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SOLANA NFT/DEFI/TWITTER ECOSYSTEM

REFLECTIONS

EAsymoneyding speaks

quality

projects

what makes

projects special?

influencoorrr

the perfect influencer

monsta

scientist

should we bE looking?

infected mob

can they deliver?

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GUILD512

is it a rug?

thoughts

a day in

the life

fresh nft series

marcopolo

weekly insight

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FROM THE EDITOR

Just the facts.

Weekly REFLECTIONS

EasyMoneyDing casts his eye over the

week’s happenings #alpha

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GUILD512 Twitter newsletter- time to

subscribe! #alpha

Probably Nothing

EasyMoneyDing speaks. Are

you listening? #alpha

QUALITY PROJECTS

SubaruImpreza09 takes a look at what

makes projects special #alpha

IS IT A RUG?

JustinApe shares his thoughts.

Marco Polo

The team at Mercanti wrap up

the week #alpha

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A DAY IN THE LIFE

NFTBoomer1 looks at this fresh

NFT series. #alpha

CORAL TRIBE

It’s the teams that BUIDL that

you have to watch! #alpha

INFLUENCooOOrrr

BroccolidDAO looks at WHAT

makes an influencer. #alpha

INFECTED MOB

PerfectEnChlag dives into the

newest NFT project #alpha

MONSTA SCIENTIST

PerfectEnChlag uncovers

another BUIDL team #alpha

CryptoVulture


from

the

Issue 64 of #Shill marking our 9th month of publishing this free zine across the Solana ecosystem. Our

2022 goal is 10k views. All it takes is a retweet & maybe an influencer?

Recently I bought a @husaensadam piece. Husaensadam sent a shirt (there’s the photo on the opposite

page->) as part of the auction win.

I have to send a S/O to @credlessk and @MrUniqueNFT for the shits and giggles this week in Twitter

Spaces. Got to meet and speak with @EasyMoneyDing and, in a 2nd Space, they shilled this zine while

@frankdegods was in the chat. Issue 63 shot up by 150 views! People that have never heard of #SHILL

zine- now they have.

This issue has OVER 180 pages. Definitely #ALPHA. Definitely #threads you’ve missed that are worth

your while. And, definitely #NFTs that you didn’t know existed from artists that would appreciate you

looking at their work. It’s not all about flipping and pfps.

Culture Hacker’s new series ODYSSEY is most impressive. NFTs that allow you to take part in an

immersive ESCAPE ROOM. I’m in!

Articles (threads) from some very talented writers in the space including @EasyMoneyDing, @SubaruImpreza09

and @GUILD512. Add them to your FOLLOW if you want information that counts.

#Shill managed to lock away seven pieces during the week. What have you collected?

As always, show your love on the Twittersphere with a simple retweet.

Enough said. You know the drill. Let’s f go!

@Pixeltoy

Gluttony in Motion - part 1 @CultureHacker

Greed @hersoid

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Husaensadam BONUS gifts.

Manggran’s potrait 4 @manggran

Sundried Shadow @McNatt @DonRoccie

Colonial Policy @elthomate_nft

ugly @avekno


WEEKLY

@easymoneyding

Here are the results on a poll I ran on average length of time for an NFT purchase in current market conditions:

80 people responded: 26.3% said they’d flip in the first 3 days 21.3% said they’d flip within 2 weeks 52.5% said

they’d hold longer than 2 weeks.

We had to dive a little deeper into those who held longer than 2 weeks (small sample size) ~ 50% are holders less

than 3 months 36.4% longer than 3 months.

Based off the data we can assume that around 75% of holders are relatively active traders (willing to hold no

longer than 3 months), particularly in current market conditions.

What does this mean? There’s all types of traders in the market now with the half of the holders looking to flip

within 2 weeks’ time. This is about as short as duration of holds become due to the bearish state of the market.

However, it’s still positive to see a quarter of the market looking for long term holds and buying established projects

they believe will withstand the test of time. Imo, the market has been more favourable to long term traders

as opposed to short-term flippers

I’d argue that there is an inverse correlation between the overall health of the nft market and opportunities to

flip for profit. Something you might think is obvious, but it’s taken some time to become truly apparent.

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Keep your eyes on...

HAPPYMUERTOSNFT

SolPotatoNFT

Sniping Demon


_justinmanuel


_justinmanuel


@guild512

Saint Degen the next “degen” mint to explode.

Saint Degen is the next “degen” project to blow up, despite not having a clear

utility or roadmap. Since minting for 0.069 Sol, the 5555 collection reached a high

of 0.8 Sol and is hovering around 0.6 Sol at the time of writing.

A “degen” mint refers to an nft project that’s launching and with little to no information

about it, and typically for a really cheap fee. Goblin Town is the standout

example, minting for free on May 20th, 2022, and reaching a high of 4 eth,

roughly 4000 USD.

Recently on Solana, a slew of art-only degen mints have popped up. Gothic Degens

and Aidegens are two that went from sub 0.1 Sol mints, to being over 1 sol, with

gothic degens hovering around 9 Sol as of right now. Saint Degen won’t be following

the path of these other projects as they have no intentions to make custom nfts for

other projects like these two have.

Saint Degen came from nowhere and made such a huge splash due to their founders

excellent marketing. They went into a spaces held by a major Solana influencer and

started saying things like how the founder cured a couple people of cancer just by

blessing them. They leveraged this attention and built a community centred around

trolling and medieval language. As of this moment, they are yet to have a clear

roadmap.

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The wave of cheap mints with no promises give people hope that some of the spirit

from the bull market remains, but we will have to see how these projects play out

over time, and if more projects like them will appear out of the blue.

Degen Town announce The Fallen collection

After the sacrifice that Degen Town held a couple days back, it’s been all quiet

from the team, leaving people worried that they may have just burnt their nfts for

nothing.

However, NftRamo, advisor for Degen Town, tweeted out “The fallen are coming.” The

photo above was attached to the tweet, and it appears that those who “sacrificed”

their nft will receive a Fallen version of the nft.

People replied with enthusiasm, with some saying that this looks “waaaay better

than first collection”.

Degen Town has managed to generate a lot of hype around its project, and it’ll be

interesting to see what’s coming next.

Current fp: 8.8 Sol

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Project Highlights

Liberty Square

Liberty Square is a collection of 9999 squirrels minting next week for 0.88 Sol. It

is increasingly building up a head of steam as more and more people are paying attention

to it, a result of their constant and sincere engagement in twitter spaces.

Many are scrambling to get themselves a whitelist spot, but few actually know what

the project plans to do.

“Liberty Square is not a PFP project.” That’s how they describe themselves, as they

plan to be more than a jpeg you use as your pfp. They want to “focus on future development”,

and given the owners background in the entertainment industry, it is

probably safe to assume that they’ll be going down that route with their project.

Of course, this is still speculation, so let’s look at more concrete things that

they will be doing. On top of their high-quality squirrel art, they will grant IP

rights to their holders, do regular airdrops, and staking.

A couple of these are in line with the industry standard, but the project suggests

that their tokens, $FILTH, will have utility “unique to Liberty Square”.

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Influencers like Amystreets and Alexander42 have taken note of the project, with

the consensus being that they’ll mint out, and perform decently well on secondary.

This confidence has brought confidence to retail, resulting in the scramble to get

whitelist spots for the project.

Liberty Square will be minting next week, July 13th, 2022, for 0.88 Sol.

Daily Mint Results

Chambers:

Mint price: 1.4/1.7 Sol

Total Supply: 7777

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

Mint postponed due to issues

with metadata.

Scrappyboyz:

Mint price: 1 Sol

Total Supply: 4000

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

390/4000 minted.

Kazuki:

Mint price: 1.5 Sol

Total supply: 3333

Price change: 0.22/0.079 Sol

Supply change: 1222

119/1222 minted.

Heroes of Astron:

Mint price: 0.99 Sol

Total supply: 4444

Price change: 0.33/0.10 Sol

Supply change: N/A

Sold out.

Floor price: 0.15 Sol

Attack on Meta:

Mint price: 2.33/3/3.33 Sol

Total supply: 3333

Price change: 0.333

Supply change: N/A

820/3333 minted.

Zenin:

Mint price: 1.88 Sol

Total supply: 4050

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

2943/4050 minted.

Daemonverse:

Mint price: 1.5/2 Sol

Total supply: 1010

Price change: 1.5 Sol

Supply change: N/A

341/1010 minted.

Sniper Cove:

Mint price: 2.75/3.5 Sol

Total supply: 1000

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

Sold out.

Floor price: 3.45 Sol

Shrouded Playground:

Mint price: 3 Sol

Total supply: 7777

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

4222/7777 minted.

Solkids:

Mint price: 1.5/2 Sol

Total supply: 5555

Price change: 1.5 Sol

Supply change: N/A

100/5555 minted.

Bad Habits:

Mint price: 1.75/2 Sol

Total supply: 5000

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

13/5000 minted.

The Reynard Club:

Mint price: free/0.3/0.5

Sol

Total supply: 777

Price change: free

Supply change: N/A

Sold out.

Floor price: 0.04 Sol.

Netrunner:

Mint price: 2 Sol

Total supply: 4646

Price change: N/A

Supply change: N/A

Sold out.

Floor price: 2.30 Sol

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PROBABLY

@easymoneyding - 4081 followers

are utility projects that support our nft

ecosystem such as @BlocksmithLabs

redundant now that the services they

provide are replaceable?

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MetaverseME

Star Atlas Game Play

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrnxfPp6iHk

Grape Art

What is Grape.Art and why you should be looking.

grapeprotocol grapeprotocol

https://youtu.be/Tabn5fgvMW8?t=3053

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@subaruimpreza09

There are so many pieces of information to weigh when looking at a project and evaluating its quality. This picture

says ~at least~ 1,000 words.

The blue areas are “hubs,” or places where other factors relate/converge. This signals to me that these specific

factors are ones of the utmost importance. This thread will break down these “hubs” and what makes them important.

Points covered:

team communication trust in team team/community response to FUD community engagement

matching the market

flexibility

Team communication: this is a HUGE one. There is no “one size fits all” style that works the best, but the important

part is that the team is engaged directly with the holders.

ex. @peblo69: Peblo is a mysterious mfer and the community embraces his style. He doesn’t make many announcements,

but he still informally communicates with his community frequently.

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Additionally, CoC has a thick stack of staff dedicated to community management

Team trust: a necessity. Good things take time, but the space moves at lightning speed. When a community

understands the vision and trusts the team to execute, the team can focus on the end goal. This ties into communication

and managing expectations.

ex. @okaybears: OKB would not be at 100 fp right now unless the community trusted the team.

@powerofpixel’s levelheadedness, leadership, and communication make this possible.

Team and community response to FUD: with trust and communication, a community and team can fight FUD

from the outside together. Getting defensive is a red flag. Engaging with reasonable FUD and squashing misinformation

is the key, and a tactful leader will communicate this.

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ex. During the recent @TaiyoRobotics FUD (“what has Solport Tom done”), community members were quick to

give their perspective. @SolportTom hosted a space to clarify some info, and it had immediate benefits

seanytsunami.sol

So @SolportTom hops on one twitter spaces and this is what happens? @TaiyoRobotics

Community engagement: the need for engagement doesn’t stop post-mint. It takes consistency to solidify a

project as a big player in the space. Pfp usage, tasteful raiding, and keeping up with news on discord are always

beneficial for spreading the word. ex. @CetsOnCreck/@CetsCommunity made a name for themselves by being

loud af, to the point where you would have to be sleeping under a rock to not know about them. They may even

raid this tweet too.

Matching the market: it is important that a project’s supply and price are reasonable given the context of the

market. It is also an important consideration whether the project either uplifts or intentionally rejects (riskier)

the market meta.

This can understandably be hard to get right, given that the larger market is outside of a team’s control. This

leads me to the next point...

Flexibility. A team/community that can make pivots

based on market conditions, metas, etc. will almost

win over a project with rigidity. Managing expectations

and not making promises too far in advance

are good signs.

Not all of the factors in the first figure are relevant to

every project. However, I would expect a team to at

least have thought about + considered these factors

before launch. Hold upcoming projects accountable

-- we can create a better space by asking tough

questions.

Thanks for reading. I hope you found something in

here helpful. Do you agree? Disagree? Special S/O to

@LitecoinYagami’s content army for the feedback .

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@justinape

Is @degensweepers

a rug?

My thoughts about how I think this project is forming a cult & that it likely won’t end well The purpose of this

thread is to raise awareness to others to see another side of the #UrkannArmy.

I used to respect Urkann after he swept the Degods floor multiple times He claims that he owns 8 businesses & is

now extremely egotistical here on twitter. He silences anyone that goes against his cult narrative. I posted something

& he said my comment will be “hided”.

How do you run 8 companies “successfully” & have time to run a full on Web 3.0 project with a big community?

When an employee didn’t get paid, they had to resource to Twitter as a last resort so people could see. Then got

mocked PUBLICLY… that’s wild

How do

you run 8

companies?

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It’s fair to point out that a 6-6.5 $SOL mint / $200 is pricey for the “average” $SOL NFT enthusiast In these market

conditions 40% going to tech / dev & 5% going to a “sweeping Wallet” It’s debatable on whether or not there’s

good integrity behind this.

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Urkann’s posts are very cult like Often times makes fun of people / puts others down while getting his point

across He’s literally dissing his own community and they don’t even see it. Most of the community members I’ve

seen just do / say whatever urkann says.

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An example of the type of comments you see from this “community” All of this & then at the end “although I

don’t have SL but I am going to keep trying” All you need to know The cult is so caught up in trying to get WL for

the project that they’ll do / say anything.

A clueless cult There are hundreds of comments like this. Worshipping a founder of an NFT project usually

doesn’t end well. Not to mention a lot of these are accounts with the same PFP w/ under 100 followers &

following 1000+ .. almost look like bots.

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Not sure I’d want to invest in a project with a founder that makes threats if you don’t succumb to his narrative

Interesting to say the least.

When I asked a genuine question a few days ago on the value prop of degen sweepers, I didn’t get very many

intellectual comments Was met with quite a few angry dms though Including quite a few “brooms” & “trust urkann”

which was expected.

@justiinape

What’s the reason everyone is bullish on @DegenSweepers Besides “trust Urkann” or “sweep”. Genuinely curious

on the value proposition & would love to hear some bullish cases & some opinions.

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Marco Polo

Marco Polo’s Journal

Hacker House Belgrade, CoC & Thugbirdz moving up, Primates merch on fire, Bohemia

Fabulosa minting and more

Ayyy CoC is back making moves on marketplace with Peblo’s tweet, merch sneak-peak, and the lit official

music video… if you got a Cet, pfp it up in the name of Solana!

Rank #2 Thugbirdz found its new owner with 150 SOL, sitting on 2nd highest sales on ME last week.

Despite the bittersweet, the ups and downs, Thugbirdz were aspirational for most folks coming on to

sol for a very long time. CAW CAW mfs, we come back stronger.

I gotta say, Primates art & fashion line for merch impressed me this time. The anime that comes with

fine details and minimal logo & clean background makes me cant’ wait but to print them out and hang

on my wall in my Mongol tent. JNGL boyz!

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Bohemia Fabulosa

The Skinny:

Despite (I said a lot of despite today) the market, Bohemia is an absolute beast. They are launching

their 2nd NFT — Fabulosa next week with unseen gamified raffle utility and more. The $WOOP ecosystem

will connect Fabulosa & Bohemia, making each other stronger.

Why we’re paying attention:

State-of-the-Art magical gamified raffle application, epic prizes through Fabulosa: blue chip NFTs,

SOL, USDC, festival tickets, traveling the World & and so on, connected with the Bohemian Ecosystem

through $WOOP, stunning Fabulosa Art by GringoGrass… Those who don’t believe in magic will

never find it!

If you want a TLDR about Bohemia, here’s a quick recap video of Bohemia made under Marco’s Library

on YouTube.

Mint Date: July 12th

Mint Supply: 5,000

Price: TBA

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BohemiaArtFair

Website: https://www.fabulosa.io/

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@NFTBoomer1

a

in the

Deep dive on rising 1/1 artist on SOL that Im very excited about. Im talking about, of course, the talented

@kiramotosan. I first ran into a piece from Kiramotos A Day In The Life Series while cruising @exchgART.

The piece is entitled Employee of the Month (below).

A Day in the Life is a wonderful series. In this series, i just see so much wholesome rebellion...not just

rebellion for the sake of chaos, but something pure in the joy of it... His characters are navigating adulthood

with no compass and no apologies. Just like us.

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People are taking notice, early,

on this up-and-coming star.

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But, like all art, the work on the canvas is shaped by the life experiences of the artists behind them. In this

regard, Kiramoto is such an interesting character study.

Growing up in a family of overachievers, he studied medicine to follow in the family tradition of becoming

a doctor. Changing course in med school, he chased music, writing, and pursued several other

creative outlets...

Ultimately, he ended up in Europe, studying under some of the most successful Chefs at the time. He then

moved back to one of the largest metropolitan areas in Asia and ran several restaurants for almost a

decade. COVID struck his businesses hard, so he pivoted to crypto.

Several good calls in crypto provided Kiramoto with a taste of freedom from the everyday grind of being

a restaurateur. He enjoyed the ability that crypto provided to spend more quality time at home with his

wife and young child. This led him to art...and his current series.

Both of his series focus on rebellion, freedom in anonymity, and living an authentic life. Others (normies, if

you will) often view web3 folks as a bad batch of hackers, crooks, and swindlers. Kiramoto, through his

art, aims to flip that stereotype on its head. He succeeds.

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By capturing his subjects, clad in balaclavas, going about their everyday lives....Kiramoto hopes to show

the world that most web3 participants are genuine people who live a normal life, but are interested in an

emerging technology, not simply a mass of degenerates.

It is my feeling that he captures this sentiment wonderfully through his art. You will find students, white

collar workers, and parents depicted in his work...

an accurate representation

of many of us and a love

letter to the crypto and

NFT culture at large.

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@CoralTribeNFT

We wanted to create something new & different with our staking & $AQUA. Here’s how we’re doing just that.

Gamification

Daily staking yields are tied to Sea-MT, a psychoactive substance which alters your Coral NFT’s mind & metadata

when smoked.

Learn & Earn: Nature x Web3

The effects of Sea-MT are determined by IRL Ocean Conditions. To maximise staking yields, holders should take

Sea-MT when conditions are threatening to corals. This rewards holders for learning more about our oceans.

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Tokenomics & LP

We’ve partnered with @cursedlabs to design our tokenomics w/ the highest level of precision - All decisions have

been made to elevate the value of your $AQUA. This includes timing a liquidity pool with fresh $AQUA utility to

sustain its long-term value.

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The DemiGods are five 1/1 pieces handcrafted by @Q1R0Z GUARDIAN | NOMAD | SHAMANESS | ENCODER |

JOKER Each will play a unique role within our ecosystem & a further layer of gamification. $AQUA auctions start

July ‘22.

Impact Fund

The Impact Fund is the core of our project, USP & seeded w/ 50% of project revenues. Rewards obtained from

Impact investments will be tied to $AQUA - providing direct value to our holders. Our Tribe Council of multi-disciplinary

experts is almost ready.

Staking Temple Opens Soon.

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Jun 28

Issue 5 - InfluencooOOrrr =

AmbassadoooOOOrrr

Does anybody else remember the days in Web2 when everybody wanted to become an

influencer? No, not like @shillin_villain, (people might want to be doing that now though), I'm

talking about 100k followers on Instagram, with brand sponsorship deals of clothes, shoes,

Jewelry and more… and they pay you like $1,000 per post to share with your followers.

That’s the influencooooOOOr I am referencing.

Celebrities, actors and athletes made up some of the top campaigns for companies like Adidas,

Nike and Louis Vuitton - But deep down Micro-influencing started having the reach that brands

needed for organic growth and engagement.

Ad campaigns on billboards, radio and TV don’t drive people into shops like they used to. The

rise of ecommerce also fueled brands' need for marketing to users who were spending more

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time at home, and even more time on their phone, plus this type of marketing was cheaper than

paid ads and had better results when done correctly.

Web2 companies were building influencer marketing campaigns, designed solely around more

organic reach this way. I don’t need to give you the top down summary of all this, we were there,

we all remember. The point I am trying to highlight though, is that we are resurfacing this aspect

of branding in NFTs. InfluencooOOOrs on twitter are now the brand ambassadors of Web3 and

NFTs.

Let’s hop on over to NFT inspect for a second. Rankings by chain, supply and reach on Profile

pictures and NFT project reach.

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Every sh%&poster shills themselves and their ranking, which furthers the importance of the

comparison, simply because every influencer has chosen an NFT for their profile picture. More

social meaning is weighted on who Fxnction, Iced Knife or Shillin_Villain rock in their profile,

simply because their followers are impressionable. The more people they reach, the more eyes

on that little circle that contains a project's NFT.

Psychologically, all of us NFT degens will recognize most of these projects above and be

flooded with some emotion of an experience we’ve shared with the project the same way a

sound or a smell brings you back to a memory. This is a subconscious branding element every

company on planet earth desires. A thought of any kind, can be improved upon, changed, and

acted upon if creating enough FOMO. Lowkey inciting you to BUY. The same happens with

influencers. We see them “winning” often, and setting aside the inner workings of being an

influencer, on the surface if we emulate them, we will achieve the same success.

Deep down, we’re all brand ambassadors for NFT projects if we’re rocking an NFT as our profile

pic. Influencers especially…

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From a Web2 perspective, the PFP is ingenious! A non-invasive form of marketing. By simply

rocking the PFP, influencers followers see that picture every tweet, reply, or twitter space the

influencer takes part in. This applies to each one of us as well, we are all brand ambassadors

for the project we decide to rock as our PFP. When a PFP is changed, that gets noted in the

subconscious of every follower.

The project an influencer wears is their promotion, or backing of said project. We are seeing

subtle forms of marketing and ambassadorship whether knowingly or not. Ask yourself, how

many times have you seen an Influencer with an Okay Bear, Degod or Solana Monkey Business

and ask yourself if you should get one as well?

With the age of our ecosystem, Web3 is not yet more advanced than Web2, which will cause

short term relapses or parallels of what we saw of the brand ambassador meta Web2

experienced. If we look at PFPs with that lense, the FOMO we get can be tampered down,

helping us think more clearly and rule out social sentiment that could affect our investment

decisions.

A key to investing is looking at placing your funds into something with as little emotion attached,

so that you don’t bag hold to zero. The same goes for NFT’s.

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As much as we love our little monkeys, or the community while talking to other cat pictures, we

have to learn to jump ship when it comes to our hard earned cash. The overlap between Brand

Ambassadors and influencers these days, even our own PFPs, is one in the same.

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The last article I wrote was about a project which has planned to offer multiple tools and

accelerator program services to its holders and it stands under the Utility Meta category.

So to make it even, this article belongs to the community-driven project. But lately, we

have got a lot of projects that made a lot of big claims in the name of the community and

are sitting under their mint cost as I write this, why would you guys want to take a look at

another project in the same category?

Well because this project has been launched by the team of an already successful project

being launched in this space with an already established strong community and a holder

base.

Let us talk about Infected Mob.

Infected Mob, is the upcoming Gen 2 collection of the projects Rare Robots (Gen 0) and

Robot Mafia Mob (Gen 1) which are listed on Magic Eden at a floor price of 2 $SOL and

4 $SOL respectively. Not only this but the Team behind the project is also the one which

is behind the project “Xin Dragons” one of the few projects in the space that have built

something better for everyone. And when I say everyone I mean to say that they have built

staking platforms for various projects and are currently sitting at a floor of 40 $SOL.

Before we talk in detail about the Infected Mob collection, the mint details for the project

are as follows:

Supply: 7777

Cost: 1.77 $SOL

Time: 6 pm UTC

Launchpad: Magic Eden

ROADMAP

So, Infected Mob is going to be a project under the umbrella of Mob Studios that will

provide the end-to-end solution any actor or creator in Solana needs including marketing

advisory, high-quality customized merchandise, the smoothest custom-tailored tech

solutions, and a lot more.

Let us talk about all the services the Mob is going to offer in detail:

DESIGN

Here the artists will get a chance to work alongside the Creative Director and the whole

team behind the art of the Infected Mob collection in areas such as Designs, Concept Art,

Animations and UX/UI support, the team which has done such a commendable job in

designing their art which we will talk more about in the ART part of the article.

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BRANDING

The Mob Studios will also help in creating branding to help any project make a

meaningful and lasting impact in the space, allowing for a wider audience to recognise

you.

MARKETING

Once you have the design and the brand ready, the next thing in line is to market your

project, well if you are new to this and don't know a thing about how “MARKETING”

works the MOB got you.

MERCHANDISING

Well this particular term was quite famous recently and everyone wants to launch a

MERCH these days, so following the trend and making it easy for the project teams the

MOB will help the team to distribute merchandising at a scale. This service includes

Hats, Sweaters, T-Shirts, Hoodies and more!

Not only this but the team will also provide professional photoshoots to showcase the

merch in various environmental settings to give authenticity and a reference for how the

fit would look on the models.

DISCORD MANAGEMENT

Here the Mob will provide your project with respectful and experienced staff members to

assist you in your project’s journey. Not only that, but the Mob can offer training and best

practices for your most dedicated community members to contribute, freeing you up from

the day-to-day, and allowing you to innovate in Solana.

This was all about the services being offered by the MOB Studious to third parties,

however, the Roadmap has still got things left:

STAKING

As I mentioned above Xin Dragons have launched Staking platforms for a lot of projects in

the space so why won’t they have a platform in place for their project.

Here the stakers will have to send their NFTs to different jobs in search of $MOB.

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1 $ROBO = 1 $MOB.

LOTTERIA

As the name suggests, here the holders will have the chance to multiply their net worth,

which isn’t a lot offcourse because most of them haven’t taken a single profit when $SOL

was $250 a piece.

They can do so by spending their delicious $MOB tokens, they will have the chance to

win big: whitelist allocations, NFTs — both degen and blue-chip, $MOB jackpots, Infected

Elixirs, and a lot more.

MOB WAREHOUSE

The holders of the NFT will have a chance to spend their hard-earned $MOB here to buy

the slickest Mob merchandise for you to rep IRL! In the Warehouse, you’ll also be able to

pay for illicit elixirs to obtain roles, custom banners, and other valuable upgrades.

MOB MISSIONS

Information about this particular phase is limited, all we know is that apart from doing

various jobs to earn $MOB and gambling their $MOB and purchasing things from the Mob

Warehouse, the Mobsters will get a chance to get their hands on another precious currency

which can also be acquired by them.

1v1 MOBSTER BRAWLS

Here you will get a chance to use your Mobster NFTs to brawl against fellow Mobsters in

the discord. These battles will be initiated within the Infected Mob Discord in a turn-based

fighting style similar to Pokémon.

ART

The team has been making announcements that they are going to launch the best art

Solana has ever seen. Looking at their background and their experience all we could have

done is trust them in their words right.

Well, they have kept their word and this is by far one of the best arts launched in space

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ecently.

Not only the art of the NFTs but the website of the project is unique as well and staking

websites which have been launched are aesthetically pleasing with an overall great User

Experience.

ENGAGEMENT

Once we know that a team with a proven record and is building throughout the different

phases of the market and providing values to not only their holders but the new projects

in the space is going to launch another project with art which beats their old collection,

getting a good engagement is quite obvious.

There is an overall positive sentiment around the project and all the potential investors,

whether the community members or the big players in the space of them are one way or

another excited for the launch and have mentioned them in their lists of the ming projects

to check out.

Talking about numbers, they are somewhere getting an engagement of around 500–1000

reactions per announcement in their Discord.

To conclude, I would say that the project is looking promising. The team has fulfilled all

the promises till now and has released all the utilities which were promised in the past

collections.

Talking about providing value to the past holders, the team has announced that the first

phase of the mint will only go to happen in $ROBO with a closet of 777 $ROBO a piece.

The vision is quite great as well and it supports what the project has been doing till now

which is helping projects set up their staking websites.

One thing that I found unsatisfactory is the fact that this collection is going to have a

supply of 7777 NFTs which is quite a big number if we look at the market conditions.

The engagement in terms of numbers also hasn’t been that big if we measure it with the

supply. However, to tackle that they have built a strong support base of members who are

availing of their services.

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By @perfectenchlag

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It's been a long time since I have written about a project, well not my fault

hasn't found anything impressive as such.

The entire crypto market is down except for the few short-term rallies that

many people mistake as the reversal. This downtrend has also affected the

volume on Magic Eden which is back to the 5 figures mark now, a number

that only the OGs have experienced.

But even in this downtrend, some projects have had an impressive launch,

the only similarity between them is that they did not promise to build any

brand with stolen art and a stolen website but something which has

something of value attached to it. The best example of this is “Delysid

Kiddos”.

Don’t feel sad if you missed the mint because some projects are launching

this week which are going to add their names in the builder’s meta and will

offer not just PFPs.

Let us talk about Monsta Scientist.

Monsta Scientist is a project that has a lot of tools planned for the holders of

the NFTs which are supposed to make their life easier. Not just tools but the

project also believes in the spirit of the community and will help their holders

with services which will help them launch their projects in the future.

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Before going ahead, the mint details of the project are as follows:

Supply: 4444

Cost: 1.5 $SOL

Time: 6:40 pm UTC

ROADMAP

These guys have been building their project for a long time now, and their

roadmap is proof of why they have taken so much to launch the project.

The Monsta Scientist Roadmap is divided into different classes, however,

each one of them has the same underlying motive of providing maximum

value to its holders.

Tools

The team has announced that the project will offer multiple tools to their

holders so that they can use them and make their journey in the NFT Space

a bit easier.

These tools include:

Rarity Tool

Sniper Tool

Project Analysis ( anti-rug-tool )

Pre-Whitelist / Pre-Mint tool (only for Monsta NFT holders)

Web Jobs

Floor price alerts, token alerts, new CM alerts, and Wallet trackers.

Apart from the tools, the project will also

launch its marketplace for the holders to get

benefits of:

Trading their NFT with several tokens, they

will provide $SOL, $USDC, $LABS, and more

tokens in the future.

Token swap

Monsta Raffles

Auction of special Monsta and other NFTs

Auction whitelist

Merchandise sale

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Now to avail of the benefits of any of these services, the holder must have

$LABS, which is going to be their in-house governance token and will be

available to only those who will stake their MonstaNFTs.

Accelerator Program

This utility is for those holders who are planning to launch their collection

someday in the future and are lacking resources.

The primary services being provided by the team of Monsta Scientist

include:

Help in growing the community of the project.

Marketing

Developer support (tools, webs developer etc.)

Collaborating on a project and using all of Monsta Scientist’s connections

Assist with Sneak peek art and Twitter account development

Launchpad & Doxxing services

All projects wishing to join this accelerator program are required to pay with

$LABS a token generated by staking Monsta Scientist or Monsta Potion.

ART

When I said that the project is going on the route to registering its name in

the builder’s meta, I didn't mean that they are not going to take care of the

members who love flexing their NFTs as PFPs on their socials.

This is one of the best things in any utility-focused project when they make

sure that the NFTs they will offer to the investors are pfp-worthy.

The website of the project is also very clean and the overall user interface

is great.

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ENGAGEMENT

This is one of the strongest points of the project. Before the launch of their

main collection, they launched the mint of Monsta Potions, a second

collection of the project with a supply of just 150 NFTs. The holders of

Monsta Potions were given the benefits of having 2 free mints and 3

reserved WL spots for the Monsta Scientist Collection and other multiple

benefits which will continue after the mint of the main collection as well.

As of now, the collection is sitting on a 12.5 $SOL floor and has over 2000

$SOL in volume, which is quite an impressive number for a project with just

150 NFTs.

Talking about their Twitter, they launched their Twitter on May 10th and have

around 37,000 followers there with around 58 tweets which is a small number

keeping in mind it's been 2 months since they are in the space.

However, the engagement they are getting on their Tweets is pretty

impressive.

Talking about Discord, they have managed to build quite an active community

and the general chats have been active throughout. The Discord also got a

lot of big personalities of the space in there and they are clocking an average

engagement of over 1000 reactions per announcement and sneak peeks.

To conclude, I would say that the project is looking strong from the first look.

They have a well-thought-out roadmap if we look at the condition where the

market is evolving as of now, as all the tools are one’s which are being

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used by the community in the Solana NFT Space regularly.

Apart from that, the accelerator programme is also something which has

received a lot of attraction if we look at the past mints who offered that like

FatCatsCapital and is a good added value for the holder.

In terms of engagement as well, the project looks like it will be a quick sellout.

If you have Whitelist, I would recommend you to make your decision only

after watching the demand during the mint phase, but be quick as they have

mentioned that the whitelists are oversubscribed.

If you don’t have a whitelist and want to get a better deal in the secondary

marketplace, make sure to wait for the first leg down, as many people will

take profits and the listings might increase which will lower the floor.

As always do not over-invest in anything and make sure to DYOR.

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