22 thoughts on “STEEM How Much Money Have I Made on My #1 Cryptocurrency Investment?”

  1. "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."– Winston S. Churchill


  3. Steem has really shown itself to be one the most progressive Crypto projects going today, market is irrationally quiet and the infrastructure looks great

  4. Hi Jerry, I know your a fan of steemit.. Would you consider doing a review of Vice Industry token. It's an adult version of steemit. touch.tube is the site model. They will be integrating with tube8 this end of the year..

  5. I got into STEEM because of you, Jerry, and while I appreciate your intention of distancing yourself from a way of earning that you don't feel is in integrity, I have to say that I'm incredibly grateful for all the instructional videos you put out that brought me to it!

    For me Steemit has been a great experience. Sure, I bought some STEEM along the way so that I'd have quicker success on the platform by being able to give people bigger upvotes (gets more notice than giving fractional penny upvotes, for sure). And I bought it for more than it costs right now. So if I cashed out right now, even with what I've earned along the way, I'd be in the negative. Thus as a purely dollars and cents business decision, it would be have been a bad one. Thankfully I"m not evaluating it that way.

    For me it has simply been an incredible community experience. I was lucky that I quickly fell in with a great bunch of like-minded people. I've had many blogs in the past, and some have definitely earned me more cash than Steemit, but this is the first one where I can say that I actually have a loyal audience of regular readers who really appreciate my content enough to keep coming back for it each day. My other blogs just had high search engine traffic looking for a specific solution then leaving forever once they'd found it.

    It is an incredible thing as a serious writer to experience having a truly appreciative audience that you grow relationships with over time, all around the world of your writing. It's also great to have developed relationships with some other people whose writing I enjoy, or who live in a part of the world I've never been to and who give me a window into that world each day. And then there are all the charitable causes I can support with just my upvote. It was amazing when there was a flood in Kerala to be able to send crypto just with upvotes, or to send them to Venezuela in the midst of the crisis there.

    And then there are new offerings coming out like Actifit, which rewards people for exercising so long as they're simply carrying their phone while they do it. Or Steem Monsters, which is a new collectible card game. There are so many really fun things to do on there that allow one to be a part of things that make this world a little more fun, a little more connected, maybe a little more healthy even.

    But yes, the initial coin distribution means it will never be economically equal. Late comers will forever have paid more than early birds, who may have paid nothing. And people who want to have something to do with Trending will always be unhappy about how it works for one reason or another. But maybe the price of admission is worth paying to get to enter this world.

    And as you said, we don't really know what is going to happen with the price when the overall market gets out of this sideways wobble it's been in all year. I could very well wind up with a sizable financial profit on top of the community profit I've already realized.

    So you are welcome for whatever you may have earned from my voting you witness. And thank you for how I have been enriched by your helping me find STEEM.

  6. Hi Jerry, i think that with prices this low and with whales like yourself selling, it will help create a more fair distribution of rewards as more people at the bottom can buy at lower prices.
    I do have to say the sad part is knowing that the 1% is earning rewards for nothing, just for having the most steempower. I hope they can find a way to make it more fair. Do you think it can be fixed?

  7. I understand where you're coming from Jerry, but running back to fiat currencies and traditional banking is like a woman leaving a guy for leaving the seat up every time and returns to the old ex that use to beat her.

    You said it yourself in your vid, the government has a pretty nice situation taking 50k out of that 180k, God only asked for 10% back in the old days. Plus they make all the money they want whenever they want to make it out of thin air, reducing the value of your own money. At least steem inflation is on a time schedule. But hey man, you do your thing, I hope the best for you.

  8. Your honesty is and will be the highest priced commodity Jerry. Much love and success to you, your family and all you endeavors in the future

  9. Hi Jerry, I made a direct video response to you on my channel and also replied to your STEEM post about how much you made off STEEM in the last year. I hope you can watch it and consider talking to me about this.

  10. I applaud your honesty. You could be wrong about the future of Steemit. I personally think it is a broken system. I hope it is fixed, but if not somone else will create a social media platform, that DOES reward its participants fairly, without excessively rewarding people for just gaming the system. I think that this is probably impossible without centralization. Good luck with ypur future endeavors.

  11. As much as I can understand your points of view, it seems to me, and I say this respectfully that you are not well versed in how economic systems work. Because, yes you are right about the skewed distribution of steem, you also alluded to the ninja mine, also true, and you've correctly pointed out that you have profited of the platform simply because other people purchased the tokens you sold. Not because of a product, or an asset in any common sense of the word.

    However, that is precisely how the economy works, precisely that. You just described capitalism, and then found yourself not being a fan. I mean, I get you, I actually understand every word you shared, but what I'm surprised is that you just now are waking up to the fact that this is how capitalism operates.

    Here is the big shocker Jerry: Everything and I do mean everything works like a pyramid. Food Chains, hierarchies and of course economic systems. In order for United States to remain liquid, for it not to go bankrupt it also needs new blood, it also needs millions of people contributing to it earning little to nothing. This is precisely why the population has to continue growing, if it was to stagnate the pyramid very much like bitconnect would collapse.

    Here is some reading material if you wish to research: markanderson.bangordailynews.com/2017/09/24/opinion/is-the-u-s-economy-one-big-ponzi-scheme/

    Now the point I'm trying to make is that if someone would want out, out of conscience let's say, they would literally have to "quit" modern society completely, and I'm not being ridiculous. Because the backbone of the economy that you are partaking still, even if you leave the cryptosphere all together has the same underpinnings. I mean, think about the fact that you are using a platform built by a publicly traded company, that also relies on new blood buying their stock to remain liquid, and also has "whales" sell to the retail investors with big appetites their bags, everytime it pumps. It's the same thing, you can't escape it, again, capitalism.

    As for the things you could have done on STEEM to actually help people, to feel better about the way you made money. I don't know, I thought you brought a lot of people over, that is a positive thing, many people who joined STEEM because you made noise flourished, granted the ratio is probably skewed towards those that failed, but equality of outcome is nothing anyone should expect.

    On the other hand, I think you would have felt a lot better with your STEEM activities if you had helped more of the little guys you are now claiming you care about. I mean, I never saw you donate to a charity on STEEM, help a venezuelan community and god knows they need it. You could have helped thousands of starving people if you were more generous with your upvotes.. And yes, you would have made less money, but maybe you would have felt richer, maybe.

    In any case Jerry, believe it or not, I wish you well…. hopefully you will find what you are looking for.

  12. Nice video jerry i really enjoyed your content is getting better every day.Keep doing good job!!!!_:=))(=()=)(=()

  13. Crypto is still in very early innings…to me the sentiment in this video represents a buy signal. Maybe not steem, but bitcoin…XLM…EOS…monero…zcash etc…

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