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🎙 The Rise of Writing NFTs and Collectible Content with Nick Hollins
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🎙 The Rise of Writing NFTs and Collectible Content with Nick Hollins

Season 7 Episode 25 features Nick Hollins, a journalist, founder, and web3 enthusiast. We discuss community building, content NFTs, and the future of web3 creators.

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🎙 New Podcast Episode

Mint Season 7 Episode 25 welcomes Nick Hollins, a journalist, podcaster, and co-founder of the artist collective Voyager and the UFO project. We discuss Nick's background in journalism and music, his interest in crypto, and his involvement in various web3 projects. We also talk about the importance of community building and marketing in the web3 space, the role of writing NFTs in building his community, and the unique aspects of writing NFTs compared to other forms of digital content. Nick shares his mental model for using different web3 platforms and his vision for the future of web3 native audiences.

I hope you enjoy our conversation.

Timestamps

  • 00:00 - Intro 

  • 01:16 - Nick's Background 

  • 07:46 - Counterculture in Crypto 

  • 08:39 - Documenting the Web3 Space 

  • 11:33 - Creating Content Worth Collecting 

  • 15:48 - Marketing and NFTs 

  • 19:17 - Building a Top-Level Funnel 

  • 22:23 - Community Building in Web3 

  • 24:39 - Writing NFTs and Collects 

  • 27:41 - Building an Audience with Web3 Tools 

  • 29:23 - Minting Podcast Episodes as NFTs 

  • 30:54 - Challenges of Starting in Web3 

  • 36:29 - Curation and Web3 Social 

  • 38:37 - Navigating Web3 Platforms 

  • 39:51 - Different Use Cases of Web3 Platforms 

  • 43:07 - Building Web3-Native Audiences 

  • 49:07 - Missing Tools for Web3 Creators 

  • 50:23 - Integrating Platforms and Tooling 

  • 53:03 - Nouns Builder Projects 

  • 54:28 - Outro

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Mint with host Adam Levy delivers an exclusive look into how the creators of today are building the communities of tomorrow using web3 primitives like social tokens, DAOs, and NFTs, to name a few.