What is Bitcoin ?

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How do I use Bitcoin?

Bitcoins are stored in a wallet, which you can use to buy, sell, or send BITCOIN to anyone, anywhere in the world. Blockchain is the world's largest bitcoin wallet provider, offering free and secure web-based wallets that can be easily setup.

How do I buy bitcoins?

You can purchase bitcoins in a variety of ways! A couple of popular options are below.

ANX is committed to providing a safe, globally-compliant and reputable platform for you to securely buy and sell bitcoins. They are an operator with strong compliance policies ensuring they are the most trustworthy Bitcoin exchange platform.

Expresscoin is the fastest, easiest, and simplest way to buy bitcoin and other altcoins. Expresscoin users can bring any wallet to the site, an advantage that enables consumers to use their preferred wallet.

Safello is the safe and simple way to buy and sell bitcoins in Europe with direct payment support for 87 banks in 11 countries through Sofort, iDeal and Handelsbanken Direct (instant delivery) and SEPA and international wire transfers (1-3 bank days). We accept SEK, Euro and British Pound.

How do I accept bitcoins?

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Blockchain Merchant makes it easy to accept Bitcoin payments at any retail location. It's the ideal point-of-sale (POS) solution for restaurants, bars, cafés, and all retail merchants accepting Bitcoin. Just set up the Blockchain Merchant app with your bitcoin wallet address and your business can start receiving bitcoin payments via the Blockchain API.

Using BitPay enables merchants to easily accept bitcoins for payment just like with Visa, Mastercard, Paypal or cash. Merchants can choose what percentage of revenues are kept in bitcoins or converted to a fiat currency and direct deposited daily into their bank account.

GoCoin is the first checkout solution designed to accommodate bitcoin and other popular altcoins like litecoin and dogecoin. GoCoin assumes any risk, eliminates costly fraud associated with credit card theft and best of all, makes chargebacks a thing of the past. Sign up today and start making money by accepting digital currencies!

Where can I find more news and Bitcoin Value coverage?

These sites are dedicated to staying up to date with prices, new developments, and regulatory updates.

Blockchain.info is Bitcoin’s most popular block explorer. A block explorer is a visualization of every Bitcoin transaction that has ever occured on the Bitcoin network.

ZeroBlock gives you the most relevant information on the bitcoin market in a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. ZeroBlock provides real time bitcoin values and market data along with a news feed aggregator on iOS, Android, and web.

Where can I spend bitcoins?

Over 100,000 merchants accept bitcoins. Here are some of the community favorites!

Gyft is a mobile gift card app that allows customers to buy, store, send and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile device.

TigerDirect is a direct online and catalog retailer of computers and consumer electronics. TigerDirect sells personal computers, computer supplies, consumer electronics and industrial products through multiple e-Commerce web sites and retail stores.

Overstock is an online closeout retailer offering discount brand name merchandise, including bed-and-bath goods, home decor, kitchenware, watches, jewelry, electronics and computers, sporting goods, apparel and designer accessories.

Newegg sells computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs.

Check out the Bitpay Directory and SpendBitcoins.com to find more great businesses that accept bitcoin!

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