How to get followers on onlyfans

The key to getting more OnlyFans followers is all about getting traffic to your page.

Traffic = Eyeballs and Eyeballs = Profits.

So, how do you get traffic to your OnlyFans page?

There are a HUGE number of potential platforms to promote your OnlyFans page to but some are better than others, and some will be more suited to your type of content and the niche that your content fits in.

If you don’t know what niche you’re in … or what a niche is… check out my free book.

Some platforms and methods for gaining OnlyFans followers have become too popular and over-saturated but some are still relatively unknown.

We’re going to look at a number of social media platforms and methods for promoting your OnlyFans page.

How to get followers on OnlyFans Using OnlyFans Shoutouts

One of the best ways to promote your OnlyFans page is to promote it on the OnlyFans platform directly with shoutouts.

A shoutout is when another content creator makes a post letting their followers know about YOUR page so that their audience can check you out and maybe subscribe if they like what they see.

Promoting with shoutouts on OnlyFans is great because there is already an existing audience who are WILLING TO PAY for content on there.

This method is basically the same as ads on Facebook. Your potential customer is scrolling through a feed and then BOOM – they see an ‘ad’ for something they might want to buy… YOU!

On the left: A paid Facebook ad (paid to Facebook) On the right: A paid OnlyFans “ad” /shoutout (paid directly to a model)

If you get shoutouts from content creators in YOUR niche then some of their fans are likely to subscribe to your pages since your content is similar.

Purchasing a few shoutouts is a good idea when you’re starting out to get your profile going with some momentum.

Once you have some followers you can start to use Shoutout For Shoutout (S4S) so you’re not paying for shoutouts anymore.

S4S is when you and other content creators all shoutout each other’s page in an agreement.

That way everyone gets their page promoted AND you don’t spend any money.

To get this type of shoutout lookout for S4S groups on Twitter, Telegram, and Reddit.

You can look for s4s opportunities and collabs in this popular subreddit.

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How to get followers on OnlyFans using Social Media

The first rule of promoting your OnlyFans on social media is: don’t post your OnlyFans link in your bio, tweets, etc.

Almost all social media platforms (and especially Instagram) recognize when you link to OnlyFans and they don’t want you linking to there so they “shadow ban” you and reduce the amount of visibility you get from hashtags and stories.

Instead, in your bio, post a link to your or page and list ALL your socials inside there including your OnlyFans account(s).

a linktree page with an OnlyFans link right at the top

A page with OnlyFans links right at the top

 Linktree link will let you create a page that looks like the above, which contains links to all your socials. 

Social media is a great place to promote your OnlyFans if you are actually willing to promote it on there.

If you don’t want your OnlyFans associated with your ‘real-life’ social media then start new social media accounts & create a new online identity or just skip this social media completely.

You CAN succeed without social media promotion.

However, if you are willing to get on social media then Instagram and Twitter are two of the best social media platforms to promote your OnlyFans page.

Twitter and Instagram both have hashtags which are what you should use to promote your content.

The hashtag promotion method is a little flooded so you need to be pretty smart to succeed with it. The key is hashtag research and hashtag selection.

You need to find the current, relevant, and popular hashtags related to your niche and tag your posts with those hashtags.

Actually you want to use a mixture of hashtags. 

Some very popular hashtags in your niche, some less popular hashtags in your niche and some straight-up popular hashtags not even in your niche.

You can use these awesome free tools to do hashtag research:

For a more detailed look at Hashtag promotion check out our ultimate guide.

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How to grow a brand new Instagram account

If you’re starting a new Instagram account to promote your OnlyFans but don’t know how to get your first few hundred followers, we’ve got you covered.

The easiest way to kickstart an Instagram account is to use the ‘follow/unfollow’ method.

First, find a smaller page, say 1-12k followers, in your niche.

Next, find a post of theirs that has a few hundred likes and lots of comments and start following people who liked or commented on that post.

Some of these people will follow you back. A 30-50% follow back ratio is possible if your Insta page is hawt.

(Do not follow or unfollow too many people in a day. When starting stick to 30 follows a day and then 50 the next day and gradually ramp up to 100 follows a day. If you follow or unfollow too many times in a day (or hour) Insta or Twitter will flag your account as suspicious.)

This is a cool hack to get engaged followers. And engagement is what Instagram is all about.

If you have 10,000 followers but only 100 people like your posts – Instagram, and people, will suspect that something fishy is going on.

You need to continuously unfollow people as you grow, little by little, it’s tough work but it will be worth it in the end.

Remember that ultimately likes and engagement is what you should be aiming for, not follower count.

If your posts are getting tonnes of likes and a decent amount of comments, this is what will give you a chance of hitting the Explore Page.

That’s the ultimate goal because if you do hit the Explore Page your account has a decent chance of blowing up.

Getting Instagram followers and engagement is the hard part – the rest is easy. 

Post ‘risqué’ content, but not content that will get you banned, nothing explicit. 


  • Don’t put your OnlyFans link in your bio or comments.
  • Use allmylinks/linktree in your bio. link in instagram bio

a link in the Instagram bio

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Using Insta / Twitter / TikTok shoutouts

Getting paid shoutouts from popular Instagram, Twitter or TikTok accounts is a GREAT way to get OnlyFans subscribers FAST.

For example: if you purchase a paid Instagram story, which lasts for 24 hours, with a link to your OnlyFans page from an Instagram influencer in your niche with an audience of over 1 MILLION followers…

You can get massive attention to your OnlyFans page from an interested audience who are likely to subscribe to your page.

It’s possible to get hundreds, even thousands, of interested followers in a matter of hours.

You can browse influencers and purchase shoutouts using this awesome tool called 

It’s not even very expensive.

At Total Influence, we regularly buy Instagram stories to promote our new account clients for between $30-$70 from accounts with hundreds of thousands of engaged followers.

Before purchasing a shoutout through ShoutCart you should check the page’s engagement (how many people are liking and interacting with their content) yourself by checking out their page on whatever platform they’re using (Insta/TikTok ect.)

Browse lots of influencers on Shoutcart, use the filters to help narrow your search, then pick a few that best match your niche.

You can filter influencers by category, audience size, follower demographics, or simply search by keyword. 

It’s a really great tool to gain lots of OnlyFans followers FAST.

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The Twitter steal method

How to get more followers on OnlyFans by using Twitter.

This is a lesser-known more ‘secret’ (and controversial…) method but one which can work great.

Think of the other methods discussed so far as a sort of ‘shotgun’ approach.

Well, then this method is a ‘sniper’ method.

Here’s how it works:

  1. You find popular OnlyFans content creators in your niche.
  2. Find their Twitter account.
  3. Look at their Twitter followers.
  4. You follow and DM some of their Twitter followers and eventually share your OnlyFans page link with them – if they’re interested. 

Some people (including OnlyFans models) think this method is not moral, so use only a little and at your own risk.

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How to get more followers on OnlyFans with Reddit.

Reddit is an amazing platform that has ‘subreddits’, i.e. communities for just about everything including YOUR CONTENT NICHE.

Find popular subreddits in your niche and post teaser content there and promote your OnlyFans page.

This is a great way to get more OnlyFans fans.

If you’re in the adult/lewd content niche then email [email protected] with your specific niche for a custom list of subreddits in your niche where you can promote your page.

Keep in mind that while Reddit can be a goldmine it can also be a tough nut to crack.

Rules vary from subreddit to subreddit and you need to play by the rules to avoid getting banned.

Of course, you can always make new accounts, but it can be frustrating.

In general, you want your account to look ‘real’ and not as an account solely for advertising.

Reddit Promotion Subreddits

Reddit has some subreddits dedicated to promoting OnlyFans accounts so you should post your link as well as teaser content there.

Here are some Not Safe For Work (NSFW) subreddits you should post to right away if you do nude/lewd content:

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How to get more followers on OnlyFans by using Kik.

Kik is a social media messenger app that has been running for a couple of years now. It has grown to millions of users around the world.

The key to gaining new OnlyFans followers using KIK is to search groups of people who are geographically nearby.

Simply search topics, cities, or interests that your target audience likes. This will give you endless groups of 20-100 people to communicate with. 

How to find Kik Groups:

  1. Use the the “Explore Public Groups” button
  2. Search for topics/interests your potential audience might be interested in
  3. Click “Join Group”


Let’s say you’re a fitness bunny, so search for “fitness”.

There will be tens/hundreds of fitness groups – just tap on one that comes up from your search and join.

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Live streaming / broadcasting apps

How can you get followers on OnlyFans by using streaming apps like Twitch?

Live broadcasting apps like Liveme, Twitch, and Periscope are more great places to promote your OnlyFans page.

If you want a mobile app checkout Cake(android) or Coconut(iPhone), they are basically the same app. 

Be warned in advance that you WILL encounter a LOT of trolls on these apps, especially Periscope.

You can also expect to get banned on periscope, they have pretty much no moderation at all now, so trolls report models just to get them banned a lot.

But that’s alright you need to have thick skin in this game after all.

Promote your OnlyFans until you get banned, then make a new account, rinse and repeat this process as many times as you need.

Protip: You can sign up to Periscope with Twitter and you can create multiple Twitter accounts with one email.

Click here to learn how to make multiple twitters with the same email.

Twitch hack

Do you or can you play video games? Then this Twitch hack is a good method to try out.

Since all of the popular video games have a HUGE amount of girls and guys already playing them and competing for views they are too competitive for a newbie like you.

What you should do is find an older, smaller, less popular game and stream yourself playing that.

With a more obscure game, you’ll have less competition and you should aim to get 10-100 people watching your stream.

Again, like Instagram, just put your allmylinks/linktree in your bio, don’t push it too hard.

And of course, you need to be streaming YOURSELF from a good webcam, as well as the stream of the actual game playing.

Twitch is an interesting platform. If all of this is new to you then you might want to check out the top 20 girl gamers on Twitch to introduce yourself to the topic.

You don’t HAVE to stream video games although that is what the platform is for, so like already mentioned expect to get banned if you’re streaming other things, but you can simply make new accounts.

promoting OnlyFans on Omegle

Omegle Chat

How to get more followers on OnlyFans by using Omegle Chat.

This free chatting and webcam app allows you to connect with strangers around the world.

You can either just chat or, we recommend, video chat with strangers.

When you use Omegle, they pick someone else at random and let you talk one-on-one with them.

You can even target your audience using the search function on the Omegle website. 

Engage with people in the chat and get them to follow you on your social media and promote your links.

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Adult Webcam sites

If you’re comfortable getting on cam on an adult webcam site then get yourself a decent webcam and hop-on to Chaturbate or Myfreecams (MFC) and promote your OnlyFans on there.

Do something interesting or exciting to build attention on your room and then try and promote your OnlyFans in the main chat or move people from DM’s over to your OnlyFans to see more of your content.

When it comes to picking the right cam site Chaturbate is the more “sexual” of the two and also allows couples to stream.

Chaturbate and MFC both have a 50%+ payout percentage and high levels of traffic.


Be aware that using your laptop’s built-in webcam will not be good enough quality for these streaming sites.

You need a good quality external webcam.

The Logitech C920 is used and highly recommended by the majority of camgirls.

The other thing to consider when starting camming is that lighting is super important.

A good external cam is enough to get started but if you want to take it to the next level then you need to consider lighting.

2 specialty umbrella lights combined with your rooms overhead light or natural light is enough to produce great lighting which makes you look better and stand out from your competitors.

Finally, with camming, you always have to consider that you CAN be recorded and material from your stream could be uploaded to various places online.

Of course, this will increase the risk of your ‘real-life’ acquaintances discovering you online, so be aware.

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Dating Apps 

How to get more followers on OnlyFans by using Dating Apps like Tinder.

Dating apps can be a great way to promote your OnlyFans.

Keep in mind that you may get banned depending on how hard you’re pushing your OnlyFans and if people report you or not.

Here’s one way you can use Tinder to promote your page:

  • Make a new Tinder Profile
  • DON’T put your OnlyFans link in your bio
  • Adjust the age range to only show older guys
  • Only match with people you think you might be able to move to OnlyFans
  • After a few messages let them know they can talk to you over at OnlyFans

You can use a similar approach on SeekingArrangement and other dating apps.

You can also use Tinder/dating apps to generate OnlyFans leads while you sleep.

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Telegram Groups

There are groups of OnlyFans content creators who all help each other to promote each other’s content and page.

There are two types of groups:

  1. SFS Groups (Shoutout for Shoutout)
  2. Drop / Networking Groups

Typically groups have a minimum follower amount you need to satisfy to join, verified by screenshot.

It’s important to find a group that suits your activity level and your follower count or you risk being kicked out.

By promoting each other with ‘S4S’ or ‘drops’  everyone in the group gets more exposure to their own page by helping each other out.

Most people don’t publicly post links to their telegram groups because they want to keep them members only and only allow in new members who satisfy their group requirements (follower count, activity level, content niche, etc.)

Usually, these groups can be can actually be quite elitist.

Networking with other performers on social media is the best best way currently to find Telegram groups.

Message people on Twitter, Insta, OnlyFans, etc. and ask if they are in any groups.

Reach out to [email protected] to apply for our Telegram group for new accounts.

As this group is for new accounts we don’t have super high requirements. 

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Work with an agency

Since OnlyFans has grown in popularity the number or marketing agencies offering OnlyFans promotional services have also increased.

Agencies usually have two operating models:

  1. Flat fee model: You pay the agency a flat fee per month or per specific task
  2. Percentage model: Some agencies operate by taking a percentage off your earnings. This way the agency is also invested heavily in growing your page as it directly affects their income rather than them just completing a task for a flat fee.

Both models have positives and negatives and which model is better for you may depend on your specific situation.

For example: if you’ve got great content, and enjoy producing it but hate online marketing, sales funnels, growing social media with tactics and strategies and so on – then it might be worth looking into having an agency take care of growing your page for a percentage of your earnings that you’re comfortable with. 

That way you focus on content and the agency takes care of marketing and promotion.

However, maybe you’re more tech-savvy and enjoy learning all about digital marketing and various social media platforms.

If that’s the case maybe you CAN do everything yourself: content creation, editing, promotion, marketing, sales, funnel optimization, etc. but of course that’s not easy.

There are still probably some flat fee services you should look into using.

Paying a flat fee to someone to grow your social media, or promote you a particular platform or get you paid shoutouts, etc. are all worth looking into and can accelerate your growth massively.

how to get followers on onlyfans by commenting your link

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You should not SPAM your OnlyFans link EVERYWHERE but you should comment it in places where it has a chance to get some actual eyeballs to your page.

So comment your link on youtube OnlyFans videos, and also on popular OnlyFans girls/guys on Instagram and so on.

You have to get creative with this method and comment your link intelligently and in strategic locations.

Just spamming it everywhere that allows it won’t actually gain you any followers, be more strategic.
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