Many reasons to become one.
The first and more important aspect of becoming an influencer is to offer valuable content on your site. Everyone is looking too many an extra buck online, and now is the best time to do so, since there are so many ways to become involved in all sorts of programs that will produce extra income.
Find something that you are passionate about, soak up everything that you are able to find on the internet about your particular passion and start sharing with others; offer advice on the better programs, on the usage, and follow thru with the help. That is all that it takes to become an influencer; people feel the need to follow someone that is genuine and is trying to offer guidance on a particular subject.
Keep in mind there are millions of people doing the same thing, but only a few are having great results; Why you may ask? Because their goal is make sure others benefit from the knowledge and experience; there a few that have done all the research and are now helping others to achieve the same result. Knowing that in order to succeed in life, we have provide some sort of service to help others succeed.
If any of you are anything like me, you probably remember someone that helped you along the way. Perhaps that person was a mentor, or just someone with a bit more knowledge than you, who could guide you in the right direction. Why try to do it alone, when there are so many ways and people that will offer guidance? Just do it.