The NFT art craze captured the news around the world. A new class of wealthy artists, if you dare, caught the world’s attention weeks ago when an artist’s piece sold for over 60 million dollars. If you’d like to read what NFT’s are about, I have another article right here. I’m going to move forward with explaining how to create your own NFT. For many people, it’s a way to store money that isn’t being taxed. For others, NFT’s have enabled ownership of elitist items similar to the way museums and galleries own art for display.

How could they be used?

You could display them…

NFT art breathed new life into the idea that GIFs, MP3’s, JPG’s, and other digital art possess monetary value. NFT art has become a buzz word on the internet these past few weeks. Artists how originally weren’t known online emerged as self made millionaires.

What is NFT?

What is NFT? It stands for non fungible tokens. Non fungible tokens are metadata and codes that certify your digital art pieces that certify unique “digital assets.” These tokens are not transferred and are cryptographic assets.

When I enrolled in college, I picked a major based on a career I wanted to have in the future. Never in my wildest dreams could I have imagined digital metaverses would exist by 2021. How could anyone have predicted that gaming could be a career? It definitely existed while I was in college. However, not many people believed it was a sustainable choice.

In 2021, gaming presents a whole new way of making a living. With decentralized finance many games emerged such as Decentraland, Cryptokitties, and Axie Infinity. Digital worlds provide what the real world cannot, infinite possibilities. You…

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Below you can find easy watercolor painting tutorials and tips for free along with places to find subscriptions for courses.

Typically fine art programs require watercolor painting courses, or general painting courses like Painting 1 and Painting 2 as foundational training. In order to find these courses, the reality used to be that you had to enroll in a course through a college or university as part of a program. You could also attend a private art school with expensive tuition and have the option of taking the course. …

A week ago, I ran across a Youtube video on investing into IPO’s on polkastarter. Excitement overcame me as I thought of a new opportunity. It will drive the release of dopamine, and I blame that for the poor decisions and impulse that drove me to invest in something I lost money on. I quickly registered an account with Metamask since my Coinbase account didn’t work with their site. I ran through the options of which IPO’s were available. I looked into the technology behind them and decided to dive in with a small sum of money. …

Running ads with Facebook feels like going on a blind date with someone and never hearing back. I’ll tell you what happened in this love affair that never happened.

I’m a pattern designer.

A Year Ago: Facebook Wouldn’t Allow Me to Promote My Face Masks

I’ve never liked Facebook ads, but all of my clients need them. I attempted to run ads for my own products over a year ago. I began designing patterns for face masks I wanted to sell in my own shop. Facebook blocked me from running those ads. I watched as big wholesalers ran ads and had no problem and grew more bitter towards the platform that we are supposed to trust…

Since the lockdowns and layoffs a lot of people have been rethinking their careers or just looking for new hobbies. Watercolor painting for many presented a great option for an indoor activity that is fun and stimulating. Watercolor painting also creates a great challenge for beginner artists.

It’s always been a passion of mine. All I needed was an excuse to begin. My excuse to learn watercolor painting was a broken wrist from snowboarding that put me out of work for several months. I picked up a paint brush and never looked back. It wasn’t enough though! I wanted…

Youtube is flooded with entrepreneurial inspiration these days. With so many videos on mindset and common habits, it is difficult to wade through all of the hot air.

I’ve vetted Patrick Bet-David’s Valuetainment with Gary Vaynerchuk’s Tea with GaryVee. They both provide similar types of content with a different voice and platform.

GaryVee’s conversational style appeals to east coast vibes and sneaker Joe’s hoping to break through the noise.

He talks marketing. He talks big game. Everyone loves the flashing lights.

GaryVee’s game is all about producing content. He pushes a tall order for most businesses in 2021 in stretching marketing budgets to allow for content output. He recommends businesses and entrepreneurs alike to publish 5 pieces of content on 7–10 platforms daily. The numbers change sometimes.



A few months ago I had a client that was their sweet time in paying me. I ran short on cash and needed something to get me by for the week, so I hopped onto Upwork. It’s been a few years since I used Upwork to find paid projects. Back in 2015 when I felt dissatisfied with the platform. However, when I hopped back on the platform this year, I noticed there were a lot of high quality projects posted.

My failed strategy in 2015

Back in 2015, when I first applied to be on the platform, there was an influx of users from other…

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With the lockdown, layoffs, and stress of paying bills, a lot of people are developing side hustles to make money. There are a lot of Youtube videos out there and a LOT of platforms for making money. Which ones work the best?

A few months ago, I was in a financial bind because one of my clients couldn’t pay me, so I scoured the internet to find somewhere I could generate a couple hundred bucks to get me by that week. If you’re experiencing anything like that right now, then you want to keep reading. This was my strategy and…

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