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DDIntel - NFT's Impact on Games and Entertainment

DDIntel - NFT's Impact on Games and Entertainment
By DataDrivenInvestor • Issue #18 • View online
In this issue, we dive into the world of NFTs and explore how they are changing the video game industry and the film sector. Maria Lopez highlights how films are now getting the NFT treatment, with blockchain changing how the film industry functions through decreased fraud and simplified royalty payments. Likewise, Allyson Ray provides greater insight into how the games industry is rapidly evolving due to NFTs. Games such as The Sandbox and Decentraland are revolutionizing the gaming industry from top to bottom, changing how we see and play games. Make sure to give these articles a read. 
This issue also covers problems associated with growth stocks and emotional investments and why Dave Ramsey’s wealth tips are deeply flawed. Thus, this latest issue of DDIntel has got you covered in terms of offering great advice regarding making the very best investments and protecting your portfolio. Furthermore, this issue also incorporates other interesting articles, such as the future of electric and how Snapchat has become a market leader in AR technology. Thus, look no further than this issue of DDIntel to give you the very best quality articles in tech, finance and entrepreneurship.

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Stories this week
Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps Have Several Flaws | by Marx D. | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Dave Ramsey is well known for his financial tips and advice. According to Dave Ramsey, there are seven baby steps you can take to build wealth. He claims they work every time. However, this may not be the case. Marx D outlines in his latest article why each of Dave Ramsey’s baby steps possesses flaws, outlining that although they can work, they will not work every time due to variations in financial situations. It is an interesting read and is worth your time, especially if you want to understand finance and wealth generation.
Horrible Mistake I Made by Emotional Investing | DataDrivenInvestor
Investing is tricky. It is especially hard if you don’t know what you are investing in. It is easy to get caught up in the hype surrounding certain stocks or online currencies such as Dogecoin, and thus it is easy to lose money. Listy Jumar outlines in her article above how emotional investing led to her losing money on investments. She explains that the idea of losing out made her waste money on lacklustre stocks. Although it might be a wake-up call for some, it is worth reading to understand what you can do to stop losses on your investments.
Blockchain in the Film Industry- A new revolution | by Maria Lopez | Dec, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Blockchain is shaping all industries. It is developing the gaming industry with the rise of online Metaveres such as The Sandbox and Decentraland and the art world with the increased uptake of NFT. However, less is known about the impact of NFTs on the film industry. Maria Lopez highlights in her article how NFTs are influencing film through preventing fraud and piracy, simplifying royalty payments and promoting other positive developments in the industry. Maria dives into the nitty-gritty of the film industry and how NFTs are changing its landscape.
Snap Happy: Why Snapchat is an Underrated Force in the AR Eyewear Market | DataDrivenInvestor
Snapchat is one of the biggest social media platforms on the planet. The app became famous due to its easy to use interface and the ability to take pictures on the fly and share it with your friends. Snapchat is also an underrated developer in terms of Augmented Reality. Dmytro Spilka outlines in his latest article why this is—highlighting how Snapchat is a market leader in AR technology and how it has done a great job at fending off competitors. Check out Dmytro’s great article above about the popular social media app.
“My Growth Stock Went Down 50%?”. Should you sell or buy more? | by Marc Guberti | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Growth stocks are risky investments even for the most experienced investors. Growth stocks are seen as great investments by many due to their volatile nature and potential outsized gains. However, growth stocks can also trail the market, leading to losses. Marc Guberti explains in his latest article what to do if your growth stock tanks. He reveals whether you should sell or buy more growth stocks to make back your losses. As with most investments, tactics are determined by circumstances, as he explains in his article above.
How Realistic Are Our Expectations Re: the Rollout of an EV Future? | by Ed Newman | Dec, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
The environment is on the cusp of complete collapse, many such as Elon Musk, look to electricity as a power source to power our everyday lives while protecting the environment. Often electricity is seen as a silver bullet in solving the climate crisis. As a result, thousands have adopted electricity as a greener way to generate power. However, getting to a place where everything is electrically powered may take a while or never happen. Ed Newman outlines in his article the likelihood of an electrically powered world and the challenges we face to make it a reality.
Ten Tips to Boost Customer Engagement for Your Business | by Matthew Prince | Nov, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
Engaging with customers is tricky nowadays due to the sheer saturation of consumerism and the move from physical consumerism to its digital counterpart. However, there are several ways you can boost your engagement with consumers. Such techniques include offering different types of payment methods and even creating a loyalty scheme for your customers. Mathew Prince outlines in his article ten ways you can build stronger bonds with your client and how you can boost customer engagement for your business. Give this insightful article a read above. It will help to strengthen your consumer base.
NFT Gaming — Every Moment We Play Earns | by Allyson Ray | Dec, 2021 | DataDrivenInvestor
NFTs are the future of the games industry. Over the last decade, blockchain and NFT technology have taken the world and the gaming industry by storm. Currently, there are thousands of NFT games in development, such as Duelist King, Binamon and famous blockchain games like Decentraland. As Allyson Ray outlines in her latest article, NFT games are the future of gaming. She highlights what an NFT is, its use in the games industry, and how NFT technology will shape gaming in the future. It is a great read, especially for those who want to learn more about NFT’s or invest in the industry.
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