How To View Steemit In The Local Fiat Currency of Your Choice

in steemit •  2 months ago

Hey Steemians

As you may or may not be aware of, the amount of ways you can contribute to the Steem blockchain keeps growing everyday. While many of us are still Steemit purists still using the original website the updates in terms of functions and UI has been stagnant.

Steemit is clearly more focused on improving the network than the way you content creators use the site and theres nothing wrong with that.


dApps are on the rise

Its opened a gap for dApps to come into play and provide us with superior experiences or new ways to create and contribute content.

The most popular being

  • - Blogging editor
  • eSteem - @esteemapp - Desktop and mobile blogging app
  • Zappl - @zappl - Twitter for Steemit
  • Partiko - @zappl - Mobile Steemit app
  • dTUbe - @dtube - Youtube for Steemit
  • dLive - @dlive - Twitch for Steemit

To name a few

For more on mobile apps for steemit check out my post - Mobile Apps Options For The Steem Blockchain

So I've been playing around with these dApps and I found a pretty cool function using eSteem desktop application on Mac

Using Steemit in local currency

Why we're all attracted to and use steem is naturally for the reward and its a key focus of most of us on the platform. The issue for us non-US based contirubutors is with the volitilt of Steem and the value of the dollar we have to do a bit of calculations to figure out how much our posts and profiles are worth in our local currency

Since I'm from South Africa I'd like to see my earning in South African Rands (ZAR) and I found out how to do just that using the eSteem App

How to change your currency

Once you've logged into eSteem click on the gear Icon


Then select the currency of your choice


Currencies avialble

  • BTC
  • USD
  • EUR
  • RUB
  • GBP
  • JPY
  • KRW
  • INR
  • CNY
  • UAH
  • SEK
  • TRY
  • CAD
  • CHF
  • AUD
  • NOK
  • PLN
  • PHP
  • IDR
  • ZAR
  • THB
  • PKR
  • VND
  • NGN

Once you've selected your preffered currency your feed will automatically be updated and all posts payouts will be displayed in that currency as well as your profile value


Updated feed to display in Rands

Oh before I forget, I wrote this post yesterday and im trying out eSteems post scheduling option, lets hope it works :) - Update: It works great lol, now i can create posts ahead of time and let them fire off without being spammy and collect my daily rewards :)

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Hey friend, I have not even tried using those dAPPs you mentioned. Dtube is the only one I have checked out on and used a litte.
Thanks trowing more light on this. I will take a look at them.


They’re pretty cool and Each have their own pros and cons! I’m actually busy with an updated steemit cheat sheet which will involve dApps so watch out for that one

Posted using Partiko iOS


Alright. Will be anticipating that.

That’s pretty cool. I liked the eSteem app for a while. It’s got a serious bug for my iPhone though; whenever I posted anything, comment or post, I would have to exit the app because it would freeze at the comment posting screen even though my comment went through. Since then I just use safari now. Would be interesting if they would fix it but I haven’t seen an update in the App Store so I doubt it’s resolved. I emailed them months ago but nothing.


I’ve been testing out @partiko as the mobile app for steemit and it’s coming along pretty nicely! If you have problems with esteem you should hit up @good-karma his pretty on the ball with fixing issues

Posted using Partiko iOS


Thanks I'll give it a try. Do they take some of your rewards as payment? I think I remember eSteem taking a small portion.


In honestly not quite sure I didn’t read too much into it! I learn by doing and often learn the hard way but I think most dApps take a portion! I’ve really only seen steepshot pull a portion of the rewards

Posted using Partiko iOS

Great post!
Thanks for tasting the eden!

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