You can be popular by dancing, reciting poems, playing an instrument or singing. This can be influence by talent, discovering what you do best and sharing it with others. Avoid negative influence such as bullying and breaking the law.
Usually you are just born with it. usually you do not just suddenly become popular, but here are some things that will help: brand name clothes, play popular sports (basketball, cheerleading, lacrosse, football, soccer,get highlights in your hair, Wear makeup, get your nails done, get a tan wear clothes with style, get a cool but reasonable piercing or tattoo. (<--I know those are sad but that's America) here are some other things that will help you. Be friendly, but do not let people walk all over you, be louder, do not be shy don't be afraid to make new friends, don't be afraid to talk to the people that are already popular, talk to as many people as possible, make friends everywhere you go, Join a lot of activities try out for a musical even if it's just a small part (<-- theyre really alot more fun than youd ever think. :p i did my first one this year and it was a blast. if only id started sooner :p) join band or chorus or other school activities where you will make lots of new friends. Hope this helps! :)