Many Ways To Get Tipped On Twitter (And Bitcoin Is Not The Only Crypto You Can Get Paid In)
Twitter has recently rolled out a stream of updates within the past few months leading in new ways to monetize and make extra income on the side.
Early this year, Twitter’s new “Tips” went into effect with the addition of accepting Bitcoin cryptocurrency and their partnership with Strike — a Bitcoin Lightning Network that allows people to send and receive Bitcoin free and instantaneously.
It first began with the addition of PayPal, Cash App, Patreon, and Venmo. As Bitcoin has been added to the list, there’s one more additional way to get tipped that isn’t mentioned on their official blog: Basic Attention Token (also known as BAT crypto)
How can I tip people on Twitter you ask?
If you’re not familiar with the Brave web browser, it’s a privacy-focused web browser that runs on Chromium that added the ability to tip creators through the Brave Rewards program. Users do have to register and sign up for the program, but as the Brave Browser community has grown over the years, this adds an extra-layer and method for you to receive tips in crypto beyond Bitcoin.
But how exactly does the Brave Rewards program work?
- Brave Browser users earn tokens by surfing the web. People who use the Brave Browser can earn tokens by viewing privacy-respecting ads.
- Subscribers, followers, or readers that follow you on Twitter can automatically tip a set amount to you each month, or give one-time tips in an amount of their choice.
- Sign up as a verified content creator on Brave Rewards. By signing up as a verified content creator on Brave Rewards, this is where you can view your tips. You can also access your referral link here which allows you to earn more BAT tokens.
- Final Step: Once you’ve signed up and logged into the dashboard, you can use our partner Uphold to automatically convert the tokens you earned into a currency of your choosing.
Once you’ve earned some BAT tokens, you can export your earnings to an external cryptocurrency wallet.
Brave was the first company to add this capability of receiving tips in cryptocurrency (back in 2019) through Twitter, and with the addition of Bitcoin, this is just one more way of earning steady income via Twitter.
This is just the beginning I feel, as the crypto-world is vast and there’s plenty of great contenders from Ethereum, Dogecoin, Cardano and many more.
Being able to receive Tips on Twitter is a big relief, as it serves as a “click-funnel” way to feel reward for your hard work and contributions as a writer or content creator won’t feel like a waste of time.