Why sometimes posting on steemit.com is a good idea instead of on other platform

in steemit •  4 months ago

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Today, I came across one column of SteemDB which draws my attention, which is the beneficiaries which states which account is taking beneficiary from your post. I will share about the details of each app, and the percentage of beneficiaries they have taken from user.

Disclaimer: These app are amazing, and I am constant user of some of them. However, sometimes it would be a good idea to stick back to steemit.com .

Steem Blockchain App

After a day of research, I came out with this result. Apparently, @busy.org and @dlive is not taking beneficiary from the user.

For example, your pending payout was $10, if the beneficial account took 10%, your final total payout will be $9. Which haven't deduct the curator reward.

PlatformBeneficial AccountPercentage
Steepshot@steepshot10%
DMania@dmania10%
ESteem@esteemapp5%/10%
SteemKR@steemkr15%
Zappl@zappl15%
DTube@dtube25%
Utopian@utopian.pay25%
Chainbb@chainbbvaries

If you think that you do not need to use these platform, you can avoid using it for certain post, and post it directly on steemit.

Steepshot

[Steepshot website]

I would say steepshot is an instagram clone which is available on Android and iOS.

According to Steepshot website, Steepshot is a platform that rewards people for sharing their lifestyle and visual experience built on the basis of Steem blockchain.


DMania

[DMania Website]

I would say DMania is 9GAG clone for steem.

According to DMania website, DMania is a platform that let you make money with memes, funny pictures and videos.


ESteem

ESteem website

ESteem is a mobile version for steemit.com.

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SteemKR

[SteemKR website]

SteemKR is a Korean version of steemit.com

According to SteemKR website, Steemkr is a social media platform where everyone gets paid for creating and curating content.


Zappl

[Zappl website]

Zappl is a Twitter clone on steem blockchain.

According to Zappl website, Zappl is a micro-blogging site that run off decentralized technology.


DTube

[DTube website]

DTube is a YouTube clone on steem blockchain.

According to DTube website, D.Tube is the first crypto-decentralized video platform, built on top of the STEEM Blockchain and the IPFS peer-to-peer network.


Utopian

[Utopian website]

Utopian is a reward system for open source contributors. I personally had been using Utopian for a long time, and they really help me for my open source contribution.

According to Utopian website, Utopian uses the Steem blockchain to reward Open Source contributors.


ChainBB

[ChainBB website]

I would say ChainBB is a forum style of steemit.com .

According to ChainBB website, ChainBB is an experimental forum build on top of the Steem blockchain.


Conclusion

I would say all these apps are amazing and I had been using more than half of them. However, if you think that some of your post does not require their services, you can always post on steemit website.


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Yes, you are right, and many people don't know about beneficiaries.
Some time ago I published an infographic in order to be clear with these concepts.

In particular, I use utopian-io because if your work is good they can give you a very good vote!

Very good post. We need more education.

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That's a cool infographic! I also use utopian-io a lot too, really grateful for their upvotes, this really helps to grow developers.

10-25% seems fair considering that those platforms also give high upvote posts to good contents. You're only losing if you are using too much bidding bots.

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Thanks for your feedback. I do agree that some of this platform are amazing, and i had been using half of them.

The reason why i am using bidding bot is that i wanted to try out how it works. Might write a post about it later.

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No worries. Almost everyone is using one. There are a few upsides in using upvote bots. Increase visibility, a way to increase SP and somehow earn a few SBDs to name a few.

Nice research, thanks for the write up @superoo7. Hopefully busy.org maintain 0%, I like their UI the most..

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Thansk Aaron. I also like Busy project so far. I also hope that they maintain 0%.

You got a 37.04% upvote from @inciter courtesy of @superoo7!

You got a 50.00% upvote from @redlambo courtesy of @superoo7!

good research ... this is one way where developers or project owners are able to fund their own costs for servers and additional expenses. it makes steem to be a viable platform to use and to develop on. users has the right to choose either to go direct thru steemit or thru these other applications

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I do agree that this is one of the way that developers fund the project. So, this is more like a "Guideline" for user to reconsider using some of this platform.

Great info! Glad to see busy doesn't take a percentage... as I only use busy other than steemit.com. Thanks for sharing, @superoo7! :)

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Another good thing about busy is that they give you upvote once a day haha

Wow, never knew that there were that many platforms. Does take time to familiarize with each of the platforms.

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You should try some of them, it is really cool for some of these project.

@superoo7 Based on your research, it looks like DTube and Utopian deduct the most from their users.

Also, DSound is already launched. Maybe you should include it too :)

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Yea, DSound took 25% also.

Sooner or later these new platform will overtake the old one since it paid better.

I believe developers have to eat too.