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Ben Plomion

Ben Plomion is Dibbs' Chief Marketing Officer. As a child, Ben collected comic books and Panini Football stickers. Now, Ben's PC consists of physical-backed NFTs.

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3 Benefits of AI NFTs for Entertainment Brands

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From creating new experiences for fans to building new content and beyond

Maybe your entertainment brand has already dove into the deep end of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) with a range of artist and community collaborations. Or maybe you weren’t convinced by the early days of NFTs and observed from a distance instead. Either way, the still-young technology has steadily redefined public perceptions of scarcity and value in ways no one expected. But now that it’s integrating with another technology that promises to redefine how we work and play, it may be time for your next (or first) on-chain project. We’re talking about AI (artificial intelligence) NFTs.

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The 10 Types of NFT Utility

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NFTs aren’t just digital art — they can be used for event access, land deeds, and much more

NFTs (non-fungible tokens) have become a foundational part of the internet’s Web3 future in the few short years since they burst onto the scene. While some still see them as fancy jpegs (or, more accurately, pngs), the truth is that NFTs are much more than digital pictures. With NFT utility, brands can offer unique ways to engage audiences, ranging from proof of ownership of physical goods to access passes for major events. By the time you’re finished with this article, you’ll understand the major types of NFT utility as they exist today.

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5 Music NFT Companies Bringing Art & Culture to the Metaverse

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Music NFTs are changing the dynamic between fans and artists, giving both parties new ways to engage online. The new dynamic is made possible by music NFT companies, who are fueling the transition with innovative new types of tokens that can be bought, sold, and traded online. Music NFTs allow fans to own portions of a song’s royalties, iconic memorabilia, or even access to digital concerts. Here are the companies making the biggest impact.

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The 5 Best NFT Marketplaces for Buyers, Sellers, and Collectors

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More people are minting unique NFTs than ever before, offering potential buyers and sellers plenty of online storefronts to choose from when purchasing unique digital tokens. In fact, there may be too many to choose from if you’re on the business side and just trying to find the right platform to bring your assets to the blockchain.

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5 Tokenization Companies Helping Bring Physical Assets into The Metaverse

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Everything’s going digital these days — even physical assets. We’re not talking about staking out the virtual equivalent of real estate in a metaverse somewhere and hoping the land will appreciate in value. We’re talking about brands and organizations finding effective and profitable ways to monetize the real, physical assets they hold using the blockchain. It’s a new way of doing business, but it’s already a potent one. If you want to get started right, your best bet will be to follow the example of or partner up with dedicated asset tokenization companies.

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How to Tokenize Music

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The same modern streaming platforms that make digital distribution possible also pay fractions of a penny with each play. Thankfully, artists are finding new ways to engage directly with fans by selling exclusive tracks, assets, and collectibles. There’s just one problem — understanding how to tokenize music without falling into the same pitfalls that plagued the old ways of digital distribution (or discovering all-new ones). Thankfully, the process is far less complicated than even the biggest names in music might realize.

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How to Win With Blockchain Technology in Sports

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From NFT (non-fungible token) art galleries featuring the late Kobe Bryant, to digital trading cards, to the renaming of the Staples Center to Crypto.com Arena — blockchain technology in sports is here to stay. The opportunities within this exciting space are only continuing to grow.

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What Are Blockchain Sports Cards & How Do They Work?

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Sports cards have been a staple of sports fandom since at least 1909, the year American Tobacco stashed its first cards as freebies in cigarette and tobacco packs. The industry has grown significantly since those early days, and technology has matured alongside it. Now, the blockchain provides the perfect meeting point for the two.

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Sports and Blockchain: How Web3 Is Helping Franchises Find New Success

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From NFTs (non-fungible tokens) of trading cards to virtual pre-game events, sports and blockchain projects have become natural partners in the past few years. Sports franchises have much to gain from Web3, including unprecedented revenue and fan engagement opportunities, and sports blockchain companies are eager to help. Here’s how some sports teams are using blockchain technology to reach new markets.

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The 5 Best Sports Blockchain Companies to Partner With in 2023

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Sports blockchain companies can be an invaluable resource for athletes and teams looking to navigate Web3 technology

The explosive growth in NFTs took even tech fiends by surprise, and that demand has been especially strong when it comes to sports tokens. An impressive 24% of American households have already purchased a digital asset, but if you’re looking at sports fans specifically, that number jumps to 34%. Sports organizations are eager to enter this market but need reliable partners who understand the nuances of blockchain.