followers (2007 - 2012) and then just 6 more to reach 300,000. (2012 - 2018). Thomas was introduced to @twitter by @louisgray & @jbond 2007.
community, and (only) then commerce once people have got used to you and this can take years.
brand by playing with theirs. Use humour, insight, cunning, numbers and keywords, humility and self deprecation.
referenced with one link to the top tweet) like this one
( ) @nickwarren
link and ask for advice or comment. Be professional. Be humble.