I send them big fat checks from the thousands of dollars I make, writing here at Hubpages. If they don't follow me on the same day the check arrives, I stop payment on it.
Gotta be tough with these people. And then there's the gifts on their birthdays and Holidays for leaving really sickeningly sweet comments filled with Kudos and compliments.
Rave reviews will cost you big time. Good luck! Peace, Paula
OK, seriously (that was just so you get used to some of us here.) Racking up followers just "happens." You needn't fret or stress about followers. Just be comfortable, cruise around Hubville and read hubs/leave comments. WRITE! Fellow writers will find you.
It all falls into place one day at a time. It's most important for you to get acquainted with the learning center if you haven't already. & WRITE HUBS!
Did you mean you want THOUSANDS of followers "like some of the experts here" Like "billybuc" and "Sunshine 625"....Did you happen to notice the NUMBER next to how many hubs they've written? Big clue!
Relax. Have fun.