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Hey everyone! So today I have something really special and cool to share with you! Minds another amazing blockchain social media platform that I've been on for several months is finally launching their "Minds" token and going fully live.

I've included a video to go along with this which generally explains the same concepts and I do an overview of Minds.

This article dives into the transition as well on CoinDesk: https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-social-network-minds-is-migrating-to-ethereum-for-launch/

Also, before you start, check out this awesome infographic to get a decent summary of the platform!

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Introduction


They have managed to build such a great platform that includes groups, messaging, advertising and many other features we don't have here quite yet that I believe Steem can even learn from. Their code is open source and peer reviewable which is great for transparency and I'd like to just quickly share some useful blogs first with you that I've wrote that you might benefit from as a newer user.

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What Is Minds?


Well Minds is like Steemit, but the usage doesn't require as much technical understanding which I think is really important for onboarding people who have no previous experience with blockchain technologies which could then help them transition to using Steem as well. It's got the same basic features but also has a bit more.

There is an extremely in-depth FAQ you can go through to learn or find answers: https://www.minds.com/faq

Basic Functions

Minds is bit closer to Twitter or Busy.org on Steem with their UI and I really like it. It's very easy to use and you can identify explicit content, share with everyone, or just with specific people. They have a great deal of customization to your blogs and options for setting up your metadata.

It supports video, images, blogs, and short posts. Pretty much everything

This is my profile which you can see how much customization you can add

You can set rewards for people too and make premium content if you want


And you can boost your posts using your earned tokens

You can do so much more and this is just the tip of the ice berg! I highly encourage you to explore more on your own!

My Minds Blogs

Below are a few of my really informative blogs about Minds to help you learn more!

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The reason why this is such a big deal is because now people can really get into investing as well as earning withdraw-able funds from Minds. They have an amazing and intuitive application for Android and iOS so they have covered pretty much everything.

If you're not already using Minds, now is the time to get in so you can get yourself established and really become a part of their community. I love Minds and Steemit and I would be thrilled to have everyone using both as they can both compliment each other and are on the same team for blockchain censorship resistant social.

Buying Tokens

Minds has an in-depth tutorial for you here: https://www.minds.com/minds/blog/how-to-buy-minds-tokens-871791809876131840

They have screen shots and everything you need to know how to buy it, however what I'm suggesting is join in and participate first and foremost!

This table outlines the information about the launch and token sale provided by their whitepaper: https://cdn-assets.minds.com/front/dist/assets/documents/Whitepaper-v0.3.pdf

Earning Rewards


You can earn rewards from many different things you do on Minds

This table is from their whitepaper again showing the weighted score of each transaction which can also be found within Minds in your wallet



You essentially earn from everything you do and you can treat it like a normal social platform and all the while earn tokens which you can withdraw or use for boosting (promoting) yourself or your posts. You can even boost other people's content too or send tokens for premium content from creators!

You get your reward based on the multiplier to your total network score and you can see a history of all this in your contributions section of your wallet which acts as an accounting measure as well as an insight/analytics indicator for how well you are doing.

You can see an entire breakdown on Minds here: https://www.minds.com/wallet/tokens/101

They have countless resources and the devs are very involved and helpful so I highly recommend checking it out at the very least.

This is my account profile and I can definitely say I've had a lot of fun using this platform and I have great hopes for it moving forward! Let me know what you guys think of the platform and if you do decide to create a new account use my referral link :)

https://www.minds.com/register?referrer=scottcbusiness

Again I'm very excited for this and I really want to hear from you on what you think, if you are already on there, if you're going to check it out now, and if not, why? Cheers!

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Bernie, I'll switch the tag. Nothing using #steem is about steem... Why not attack the other posts about fomo3D? I'm not trying to compete Minds with Steem I like them both and encourage using both. Won't post on #Steem moving forward

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Sounds to me more like someone is jealous'z'fah... I've been waiting for minds tokens to become a real thing for some time now.

Steems system of having content only holding value for the attention it receives in 7 days is a broken system. Minds algorithm is far superior for more just distribution of what the blockchain produces.

This will likely become the fiercest opposition to the steemit platform.

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Yeah idk apparently I'm the baddest of the bunch so I'll take my punishment. Something I think we really need is standardization at least for what the unspoken rules are supposed to be.

That's the thing, for me.... it's not about how they are competing and they don't need to, but if you get attacked for sharing about it, that creates the heat and conflict. On Minds I talk about Steem all the time, even the devs of Minds will repost my posts about Steem.

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More seriously, it's not really competing... steemit is more like a blog site where minds is attempting to be more like a replacement for facebook.

Different markets ultimately.

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Yeah and I think they work together much better than they do against each other. I just hope others see it that way and I'm not villified

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Use what ever tag you want. Don't let people bully you. Fuck em. If they don't like your content, tell them to mute you. Problem Solved.

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I mean bernie is policing tag usage. He is right in the sense that using the wrong tag is not ideal, but I disagree with flagging for it personally

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Rightly said by you I am agree with you

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yes @berniesanders it should be stopped on steemit

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every people said earn this and that but never earn a penny from internet wow what a joke every one on internet is a guru and selling their courses and we are so stupid to buy their course and cant earn a penny.

I appreciate your optimism surrounding the minds token, but I don't think it holds much against steem. Sure it might have a better UI/UX than steemit, but can it topple utopian, busy, musing, dlive, etc?

See steemit is not even hardly trying yet to be a good user experience, but steem is so powerful that developers have built many different experiences and tools on top. Frankly, Minds coulda woulda shoulda built on steem.

The fact that they are launching on ethereum makes me question if anybody over there even knows what they are doing. They will be mapping to another blockchain within two years I bet, either a graphene chain, komodo or some other, more scaleable tech.

Thanks for sharing!

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Yeah that's true, and by no means was I competing the two. I use Minds and Steemit as my two go to social platforms.

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Sure! I see for example how you are posting this on Steem! Well, I have heard of minds, and I know a lot of people use them both. I haven't made it over there yet, I am quite invested here with my time and effort, and have been rewarded quite a bit here, so perhaps I am very loyal to Steem.

I just don't see why, other than 'name recognition', any application would post on ethereum, which is quite an overloaded, slow, and getting slower network.

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Yeah that I'm not sure. Maybe they'll change in the future. But yes I've been with Steem longer, but I really like and encourage both platforms, non competitively.

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Competition in a FREE MARKET is a good thing. Sadly the markets have not been that free for some time and they seem to be going further and further from FREE such that competitors are seen as enemies to be censored, squashed, etc rather than competed with. Sad days.

I do agree that Ethereum seems like a poor choice due to performance and scalability. They are saying they will fix that, but as they get more and more sub-tokens that becomes more and more difficult.

EOS would have been a good choice too I think.

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Very true! And you are right as I got attacked for posting this :/ I just wanted to spread the news because I think they work well together. A lot of times I use Minds to promote Steem (most of the time really).

Would be a great choice to go with EOS yeah!

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Yeah I saw the attack. I won't attack people for sharing information ever.

Not a fan of censorship, echo chambers, circle jerks, and controlled narrative thru omission.

As such I also included your post in today's @newsagg headlines, and resteemed it myself.

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Hey thank you so much I really appreciate that! If you ever get an open witness vote, feel free to think of me :P

Yeah it's unfortunate but I talked it out with Bernie and I think everything will be fine going forward.

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I bet there are less trolls on minds! But do they censor any content? I really don't know what minds is all about, only heard about it...

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It's pretty similar on both. Minds may even have more because of no flagging

Honestly, ICO's nowadays having so bad reputation due to some of them end up scam and not even reach in the exchange. Only few, succeed to be listed on the exchange but theres another problem, its price drops sonbadly that its lower than the price during ICO. But anyway, maybe this Mind token will be one of the few successful ICO and worth a try. 😊

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Well, I don´t think this mind token will be a scam. Minds.com is around since several years.

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Yeah, I mean I love Minds regardless of the value of the token, there's such utility and usefulness behind it I'm sure it will do just as well as steem or better

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nowadays? Name a few ICO's that actually mean something and that actually has a value, because there isn't any. i can name a max of 3 ICO's that are doing just as 'good' as bitcoin litecoin Ether, but 9 out of 10 shitcoins (sorry, i mean ICO coins) are doomed to fail.

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You're right about that. Luckily Minds have tons of utility, besides even if you're not investing anyone can earn :)

The number of blockchain based social media project increased a lot lately and until this very moment, Steemit is the only project that seems to be doing well. I see that Mind Token have different aspects and more new features which is something to look forward, I will give it a look and see if it is really offeres something new.

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Yeah :) Let me know what you think! I encourage Steem and Minds as my top 2 favorites

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you thinking what im thinking? im thinking of resteeming this. hah

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I'm thinking that too :)

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Wow went and wrote a poem for this post! Appreciate the efforts :)

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hah yeah. have to spend this time i browse the steem or steemit(which one is correct?) as cratively as i can. im just glad you liked it.

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you browse through content on steem, if you're doing so here it is in fact Steemit. There are other applications so not always steemit.

Reading your blog. Sounds interesting and enticing to me. Reading all about these are going to or seems to be overwhelmingly endless, as I am just getting my feet wet and getting used on the maze of steemit. We'll, see. Thanks for sharing.

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haha cheers :) Yeah Minds and Steemit are my go to social blockchain platforms

That's great news. I must check this.
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Let me know what you think!

@scottcbusiness you think my most recent post "signatures and liability" would do well on minds? Think maybe i could do both!

Great vid, as always peace!

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Yeah upload it there too :)

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Haha! Thx man! On minds now as ihashblox

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Nice! Will follow you :)

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I'll follow back cool!

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Thanks for the heads up. Resteemed to my 7,000 followers!

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Nice! Thanks for the support :)

nice post

Very good posts. Good luck always brother

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Ey cheers :)

Excellent post Scott! Thanks for the info.

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Cheers! Hope it helps :)

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Yeah this is for the platform Minds but I do make tons of Steemit specific content. Thanks so much for your support!

wow...already followed you...nice article dude

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Hey thanks a bunch :)

Bro everyday we have new token and everyday there is new coin , but I am happy I get benefit from all of them , let’s enjoy the benefits ,, thank you for ur update

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Yeah there really is haha, but this has a social media platform too :) Cheers

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I think you mean Steem Witness ;)

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Lol, egg on my face! Every other social I had it as Steem, must have set that when I was just beginning :P Thanks

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I found you there through the Blogs section, and am now following you on both social networks.

I had created a minds.com account long ago but I had never really used it. I've just started paying attention to what the platform has to offer because of their token finally going live on the Ethereum main net.

Your video was exactly what I needed in order to learn about boosting, thanks. I also find it very interesting that we can pin up to three different postings on our account page.

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Yeah I really like Minds and Steemit they compliment each other well! I'm really glad this got you going :)

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I already have a mind account, and I read your previous post that why I made account in minds.

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Nice! Glad to have you aboard :)

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Thanks

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Thanks for the summery.

I am also on Minds and go there. It's less interactive as I've seen here on Steem ecosystem, but I like the UI and the way it works almost autonomously. Here it feels you really have to WORK for it. Thanks for the breakdown!

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True, they both have their ups and downs, but I really enjoy both. And cheers :)

Really looking at a good sight and will compete to the similar coins!!hoping the best!!!#fingerscrossed

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Yeah I really like both of them and highly encourage both :D

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Let me know if you try it out

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I am really newbie on steemit I need to learn more could you help me out for
How to try then can get more involvement for
Future earning. Thanks

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I'd say just involve yourself in the community and interact with people. There is no secret to earning!

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Thanks @scottcbusiness I am trying, please can I ask one more question that what will be the best way to power up in steemit?

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Well, because it has compounding interest I'd say the best way is to invest. Then use content curation or creation to help push that

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That’s a correct answer : need invest then go further. Thanks dear

Thank for the breakdown @scottcbusiness Im new in steemit and i do think is good to post on mind too as we use the same time to build original and quality content. Posted to Mind is another paltform to expose. Will check it out later.

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Yeah they both work together really well and excel beyond almost all other social blockchain platforms

I have personally been several "Scan", I do not say that that is part of one, because I will try.

I like this platform ( Steemit ) although for Spanish-speakers, it's a bit difficult to leave, because of having so much competition in other languages.

if I would like to enter other platforms I have been learning, to have with that many more visits in my steem blog .

Thank you very much for your post and sorry for my bad English.

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No worries! Thanks for your feedback :) I think Minds and Steemit have a great way of complimenting each other

butterflies-3524415__340.jpghttps://steemit.com/@scottcbusiness Congratulation your nice post

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Thanks so much :)

Can i buy it from XRP?

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Yes, any way you could buy ERC20 tokens you can. You may to convert to eth though

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What is the price of coin today?

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1 MINDS token is 0.0005 ETH atm

Lot's of solid information, found it very helpful. Thanks

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Nice! Glad I could provide you with value

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Problem....been 20 hours still nothing. I sent payment services have not been renders. Please fix

Thanks bro

What I like about Minds.com, as compared to Steemit, is that I can grab a news story link and the interface pulls in the image and abstract so I can then provide my thoughts on the story.

It is SO EASY!
Steemit, please institute this capability!!! Until then, most of my posts end up on Minds (even though I am a huge fan of Steemit) because it is much less time consuming to post.

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Yes they require much less technical attention and effort which is really nice there. It's also a good way to promote steem posts too

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Thank you for the well explain information about Minds, I am new... and I do not know much about criptoworld... but ...
I believe that the more diversity, the more options to choose from

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Yeah it's always good to have options, it also promotes improvement

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Yeah it's always good
To have options, it also
Promotes improvement

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In Present time some ICO's having bad impression on crypto lovers. Some coin ends up with scams. They could not reach even in the exchange list.
So it is not easy to trust on new ICO. Hope so MINDS will grow well in the crypto market.

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Minds had a platform and utility for years, most ICOs are scams cause they don't offer anything thus they end up worthless

Very nice and couplet article, great job! Enjoying Minds right now :-)

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Nice! Glad you find it useful :)

Excellent project

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Just signed up for Minds, checking it out. Looking for some high quality channels to subscribe to.

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Nice! Feel free to sub to me and I'll sub back

Looks good opportunity, Up votedthumsup1.png, followed and resteemed.

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Hey thanks! It really is :)

Hola @scottcbusiness muy genial y gracias por enfocarnos en más redes el mundo digital está globalizado.

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Hola, solo hago lo que puedo :)

Great information. I have a mind account although I don't take it seriously

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I mean now you can earn from it, so it's worth a little more focus and can also help promote your steem content too

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Thanks Buddy. I'll start taking it seriously. I need all the help I can get promoting my steem account

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All the better to you :)

Dear author, I really like your content! You’re writing in a very interesting manner!
I think my last post will also be interesting for you
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Please, upvote it! I’ve upvoted yours in advance.

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Steem is the best blockchain ever! I've never experienced an online community where my desire to create has been so uninhibited. I'm free to create content as I wish and others are free to read it. The beauty is in the simplicity and uncensored nature of this system that affords us a place to be free and explore.

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Yeah Steem and Minds are my go to social media platforms now

i can follow u
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Awesome :) Appreciated