How to Get Bitcoins Tutorial

By Eric Liang | Category: Cryptocurrency, Investing

At the time of writing this article, just about a week ago, Bitcoin hit $10,000 for the first time. I had my doubts, but surprisingly, it made it before the end of 2017! Here is how to get bitcoins.

How to Get Bitcoins

There are multiple ways to get bitcoins, but the most popular way on how to get bitcoins is by creating a Coinbase account. Don’t worry, it is free and secure. Not only that, by registering for a Coinbase account, you’ll also have the option to buy ethereum and litecoin, which are also very popular cryptocurrencies.

If you register through my Coinbase Affiliate Link, the moment you buy or sell $100 or more worth of cryptocurrency, we’ll both receive $10 from Coinbase in BTC for free. This is a one time only event. Also, Coinbase has an app for iOS and Android, so you can conveniently monitor, buy, and sell your cryptocurrency on the go!

Create a Coinbase Account

Once you click my affiliate link, simply fill out the information that Coinbase requests from you, follow the instructions, and you should have your newly created account to log into.

Add a Payment Method

Next, just simply login and add a payment method. There are two payment methods: credit card and bank account.

If you get bitcoins through credit card on Coinbase, the funds will be available a lot sooner.

If you get bitcoins through bank account on Coinbase, the funds will be available a little bit later.

Due note that there will be a small fee per transaction. Coinbase is a business after all, so they need to earn money somehow, otherwise they won’t survive.

You can add both or multiple payment methods of either two types.

Get Bitcoins by Clicking Buy

Now that you’ve added your payment method(s), you are ready to get some bitcoins. You don’t have to buy a whole bitcoin (meaning you can buy a portion of a whole bitcoin e.g. 0.0001 BTC). Simply select the Bitcoin option, and click Buy after you entered the number of Bitcoins you want to buy or the amount of currency you wish to spend on Bitcoin. It will automatically convert it to the proper amount.

Congratulations! You’ve just learned how to get bitcoins! Easy, right?

Conclusion

To recap on how to get bitcoins, simply create a Coinbase account using my affiliate link (so we can both get $10 free in BTC once you buy or sell $100 or more worth of cryptocurrency), add your desired payment method(s), and then simply purchase the bitcoins in your desired currency amount or BTC amount. If you found this article helpful, be sure to share this with someone who you think might find it useful.


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