How Can I Get Them?
Getting Bitcoins isn’t as hard as you would think if you have the time or the money. Or both. There are several different ways to get them if you know where to look. In this article, we will take a look at a few of these ways you can put some bitcoins into your wallet.
Probably the quickest and easiest way to get bitcoins is to buy them. There are many sites and apps available for making purchases.
- Exchanges are sites that sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. After creating an account and having it verified, most exchanges will let you link your bank account or credit card for easy purchasing. Some of the most popular exchange sites in the US are Coinbase and Gemini.
- Cash app is a well-known app for letting you send and receive money instantly between two parties or make purchases using a non-Cash debit card. It also lets you purchase and sell Bitcoin. After the app is installed, you will need to enter your mobile number or email to create a username called a “$Cashtag”. If you are buying Bitcoin from another person, they will need your Bitcoin wallet address. You can also link your bank account and purchase Bitcoin directly from the app.
- Atomic Wallet is a popular wallet where you can store and purchase bitcoin directly from the app. This is an all-in-one solution for those who wish to buy with a credit card. Their wallet is non-custodial which means the private keys to your wallet are encrypted and kept on your device. This adds an extra layer of security.
- Private Purchases are also called Peer-2-Peer (P2P) purchases. Websites like Paxful and Local Bitcoins are places where you can go to find people that are willing to sell there Bitcoins privately. After you find the person with the right price, you can meet up face to face to do the exchange or do it directly through the site.
Soliciting is getting to be a popular way to get Bitcoins. Sending out your public wallet address in hopes that someone will send you some. Creators on social media platforms like YouTube and D-Live will sometimes ask for donations for their channel this way by leaving their wallet address in their comment section. You can also post your wallet address on Facebook or Twitter if you are asking for donations.
Faucets are webpages or apps that give you small amounts of Bitcoin every few minutes just for visiting and staying on their site. This is a great way for you to get your first Bitcoins without having to buy them. Understand that these sites only payout micro amounts of bitcoin so don’t expect to get rich quick using these. The more popular ones are 99 Bitcoins and CryptoAddicted. They pay out an average of 100,000 satoshis per hour.
Work For Sombody That Pays In Bitcoin
This is another way to obtain Bitcoin that is getting more popular each year. Companies like Bitwage specialize in payroll and human resources services for businesses that wish to pay their employees in Bitcoin. You can also request Bitcoin as payment if you work for yourself.