Twitter account

If you don’t have a Twitter account, go ahead and create one. It’s free and it’s a great way to get inspired or to find out what’s trending in the world of entertainment. Once you have your account, you can start following the rules below.

2. Start by following other users

The first thing you’ll want to do is follow other users on Twitter. There are many established celebrities, actors, and public figures on the platform, and you can use their content to get inspired or to find out what’s trending in the world of entertainment. For example, you may decide to follow Lady Gaga because of her incredible success, or you may decide to follow Elon Musk because of his innovative approach to business.

If there are specific users you’d like to follow, but they aren’t yet on your platform, you can always use a tool like Tweepi to find them. Just enter their name and hashtag (if they use one), and the resulting list will give you a good representation of what they’re saying on the platform.

3. Find the right time to tweet

When it comes to getting Twitter followers, there’s nothing more important to a user’s success than finding the right time to tweet. People have very different schedules where they’re most active, so it’s important to find the right time for you.

If you’ve decided to follow a certain user, it’s a good idea to check out their timeline and see when they’re most active. Knowing when and where to tweet can increase your odds of getting noticed and becoming popular on the platform. For example, if you decide to follow Lady Gaga, you’ll want to find the right time to tweet about her – after all, she doesn’t tweet often, and when she does it’s generally only relevant news stories. So you may want to check out her schedule and see what times she’s most active – perhaps you could try to find the oddball comedy she’s in, or a documentary about fashion and find the perfect moment to tweet about it.

When looking at other users’ timelines, you’ll notice a recurring theme where they’ll drop a #wtc or #twilight or #bourbon hashtag in their updates. These hashtags are often used in conjunction with the names of the aforementioned series – in other words, people are often tweeting about these topics as they come up in the course of the series’ narrative. So if you’re going to participate in this trend, make sure you do it at the right time. Before you know it, you could find yourself immersed in a sea of hashtags and spam.

4. Set your Twitter bio and profile image wisely

If you decide to use Twitter to promote your film or TV show, it’s important to do so effectively. When you’re creating your Twitter bio, make sure to include a link to your website or social media accounts. This will assist in establishing your credibility as an entertainment journalist or industry expert. Make sure to use keywords in your bio too – for example, Gaga might use #ladygaga and #gaga to connect with her fans on the platform. Aside from your website or social media handle, add some key hashtags to your bio – these are words and phrases other users will likely use to find your content (e.g., #gaga #twilight #ladygaga #babyshambles #rugby).

As for the profile image, make sure it’s a high-quality still or a short video. If you have a YouTube channel, put a clip from it on your profile image – it doesn’t have to be a formal interview or a funny skit, it can be anything that demonstrates your personality. Be creative and don’t overuse hashtags in your images either – sometimes a simple logo or a still from your film will do. If you do use hashtags, make sure you use them in a relevant manner too (e.g., #ladygaga #gaga #twilight #babyshambles #rugby).

5. Find your own voice

Now that you’re following the rules, it’s time to find your own voice on the platform. You’ll want to start by participating in the Twitter community and engaging with other users. Just remember not to go overboard and start following the rules of etiquette – otherwise, you’ll end up like a lot of other newbies, with your followers dropping off.

After you’ve been following the rules for a while and found a decent amount of followers, it’s time for you to stand out. Create content that’s only available on the platform – for example, you could create a blog post, invite an interesting celeb to sit with you for an interview, or become the first one to ever tweet an entire movie. Remember, with any new platform, it takes time to gain a following, so be patient.

You might also want to consider studying how other celebrities and A-listers are using the platform to get fans – it may even be a good idea to look at their Instagram stories to see how they’re using the platform and whether or not they’re successful at it. It’s always beneficial to learn from the best (and maybe even a little bit from the worst too). Once you’ve got your own Twitter account under your belt, it’s time to move on to the final step.

6. Use a VPN to stay anonymous

When using public Wi-Fi to log on to Twitter, you’re inevitably putting your personal details at risk. Even if you don’t have a malicious intention, your personal data may be vulnerable to theft – especially if you connect to an open Wi-Fi network at a public place (e.g., coffee shop, airport, or train station).

To protect yourself against this, make sure you’re logging on to Twitter through a VPN service. A virtual private network will encrypt your data before it leaves your device, making it virtually impossible for anyone else to access it. When using public Wi-Fi to access the platform, you should always assume that your data is being monitored by third parties – unless you want to go down a very dark path indeed.

Now that you’ve got your Twitter account set up and know the essential rules, it’s time to spread your wings. From here on out, it’s all about engaging with other users and growing your account – so long as you do that, the followers will follow.