Moving the Chain Spotlight #23: Heidi Chakos

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Moving the Chain is an ongoing series from Blockchain WTF that shines a spotlight on folks who are making an impact in the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. 

Profile

There are many different ways one can help promote blockchain technology. Some people might do it from behind a desk in a traditional corporate environment, or perhaps by giving a speech at a local meet up.

Steemit

Steemit logo; Steemit is a decentralized social media network that rewards users for their content & relies on reputation systems.

Then there are those like Steemit blogger Heidi Chakos, who spread the crypto gospel by traveling the world. Using the Steem (a type of digital currency) she raised from her popular blog Heidi Travels, Chakos roams the planet while teaching folks the crypto basics on her popular YouTube series Crypto Tips.

Crypto Tips covers a wide array of topics including advice on how to safely store your altcoins, news, and even how to get involved in the world of cryptocurrency.

Having accumulated almost 40,000 YouTube subscribers, Heidi Chakos is helping teach the masses about both cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.

Quotable

I confess that I’ve used crypto for the following explicit purposes: paying for food, fuel, electricity, traveling etc… Yes, call me a criminal if you will…. Livin La Vida Loca.”

Fun Fact

Chakos once earned $12,000 worth of Steem Dollars for a single blog post.


Check out other people making big waves in helping progress these incredible technologies in our series Moving the Chain, and for more awesome articles by Jacques Martin, check ’em out here! To learn more about Steemit and Steem Dollars, visit our guide page!

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