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“I Want Bitcoin”

When I first got into Bitcoin, I became completely enchanted by it. It took me less than 15 minutes to understand the basic concept but as soon as I fully grasped the implications of it on a global level, it became apparent to me. I want bitcoin. I was all I could think about. Shortly thereafter, I decided to buy my first $20 worth and experiment with it to see how it worked.

That’s where the problems began. In order to buy, I had to jump through all sorts of…


Most modern bitcoin wallets are HD wallets. This means they generate private keys from seed words and provide an extended public key to derive bitcoin addresses. Let dive into how an xpub is useful and how to get your wallet xpub key.

Why You Need An xPub Key

The xPub key is the master key that all of your addresses are made from. If you use the same address for each and every payment, the balance of that address is exposed to each new user who sends to that address. This results in a loss of privacy.

When you use an xPub key, a new address…


If you have a more established presence online with a WordPress website or blog and now you’re interested in accepting Bitcoin payments on your site, we have just the plugin for you. The best part is that you can get set up in just a couple of minutes and you don’t need any technical bitcoin expertise.

Why Accept Bitcoin On Your WordPress Site?

The price of Bitcoin has consistently been on the rise over the years and as more people become aware of it and its utility, more people are looking for ways to accept it. …


Starting your own bitcoin store can be a little bit of a challenge but don’t worry. Blockonommics is here to help. We understand that getting started accepting Bitcoin can be difficult which is why we’ve created a suite of tools to help you to launch a successful Bitcoin business.

Selling Goods & Services For Bitcoin

If you’ve recently heard about Bitcoin, you may be interested in learning how you can accept it. One of the easiest ways to begin accepting bitcoin without having a website is with Blockonomics invoices.

These simple payments can be a great way to receive your first bitcoin and without the hassle…

Jon Hodl

Bitcoin Experimentarian. Some of my projects include WhatIsBitcoin.com, ReasonsToUseBitcoin.com, BitcoinCaseStudies.com, and more to come.

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