Bitcoin For Beginners: Your Quick Start Guide To Bitcoin
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Bitcoin For Beginners: Your Quick Start Guide To Bitcoin

Understand Bitcoin at a grassroots level, and get involved with Bitcoin through the path of least resistance.
4.2 (595 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
12,417 students enrolled
Created by Ravinder Deol
Last updated 4/2017
English [Auto-generated]
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Get involved with Bitcoin through the path of least resistance, by utilizing the tools designed to help beginners experience the Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency revolution taking place.
  • Gain a complete grassroots understanding of Bitcoin, and be able to confidently explain Bitcoin to others without second guessing how Bitcoin works as a currency.
  • Know how Bitcoin works as a cryptocurrency, and how the ecosystem evolves to provide users of the currency a more complete experience.
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  • You don’t need to understand the ins and outs of how Bitcoins works in order to take advantage of all the knowledge shared in this course. You can be a newbie.
  • Students must be aware that this a crash course for beginners, that aims to get you started with Bitcoin through the path of least resistance. It doesn’t cover in-depth Bitcoin information.
  • I want all potential students to be aware that this isn’t an advanced Bitcoin course, there will be some advanced topics discussed, but it’s mainly for those getting started.

Looking to start your Bitcoin journey?

Having trouble understanding what Bitcoin is?

Maybe you want to gain a grassroots understanding of Bitcoin?

Whatever your motivation is to understand Bitcoin, you’ve come to the right place to get started as everything is discussed in this beginner friendly Bitcoin course.

Bitcoin For Beginners: Your Quick Start Guide To Bitcoin, is the most practical and beginner friendly Bitcoin course you’ll find on the web today, discussing Bitcoin with no jargon.

It’s the one place with everything you need to truly understand Bitcoin at a grassroots level, and feel comfortable with knowing you’re learning from a credible source!

This is an effective and practical course that will take you from not understanding the Bitcoin field, to feeling comfortable with explaining the basic idea of Bitcoin to others.

While there are plenty of Bitcoin blogs on the web, it’s hard to find a short, practical and to the point course which helps newbies get started with Bitcoin through the path of least resistance.

Nothing is kept a secret. I reveal everything about Bitcoins basics, and as the basics of Bitcoin evolve through time you can be sure this course will be kept up to date for you!

This Bitcoin For Beginners course is designed for anyone who wants to gain a grassroots understanding of Bitcoin. So if you’re a complete newbie, or someone who is aware of Bitcoin but doesn’t understand how it all works, you’re in the right place.

Who is the target audience?
  • The ideal student for this Bitcoin For Beginners course is someone who is not aware of Bitcoin, or who has had limited experience with Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies.
  • Potential students should come to this course with an open mind, and be aware that this is a practical crash course into the Bitcoin universe, helping you to get started with it.
  • As Bitcoin is a globally based currency, students can be from any country, of any age, and any ability to gain maximum value from this course.
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
Before Getting You Setup Using Bitcoin Here Is Your Introduction
4 Lectures 13:34

Welcome to this introductory Bitcoin course. What my aim with this short course is to give you a grassroots understanding of Bitcoin, and make sure you get enough of an understanding to get started with this revolutionary cryptocurrency. So that’s our aim with this short course, nothing else, it’s a pure and simple short fully focussed course on getting you started with Bitcoin.

Let Me Introduce You To This Bitcoin Introductory Course

Get ready, because in just a moment I’m going to give you an over to Bitcoin. So what it is, and how it really works for us users. So you ready?

Now bitcoin is a unique type of crypto currency; it has no physical properties and is stored electronically. It’s the world’s first real working example of a cryptocurrency – one that can be traded and used in digital transactions.

Many Of You Will Be Wondering What Bitcoin Is So Let Me Explain

In this lecture I want to give you an insight, well a history lesson as to how Bitcoin has evolved to date, just so you’re aware I’ll be highlighting one key thing from each year up until now as there’s so much in Bitcoins history. Now, by understanding it’s journey it’ll really give you a deeper understanding as to how Bitcoin has become the powerhouse of a cryptocurrency it is today.

Let Me Explain To You How Bitcoin Has Evolved To Date

In this lecture I want to explain the blockchain to you, as the blockchain is the complete underpinning of Bitcoin. Now what you see in front of you is the blockchain website, by the way this is also a wallet but more on that later, but as you can see all these are the transactions that are being processed right now by the blockchain.

Now the blockchain if you weren’t aware as a permanent database of bitcoin transactions across the globe.

The Blockchain Is Critical To Bitcoin And This Is How It Works
Lets Now Get You A Bitcoin Wallet So You Can Join The Bitcoin Revolution
2 Lectures 11:16

So for this lecture I’m just going to give you a run through of all the Bitcoin wallets available to date, well the best ones on the market. To do this I’m enlisting the help of a colleague of mine, and his website 99 Bitcoins where he has in fact organised very clearly, the benefits and drawbacks of each wallet. In fact, Ofir the founder of 99 Bitcoins, which is this site, has co-instructed a Bitcoin course with me. It’s all about Bitcoin affiliate marketing, so check that out if you’re interested, or let me know and I can direct you to that.

These Are The Variety Of Bitcoin Wallets You Can Create And Use Today

Now all Bitcoin wallets have their range of pro’s and con’s, I personally use them for a range of different reasons. Whether it’s for day to day transactions, storing them for investment, or for frequent trading. They all serve different purposes for me.

I Personally Recommend You Setup This Bitcoin Wallet For Its Simplicity
Here Is How You Can Get The First Pieces Of Bitcoin Into Your Wallet
2 Lectures 12:40

So what exactly are Bitcoin faucet websites, and more importantly how do they work? This is more than likely a question on your mind, especially if you’ve heard the phrase “free bitcoins from bitcoin faucet websites” thrown around.

Let Me Introduce The Way Easiest Way In Which To Earn Your First Bitcoins Online

Of course there are hundreds, and more than likely thousands of Bitcoin faucet websites around the web today – a simple google search will throw up plenty. But the question here is, which ones should you spend your time on and trust? Because a lot of them are simply a waste of time. So in this lecture I’ll run you through the best bitcoin faucets on the web at this moment in time.

To Earn Your Very First Piece Of Bitcoin I Suggest You Use These Faucet Sites
As With Any Currency You May Want To Spend It And This Is How To Spend Bitcoin
2 Lectures 09:29

So now you’ve purchased your first Bitcoins, and got them kept safe and secure in your chosen wallet, you’re probably wondering what to spend them on!

The increase in the amount of retailers accepting Bitcoin as payment has been incredible in the past year or so; with over 30,000 businesses and charities now also registered. And this trend is set to continue. 

Here Are The Best Place I Currently Recommend To Spend Bitcoins

I’m not sure how many of you are familiar with this site here purse, but it’s a fantastic concept. Amazon don’t accept Bitcoins as payment, you can use the Purse platform to get around that and buy items off Amazon with Bitcoin.

In fact, as it says here you can save up-to 15% purchasing this way. So it really does give you an incentive to buy with Bitcoins.

You Can Buy Anything From Amazon With Bitcoin Using This Site
This Is How You Can Sell Bitcoin And Potentially Profit From The Volatility
2 Lectures 07:41

By now we’ve taken you through the steps to purchase bitcoin, how to store it securely and where you can buy shiny new things with it.

But what happens when you want to sell up?

When It Comes To Selling Bitcoin This Is How That Process Works

In the last lecture I mentioned a few websites that you should consider using, depending on of course which route you choose to sell your Bitcoins through. In this lecture I just want to highlight those websites for you again, so you know exactly what website to use for exactly which type of way you choose to sell Bitcoins.

These Are The Best Places To Sell Your Bitcoins Online That I Also Use
Lets Now Conclude On Bitcoin And Ensure You're Fully Setup Using It
3 Lectures 08:11

I want to talk to you about the opportunities that Bitcoin is going to experience in 2016, and whether that will mean Bitcoin has its best year to date. So let me know your thoughts after I’ve gone through everything on whether you think Bitcoin does have the best to succeed in 2016 over all the other years it has been around.

Lets Discuss The Future Of Bitcoin Before Concluding This Course

Great work on completing this Bitcoin introductory course, I really appreciate you taking the time out to join me on this journey to help you experience the Bitcoin revolution. As mentioned this was an introductory course and no more.

Here Is Your Complete Round-Up Of This Bitcoin Introductory Course

Bonus Lecture: Next Steps To Take
About the Instructor
Ravinder Deol
4.2 Average rating
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36,139 Students
17 Courses
Certified Bitcoin Professional | Teaching 30,000+ Students

Hello! I’m Ravinder - a Certified Bitcoin Professional.

I’ve been involved in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain space since 2013, and I’ve seen it grow tremendously. However there’s still one thing lacking, and that’s structured education. So I’ve taken it upon myself to help you get all the knowledge you need in one place!

Initially I started out by teaching live classes which then lead to the creation of B21 Block, where along with a team of co-instructors the goal is to bring high quality, engaging and practical Cryptocurrency and Blockchain education online.

So whatever stage you’re at on your Cryptocurrency and Blockchain journey, let me be your helpful guide to navigate Cryptocurrencies and the Blockchain successfully.