Bitcoin 101 - Advantages & Disadvantages of using bitcoin

Now that we've grasped a basic understanding of bitcoin in the previous six Bitcoin 101 blog posts, we think it's time to get into a recap of the advantages and disadvantages of using bitcoin. While we're convinced that bitcoin is the future of money, there are certainly advantages and disadvantages of using bitcoin daily. In today's blog post, we'll dig into these!

Ruben Ruben
March 29

Bitcoin 101 - Mining bitcoin

In last week's blog post, we already got a glimpse of mining bitcoin when we explained how a bitcoin transaction works. We learned that mining is necessary to process transactions and remain a single source of truth regarding who owns what. Mining fulfills two more functions, which we'll explore in this blog post!

Happy Lightning Pizza Day

Today we celebrate Lightning Pizza Day, the day in 2018 that Laszlo Hanyecz did it again and ordered two pizzas using the Bitcoin Lightning Network, almost eight years after his epic 10,000 bitcoin for two pizzas transaction in 2010.

Bitcoin 101 - Sending bitcoin

When you’re using Stekking or bought yourself some satoshis, the service provider sent the satoshis to your (Lightning) wallet. You didn’t have to do much for this other than giving your bitcoin address or scan a QR code on the Stekking website. What if you’d like to send your precious satoshis elsewhere? In this blog post, we’ll tell you everything you’ll need to know about sending this magic internet money around!

Bitcoin 101 - Storing bitcoin

So, you've got your hands on some precious satoshis through Stekking or some other way? You will then somehow need to take care of these satoshis! In this blog post, we'll guide you through the most common methods of storing your bitcoin.

Bitcoin 101 - Using bitcoin

Are you getting excited about the first bitcoin you've bought with fiat currency or earned via Stekking but don't know what to do next? This blog post is for you! Learn how you can use these satoshis online and in the physical world and discover if you would even want to spend them!

Bitcoin 101 - Buying bitcoin

In our last blog post, we described the fundamentals and a brief history of bitcoin. This blog post is a bit more practical and we'll dive a bit deeper into buying bitcoin. After all, earning free bitcoin when you shop online is great but sometimes you just need to buy an extra few satoshis with your euros sitting idle in the bank account.

Bitcoin 101 - What is bitcoin?

So you’ve found Stekking.com and got excited about earning free bitcoin while you shop online. But why would you even want to get bitcoin? In this blog post series, we’ll cover the very basics of what bitcoin is, why it matters, and why you should put your hands on some bitcoin!

Stacking Sats Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2020

Earn free bitcoin, stack sats and get the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals in the last weeks of November. We've selected some of the best discounts and biggest deals of the year.