If You Invest in Crypto, Should You Try NFTs Too?



Published in August 30, 2022 |
by Jerry Dobby

The cryptocurrency trend shows no signs of slowing down. Many analysts and experts predict that Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Cardano could hit all-time highs in the next five years. As this market has exploded over the last decade, it has created new industries within it. One of these markets is the NFT market.

An NFT (non-fungible token) is a financial security consisting of digital data stored on a blockchain, which is a form of distributed ledger. Ownership of an NFT is also recorded on the blockchain and can be transferred by the owner, allowing NFTs to be sold and traded. They are an excellent store of value and seem to withstand market volatility better than cryptocurrencies alone.

Many NFTs are sold and traded as works of art. Just like art in the real world, the owner has a certificate of authenticity proving they own the original. This is the record in the blockchain that is unique to the owner of the NFT. you may be wondering where to buy an NFT. There are many markets available and now it is a multi-million dollar market. It includes a number of celebrities who have their own NFT brands or promote a certain NFT market.

Snoop Dogg is one of the best known celebrities involved in the NFT market. The rapper admitted that he used the username of Cozomo de’ Medici when purchasing the NFT from him. Identified as an anonymous art collector with over $17 million in NFT assets, in 2022, Snoop Dogg also announced plans to make Death Row Records the first “NFT label”. However, he is not the only celebrity involved in space. Other celebrities, such as Jimmy Fallon, Paris Hilton, and Lindsay Lohan, have endorsed NFTs.

Some NFTs have increased in value by over 600% in the last year, and now many people have jumped into this market because of the profits on offer. NFT trade soared 21,000% to over $17 billion in 2021. However, it is important to note that you should only invest in these markets if you have done the right market research and understand them. You should also only invest money that you can afford to lose.

The cryptocurrency market and the NFT market, although they overlap somewhat, are two different entities. Both have pros and cons, with many people looking to hold NFTs for longer periods than cryptocurrencies. However, many NFTs can only be purchased using established cryptocurrencies like Ethereum. Ethereum is the cryptocurrency that currently ranks second in the top 10 (based on market cap) and has been in this position for several years.

Market capitalization is a shorthand term for market capitalization, which in cryptocurrency is calculated by multiplying the current coin price of a certain cryptocurrency market by its circulating supply. Ethereum is a cryptocurrency conceived in 2013 by Vitalik Buterin. Other developers include Gavin Wood, Charles Hoskinson, Anthony Di Iorio, and Joseph Lubin. Many analysts and experts believe that Ethereum is a better investment than Bitcoin in the long run as it continues to innovate in the cryptocurrency space.

There are several factors to consider when establishing how much an NFT is worth and whether or not it is a good investment. Some people choose to invest in a NFT because they believe it will have value in the future. They see this market as offering what they consider to be a safer investment option as world currencies struggle to control inflation. People are constantly looking for alternative ways to invest their money to ensure they get the best value.

Others invest in NFTs to secure digital ownership of physical and collectible assets, and enjoy access to exclusive benefits. Due to the technology behind NFTs, they are difficult to counterfeit or steal. This is another positive for investors who are attracted to this space. In any event, each investment poses its own unique level of risk. This is the case for all kinds of investments, and not just cryptocurrencies or NFTs.

Whether you invest in stocks, shares or property, they can all be subject to market volatility. Ultimately, if you want to invest in an NFT because you’re intrigued by the space, there’s certainly room for some profit. The same applies in the world of cryptocurrencies. As long as you do the right research and have a solid exit strategy, you will surely have the odds in your favor.

Tags: crypto, NFT

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jerry doby Editor-in-Chief of The Hype Magazine and internationally published arts and entertainment journalist. Connect with Jerry on Twitter and Instagram at @jerrydoby_ Member of the US Department of Arts and Culture and the US Press Corps Partner at THM Media Group, Inc.