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What is Web3? How does the blockchain create opportunities for creators? Should you consider NFTs for a portion of your revenue plans? Listen in as we discuss with Teddy Pejoski all of the ways you could use these technologies as a creator and business owner.
[0:50] Teddy’s background and projects in the tech space (Crack Your Screen)
[1:53] What is Web3? From the academic-focused ‘90s to the rise of social networking in the early ‘00s to now
[4:10] Web2 is the “read and write” web, while Web3 is the “read, write, and own” web
[4:29] How blockchain technology contributes to ownership of personal data
[5:09] The impact on social media platforms we use today due to the rise in blockchain, and how it could shift the advertising model
[7:18] Community in Web3, ownership or collaboration?
[8:58] NFTs and Teddy’s perspective on gamification or incentivization of community-building using NFTs
[9:59] How NFTs can form part of creator revenue and income plans, from artists and musicians to owning space in the metaverse (NFTs and Their Role in the Creator Economy)
[13:24] The relationship between the metaverse and Web3, with Web3 as the foundation and the metaverse on top of it (The Important Difference Between Web3 and the Metaverse)
[14:23] Blockchain powers Web3, ledgers, decentralized notes, and more
[14:40] The risks of Web3, cryptocurrency, NFT scams, and how to be secure to protect your wallets
[15:19] Teddy shares some examples of what to look out for, and some high-level advice to not share information with strangers (Ongoing Solana attack targets thousands of crypto wallets, costing users more than $5 million so far)
[17:27] How creators in the social media/email newsletter space can get started in Web3 starts with getting educated on the basics
[20:15] What is token-gating all about? (Token Gating: Everything You Need to Know in 2022)
[21:09] All about Enzyme and how it leverages Web3 technologies: smart contracts and no coding experience necessary (Enzyme)
Teddy Pejoski is a self-taught software engineer who’s now an entrepreneur based in New York. He has many tech industry projects in his repertoire, from creating the first URL-shortening service in 2008, to co-founding a coding academy. He also founded GSIX software consulting, the proud developers of the Crack Your Screen app, which has more than 20 million installs. He’s currently the founder and CEO of Enzyme, a No-Code platform where brands can discover, deploy and manage web3 smart contracts.
Connect with Teddy and Enzyme
Teddy’s Facebook here
Teddy’s Twitter here
Teddy’s LinkedIn here
Enzyme Discord here
Enzyme LinkedIn here
Enzyme Twitter here
Some interesting links Teddy recommends:
web3 starter pack – The absolute must (slightly technical but very foundational) https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SWJw_NTyUvgdB_asRzsnVyKjciW8dZbeqQeUeWsEiQc/edit#
Another web3 starter pack (also packed with a lot of other links and info) https://cryptosociety.notion.site/Web3-Starter-Pack-5a922714348e4a7cbaa45b2f0a8861bd
World Of Women – the biggest (the strongest) female-led NFT community https://worldofwomen.art/
Yam Karkai – An artist, creator of WoW, well respected in the NFT community https://twitter.com/YKarkai
Getting into web3 as a non-technical person – https://mirror.xyz/0xDFD0F3c37b43c5d1ce09E74bB626A664b2a58ED0/sHAjm422bwKk6T1mT_wha4LpakuihLAjOEk8vmDWmKY
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