Should My Business Accept Crypto Payments?

Over the last few years, the crypto industry has been gaining traction. What started off as an obscure concept a decade ago with Bitcoin, has become a multi-billion-dollar industry that has started to gain mainstream acceptance. And, while the term “Bitcoin millionaire” has been getting a lot of attention, there are many other cryptocurrencies that have also made their developers millions. Vitalik Buterin, the developer of Ethereum has amassed a fortune of over $400 million. Bitcoin itself was started as an experiment in creating a decentralized, secure system for online…

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O.T.L. #1: Das Radler – Chicago, Illinois

  Welcome to the first issue of Off The Ledger with Andrew Brough, Marketing Coordinator for CoinPayments. Off The Ledger is a blog series where I interview longstanding CoinPayments customers from all over the world during my travels*. From corporate heavyweights to small business owners, e-commerce gurus to mom n’ pop shops, this section of our blog is dedicated to understanding the needs of the most important part of CoinPayments… our customers. Recently, I was in Chicago, Illinois for Loyalty Live 2018, a conferenced focused on the relationship between blockchain…

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Dogecoin

Dogecoin (DOGE): The Fun and Friendly Internet Currency DOGECOIN QUICK STATS Forget about the banks because Dogecoin has your back! The decentralized, peer-to-peer digital currency is set to disrupt and enhance how you approach sending money online. Doge’s collective endeavor coupled with their growing communities is helping them become one of the most popular cryptocurrencies in the digital tipping marketplace. While Dogecoin was originally introduced as a “joke currency” in 2013, many supporters were thrilled to see it quickly develop its own online community and reach a capitalization of US$60 million in…

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Ways Cryptocurrency Can Positively Affect Small Businesses

Cryptocurrency provides a quick and inexpensive way to accept customer payments in comparison to the traditional method such as credit card. With every cryptocurrency payment, the pay is final which gives the merchant the power instead of the customers. There are four ways cryptocurrency can positively affect your business. No Processing Fees Traditionally, all form of digital transactions has a processing fee; however, with cryptocurrency, there is no intermediary which means that the merchant does not pay the processing fees. Cryptocurrency is a peer-to-peer transaction with no additional cost to…

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