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If you think that this ecosystem is too big for you to make an impact, you're sadly mistaken. The guy who started Coinmarketcap.com was a college kid living in Brooklyn.
It's up to us to build the future. It's up to us to drive demand. Many merchants offer a discount for paying in Bitcoin – Fuck it, I'd gladly pay 5% more if you let me pay in Bitcoin.
Create a website. Make a little database search. Email merchants asking if they want to be listed.
Get popular, make a millino bucks no problem.
Microsoft was started in a garage. Coinmarketcap was started by a guy who bought a website domain sitting in his bedroom.
I have had the sign up for about 8 months. My passengers are mainly 35 y/o +
85% of passengers make a remark about the sign and are suprised to see it. They say I am the first person they have seen that accepts Bitcoin as payment.
Nearly all of those passenger have heard of it prior to seeing the sign but are confused about it and have been wrongly informed. Common remarks are "how do you give me change from a $ 10,000 coin?" "It's easy for hackers to steal all the coins" "how do you even pay with Bitcoin?".
As a Bitcoin/crypto supporter I feel I need to do my part in educating people and keep spreading the good word of our Bitcoin overlord.
The sign is a great conversation starter and even though no one has paid me with crypto (yet) I look forward to the day it happens.