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Goddess Juno, Four Fountains, Rome (Getty Images)

Minting Your First NFT: A Beginner’s Guide to Creating an NFT

It took 12 hours and three different Apple devices, but this 30-something poet successfully minted her first NFT – and so can you. Here's a step-by-step guide to creating an NFT.
Goddess Juno, Four Fountains, Rome (Getty Images)
Phygital (Dall-e/CoinDesk)

Let’s Get 'Phygital': Combining the Physical and Digital in Web3

The new portmanteau speaks to experiences that bridge the gap between the virtual and the real world, like sneakers that exist in both the metaverse and on your feet.
Phygital (Dall-e/CoinDesk)
CDCROP: non fungible tokenabbreviated as NFT in white letters on red dice against the background of dollars. new way to get rich (Getty Images)

Do You Owe Taxes on Your NFT?

Here are the NFT-related rules of thumb to consider when filing your 2022 taxes.
CDCROP: non fungible tokenabbreviated as NFT in white letters on red dice against the background of dollars. new way to get rich (Getty Images)
CDCROP: NFTs and money (erfouris studio/Pixabay)

The NFT Creator's Guide to Year-End Tax Planning

A step-by-step guide to help NFT artists navigate taxes and find ways to reduce their tax bill.
CDCROP: NFTs and money (erfouris studio/Pixabay)
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How to Find Your Community in Web3

As the Web3 ecosystem continues to expand, so too have the ways in which people can connect and form communities.
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What Are Generative Art NFTs?

While the art style has been around for decades, generative art recently gained popularity as a tool for NFT artwork thanks to artists like Tyler Hobbs, Snowfro and Pak.
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CDCROP: The X Evolutions (RTFKT)

Top Brands in Web3, NFTs and the Metaverse

From Nike to Budweiser to Tiffany, some of the most famous brands in the world are making big bets, and big money, with NFTs and other Web3 projects.
CDCROP: The X Evolutions (RTFKT)
CDCROP: blur, window rain drops of water (Shutterstock)

New NFT Marketplace Blur Is Courting Professional JPEG Traders With an Airdrop and No Trading Fees

The platform is backed by investment firm Paradigm and has launched to buzzy reception.
CDCROP: blur, window rain drops of water (Shutterstock)
CDCROP: Close-Up Of Headphones On Table (Getty Images)

The Web3 Guide to Getting Into the Music Industry

We spoke to industry leaders about how to break into the music industry and foster an engaged audience using a Web3 toolkit.
CDCROP: Close-Up Of Headphones On Table (Getty Images)
Magic Eden (Screenshot modified by CoinDesk)

What Is Magic Eden? How to Get Started on the NFT Marketplace

The high-volume company boasts low transaction costs and no fees for listing non-fungible tokens.
Magic Eden (Screenshot modified by CoinDesk)
CDCROP: Copyright symbol Photomosh (Wikimedia Commons, modified by CoinDesk)

NFTs and Intellectual Property: What Do You Actually Own?

As non-fungible token holders look for new ways to monetize their digital collectibles, creators might seek to define what collectors can and can’t do with the original artwork.
CDCROP: Copyright symbol Photomosh (Wikimedia Commons, modified by CoinDesk)
Video Game Retailer Gamestop

GameStop NFT Marketplace: A Beginner’s Guide

The gaming retailer recently launched a crypto wallet and a marketplace for gaming-focused NFTs.
Video Game Retailer Gamestop
META NFT Wallet Images in Instagram (Meta)

NFTs on Instagram and Facebook: How to Show Off Your Digital Collectibles

Whether you’re a creator or a collector, Meta's NFT integration allows users to share their digital collectibles and verify ownership.
META NFT Wallet Images in Instagram (Meta)
(Doodles via Opensea, modified by CoinDesk)

What Are Doodles? Everything You Need to Know About the Colorful NFT Project

From the NFT project's long-term utility to its creative partnership with Pharrell.
(Doodles via Opensea, modified by CoinDesk)
Moonbirds, modified by CoinDesk

What Is CC0? The Copyright Designation Buzzing in the NFT Space

Many NFT holders are hopeful about their digital assets' potential long-term value through intellectual property rights and a copyright designation known as CC0.
Moonbirds, modified by CoinDesk
Sudoswap (Screenshot modified by Coindesk)

What Is Sudoswap? How to Use the NFT Marketplace

The decentralized NFT marketplace functions in a very different way than more familiar centralized options.
Sudoswap (Screenshot modified by Coindesk)
Soul and body (Getty Images)

What Are Soulbound Tokens? The Non-Transferrable NFT Explained

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin describes soulbound tokens as non-transferable NFTs that can help represent a person's identity and achievements in Web3.
Soul and body (Getty Images)
CDCROP: Driers at laundromat (Getty Images)

What Is NFT Wash Trading?

The shadowy practice is often used to manipulate markets and create a false sense of high demand.
CDCROP: Driers at laundromat (Getty Images)
CDCROP: Nifty Gateway on smartphone (Shutterstock)

Nifty Gateway NFT Marketplace: A Beginner’s Guide

The Gemini-owned marketplace is known for its high-end digital art and curated collections.
CDCROP: Nifty Gateway on smartphone (Shutterstock)
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How to Get Liquidity From NFTs Without Selling Them

Renting, fractionalizing and using non-fungible tokens as collateral are some ways to turn your asset into coins.
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What is NBA Top Shot (Unsplash)

NBA Top Shot 101

The NFT marketplace allows you to buy and sell original NBA digital content.
What is NBA Top Shot (Unsplash)
CDCROP: LooksRare NFT Marketplace (LooksRare)

How to Buy and Sell NFTs on LooksRare

The community-first marketplace rewards its users with LOOKS tokens for transacting.
CDCROP: LooksRare NFT Marketplace (LooksRare)
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Can You Buy NFTs Without Owning Crypto?

For consumers who want digital collectibles, music or art but feel reluctant to use cryptocurrency, here's some good news.
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Non-fungible tokens are decoupling from broader cryptocurrency markets. (Source: Getty Images)

NFT Marketplaces: A Beginner’s Guide

Non-fungible token (NTF) marketplaces allow digital collectors to buy, sell and create their own tokens that represent ownership of unique, tangible and intangible items.
Non-fungible tokens are decoupling from broader cryptocurrency markets. (Source: Getty Images)
SuperRare in SoHo (Nicolas Sanchez)

SuperRare NFT Market: A Beginner’s Guide

An overview of the high-end NFT art market built on the Ethereum blockchain.
SuperRare in SoHo (Nicolas Sanchez)
Sorare 101 (Unsplash)

Sorare 101: How to Get Started With Sorare NFTs

Sorare is an NFT-based competitive fantasy game filled with the world’s best soccer leagues and Major League Baseball stars.
Sorare 101 (Unsplash)
What are Autograph NFTs? (Unsplash)

Autograph 101: What Are Autograph NFTs?

Launched in August 2021 and cofounded by NFL legend Tom Brady, Autograph is an NFT platform allowing users to purchase digital assets signed by some of the greatest athletes.
What are Autograph NFTs? (Unsplash)
NFL All Day (Unsplash)

NFL All Day 101: How to Buy, Sell and Trade NFL NFTs

NFL All Day is a digital collectible marketplace that lets football fans collect video highlights in the form of NFTs and connect with other like-minded fans from around the world. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Sports Week.
NFL All Day (Unsplash)
Shiba Inu using PC

What We Know So Far About SHIB: The Metaverse

The meme coin continues to expand its utility with its latest move into the metaverse.
Shiba Inu using PC
NFT Wallet (Marco Verch/Flickr)

How to Transfer NFTs Between Wallets

As an NFT collector or investor, you'll want to learn how to transfer your collectibles in and out of crypto wallets.
NFT Wallet (Marco Verch/Flickr)
Sandbox Screenshot (Modified by CoinDesk)

What Is the Sandbox and How To Get Started

Here's a step-by-step guide on what you need to know to explore and play in The Sandbox metaverse.
Sandbox Screenshot (Modified by CoinDesk)
NFT Lending

What Is NFT Lending?

If you want to make money from NFTs without selling the ones you own, you have many options.
NFT Lending
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How Can You Share an NFT? Fractional NFTs Explained

Even though non-fungible tokens by definition are singular and unique, there are ways to split up the cost of investing in NFTs.
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What Are PFP NFTs?

Social media profile pics are one of the most popular ways to display NFT ownership.
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NFT members-only club concept (Getty)

No Non-Fungible Tokens, No Entry: How NFT Social Clubs Work

NFTs have evolved dramatically in the last year and can now be used as keys to access exclusive social clubs and networks.
NFT members-only club concept (Getty)
The main square for NYE in Decentraland. (Jamestown/DCG)

Decentraland for Beginners: How to Get Started in Decentraland

You may have heard of Decentraland, and you might know it calls itself "the first-ever virtual world owned by its users." But where do you start?
The main square for NYE in Decentraland. (Jamestown/DCG)
virtual nft world

What Are NFTs and How Do They Work?

NFTs are crypto assets that grant gamers and collectors ownership over their digital items.
virtual nft world
(Bored Ape Yacht Club, modified by CoinDesk)

What's the Story Behind Bored Ape Yacht Club Creator Yuga Labs?

The organization has become a household name in the crypto industry following the immense success of its BAYC NFT collection.
(Bored Ape Yacht Club, modified by CoinDesk)
CDCROP: Cryptopunks (Yuga Labs)

CryptoPunks, CryptoCats and CryptoKitties: How They Started and How They’re Going

Not all NFTs are created equal. This is both true for their uniqueness and their value, which for some select collections have far exceeded six figures, including for these three.
CDCROP: Cryptopunks (Yuga Labs)
Non-Fungible Token Pixel illustration

OpenSea vs. Rarible: Which Is the Better NFT Marketplace?

It's a close call, but there are some pros and cons to using both OpenSea and Rarible NFT marketplaces that you should know.
Non-Fungible Token Pixel illustration
NFT

What's the Most Profitable NFT Strategy: Buying at Mint or Later?

In the world of digital art, one of the few constants is the “fear of missing out” on the next major project. But is there a right time to buy an NFT to increase your chance of making a profit?
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NFT POAP trophy (Getty)

POAPs: What Is a Proof of Attendance Protocol?

POAPs have emerged as a new way of keeping an immutable record of your life experiences, including virtual and in-person events.
NFT POAP trophy (Getty)
Music

What Are Music NFTs?

NFTs aren't just cat GIFs and JPEGs of cartoon apes, they can also represent immutable ownership of music clips too.
Music
Miniature shopping cart (Getty)

Rarible NFT Marketplace: How to Get Started

Here's a guide to the marketplace used by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Lindsay Lohan to create NFTs.
Miniature shopping cart (Getty)
Retro futuristic scene (Getty)

NFTs in the Metaverse: How to Earn Money With Unique Assets

Non-fungible tokens have created new ways for gamers to generate revenue in virtual worlds.
Retro futuristic scene (Getty)
Sea horizon (Getty)

OpenSea Marketplace: How to Buy, Sell and Mint NFTs

Find out how to mint, purchase and sell your unique non-fungible assets on the world's largest NFT marketplace.
Sea horizon (Getty)
CDCROP: Pixel Art NFT Collectibles Background.  Vector Illustration.  NFT Seamless Pattern. (Getty Images)

Buying NFTs During Presales and Public Mints: Things You Should Know

Being the first person to own a newly created NFT isn't without its risks. No matter how lucrative you might think the opportunity is.
CDCROP: Pixel Art NFT Collectibles Background.  Vector Illustration.  NFT Seamless Pattern. (Getty Images)
Woman with virtual reality glasses

What Can You Actually Do in the Metaverse in 2022?

The future possibilities of the metaverse are presumably limitless, but is there anything you can do in the metaverse right now?
Woman with virtual reality glasses
Pirate Key (Getty)

NFTs: 4 Piracy and Copyright Essentials for Buyers and Sellers

Here are some questions to ask when creating or buying unique, non-fungible assets.
Pirate Key (Getty)
CDCROP: Stadium lights (Getty Images)

Sports NFTs: How to Get in the Game

Non-fungible tokens have become a hot new revenue stream for sports leagues and their millions of fans.
CDCROP: Stadium lights (Getty Images)
Diosa Juno, Las cuatro fuentes, Roma (Getty Images)

Cómo crear tu primer NFT: una guía paso por paso para principiantes

Costó 12 horas y el uso de tres dispositivos Apple, pero esta poeta de 30 años logró acuñar su primer NFT. Y tú también puedes hacerlo: aquí tienes una guía paso a paso para crear un token no fungible.
Diosa Juno, Las cuatro fuentes, Roma (Getty Images)
Pixel art burglar, modified by CoinDesk (Getty Images)

NFT Scams: How to Avoid Falling Victim

With crypto-based scams becoming increasingly more sophisticated, it's easier than ever to fall for them. Here's how to keep your NFTs safe.
Pixel art burglar, modified by CoinDesk (Getty Images)
CDCROP: Printed images of the Fortnite video game characters are seen attached to seats in the stadium (Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images)

How to Make, Buy and Sell NFTs

The NFT market continues to grow as one of the industry’s most prominent sectors. Here’s how to make, buy and sell these digital assets.
CDCROP: Printed images of the Fortnite video game characters are seen attached to seats in the stadium (Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images)
Pixel art (Getty)

How to Invest in the Metaverse

Metaverse land and crypto are just some of the ways future tech enthusiasts can invest in the next digital frontier.
Pixel art (Getty)
American Football (Getty)

How to Buy a Tom Brady NFT

16,600 NFTs belonging to the new Tom Brady Origins collection sold out in minutes.
American Football (Getty)
pixel coin (Getty)

5 Ways to Earn Passive Income From NFTs

Forget selling your NFTs. Now, you can make your unique digital items work for you.
pixel coin (Getty)
Messy Ticket Roll

What Is a ‘Semi-Fungible’ Crypto Token?

Concert tickets, gift vouchers and coupons are all examples of semi-fungible items.
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