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    We Always Ship: June
    A round-up of features, updates and what we built on Magic Eden in the past month.
      NFT NYC Recap: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 🪄🤫✨
      A post NFT NYC reflection, thoughts and ideas. Dive in for alpha and lessons from the Magic Eden team.
        How to Swap ETH to SOL
        Want to know how to swap ETH for SOL while prices are low and bearish? Swap your ETH for SOL the easy way, and start trading NFTs on Magic Eden in no time.
          gm gm with @Blockstarsgame
          Niko of Blockstars shares how web3 differs from previous technological evolutions and on web3 gaming leading to NFT mass adoption.
            Say gm to the future of greater integrated NFT experiences
            Leading crypto wallet provider, Phantom, and fast-growing Solana NFT marketplace, Magic Eden, partner up to create enhance browser and mobile experiences for NFT lovers on Solana.
              Series B: In Bear Markets, We Build
              We are excited to announce the closing of our Series B raise. Here’s a recap of what we’ve achieved so far and a vision of where we will go next, regardless of the market environment.
                Zoom Out: Bear Market Insights
                For many of you, this is your first crypto bear market. Gain perspective and learn how to navigate the bear market.
                  The Sound Meta 101
                  “ₐₐₐₐₐₐₐᵤᵤᵤᵤᵤGGGₕₕₕₕₕ gₒbbₗᵢₙₛ GₒBₗᵢₙₙₙₙₙₙₙₙₙₛ ₙₒ ₑₑₙₛₜₐgᵣᵤₘ ₙₒ dₑₛcᵤᵣd”. Learn how this sound contributed to one of the most successful NFT projects in 2022 so far.
                    Going cross-chain with Bubblegoose Ballers
                    Magic Eden is integrating ETH minting with the upcoming Bubblegoose Ballers NFT launch from WAGMI Beach, the creators behind Catalina Whales.
                      Huge Whale Moves with HGE 🐋
                      Whale Whale Whale, what do we have here? Insights. Data.
                        gm gm with @VandalCityCorp
                        The brothers behind Vandal City talk about how game theory works in NFTs and on building community-centric games.
                          NFTs on Solana vs Ethereum
                          Want to learn about NFTs on Solana vs. Ethereum? If you’re looking for a more crypto wallet-friendly blockchain for your NFT trades, read up on why Solana is quickly becoming the blockchain for NFTs.
                            To paper or to diamond hand?
                            A mini dive into cognitive biases in NFT trading and tips to overcome them.
                              We Always Ship: May
                              A round-up of features, updates and what we built on Magic Eden in the past month.
                                SPL Token Auction: Bid in $FOXY
                                We've partnered up with fellow builders at Famous Fox Federation to host our first ever SPL Token Auction!
                                  What does your NFT pfp say about you?
                                  Your NFT pfp are social signals, indicating what you value and how you want to be perceived.
                                    gm gm with @TrippinApeNFT
                                    Lysergic of Trippin’ Ape Tribe shares how his music festival experience ties into his passion for NFTs and on “bad but effective marketing.”
                                      The Solana Security Playbook
                                      There’s always the risk of having your wallet compromised when dealing with crypto. The Joe Shmoes team lay out a 3-step process for keeping your assets safe.
                                        The Branding Era of NFTs
                                        Okay Bears started it. Solana ran with it. Let’s unpack the latest SOL NFT meta.
                                          How to Make Money with NFTs
                                          Investing in NFTs is tricky, considering how many collections there are. Read on to find out how to make money with NFTs.
                                            Is ETH Dead?
                                            For a newer NFT ecosystem, Solana is catching up fast. Recent stats are booming, and is it degen mint season?!
                                              Digital Real Estate Investing: How to Become a Metaverse Property Tycoon
                                              Digital real estate investing is already a billion-dollar industry. Here's your guide to becoming a virtual real estate mogul.
                                                Upcoming Drops (May 8 - 14)
                                                A weekly list of upcoming NFT drops to check out!
                                                  We Always Ship: April
                                                  A round-up of features, updates and what we built on Magic Eden in the past month.
                                                    Key Market Insights: Solana NFTs
                                                    To a record breaking week! We’re witnessing the growth of Solana’s NFT ecosystem with new entrants, liquidity and gaming category expansion.
                                                      Is Staking A Smart Way To Profit From NFTs?
                                                      Only when there's actual utility and value capture.
                                                        gm gm with @okaybears
                                                        Kais and Suby of Okay Bears share their pre-launch guerilla campaign marketing and why NFTs and branding just makes sense.
                                                          NFT Scams: What Are They, And How Do They Work?
                                                          NFT scams are scary. The best way to protect yourself? Knowing what to watch out for. This guide covers several common NFT scams people have fallen for.
                                                            Upcoming Drops (Apr 24 - 30)
                                                            A weekly list of upcoming NFT drops to check out!
                                                              Why Magic Eden Is Dominating Solana
                                                              Here’s how we maintain 97% of volume on Solana NFTs. Also happy 420.
                                                                NFT Projects: How To Analyze Them Like A VC Pro
                                                                There are 1000s of NFT projects on Solana, but how can you assess their potential? This guide covers exactly that.
                                                                  How To Buy NFTs On Solana
                                                                  Want to know how to buy NFTs on Solana? If you're new to the Solana chain, or NFTs, just follow this step-by-step guide on buying Solana NFTs.
                                                                    Forward This To Your Normie Friends
                                                                    Introducing: Magic Eden Playbook, your beginner friendly guide to NFTs on Solana.
                                                                      ME Upgrade: Offers Made
                                                                      What’s new with offers made and bidding on Magic Eden.
                                                                        The Next Solana NFT Bull Run
                                                                        Bullish key indicators, Solana Hacker House Miami, MagicDAO updates and the latest marketplace features shipped.
                                                                          We Always Ship: March
                                                                          A round-up of features, updates and what we built on Magic Eden in the past month.
                                                                            MagicDAO Perks, Metaplex & MagicDEV
                                                                            The latest on MagicDAO, the results of our API Hackathon and on the new Metaplex collection standard.
                                                                              Devs doing something, see you at NFT LA!
                                                                              We speak to 4 of our devs on building Magic Eden and innovating on Solana. Plus, upcoming MagicDAO events - we'll be opening NFT LA!
                                                                                Series A $27M Raise, API Hackathon, Eden Games
                                                                                We just completed our Series A funding round, launched Eden Games and we invite all devs to participate in our API Hackathon!
                                                                                  Eden Games Launch Announcement
                                                                                  We are proud to launch Eden Games with top gaming partners on Solana. Eden Games goes live on Monday, March 14th.
                                                                                    Why gaming matters, Eden Games, See You in NY!
                                                                                    What's up with gaming on Solana? Faraway and Jambo Mambo share. More on Eden Games and MagicDAO's first IRL event.
                                                                                      Future of Music x NFTs, Magic Ticket Litepaper, How to Join MagicDAO
                                                                                      We explore Music NFTs ft PixelBands and Wuki. More details on Magic Ticket & MagicDAO.
                                                                                        MagicDAO / Magic Ticket Litepaper
                                                                                        More details on our MagicDAO / Magic Ticket roadmap!
                                                                                          Magic Ticket, MagicDAO, API Tings, Creator Hub
                                                                                          Here's an update of the fun things we've been working on and developing at Magic Eden. To a stronger Solana ecosystem! 🪄
                                                                                            About Magic Ticket Airdrop & MagicDAO Roadmap
                                                                                            Learn about our plans to work together with the community
                                                                                              Trust & Accountability
                                                                                              We are delighted to welcome back Launchpad with improved and transparent vetting policies.
                                                                                                Just Keep Building 🛠
                                                                                                Famous Fox Federation and Chillchat share their perspectives on building for the NFT community.
                                                                                                  Newbie's Guide to NFT Discord
                                                                                                  Originally designed for gamers, Discord is now the go-to place for NFT communities. Learn how to use, navigate and participate in a Discord server.
                                                                                                    Test, test: Magic Eden's Android App
                                                                                                    It’s here – we’re beta testing on Android! Our public app is browsing only but invite-only beta gets a taste of full trading functionality.
                                                                                                      Primer to NFT Whitelists & Presales For Your NFT Collection
                                                                                                      Wondering if you should do a whitelist mint for your NFT project? Here's what every NFT collection should know.
                                                                                                        Intro to Digital Art NFT Auctions on Solana
                                                                                                        Understand how artists and creators can use NFT auctions to amplify their art.
                                                                                                          Crypto Down, NFTs Up 🟢
                                                                                                          Markets go up, markets go down. JPEGs are forever.
                                                                                                            Which Type of NFT Mint Should Creators Use?
                                                                                                            Successful, sold-out mints can come in many ways. We explore some of the most popular minting approaches and their advantages.
                                                                                                              Derivatives Update
                                                                                                              As an NFT marketplace, we are often caught in the middle of people with vastly different opinions. Such was the case this week with derivative...
                                                                                                                NFT Experiments: Creator Economy NFTs
                                                                                                                First, we had financial experiments with crypto. In 2021 and now in 2022, we see social experiments with NFTs.
                                                                                                                  Magic Eden's Thoughts on NFT Derivatives & Steps Forward
                                                                                                                  We recognize that Solana as an ecosystem gets a bad rep for being full of derivatives. Here's how we plan to move forward.
                                                                                                                    Street Dreams Cafe: Decoding Our First Photography NFT Project
                                                                                                                    Street Dreams decodes their randomized pack NFT collection — the first major photography project on Solana — and breaks down the content, rarity, and grails; one of which will be auctioned on Jan 17.
                                                                                                                      Introduction to NFTs
                                                                                                                      Here's the lowdown on the what, the how and the why of NFTs.
                                                                                                                        Meet Fikri, artist and winner of the Magic Eden Special Art Prize
                                                                                                                        The Solana Indonesia Art Project saw 2500+ artwork submissions from over 700 artists. Fikri is one of the 18 prize-winning artists.
                                                                                                                          NFT Marketing 101
                                                                                                                          A crash course to marketing your NFT project. Let's get your project out there!
                                                                                                                            We Always Ship: January
                                                                                                                            A round-up of Magic Eden's Dec-Jan latest features and updates!
                                                                                                                              Magic Eden x Faraway: How Marketplaces & Blockchain Games Can Grow Together
                                                                                                                              We are proud to announce a multifaceted partnership today with Faraway as part of our broader commitment to games on Solana. This blog post wi...
                                                                                                                                On 1 of 1s, Collecting Art & NFT Auctions
                                                                                                                                With our auction capabilities, Magic Eden supports even more artists and creators.
                                                                                                                                  How to Choose a Solana Wallet
                                                                                                                                  Before you dive into NFTs and Web3, you'd need a wallet to explore the Solana ecosystem.
                                                                                                                                    2021: A Year Of NFTs On Solana
                                                                                                                                    Still in the early stages but a lot has happened in 2021. Here are some of its defining moments!
                                                                                                                                      How To Be A Community Member
                                                                                                                                      NFT holders share what community means to them and how YOU can start contributing to your newly-joined NFT community.
                                                                                                                                        Creative NFT Expression: Photography & Fashion
                                                                                                                                        We're excited to see the NFT space on Solana grow and expand!
                                                                                                                                          Interview: Gossip Goblin of Goblin Laboratory
                                                                                                                                          On experimenting with NFTs, lore and crowdsourcing creativity.
                                                                                                                                            How To Do Your Own Research (“DYOR”)
                                                                                                                                            Here’s how you can evaluate an NFT project and (hopefully) pick winners
                                                                                                                                              4 Things to Consider Before Launching an NFT Collection
                                                                                                                                              So, you want to launch an NFT collection? Start here.
                                                                                                                                                2022: The Year of The Community DAO
                                                                                                                                                It's all about the vibes.
                                                                                                                                                  SolForGood: What NFT Collections May Mean to Nonprofits & Doing Good
                                                                                                                                                  We appear to be on the cusp of a new frontier of giving.
                                                                                                                                                    Magic Eden's Approach To An Open Listing Model
                                                                                                                                                    Sharing our early thoughts on what an open listing model can look like.
                                                                                                                                                      We're thinking longterm on Solana
                                                                                                                                                      40% of users access Magic Eden through mobile. So, we're beta-testing an app.
                                                                                                                                                        Shadowy Super Coder DAO: What We Learned as a Non-NFT project that Launched an NFT
                                                                                                                                                        Genesys Go on their NFT collection that sold out with less than 4,000 Twitter followers and 2,000 members on their Discord server. How? NFT Utility.
                                                                                                                                                          Metaverse: Prime Real Estate or Universe?
                                                                                                                                                          Is your vision of the metaverse à la Ready Player One? In-browser NFT integration? A mobile game tied to real-life movements? Or, is it all of the above…
                                                                                                                                                            Pesky Penguins' Keys to Community
                                                                                                                                                            The fundamentals to building lasting NFT communities
                                                                                                                                                              Ready Player Go!
                                                                                                                                                              It's time to get your in-game playable NFT
                                                                                                                                                                10 Things I Wished I Knew Before Getting Into NFTs
                                                                                                                                                                Essential tips for newcomers to NFTs and the Solana ecosystem
                                                                                                                                                                  The Intersection of DeFi and NFTs on Solana
                                                                                                                                                                  🚨 Trend Alert: Tokenization of NFT [email protected]’s a rising trend on NFT roadmaps: Utility Tokens. Utility tokens bridge DeF...
                                                                                                                                                                    Web3 Gaming Partnership: Magic Eden x Faraway
                                                                                                                                                                    Magic Eden is proud to be Faraway’s primary marketplace for their Genesis Drop. We will feature them on Magic Eden Launchpad on December 6.Mag...
                                                                                                                                                                      Gaming on Solana is heating up!
                                                                                                                                                                      🔥 Alpha: GG, From Magic Eden x FarawayMagic Eden is proud to be Faraway’s primary marketplace for their Genesis Drop. We will feature them on...
                                                                                                                                                                        Welcome to Magic Eden Weekly!
                                                                                                                                                                        Here's our first newsletter — we'll be dropping inbox treats every Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                                          Why Magic Eden No Longer Requires Exclusivity From Creators
                                                                                                                                                                          Hey all,We wanted to write a post to share why we no longer request exclusivity from creators.The word ‘community’ is frequently thrown around...
                                                                                                                                                                            Magic Eden Launchpad
                                                                                                                                                                            The latest Magic Eden feature that provides full-service NFT minting support
                                                                                                                                                                              Magic Eden Lottery X Cyber Samurai, Fast Food SMB & Degen Lizzy
                                                                                                                                                                              To celebrate the launch of Magic Eden, and to thank our community for their support, we are hosting our very first lottery!