What does it take to become a yung lord of the Internet, to earn a vague yet oh so meaningful title such as "tastemaker," or better yet, "influencer?" Up until now, the methods to becoming the man on these e-streets were as mysterious as the origin of those titles themselves. But now the influencers here at Complex are willing to pay it forward so that one day you can maybe, possibly, get on our level. The main thing to remember is, most independent #influencers all roughly started out the same way. Follow these 10 steps and you just may join us inside the rarefied sphere of influence.

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