Feel free to print this checklist or use it digitally to keep track of your progress as you go through each chapter of the Practical Advices and Guidelines of BITE Virtual Gallery.
Chapter 1: Understanding NFTs and the BITE Virtual Gallery
Familiarize yourself with the concept of NFTs and their significance in the contemporary art world.
Learn about blockchain technology and its role in establishing ownership and authenticity.
Explore the OpenSea platform and its features as the chosen marketplace for NFT trading.
Chapter 2: Using BITE Account at OpenSea (Option 1)
Coordinate with the BITE support team to access and utilize the BITE account on OpenSea.
Customize your BITE Virtual Gallery profile to reflect your cultural operator's brand identity.
Chapter 3: Preparing Artwork for NFT Trading
Ensure that digital artworks are visually compelling and suitable for online presentation.
Verify that the digital files are in compatible formats and appropriate sizes for uploading to OpenSea.
Secure necessary permissions and rights from artists or rights holders.
Create digital versions or reproductions of physical artworks, maintaining their integrity and quality.
Document comprehensive metadata for each artwork, providing essential information for potential buyers.
Chapter 4: Listing Artworks on OpenSea (BITE Virtual Gallery account)
Provide digital artworks and metadata to the BITE support team for uploading to the BITE Virtual Gallery.
Provide BITE support team with your digital wallet address
Collaborate with the BITE support team to set appropriate pricing for the artworks.
Discuss and determine royalty settings to allocate future sales proceeds to artists.
Chapter 5: Opening and Utilizing Your Own Account at OpenSea (Option 2)
Purchase Ethereum (ETH) or other supported cryptocurrencies for transactions on OpenSea.
Install a compatible crypto wallet, such as MetaMask, to securely store and manage your digital assets.
Connect your wallet to your OpenSea account and verify the connection.
Customize your OpenSea account profile to establish your cultural operator identity.
Chapter 6: Promoting the NFT Artworks and BITE Virtual Gallery
Utilize BITE of Art communication channels, such as social media and websites, to promote the artworks and the BITE Virtual Gallery.
Engage with the audience by providing detailed artwork descriptions, artist spotlights, and behind-the-scenes content.
Chapter 7: Managing Sales and Transaction
Monitor your BITE or individual OpenSea account regularly for inquiries, offers, and potential sales
Respond promptly to inquiries and address any questions or concerns potential buyers may have.
Negotiate terms and pricing professionally, considering the value and market factors of the artworks.
Coordinate the delivery of digital artworks securely and promptly after successful sales.
Chapter 8: Building Relationships and Sustainability
Maintain positive relationships with artists, ensuring transparent communication and accurate payments of royalties.
Collect feedback from buyers and artists to improve the gallery's offerings and user experience.
Explore opportunities for collaborations and partnerships within the NFT and digital art community.
NOTE: Remember to adapt this checklist to your specific needs and goals as a cultural operator using the BITE Virtual Gallery or your own OpenSea account.