Cryptocurrency: Mine it. Earn it. Buy it.
How do I get cryptocurrency?
This blog post is meant to detail a list of suggestions on how you can get started with acquiring cryptocurrency. There are at least three ways you can acquire cryptocurrency, you can mine it, earn it, and buy it.
Honeyminer is a service for macOS and Windows that automatically mines alt-coins (anything other than Bitcoin) and then pays you in Bitcoin. You can get started with earning small amounts of Bitcoin just by signing up and downloading Honeyminer. Leave Honeyminer running overnight or when your computer is idle and when you come back, Honeyminer will have generated small amounts of Bitcoin for you.
Minergate is like Honeyminer, but with a greater amount of customization. You can choose which coins you mine. Minergate is available on Ubuntu, Windows, and Mac.
The Brave Browser is the fastest growing browser in the world ( May 2019 ). The browser offers 2x the speed of google chrome, built in ad-blockers, and opt-in advertisements that you can get paid for. The browser has a native token integrated into the browser itself. It allows you to choose whether or not to see advertisements and receive .05 USD per advertisement that you watch. This is truly a game changer for the advertiser model, finally, allowing you to get paid for your attention.
Steemit is a social media platform that has essentially monetized the like button. Within Steemit, you can get paid according to the popularity of the content you publish. What Steemit has allowed people to do, is own and monetize their content.
Lolli is a browser extension that listens to the purchases you make online. Lolli gives you Bitcoin as cashback for certain online merchants. If you shop at the following merchants, you can get a little money back by installing Lolli.
BestBuy ( Electronics )
GoDaddy ( Web Domains )
Old Navy ( Clothing )
LuLu Lemon ( Clothing )
Walmart ( Literally Everything )
Sign up to see a full list of merchants.
Gitcoin is a service that connects developers with people needing development work done. Gitcoin has integrated their platform with the popular source code management system Github. They’ve done something remarkable where they’ve built a community of people that are willing to search for issues they want to do, and business owners who are not necessarily technical, that need something built for their vision. If you’re a developer, take a look at Gitcoin for a project or task that is relevant to your skill set.
ShakePay is a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange that allows you e-transfer them money, that you can then trade for Bitcoin or Ethereum. The Atlantic Blockchain Company has used ShakePay before to fund own Bitcoin account for our events. They have provided quick, and reliable service.
KuCoin is a cryptocurrency exchange that accepts VISA payments. They will allow you to purchase cryptocurrency with your VISA card, which is a handy service. They are an exchange based out of Hong Kong. They have been around for 2 years now, and are known as a reputable and reliable cryptocurrency exchange. They have a native token KCS that allows you to share in the profits of the exchange. By holding KuCoinShares, you can earn a daily dividend.
Binance is one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. Binance also allows you to purchase cryptocurrency with your credit card. Binance has been known to be highly secure, and very user friendly to crypto beginners. Binance has an ethos of helping crypto beginners get started with their own crypto portfolios. Binance has an “Academy” where they teach beginners how to avoid common scams and pitfalls.
Attend our Events.
The Atlantic Blockchain Company likes to give away Bitcoin at special events. We believe the best way to learn about cryptocurrency is to own some. There is no better way to learn something, than to use it, buy it, and understand how it works.