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7-Years of Stellar Lumens (XLM)

CoinSmart is celebrating Stellar’s seven-year anniversary—and we want you to fill up your wallet with more $XLM! We have two giveaways, both are offering a prize of $100 CAD of $XLM with the potential of an extra $100 CAD on Twitter, totaling $200-300 CAD of prizes, to eligible individuals.

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What Is Tokenomics? Everything You Need To Know

Tokenomics is a fairly broad term that encompasses more than a couple of things. The word, as you can see, is made up of two words. “Token” and “Economics.” We have seen the word quite often during the launch of a new project when in the announcement, there is a segment titled “tokenomics.” 

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One-Year of Shelley (ADA Giveaway)

CoinSmart is celebrating Shelley’s one-year anniversary—and we want you to fill up your wallet with more $ADA! We have two contests going on both are offering a prize of 200 $ADA with the potential of an extra 100 $ADA on Twitter, totaling $400-500 $ADA of prizes, to eligible individuals.

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btc vs xrp

Bitcoin vs Ripple: A Comparison

At one point, Ripple was the third-largest cryptocurrency in the world, behind only Bitcoin and Ethereum. Today, let’s compare the project with Bitcoin and see how it shapes up to the market leader. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end!

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ETH vs EOS

Ethereum vs EOS: Battle Of The Smart Contract Platforms

Ethereum has been around since 2015 and has become the biggest DeFi platform in the world. EOS entered the market with a lot of hype and was touted to be the “Ethereum Killer.” Let’s see how they fare face-to-face. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end to win some free BTC.

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bitcoin vs cardano

Bitcoin vs Cardano: A Brief Comparison

Both Cardano and Bitcoin have become two of the most significant cryptocurrencies in the market today. Find out more about these two cryptocurrencies. Also, don’t forget to earn some free BTC by taking the quiz at the end!

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what are paper wallets

What Are Paper Wallets? The Complete Guide

Digital wallets form the backbone of the crypto ecosystem since they store your public address and private key. Depending on what you want to do with your crypto, there are many wallets that you can choose from. Today let’s look into paper wallets. Plus, don’t forget to take the quiz at the end and get free Bitcoin.

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hardware wallets

What Are Hardware Wallets?

A hardware wallet stores your private keys securely. Hardware wallets are offline wallets and are considered safer than desktop, mobile, or exchange wallets because they are not connected to the internet. Find out more in this article. Plus, don’t miss out on getting some free Bitcoin at the end!

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eos vs cardano

EOS vs Cardano: The Battle Of The “Ethereum Killers”

Cardano and EOS are two projects that have built up significant momentum in the market. When it comes to market cap, EOS currently sits much lower than Cardano but shows enormous potential as an alternative for Ethereum in the decentralized applications (dApps) space. Don’t forget to take the quiz at the end to win free BTC!

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bitcoin energy consumption

Bitcoin Energy Consumption, Fact Or Fiction?

A lot of debate has been brewing around Bitcoin recently, with most of it centered around the cryptocurrency’s environmental impact and energy consumption. Let’s explore this topic today. Oh, and don’t forget to take the quiz at the end.

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bitcoin vs bitcoin cash

Bitcoin vs Bitcoin Cash: Battle Of The Forks

If you were active in crypto around 2016-2017, you would be aware of the whole block size drama that led to the split between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. Read up more about these two popular cryptos. Plus, don’t forget to take the quiz at the end and earn some free Bitcoins.

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ripple vs stellar

Ripple vs Stellar – The Ultimate Showdown

Ripple and Stellar have one goal, to disrupt the financial and cross-border payments. However, both approach their goal in different ways. Read the blog and find out how. Also, make sure that you take the quiz in the end to earn 1,000 SATs.

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What is Stellar

What is Stellar? A Comprehensive Guide

Stellar is a decentralized peer-to-peer network created by Jed McCaleb. It aims to create a global payment system from the ground up by keeping the masses in mind. Make sure that you take the quiz at the end to earn 1,000 SATs.

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profit off cryptocurrency

How Even Conservative Investors Can Profit off Cryptocurrency

As cryptocurrency is rapidly going mainstream, many conservative investors – who are passively buying and holding low-cost ETFs and dollar-cost averaging in an online brokerage account – are equal parts crypto curious and crypto cautious.  However, the versatility of crypto makes it ideal for almost any portfolio. Find out more.

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ethereum 2.0

What Is Ethereum 2.0? A Primer

Ethereum 2.0 is the next stage of Ethereum’s evolution and will be launched over four phases – Phase 0, Phase 1, Phase 1.5, and Phase 2. These phases will bring in exciting features like proof-of-stake and sharding. At the end of the article, take the quiz and earn 1000 SATs

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Streamer Affiliate Program

Streamer Affiliate Program

It’s great being a CoinSmart Affiliate! Find our how your stream can make your BIG commissions on crypto. Note: CoinSmart offers services to Europeans & Canadians who are above the age of 18. We are not available to Americans. 

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April 2021 Referral Promotion

Refer as many friends as you can to CoinSmart by April 30th, 2021. Make sure that you use your unique invite link from your CoinSmart profile.
For every successful registration, verification, and account funding – you will get $60 credited to your account.

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non-fungible tokens

NFT Blueprint: What is ERC-721?

The likes of Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton, and Rob Gronkowski have made NFTs a household term. NFTs stand for “non-fungible tokens,” i.e., they are unique and can be considered a “crypto-collectible.” The most popular token standard used for NFTs is “ERC-721.” Come, find out more.

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EIP-1559

What is EIP-1559? Will It Split The Ethereum Community?

EIP-1559 has become one of the hottest topics of discussion among Ethereum developers and miners. Some say this will be one of the most important upgrades that Ethereum will go through and make the DeFi ecosystem richer than it already is. While others believe the upgrade will rob Ethereum miners of their hard-earned money. Which side of the debate do you fall on?

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proof-of-stake

What is Proof-of-Stake? How is it better than Proof-of-Work?

With Ethereum 2.0 right around the corner, everyone is reading up on proof-of-stake (PoS) and its changes to the ecosystem. As things stand, the transition to PoS is already underway, with Ethereum successfully launching the beacon chain in December 2020. The beacon chain already has 108,544 active validators who have staked around 3.47M ETH tokens. So, as we stand at the cusp of an event that’s been nearly 5 years in the making, let’s take a look behind the scenes.

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How Do Hardware Wallets Work?

Hardware wallets allow you to store your key on a dedicated chip rather than a simple USB or on one’s PC. This allows you to securely transfer private keys, as they are never sent as plain text where it could be susceptible to theft.

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The Quadriga Debacle

On Feb 5, Judge Wood of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia granted QuadrigaCX 30 days of creditor protection. The law warrants that a 30-day protection is granted to companies when

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What Is Airdrop?

Airdrops can be defined as the process whereby a cryptocurrency company distributes cryptocurrency tokens to the wallets of some users free of charge.

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Mining For Crypto Gold

Cryptocurrency mining celebrates its 10th year of existence this year. What is mining though? It’s somewhat misunderstood as the process of “finding coins”, but it’s more complicated than that.

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Ripple Mining: An Urban Legend

If you’re just starting off on your crypto journey, you may have heard of the term “mining” being thrown around a lot. Mining in the crypto world doesn’t refer to hard-hatted laborers with coal smeared faces.

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What Is Ripple?

The name Ripple is gaining a lot of traction in the cryptocurrency world. It promises to fulfill transactions incredibly fast with minimal cost has caught the attention of some major players.

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Crypto Xmas With CoinSmart!

Smarties, we launched a contest (actually 2!) for all of you to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with a chance to win presents from the CoinSmart team! The winner will get

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What Is Ethereum?

No question about it, as far as technological advancement is concerned, we have left our ancestors in the dust. It’s almost comical to think about what someone from the 1800s might do if..

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What are Smart Contracts?

Smart Contracts are digitally binding contracts between two or more parties that do not require a central authority for enforcement. Simply put the clauses of any contract contain certain terms and..

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Intro To Crypto Exchanges

With the exception of cryptocurrency miners and those who have acquaintances involved in the crypto space, an exchange will likely be your first exposure to the crypto world…

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A Guide To Wallets

A cryptocurrency wallet is a secure digital wallet that is used to store, send or receive your digital currency. Click the article for a more in-depth understanding!

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What Is A Cold Wallet?

You can think of cold wallets as a safe and secure way to store your cryptocurrency similar to the way that your real-life wallet stores your Canadian dollars and coins..

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Predict & Win!

  The correct guess will contain the number closest to the CAD value of Bitcoin as of 0:00 UTC on Sunday, February 28, 2021. The
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