NFT spotlight: week 3
Your NFT exploration starts right here!
Are you new to the NFT space? Are you unsure where to turn your attention? Many of us felt this when we first take took the plunge into the community. Information pools are vast and it is a task in itself to decipher which voices to listen to, find who is reputable and who is worth hearing from. In this series I will be listing 5 personalities each week, ‘personality’ is the umbrella term for a number of people including, artists, community champions, educators, good people, and more. Hopefully, this will help you find your way as you navigate your way through the NFT space!
From my experience and from the community opinion, the 5 names on this list are important to keep track of. Your NFT exploration starts right here, in the third edition of Influencers Spotlight!
Zeneca spends his time navigating the NFT scene, writing and informing his 119.5k followers about the latest trends, collections, and market movement. As well as a newsletter, he has his own podcast, ‘two bored apes’ where they discuss the most exciting news. Perhaps of most value that Zeneca provides is his daily floor status updates that track the movement prices across all the NFTs he holds. He is also launching his first NFT today, ‘A Letter from Zeneca’, which will give holders exclusive access to his discord, newsletter, analyses, and time. With the information and learning he provides, he is one of the most important follows in the space.
Betty is the founder and creative producer of deadfellaznft, a rapidly growing 10,000 collectible project that has accumulated 35,000 followers, and sold out within 20 minutes of their drop. Betty has worked in the marketing and creative production industry for 11 years and the metaverse is proving to be an exciting step in her trailblazing journey. Most significantly, she is an empowering voice and an exceptional role model within the NFT community, an important influencer to follow for this very reason.
Justin Aversano is one of the leading photographers in the NFT space with 42.3k followers. He is renowned for his NFT collection Twin Flames which sold out within a week, it has also gone on to sell at world-established auctions including both Sotheby’s and Christie’s. Justin is an advocate for the balance of the real world and digital world, he has devoted his efforts to empowering artists from all walks of life. He founded SaveArtSpace which devotes funds to art exhibitions and transforming public advertisements into art. More recently he founded Quantum art, an NFT platform that spotlights photographers and their work through NFT collections.
The Economist is an experienced writer that analyses the NFT market, he offers his views and provides well-researched explanations into the decisions that he makes. He has accumulated 20,000 followers, immersed himself in the NFT space, and recently joined the new web 3 media agency Futureproof alongside an array of innovative thinkers and creators. If you are looking for well-informed, honest research and want to learn more about the movement of NFTs, the economist is a great place to start!
GxngYxng is the artist and creator of the Ghxsts collection, from 1/1s to a 1000 piece collection, to even a comic book that he has been working on for the last 6 months. Ghxsts was one of the first to introduce innovative drop mechanics, puzzles, and utility, all of which have grown the community into a tight-knit and powerful force. With the Pxin DAO forged out of the community and exciting collaborations, GY is an important artist to follow in the NFT space as he continues to pave the way with his collection, which has since garnered 65,000 Twitter followers!
There are certainly varying degrees of opinion and agreement regarding where the best knowledge stems from. As always, I encourage you to do your own research to supplement any information that you receive!
So, who would you like to see spotlighted next week? In week 2 I will be revealing another 5 personalities, so stay tuned! Head over to my Twitter and leave your suggestions in the comments of this article. See you for the next issue!