What is an NFT and how to make one?

Creator’s guide to NFTs in 2021

Przemek Chojecki
Jun 10 · 3 min read

NFT is a digital representation of a real-world asset. An NFT can represent anything, such as a tweet, a photograph, an artwork, or a physical asset. The NFT can be an image, a GIF, a video, music, a piece of writing, a tweet, or a file of any kind. NFTs can also represent ownership while also functioning as proof of ownership in the same way as other types of ownership records, such as passports or driving licenses.

In short NFT:

1. Can be bought or sold like other asset on the market.

2. Have originality and scarcity.

What is an NFT and how to make one?

How to create a great NFT?

NFT’s promise to empower artists and creators with opportunity is very appealing. Now a days NFT’s are more popular than ever and for good reason!

We understand the complexity and challenges that come with creating an NFT. We have been there and have a great resource to help you with all of it.

Step 1: We first ask a few questions

Who are you? What are your skills? What is your intention to create an NFT?

As a creator there is no magic formula for creating an NFT. What works for one artist won’t work for another. It is up to the creator to figure out what will work best for them.

As an artist, we can tell you a few things that are important to consider.

Firstly, we suggest you to think of your NFT’s purpose and why you want to create it.

Secondly, you can decide how and where you want your NFTs to be viewed.

Thirdly, you can decide the price of your NFT.

If you want your NFTs to be viewed on several different platforms, this will give you flexibility and will help you manage your expenses.

For example, as an artist that creates digital art, you can set your NFT for sale on OpenSea: https://opensea.io/

The types of NFTs you can create

You can create any type of NFT you want on our platform. But we suggest you to pick one or two types of NFT to make.

Firstly, you can create a limited edition NFT. The idea behind it is to create a scarce item that will have a limited availability.

Secondly, you can create a normal NFT. That means that you can make an NFT that is not limited and will be available for everyone to see.

How do you create an NFT?

You can create your NFT using OpenSea. The process is easy.

You will need to sign up for an account and install MetaMask.

Then you can go to our website. Click on “Create NFT”.

Then you will have to select a platform to create your NFT on. It can be any of the following:

  • OpenSea
  • Rarible
  • SuperRare
  • Foundation
  • MakersPlace

Any of the above platforms will give you the ability to choose the currency you want to use to mint your NFT.

There is also a few other options you can choose from.

Then you will have to provide the details of your NFT and set the time in which the NFT will be minted.

You can also set your NFT up to have a limited supply. This is to prevent its price from being inflated in the market.

This gives you more flexibility and gives your NFT a higher price.

You can set the price for your NFT by selecting a price in $ETH. There is a difference between the Ethereum network and the US dollar network. It is important to know that the fees are different for each network.

Now you are all set to create your NFT. You have to wait until it is created and minted. After this, you will see the NFT.

Good luck!

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Przemek Chojecki

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Geek Culture

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