As has been my typical experience with creating videos, my time spent researching a topic for one idea for a video leads me to another. Case in point, initially I was planning on making a video that would go over what to expect if you were interested in creating your own homemade hardware storage device. (Don’t worry, that video is still coming) but as I was searching for the best ways to do this, I was met with a disappointingly large amount of bad advice regarding cryptocurrency wallets and best practices. So much so that I’ve decided to go over the type of bad advice I’d found and explain to you how it’s skewed in the hopes that you’ll be able to better identify good and bad advice in this space.
I understand that trying to water down the technical cryptocurrency lingo to make it palatable for the average person can be tricky and often times details are not included. But some of the examples I’m going to talk about today are great examples of websites that just miss the mark completely.
Here’s all of the bad advice I’ve found on the internet regarding bitcoin wallets: