How to use Bitcoin to do your shopping

How to use Bitcoin to do your shopping


Do you like shopping? If the answer is yes, then you need to know that you are not the only one. Virtually all people like to buy goods. Why? Well, because it makes them happy. For you, as well as for those individuals, there is nothing like shopping. Maybe you like shopping for clothes. Or maybe you like shopping for everything. No matter what you purchase, you should use Bitcoin. Bitcoin was created so as to make transactions quick, reliable, and easy. A great many merchants accept Bitcoin in their physical and online stores, so what are you waiting for? Maybe you do not know how to use the cryptocurrency for shopping. Read this article and learn.

Create a Bitcoin wallet

You cannot use Bitcoin as a payment method unless you create a blockchain wallet. A wallet is basically a collection of keys, as well as the software used to control those keys and make financial transactions. You can view it as your bank account. To get started, you need a valid address. There are 3 options when it comes to Bitcoin wallets: desktop, mobile, and web wallets. To make your life easier, opt for a mobile application. Create the blockchain wallet and connect it to your bank account.

Buy some Bitcoin

So, you have set up your wallet, but there is nothing in it. What you need right now is a cash infusion. You do not need to read Bitcoin news to know that exchanges are available in any part of the world. It is important to choose the right trader. Some brokers are not as reliable as others, which is the reason why you need to be careful. What you need to do is compare exchanges, paying close attention to the fees. Taking into consideration that new exchanges are growing at a rapid pace, maybe you should start reading Bitcoin news. This way, you will learn about eventual problems.

Pay with Bitcoin

The last thing that you need to do is to make the payment. The good news is that you do not need to enter sensitive bank card information. All you have to do is to send the payment from your blockchain wallet after having chosen your product. You will receive information about your order, not to mention that a QR code with which to scan your wallet. Scan the QR code, open the payment in your wallet, and send the payment manually. That is all you have to do.     

Consider buying a Bitcoin gift card

In case you did not know, there is such a thing as a Bitcoin gif card. This is a simple way in which you can offer cryptocurrency as a gift. Or you can make yourself a little gift. With the card, you can acquire just about anything and the shopping method will get you discounts too. The main problem is that you can spend the gift card in only one store. What is more, it needs to be purchased in advance.  

Steve Volk