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How to Buy and Sell NFTs with Hashtags: A Beginner's Guide


Opening shot: a digital artwork displayed on a screen, with a caption "NFTs are changing the game of art collecting."



Voiceover: Have you heard of NFTs? Non-fungible tokens are digital assets that represent ownership and uniqueness of a digital file, such as an artwork, a music track, or a tweet. NFTs use blockchain technology to verify their authenticity and ownership, making them valuable for collectors and creators alike. In this blog, we'll show you how to buy and sell NFTs with hashtags, a popular way to discover and promote NFTs on social media.



Cut to: a close-up of a smartphone, with a caption "Step 1: Buy some crypto."



Voiceover: To buy and sell NFTs, you need to use a cryptocurrency wallet, such as Metamask, Coinbase, or Trust Wallet. These wallets allow you to store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Binance Coin, which are commonly used to purchase NFTs. You can buy these cryptocurrencies with fiat money or other cryptos on a cryptocurrency exchange, such as Binance, Kraken, or Coinbase Pro. Once you have some crypto in your wallet, you can use it to bid on or buy NFTs on a marketplace or platform that supports NFTs.



Cut to: a split-screen of two NFT marketplaces, with a caption "Step 2: Choose a marketplace or platform."



Voiceover: There are many marketplaces and platforms that support NFTs, each with its own features, fees, and community. Some popular NFT marketplaces are OpenSea, Rarible, SuperRare, and Nifty Gateway, while some NFT platforms are CryptoKitties, Axie Infinity, and Decentraland. To choose the right marketplace or platform for you, consider the following factors:



The type of NFTs available: some platforms specialize in art, music, gaming, or collectibles.



The fees and commissions: some platforms charge a listing fee, a transaction fee, or a percentage of the sale.



The user interface and experience: some platforms are user-friendly, while others require more technical skills.



The community and reputation: some platforms have a larger and more active community, with higher prices and demand for NFTs.



Cut to: a close-up of a search bar, with a caption "Step 3: Search for NFTs with hashtags."



Voiceover: Now that you have some crypto and a marketplace or platform, you can start looking for NFTs to buy or sell. One way to discover NFTs is by using hashtags on social media, such as Twitter, Instagram, or TikTok. Hashtags are keywords or phrases preceded by the pound sign (#) that categorize and label content. By using relevant hashtags, you can narrow down your search for NFTs that match your interests or preferences. Some popular NFT hashtags are:





Cut to: a montage of NFTs displayed on various social media feeds, with a caption "Step 4: Check the authenticity and ownership."



Voiceover: When you find an NFT that catches your eye, don't rush to buy it without verifying its authenticity and ownership. Since NFTs are based on blockchain technology, you can check the transaction history, the smart contract code, and the metadata of an NFT to confirm that it is not a fake or a copy. You can use tools such as Etherscan