OpenSea NFT Marketplace

So…I’ve seen a lot of confusion lately from people who are new to crypto and are trying to buy NFTs on marketplaces like OpenSea. Sometimes I forget that I’ve been sending BTC, ETH and a range of other cryptos around for so long that there is a bit of a learning curve. The good news is, I can tell you, once you get the hang of it, it’s actually easier to send crypto around than it is to send a wire, and it’s a lot faster.

Yesterday I wrote a post sharing three of my favorite NFT projects and I had a deluge of questions from readers about how to actually transact on OpenSea. Rather than walking everyone through this one by one I thought – there are probably a lot of people that are confused about this so I may as well put it into a post, so here we go πŸ•Ί

First things first, a little primer. If you’re new to crypto, buying NFTs is a three step process, here’s the overview:

  1. Buy ETH somewhere like Coinbase or Kraken
  2. Setup an account with a wallet, I’m a big fan of MetaMask
  3. Transfer ETH to your wallet

I’ll walk through each of these steps and honestly, three minutes from now you’ll be ready to rock, and hopefully you’ll also see that it’s not as intimidating as you might think.

  1. Buy ETH – While Coinbase is dominating the headlines lately there are lots of different places where you can use regular old money to buy crypto. Pick your favorite, and if you’re the most comfortable with Coinbase, use that. As for an amount to start with, only put in what you’d be okay to lose – crypto is still very risky.
  2. Setup an account with an ETH wallet like MetaMask – just head on over to MetaMask.io and create an account. It’s completely free to create an account and the whole process should take about two minutes. Make sure to add the Chrome extension and I’d recommend pinning it so it’s easy to access.
  3. Transfer ETH to your wallet – this is pretty simple but it’s the step that I find confuses most people who are new to crypto, so I’ll walk you through it visually below with Coinbase as the example.

How to transfer ETH from Coinbase to your MetaMask wallet:

When you’re logged into Coinbase, click the “Send / Receive” button at the top right, it looks like this:

Send crypto Coinbase

You’re going to need the address for your MetaMask wallet now. To get this click on the MetaMask extension in Chrome then click on those little three dots in the upper right to access account options:

MetaMask

Now select Account Details:

MetaMask Account Details

Copy the address that shows up in Account Details, I’ve circled where it will show up in green below. Note I hide my QR code and address in the screenshot below for security purposes:

MetaMask Address

Okay, you’re almost there! Now got back to Coinbase, enter the amount you want to send, then paste the address you copied from MetaMask into the “To” section of the “Send / Receive” pop-up. Also make sure “Pay with” is set to Ethereum:

Send Ethereum with Coinbase

Hit continue and boom you’ve just sent Ethereum to your MetaMask wallet πŸš€ If you’ve ever sent BTC you’re probably used to a long waiting game. BTC can take 30 minutes or sometimes even an hour to send, ETH is much faster so you should see this show up in your MetaMask account in a minute or two (or faster).

And that’s it, now just head on over to OpenSea, pick an NFT you want to buy, and with fresh ETH in your MetaMask account (and enough of it) begin your NFT journey. I hope this is helpful!

Disclosure: The content on MorganLinton.com is for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional financial advice.Β Morgan owns a wide range of cryptos including BTC and ETH, and many of the NFT projects mentioned on this blog.

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As many of you who follow me on Twitter know, I’ve been having a lot of fun exploring the NFT space. When I started in crypto back in 2017, the two cryptos I focused on were BTC and ETH. What I always found so promising about Ethereum was the fact that it had real utility and the opportunity to expand the use of blockchain in some pretty exciting ways.

Back then I focused only on buying crypto and sadly didn’t buy any NFTs, and yes now I sure wish that I had, but hey, I’m glad I still got into crypto early so you can’t win them all. That being said, I think these are still the early days of NFTs and there are a ton of great opportunities. Of course, like anything in crypto, there’s a lot of risk. I’ve said this many times before but I’ll say it again, I would never invest any money into crypto or NFTs that I’m not okay to part with.

All that being said, I do think there are some cryptos (like BTC and ETH) and some NFTs (a few that I’ll share below) that will go onto to be some pretty stellar investments. So far crypto has been the best investment vehicle I’ve ever had next to domain names and I see a future where it overtakes domains. At the same time, I also see crypto as an incredible risky investment vs. the two-word COMs that I know and love that I think are a lot less risky.

What makes NFTs special is the same thing that makes rare art special, it’s unique and verifiably one of a kind. The beauty of blockchain is that you can absolutely guarantee that something is the unique, special thing that it is. If you buy a $1M piece of physical art, making sure it’s the real thing vs. a great forgery really comes down to someone’s opinion, with blockchain, it comes down to data that truly verifies the uniqueness of the asset.

Okay, enough rambling from me, let’s get to the good stuff. Below are three NFT projects I’m investing in right now that I’m excited about, and that I plan to HODL for a long time.

Meebits

Meebits – Larva Labs is the company behind CryptoPunks, one of the most successful NFT projects out there. Meebits might just be their most ambitious NFT project yet as they have a vision for the Meebits to someday become your digital avatar in the Metaverse. There are only 20,000 Meebits and I can tell you, when one dominant version of the Metaverse takes off, there will likely be hundreds of millions if not billions of people on it, and only 20,000 of those people will have Meebits avatars. I could go on and on about Meebits but I’ll save that for a dedicated post, I’m just glad I got one and I’m planning on getting another one or two because I think this project is awesome in so many ways.

NBA Top Shot

NBA Top Shot – when I was a kid I loved collecting baseball cards, it was a lot of fun and I always thought something new would take its place. The problem with baseball cards or any physical collectables is that you really have to keep them in good shape for them to hold their value. NBA Top Shots has already become wildly popular and has taken the place of the baseball card craze I loved when I was a kid. What I think makes NBA Top Shots particularly interesting as an NFT is that it’s an NFT that’s accessible and interesting to a much wider group of people that the art of quirky avatar NFTs. People all over the world love basketball and just Google Search “NBA Top Shots” and you’ll find some incredible stories about people building up million dollar collections…and it’s all just getting started.

Bored Ape Yacht Club

Bored Ape Yacht Club – if you follow me on Twitter you’ve probably noticed that my profile photo has changed to a cartoon picture of an ape wearing a captains hat. You’ll likely also notice a lot of other people doing the same. The Bored Ape Yacht Club is a really fun project where your NFT (a cartoon of an ape with a varying set of properties) is also your membership into a swamp club for apes. Like most NFTs, the value depends on the properties of the NFT itself so some apes are much more valuable than others. I’ll get deeper into this in a future article but for now just know that there’s a reason why some apes are priced higher than others. If you want to browse for your own ape, here’s a link that will give you a list available for BIN sorted by price.

I’d also like to give an honorable mention to two other projects I’m really digging – Space Apes and 3D Baby Punks, both of these are pretty fun and have a pretty awesome community forming around each.

Feel free to share some of your favorite NFT projects or comment on any of the ones that I shared. You know the drill – I want to hear from you, comment and let your voice be heard!

Disclosure: The content on MorganLinton.com is for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed as professional financial advice. Morgan is an investor in a wide range of cryptos including BTC and ETH, and all NFT projects listed in this blog post.

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While most of the news in the crypto world today is dominated by BTC, ETH, and lately Doge, HNS has been busy growing like crazy in the background. If HNS was a person I’d like to think of them as a cool cat, someone who isn’t looking for a lot of attention, humble, but doing big things.

If you haven’t been looking at the HNS chart, here’s a look at how its been performing this year:

HNS started 2021 at around $0.10 and now it’s over $0.8 – for those keeping score that’s a 700% increase so far this year. What makes this growth extra special is that HNS has grown because of the utility people around the world see in Handshake and all the amazing people building the community it has today.

Now before I go any further I’ll make a point that is so critical when it comes to Handshake. I’ve said this a few times before but it’s important to say it again – what makes Handshake domains very different from traditional domains is that they are being used as TLDs. So many domains that would make a ton of sense in .COM don’t make any sense at all in the Handshake domain world because they wouldn’t work as a TLD.

Just look at the new gTLD program. We have around 2,000 new gTLDs and only a tiny fraction of them have taken off, and that’s with full support from every browser on the planet. Just like the new gTLDs, I do believe some Handshake domains will take off, single letter domains like c/ and p/ – yes, those could work because people may want to buy something.c or something.p. But take something like Horse.com that’s a solid .COM name and compare it to .Horse, and well, you get the picture.

Now let’s talk about what’s already happened. A ton of Handshake domains have already been taken and good ones that are listed for sale are often listed at astronomically high prices. Here are some examples:

Handshake domain prices

For those of you who can’t multiply huge numbers by .8, I’ll help – ukraine/ is listed for $880,000,000 – yes that’s 880M USD. Could you imagine owning Ukraine.com and thinking it would make sense to list it for $880M?

Of course, I’m sharing some pretty extreme examples, not all Handshake domains are priced in the hundreds of millions of dollars. There are plenty of domains priced in the four and five-figure range, but I’ll be honest, the vast majority of the ones I’ve seen don’t make sense as a TLD. Sure, if it was that word in a .COM, it would be worth plenty, but not as a TLD.

Also just to be clear, this doesn’t mean I don’t think Handshake is going to be a huge success, I think it is. I’m super impressed with the community they’re building and I think we’ll all have a website on a Handshake domain some day, I’m just not sure we’ll all own a portfolio of valuable Handshake domains. The good news is, that’s okay – Handshake can grow and do wonderful things without a huge investor community, the real winners will be the Verisigns of the Handshake world, the people who own the Handshake domains (i.e. TLDs) that take off. And the really good news, or at least the hope is, these won’t be big corporations with shareholders and highly paid execs, it will be normal people trying to build a better Internet.

The more I dive into the world of buying Handshake domains, and the more I watch HNS, the more I feel like my money is better spent buying HNS itself and maybe getting something like morgan.c/ or similar if Handshake takes off. At least that’s how I’m thinking about things now, it could change, but it’s hard for me to see most of these domains as a great fit when they’re used as a TLD, but maybe that’s just me.

What do you think? Comment and let your voice be heard!

Disclosure: I am an investor in Handshake.

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There’s been a long-standing debate in the domain investing world about putting a BIN (Buy It Now) price on your domains or leaving them open to offers. The general thinking is – BIN prices can increase liquidity, but you’ll likely leave money on the table.

A couple of years ago Rick Schwartz added to the discussion going a step further and suggesting that you do neither and instead just ask for people who are interested in your domains to get in touch with you vs. pushing them to make an offer or showing them a price.

This technique seems to be paying off for investors like Bar who are using landing pages with an email address on them like info(at)[domainname.com] which is leading to six-figure deals like the one I talked about in this article.

At the core of this debate IMO is liquidity, i.e. how badly do you need to see ongoing cashflow from your domain name investments. For some investors, income from domain investing is a core part of their income or is their primary income, which means liquidity is critical. To others, it’s okay if they don’t sell a domain all year, they want top dollar for their domains, and for most I’d say it’s somewhere in the middle.

I’ve been buying and selling domains for almost fifteen years now and I can tell you every year is different. Over the last two years I’ve continued to increase the price on my domains, at the same time I’ve seen offer volume grow, but I find myself turning down pretty much every one. I’m not in cashflow mode, I’d rather wait for the perfect buyer otherwise it’s worth it to me to hang onto the asset because I think the value of domains, especially .COM and .IO are going to continue to grow.

So I’m thinking of moving away from BIN and Make Offer and follow Rick’s path of focusing on letting people just get in touch, start a conversation, and see where it goes. At the end of the day, just like crypto, I think I’ve moved into HODL mode. I’m still buying domains and plan to keep building up my portfolio with a focus on two-word .COMs, they’re my jam, I love them and can’t get enough of them.

That being said, if you’re in cashflow mode, I’m buying, and I’m not alone. I think a lot of domain investors are moving into HODL mode as we’ve all seen the value of our domains grow dramatically over the last couple of years. If you’re liquidating, there are buyers, and with marketplaces like DNWE kicking ass and taking names, there are plenty of ways to move names if you’re looking to sell at wholesale.

What’s always been so fascinating to me about the domain name world is you can shift from one mode to another and there’s always opportunity. The only constant I find in this ever-changing world is .COM, it’s still my focus and yet another year goes by where I don’t see that changing anytime soon.

What do you think? BIN, Make Offer, Get in Touch? What mode are you in these days? I want to hear from you, comment and let your voice be heard!

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Gifting Handshake Domains

One side of the domain investing world that has never really sat well with me is buying people’s names (i.e. first name followed by last name in .COM) and then trying to sell it to them for a profit. IMO this practice just feels slimy and I can tell you when it happens to an end-user, they think of domain investors as scum usually from that point forward.

I know some people are going to say to me, “but Morgan, if the domain is unregistered or it expires, we’re okay to buy it fair and square!” And sure, maybe you’re right, but to me, it doesn’t feel right and to the person you’re selling it to, they often don’t have a lot of warm and fuzzy feelings about you, or the rest of us in the domain investing world when you do it.

Handshake has the chance to do things right from the beginning, and I think they are, especially when it comes to people’s names. The community has come together to develop a pretty solid gifting program where people’s names are caught in an auction and then gifted to them.

For many people this usually means a tweet from @handshakejesus who actually has this tweet pinned to his Twitter profile:

In a Zoom call I was on last week with the Handshake Directors, Mark Smith (@NamesakeMark) shared a project he’s working on to strengthen this effort and get the gifting process more organized. I think it’s awesome that Handshake is thinking about this and about the impact it could have on their brand as more and more people discover Handshake.

Not everyone loved the meeting last week, one reader took to my blog to complain about the meeting, and about me, you can read his comments here. I think it’s awesome when people share their opinions, good or bad, for me it’s all about learning from each other, and you all know I’m a really positive guy so I typically only write about things I’m personally excited about.

On that note, I’m excited about how Handshake is approaching the concept of gifting names and think it’s going to help them avoid some of the negative stigma that domain investors get. While it’s always going to be impossible to please everyone, I think taking a thoughtful approach here will go a long way, and I applaud the Handshake community for trying to do the right thing here.

Disclosures: I am an investor in Handshake.

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As many of you know by now, I’ve been getting more and more interested in NFTs and investing in a handful of them that I think are promising. Last week I wrote an article about how I spent $1,000 on a pixelated cartoon ape, and today I’m writing about different cartoon ape, these ones aren’t from space, but they are part of a cool yacht club for bored apes.

What I’m really enjoying about some of these NFT projects is the creative things that the teams behind them are doing to make the whole experience fun and interesting. This is where I think the Bored Ape Yacht Club really hit it out of the park and why they’re seeing the success they are.

So first, what the heck am I talking about? Read this:

Bored Ape Yacht Club

What I think makes the Bored Ape Yacht Club particularly interesting is the fact that buying one of their NFTs gives you access to their community, it doubles as your Club Membership card. A lot of NFT projects are seeing really dynamic communities form around them and in this case, the Board Ape Yacht Club is going the extra mile in making their community fun.

While all NFT projects have Discords, and it’s super fun to be a part of those communities, I think more and more NFTs are going to take this path and do things to make their community different. Here’s a bit more about the club:

Bore Ape Yacht Club Details

The team behind the Board Ape Yacht Club set goals for themselves on their way to selling 100% of their NFTs. For new projects like these I think the expectation is it will likely take months to sell out, if it happens at all. By gamifying the process of hitting different sales goals NFT creators can generate more buzz around their project. Here’s the roadmap that the team put together for the Board Ape Yacht Club sales journey:

Bored Ape Yacht Club Roadmap Activations

What happened this weekend was pure magic, and definitely exceeded everyone’s expectations. The entire project sold out in 12 hours. Yes, not 12 days, 12 hours. So it’s safe to say everyone’s Moms are paid back, and well, there’s a lot of work to do now since they definitely didn’t expect to be delivering everything all at once.

The team took to Discord today to share the news:

Bored Ape Yacht Club Sold Out

I absolutely love seeing this. Honestly, you can feel the joy and projects like this are what make me believe in the future of NFTs. The time and energy people put into making projects like this is probably a lot more than most people think. Like they said on Discord, their devs haven’t slept in a couple of days, but something tells me they’re sleeping well tonight. The top ape sold for 21 ETH, which is close to the price of the lowest priced CryptoPunk which is pretty crazy if you think about it 😜

Unfortunately I wasn’t fast enough so now I find myself standing in line outside of the Bored Ape Yacht Club trying to explain to the bouncer that I think my name should be on the list 😒 My goal today is to get into the club, not quite sure how I’ll be able to make it happen yet, but I can tell you I’ve never been so excited about getting into a club, and I believe where there’s a will there’s a way.

Congrats to the whole Bored Ape Yacht Club team, hope to see you on the inside! πŸ™Œ

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ETH growing faster than BTC

When I first started getting into crypto I was pretty laser-focused on Bitcoin and Ethereum, albeit for different reasons. I initially saw Bitcoin as the crypto we’d all likely transact with one day. Then as I learned more about Bitcoin I realized, holy moly – this is way, way, way too slow to use for regular everyday transactions (read more here). While there have been proposals to do things that could make Bitcoin (or a fork of it) faster, I’ve always felt another crypto would probably become the transactional standard (like $XLM) and Bitcoin would become the gold of crypto, i.e. a store of value.

Like most people, I always looked at Ethereum very differently from Bitcoin. With Bitcoin, the whole focus is BTC, with Ethereum the success goes beyond ETH itself, it’s the Ethereum blockchain and the concept of building other coins on Ethereum, leverage smart contracts, and now NFTs look like they have some serious potential. I can still remember how people responded when I told them I was investing in Bitcoin, and the most common response, “it’s a fad, you’re going to lose all your money.” I get the same response today when I tell someone about NFTs or .GG domains. When you believe you’re early to a market, you get used to people telling you that you’re crazy and you’re going to lose all your money.

First, I never have, nor would I recommend anyone else, put all their money into crypto or domains. I play with profits and have written many times on my blog about why I think that’s a better way to go. For those who missed this in previous articles the idea is:

start with money you can lose, like – poof gone forever and nothing changes in your life. To some people this is $5,000, to others it’s $50,000, and to others it’s $500,000. Whatever your number is, start with that, and if you get lucky enough to make some profit, put it back in, and if you’re really lucky, keep doing that

Okay, I know I’m off-topic here but I feel it’s important when talking about crypto or domains to warn people about the risks and make sure they know that yes, they could lose it all. Just make sure the “all” that you do lose, is money you could lose, not all the money you have in savings.

Now for what probably drew you into this post to begin with, my prediction that ETH will grow faster than BTC. It might be easy to see BTC bouncing around in the $50k – $60k range and ETH in the $2k – $3k range and think BTC is the horse to bet on now. While I own BTC and buy more BTC when it drops, the horse I’m betting on right now is ETH, and for one simple reason – I think it’s going to grow faster than BTC over the next 2-3 years.

Here’s a fun fact that should help put things into perspective:

In 2014, 1 BTC was equal to 2,000 ETH. Today 1BTC is equal to 20 ETH.

That’s a big deal IMHO. And while BTC has, at this point cemented itself as the Gold of the crypto world, when it comes to massive utility, Ethereum is kicking ass and taking names, and growing like crazy as it does. I think that ETH has a much better chance of hitting $30,000 in 2-3 years than BTC does of hitting $600,000. I’m talking about 10x growth and yes, I think ETH will grow 10x faster than BTC.

I’m not a big believer in applying things like technical analysis to crypto so I have no charts or graphs to show you. Also, I’m not a crypto expert by any stretch of the imagination, I consider myself firmly rooted in the “crypto enthusiast” category, nothing more. So take what I say as exactly what it is, the opinion of some random guy with a blog who isn’t an expert in what he’s writing about.

All the being said, I like strapping myself to rockets and trying my best to hit the moon, and I think the ETH rocket has the best chance of getting there first.

Disclaimer: nothing in this blog post should be construed as investment advice, cryptocurrency and domain name investing are very risky, only invest money you can lose. Morgan is an investor in BTC, ETH and other altcoins. Morgan is not an expert in crypto, domains, or any financial markets, this is a personal opinion blog, not a news site.

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ghost-blogging-platform

I first started writing about my interest in a new blogging platform called Ghost back in September of last year. Then as I did a deeper dive, I got cold feet, and in January I wrote about the concerns I had moving from WordPress to Ghost.

So I thought the best way to really evaluate the platform was to take it for a test drive and try using it for a little bit, but not on this blog. I soft-launched ccTLDInvesting.com on Ghost and while I haven’t finished configuring everything, I have had the chance to see what it would be like to blog on the platform…and it’s an absolute dream.

The reality is, at least for me, WordPress has become incredibly bulky and complex to maintain. Over the years I’ve amassed an army of plugins, all needing updates constantly, some ceasing to work, others working differently. On top of that making sure readers have an easy way to get updates when I write a post is like sifting through Windows 95 apps, there are solutions, but they’re clunky.

What makes Ghost standout to me is how damn simple and beautiful the platform is, coupled with core functionality focused on making it easy for readers to subscribe to your blog. The big challenge with Ghost is that there isn’t an equivalent to WPEngine, yet – which means if something goes wrong I’m stuck with essentially free email support, which so far has been great, but it’s different from having a 24/7/365 dedicated support team.

On top of that, I’m guessing despite my best efforts I’d probably take an SEO hit in the short run, maybe in the long run, and given that a majority of my traffic comes through search, that could be painful. But I think at this point I’m willing to take the risk because I really want something better for my readers and myself. I want something that looks crisp and clean on desktop and mobile, I want something that doesn’t require managing a zillion plugins, and I want something that feels more fast and modern.

These might be silly reasons to switch, the old adage, “if it’s not broken don’t fix it” could come back to bite me but I think I’m going to take the plunge. That being said, I don’t want to do it unassisted and without a net so I’ll be having the team at Ghost help with the migration along with a third party consultant that has done it before. I still haven’t picked the consultant yet so if you know someone, or are someone who has assisted with a move from WordPress to Ghost, let me know.

As a reader, I think you’ll get to experience a better version of my blog, it should be faster and visually more clean. There will be bumps in the road, things might break, but I’m all for breaking things in the short run to provide a better experience in the long run. Maybe I’ll regret the move, and if I do, you’ll get to experience and read about it so hopefully at the least it will provide some value for people thinking about doing the same.

Wish me luck! 🀞

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Handshake Community

Tonight I had the chance to join a Handshake Directors meeting, I first heard about it through Mark Smith, who goes by @NamesakeMark on Twitter. Here’s the tweet:

HNS Directors Meeting

The topic for the call was super interesting, here’s a brief summary they provided:

Namer News

We’ll be brainstorming a rough draft for a community Code of Conduct that will cover behavior such as trademark name squatting and personal name sniping. You can help by sharing example Code of Conducts from other communities, highlighting specific behavior you’ve seen from the community that should be addressed, and coming up with a name for Handshake’s “Code of Conduct”.

(Source – Namer News)

This is a hot topic when it comes to Handshake and something I think is important to get right. One of my biggest fears with, and for Handshake has been that, without any regulation, it could quickly become known as a place for fringe groups and hate speech to thrive, which IMO isn’t what the world needs more of now.

I know this is a hot topic, and I know that some of you will say, “Morgan – stop trying to regulate things, blockchain and Defi is all about deregulation!” At the end of the day, yes – Handshake will definitely have a lot less regulation, and in a very positive way, much less interference from companies focused on just squeezing out profits for shareholders. That’s a good thing.

If most of what happens on Handshake is wonderful, inventive, and awesome things that thrive in this new environment, I’m all for it. If it goes in the other direction and becomes a new home for the darker side of the Internet, then I think the vision the Handshake team has now will be squelched.

I’ll be honest, I was blown away by the call, which is now becoming a trend for anything I do with the Handshake community. First – the group is smart, okay that’s an understatement, they’re freaking brilliant and it’s inspiring. Kiba Gateaux (@KibaGateuax) shared an awesome idea with the group at a level of detail that I think should qualify him as one of the top minds in Blockchain, IMHO.

This set the tone for the call and from there more people openly shared ideas, had a discussion about new things they’re building to help the community, and did what I all think we wish ICANN did more often, or ever – they talked about what they can do to make Handshake the best experience as possible for the user. And that’s what makes the whole crypto/blockchain/defi would so different, some projects have a team with a vision for creating a better system than exists today, and I think the Handshake team as the magic.

I don’t think I’m supposed to share exactly what was said in the call so I’m not going to comment more about the content except to say that it’s clear they’re really thinking hard about how to do this right. The combination of this attitude with the sheer number of brilliant people they have behind the project makes me even more excited about the future of Handshake.

I’ve been thinking a lot about how I want to balance my own investment in Handshake, figuring out the right balance between the token, domains, and investing in companies in the space. I’m still not sure except to say that every time I interact with the community I feel like shifting more investment focus onto Handshake every time.

But it’s still early, and I’m still learning, let the journey continue. Thanks to Johnny, Mark, Kiba, Michael and all the other amazing people on the call, I’m looking forward to the next one!

Disclosure: I am an investor in Handshake.

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As you’ve probably figured out by now, I’m digging NFTs. From music to art to cards, I think it’s a lot of fun and I believe there’s a bright future ahead for NFTs. Yesterday I changed my profile picture on Twitter to an NFT, and one of my new favorite ways to unwind in the evenings is to browse art NFTs and listen to people that know a lot more than I do talk about NFTs on Clubhouse.

Of course, as we’ve seen over and over again, if something hits it big in the real world, it also hits it big in the domain name world, and yes – the same is true of NFTs. Today on Twitter @RealCryptoBeard announced that he sold two NFT domains, each for $9,250 – here’s the tweet:

NFT Domains Sales

As for how the price point of $9,250 ended up being the magic price is a mystery to me, but the number feels so random I feel like it probably makes a lot of sense. So, CryptoBeard, if you’re reading this, can you explain?

In case you didn’t bring your monocle 🧐 I can share the two domains that sold – NFTAnimes(.)com and NFTMangas(.)com and as he mentioned in the tweet, CryptoBeard has more NFT[Keyword].com domains and I think more sales will be coming.

Now before you go rush out and start buying NFT domains, remember, give Morgan a head start, he wrote the post so let him register some first. Just kidding, go nuts, my investments in the NFT space are going to be pretty focused on NFTs themselves for now.

Congrats to CryptoBeard, two great sales, can’t wait to hear about the next two!

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