To get more followers you need to updates on interesting issues that will attract more people. Invite more friends and if they find your updates interesting, they will also help in inviting more people to follow you.
You don't beg for followers. Ask questions and answer questions based on your knowledge ( it doesn't hurt to add your sense of humor in some of your answers :) , be friendly to other users, 'star' people for their helpful answers..if you're going to 'fun' me..at least 'star' it as well, have fun! Are you new?