Get your hands on a NEAR Wallet and some $NEAR.
You can get a free wallet if you already own at least 0.05 in ETH over at the Paras Faucet.
Or ask a friend who has some $NEAR to create an account for you over at nearnames.com
Exchanges where NEAR is listed:
- binance.com (NOT binance.us)
Check out the digital art world of NFT's over at Paras.id
If you don't know what an NFT is, check out this dope article.
Quick FAQ's about NFTS
1. Aren't NFT's bad for the ecosystem?
Short answer: Not in this situation. NEAR is carbon neutral, and Paras benefits from that fact by powering their site on NEAR.
2. Why do people pay money for a jpeg?
Short answer: Why do people pay money for any art? Because they want to 1) support the artist or creator, 2) they want to own that art. Now dream bigger than what we're seeing here -- imagine being the owner of an NFT or digital piece allowed you to connect with the creator in other, exclusive ways. Like a patreon sub, but as a one time purchase that you as the owner can then sell to someone else. The possibilities are endless.
Then you can trade those collaborative collections on berry.cards
Use your creative writing skills and guess which account names people will want to buy. Then sell them ;)
You can also bet on existing names, if you think your branding skills are on point.
Check out the NEAR Pixel Party!
You can buy your own frame and draw on it with pixels. Then hold or sell those frames!
This is a cool way to store art or collaborate with others on lasting art pieces.
You can change the audio levels for each instrument and fabricate some cool versions of the song.
Gift other people NEAR accounts & usernames over at nearnames.com :)
Spread the wealth of the future.