The NFT space saw sales of up to $35 billion in 2022 alone, a $10 billion increase compared to 2021. The sales volume is already on an upward trend so far for 2022 and is expected to increase significantly by the end of the year.
With this amount of money being transacted in the space, it means the NFT space is not slowing down anytime, and there are tons of new opportunities for those willing to put in the work.
If you already have some of the skills we mention in this post, you stand to make lots of money by offering your services in the NFT space. Likewise, if you don't have the skills listed, most of them are easy to learn and require little to no financial investment upfront.
Creators are the core of the NFT space as they are the ones who create the non-fungible tokens being traded in the marketplaces. Creators range from solo artists, digital artists, 3D artists, founders, and pretty much anyone who can create a team to create a collection.
For already established artists, selling your work as NFTs is easy, thanks to marketplaces like Opensea, Rarible, Looks Rare, and the rest. They have made it as easy as signing up, uploading your art, and listing it for sale.
For newbies in the space who wish to be founders, depending on your budget, you can either create a team to create a project or commission freelancing artists on sites like Fiverr and Upwork.
As an artist, you can also offer your services on freelance sites to buyers. Many founders looking to make NFTs regularly scour these sites for artists who can create art for their projects.
To learn more about how to create and sell NFTs, check out this post.
NFTs depend on blockchain technology to provide utility and uniqueness. Ethereum was the first blockchain to offer support for NFTs, and over time more chains have joined the space. These include Polygon, Solana, Cardano, etc.
As a blockchain developer, you can work in the NFT space by offering your services to NFT companies and NFT founders looking to create utility and custom solutions for their projects.
The best way to find clients is by listing your services on freelance platforms, LinkedIn, and social media, where you can connect with potential clients and employers. Services you can offer include:
● Creation of smart contracts
● Creation of custom utilities
● Developing NFT marketplaces
● Website Development
● App development
● Deployment of NFT collections to the blockchain
For established developers, joining the blockchain space is quite easy as most of the technology used is identical to the skills you already have. However, you may need to learn new technologies like Solidity and Rust, if you want to work with blockchains like Ethereum and Solana.
Newbies interested in becoming developers can learn blockchain development through tutorials on platforms such as Youtube, freecodecamp, Udemy and others.
With the explosion of NFTs, new companies and projects have joined the space in a bid to get a share of the market. This means these companies need services like marketing to advertise their products and services.
If you already have skills in social media marketing, email marketing, and running ads on the web in general, these companies need your skills.
Prepare a portfolio of your past work and contact new projects to offer your services. You can also interact with the NFT community on social media channels like Twitter, Reddit, and Instagram to create connections and generate leads for your business.
Flipping NFTs is one of the ways people earn money in space. The goal is to buy low and sell when the prices are high. If you know what you’re doing, you can make lots of profit within a short amount of time.
However, keep in mind profits are not guaranteed when trading assets on the internet, especially in the crypto space, which features lots of volatility.
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Promoters leverage their huge followings on social media and content platforms to advertise NFT projects. Depending on the number of followings and engagements, promoters can charge up to thousands for their promotion services.
To become a promoter, you need to create an account on a social media channel and build a following relevant to the NFT space.
On media channels like Tiktok and Youtube, you can create content on topics such as upcoming NFTs, news in the NFT space, and tutorials on how to buy and create NFTs.
For channels like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, it's all about engaging with your followers consistently. You can also repurpose your NFT content published on your media channels on these platforms.
Once you build a strong following, NFT projects and even other companies outside the space may approach you to advertise their products to your community.
Video editing skills are much needed in the NFT space. As a video editor, you can approach NFT projects and offer to make promo videos and other content that can be used as marketing material.
These services can be offered on freelance sites or by searching for leads by contacting project founders.
You can learn video editing skills via free tutorials posted on platforms like Youtube.
Blogging in the NFT space can be lucrative as there are thousands of website users searching for information concerning NFTs in search engines. You can create a niche NFT blog and post content on NFT topics. These can be on matters security, flipping, buying, news, and much more.
Blogs can easily be created using services such as WordPress, Webflow, Squarespace and Wix.
Money can be made through blogging by:
● Serving ads on your website.
● Offering guest posting services.
● Offering news release services.
● Creating an email list for email marketing campaigns.
● Selling courses.
NFT projects usually rely on mods to manage their social channels and keep the community engaged. As a community mod, your job would be to manage social channels for NFT projects on Discord, Twitter, Reddit, and Instagram.
Most NFT projects typically look for Discord moderators as that’s where most projects prefer to build a community.
You can offer your service on freelance sites or create connections in the community to find potential leads.
The NFT space presents lots of opportunities for the taking. There are tons of services you can offer in the space, so it's up to you to decide what to sell based on your skills. Don't be afraid to learn new skills, present your services as a professional, and spread the word, and in no time, you'll be making an income from your work.