As a musician in today’s internet-focused age, it takes more than just talent to get one’s voice heard. Of course, talent still lies at the center of every great artist, but meeting the right people who can help get your music heard is a vital step in any successful musician’s career. Sometimes it’s sheer luck — and sometimes it’s attributed to placing oneself in a position to run into the right people. An artist has to put themselves out there. With the large number of new musicians that step on the scene each day, talent alone likely won’t take an artist straight to the top. Musicians can jump-start their careers by networking early and often.