Welcome to Litecoin!
Hey there! If you’re reading this then you’re in luck! You now have the opportunity to become an early adopter of a financial revolution that is taking the world by storm. Now I’m sure you have a lot of questions so here's a real quick FAQ for you:
1. What is Litecoin?
Litecoin is the digital currency for payments. If you’ve heard of Bitcoin, Litecoin is faster, smarter, and easier to use. It’s something you can send to your friends or receive as payment for your businesses and it’ll only take about 2.5 minutes to get it!
It also has a lot of growth potential because it is a deflationary currency with a limited supply. Only 84 million coins will ever be created and the rate of which they're released gets cut in half every few years.
Here’s a chart of its growth in 2017 alone:
2. Is Litecoin the Real Deal?
You bet! Since its introduction in 2011, Litecoin has consistently been in the top 20 in market capitalization and is currently in the top 10 on coinmarketcap.com.
3. Now What?
If you're a business, I highly recommend reading through this slide deck geared towards merchants:
If you like what you see, you can refer to this list of payment processors to start accepting Litecoin today! Or you can reach out to Aliant Payments, the first official Litecoin payment processor that the Litecoin Foundation has partnered with!
Hopefully I've piqued your interest enough to learn more about Litecoin. If you wanted to get started right away, here's my "Quick Start Guide " that streamlines everything you need to know to become Litecoin "hodler." Also, if you'd like to better understand what it is you're exactly buying, read through my "Newcomer Guides" or purchase the introductory e-book "Understand Litecoin: The Digital Currency for Payments," which is published by the Litecoin Foundation.
Alright, thanks for stopping by! We truly hope you join us in exploring the exiting world of Litecoin and the freedom that comes with the power of knowledge.
A SHORT LIST OF VERIFIED LITECOIN WEBSITES:
- r/litecoin (I’m a mod here. Come say hi! The community is pretty great. 😁)
- www.litecoin.org <- A great website with Litecoin resources like Litecoin wallets and how to get connected with the community.
- www.litecoincore.org <- The website Litecoin developers manage.
- www.litecoin-foundation.org <- This supports the core team of Litecoin developers.