If you are reading this, you are either curious and ready to explore the crypto world, or you already have been but would like to go deeper into your learning experience. Maybe you have a friend or family member you´d like to help get started. Well, whatever your reasons I am certain these resources will help you. You´re Welcome ❤
I have selected the BEST resources I have used and still use daily, based on my own experience as well as what I have read from others in the crypto and blockchain industry.
1. THE BEST PRICE LISTING
WORLDCOININDEX is a cryptocurrency price listing source in real time, with over 1,500 cryptocurrencies connected with 100 crypto exchanges. All prices denoted in BTC plus 13 FIAT currencies: USD, EUR, CNY, GBP, RUB, CAD, JPY, HKD, BRL, IDR, AUD, KRW, INR, TRY, and ZAR.
And in addition to price information of each coin and exchange their platform also supports easy access to each crypto´s website, block explore, Twitter, Reddit fees and forum.
When just getting started this type of price listing helps you get acquainted with all the different types of cryptocurrencies, prices and movement, and because this is a very volatile market, price listings in real-time are extremely important to holders and traders.
Ps: Some would argue CoinMarketCap is better, I guess it´s a matter of opinion but this is another great option.
2. THE BEST DEFINITION SEARCH
INVESTOPEDIA.COM is a website that provides definitions to complex financial concepts and terms. Just type the main word(s) and it will provide comprehensible and trustworthy definitions.
Ps: Wikipedia can be very helpful as well.
3. THE BEST FINANCIAL CHARTS AND NEWS
INVESTING.COM is a global financial portal composed of 21 different languages and mobile apps that provide news, analysis, quotes, charts all around the world my favorite feature is the live cryptocurrency charts.
4. THE BEST COIN EVALUATION
COINGECKO uses proper quantitative ways to evaluate cryptocurrency. It collects legitimate data from each coin to help holders and investors to evaluate coins, ICOs and exchanges to help keep them from being deceived by fraudulent offers.
5. THE BEST ARTICLES and BLOG POSTS
MEDIUM is the best Blog/Article platform with high-quality articles and ideas you won’t find anywhere else, with unique perspectives about the cryptocurrency and blockchain world and many other topics.
6. THE FASTEST NEWS SOCIAL MEDIA
With TWITTER you can get instant cryptocurrency and blockchain news at all times. Before any news gets to be posted on a blog and news pages it has already been posted on Twitter. #FASTNEWS Just search for words like Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, cryptocurrency, crypto news, and click on “Latest” and you shall be instantly updated at every second.
7. THE BEST INFORMATIVE VIDEOS AND TUTORIALS
YOUTUBE video-sharing website offers countless informational videos and tutorials on how to buy, sell and even develop your own crypto and/or blockchain platform. You can pretty much find a video for any topic you desire about the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. An important tool for traders and investors is TECHNICAL ANALYSIS, and Youtube has everything you need on that as well.
8. THE BEST EXCHANGE
COINBASE is a digital currency exchange carrying all the major cryptos to facilitate exchanges for holders since it is the easiest platform to use for beginners. It is available in 32 fiat currencies to help you exchange your fiat currency into cryptocurrency from all around the world and storage in 190 countries.
EXCHANGIFY is an exchange search engine that helps you find and compare cryptocurrency exchanges according to your criteria. You get to search by crypto, your country, the currency you´d like to purchase it with and the website will give you all the exchanges available to you!
Ps: Binance is another great exchange because it also offers many fiat currencies and lots of cryptos.
9. THE BEST WALLETS
a) Ledger and Trazor are hardware wallets known as cold wallets which means they are the safest kind of wallets to keep your cryptos since they are air-gapped (not always connected to the internet) so if you do not intend to be trading daily then this is your safest bet. They cost around 99$ plus.
b) MyEtherWallets are free hot wallets which means they are always connected to the internet which is great if you are trading constantly or intend to, and the safest way to use them is through METAMASK.
Take a look at OKANE also it is not only for individuals but for businesses too! Talk about making the crypto life easier!
10. THE BEST COMMUNITY AND FORUM
TELEGRAM is a cloud-based instant messaging and voice which offers an app or a desktop platform where many (if not most) cryptocurrency hold private communities available for all holders of particular coins which can connect you to a broad network of holders, investors, traders, and developers. This type of community is where you can get firsthand updates and announcements about the coins you hold, exchange information with other holders and even find help and solutions for most of your doubts and questions.
11. THE BEST DIGITAL AUDIO
PODCASTS. Lately, these have been so popular because you can stay up-to-date in your car on your way to work, or at home chilling. Easy enough huh?
Check out: Laura Shin #UNCHAINED she is a phenomenal Forbs Chief Editor who is on top of ALL THINGS CRYPTO!
The Let’s Talk Bitcoin Show — Adam B. Levine
12. THE BEST PLATFORM TO LEARN HOW TO TRADE
COINS 2 LEARN is the coolest website the #1 digital coin trading simulatorfor beginners to learn how to trade FOR FREE.
Ps: Chain Operator is a great alternative page to learn to trade.
CONCLUSION: There are several FREE cryptocurrency and blockchain informational hubs and courses there is no need to pay for it unless you can really afford it and it seems convenient to you.
Check out this course: Bitcoin or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Crypto
I would also like to share a Cryptocurrency Vocabulary List that has been very famous in our blog and we hope it can be helpful to you as well.
And one last bit of good info, you must see this Blockchain Documentary, it is one of the best insights about the technology I have seen. The blockchain is not Cryptocurrency but you can´t speak of one without the other, this will be worth your time.
That´s it! You are all set to become a PRO.
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