A lot has changed from 2008, the year that Satoshi Nakamoto arguably revolutionized the world’s financial status quo with the introduction of the most significant inventions of our generation: Bitcoin and its underlying technology, the blockchain.
Fast forward 11 years, cryptocurrencies and blockchains are not only on everybody’s lips right now, but they’re also at the forefront of innovation alongside technologies, such as AI and IoT. Even though they have been around for more than a decade, there’s still a lot of room for evolution, and both the market and the technology have yet to reach maturity.
Starting out with cryptocurrencies can be an exceptionally daunting task for any newcomer. Thankfully, there are a lot of very relevant online resources which can bestow upon the interesting and a good working knowledge of the technology behind cryptos, about the market and, ultimately, even of what’s to come.
In this article, we’re going to list the most useful websites (and online resources) for any cryptocurrency enthusiast. The following are some valuable online resources that any crypto newbie can use to become more acquainted with the world of crypto and all its ins and outs.
CoinMarketCap.com is the most popular crypto comparison site in the whole cryptosphere. It’s the go-to place for every crypto enthusiast that wants to check anything from coin listings, price tracking, and a lot of things to know.
All the information the website is updated once every a couple of minutes. The platform is essential for anyone looking to invest in the market. CoinMarketCap also displays advanced analysis to things like daily, weekly, and monthly trading values, as well as period price changes. Users are provided with the option of filtering projects by circulating supply, total supply, as well as other parameters, and with a comprehensive list of exchanges.
CoinMarketCap is not the only website of this sort. The best alternatives include platforms such as OnChainFX, CoinCodex, CryptoCompare, BitInfoCharts, CoinCheckup, CoinGecko, CoinCap, Coinlib.
Finder is a famous global finance comparison website backed up by a very passionate team that delivers relevant researched guides, market analysis, reviews, financial comparisons, interviews, news, and even podcasts. It’s also one of the most reliable resources in the sphere for reading up on crypto projects, blockchain technology, and even researching exchanges.
Bitcoin ATM App is a mobile application, available for both iOS and Android, that allows you to find crypto ATM locations and various crypto-to-cash exchanges in your vicinity. The platform is very-well thought-out, as it includes the location of even the most newly installed Bitcoin and crypto ATMs, as well as pictures of them and their working hours.
As mentioned before, there are numerous useful and good online resources, ready to cater to the needs of crypto enthusiasts from all over the world. However, keeping an eye on more than two or three might become a hassle and a pain. That’s why cryptocurrency news aggregators are probably one the best platforms to use if you want to make sure you stay up to date with all the latest happenings.
CryptoPanic is one of the most popular news aggregator platforms in the sphere. A specialized team curates everything that is displayed by the platform. Users are provided with various ways to filter the content and to create custom lists with websites that are important to them. Premium users are provided with a bunch of exclusive features, such as the ability to configure instant alerts and create custom RSS/Atom feeds.
Airdrops.io is a website specialized in aggregating all the most relevant cryptocurrency airdrops. It has a user-friendly interface with a modern layout, and allows users to access various sections such as Exclusive Airdrops, Hot Airdrops, Latest Airdrops, and so forth. One of the best things about this platform is the fact that it also has various informative articles, reviews, and comparisons.
CryptoCompare is another platform that brings statistical details and real-time exchanges rates to the crypto community. It provides users with a detailed overview of digital currencies, wallet providers, exchanges, and all sorts of useful mining information (such as mining calculators). Just like any all-encompassing platform should do, CryptoCompare also affords users a dedicated guides section.
As its name suggests, TradingView is a platform mostly aimed at crypto investors. It’s a cloud-based charting and social-networking tool designed to appeal to both advanced and beginner users. The platform is unique in the sense that it provides users with the ability to share and collaborate with other active traders online, as well as to customize charts and indicators.
Ethlance is probably one of the most appealing platforms that’s related to Ethereum. In short, Ethlance.com is a completely new and revolutionary job market website that works on the Ethereum network. It’s relatively similar to other freelance platforms such as Freelancer.com or Upwork, but it does not require any type of fees. Furthermore, users get paid for their services and contributions in Ethereum.
BitcoinWiki is a very useful platform that provides its users with an impressive collection of crypto articles. The collection has somewhere between 5,500 and 6,000 articles in English, and it has everything from Bitcoin’s history to all sorts of news and other specialized guides.
Of course, there are plenty of other excellent online resources on the Internet. This list is not complete, but it’s enough for a beginner who wants to learn more about the cryptosphere in general.
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