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Guide to Finding Reliable Sources of Information About Crypto
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The cryptocurrency industry is developing faster than ever – and with new innovations announced every day, it can be difficult to keep up. Making things more complex, the industry has given rise to countless so-called experts, news sites, blogs, influencers and more.
As a crypto investor, this makes sorting out credible information from unreliable hearsay difficult.
How can you DYOR (do your own research) with so many sources of information?
Fear not, for we here at Liquid are ready to share our guide to the best (and most reliable) sources of information on crypto.
From blogs to podcasts to compelling Twitter personalities, you’ll be sure to find some helpful resources here.
Don't forget, we have all kinds of information and educational content about crypto and blockchain right here on the Liquid blog. Be sure to subscribe before you read on.
Here are some of the best crypto websites to find reliable, relevant, and timely content.
This site is the destination for knowing up-to-the-minute values of the leading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP, along with the value of about 1,500 other coins. CoinMarketCap ranks coins by market cap – the total value of a coin's circulating supply – while also providing a per-coin value along with other data, as well as crypto exchange rankings.
This general news site is one of the oldest and most established sites for cryptocurrency information. Founded in 2013, CoinDesk provides news updates, educational articles, market trends and information on IEOs.
Focusing on Bitcoin and Ethereum with news about the broader crypto market, the site provides short, easy-to-read articles. CoinTelegraph features more content than some other sites, and it publishes a high volume of articles daily.
Founded in 2013 as Cryptonews.com, this site offers not only news about the crypto market, but detailed analysis. Figures and graphs provide valuable information about trade volume, exchange rates and changing market trends. Originally focused on Bitcoin, the site has broadened its content offering to cover the current, expansive coin offerings in the market.
A solid destination for new investors. Started during the crypto boom of 2017, the site provides news about cryptocurrencies, but its real value is in informational and education content about blockchain.
Another site that provides evaluations of the cryptocurrency market. With market analysis, educational topics and charts, this site is a good destination for investors trying to improve their understanding of crypto.
This site provides timely, shorter articles about Bitcoin, so it’s a good resource for investors who want to get an overview of Bitcoin and the crypto marketplace.
Also founded during the cryptocurrency boom of 2017, this site offers a broad, robust overview of the markets, with additional content about events, conferences and other goings on.
This site is unique in that it focuses on new and upcoming activities in the crypto world. With articles about IEOs and new blockchain projects, this site is a great destination to learn about new, exciting occurrences in the crypto world.
Social media channels have valuable, up-to-date information about cryptocurrencies. Here are a few good options.
Most of the news and content websites we recommended also manage a Twitter profile. So follow your favorite sites on Twitter (and follow us too) to get notifications about new articles published. You will also begin to find profiles of specific individuals in the crypto community who provide good content on Twitter.
- Liquid CEO Mike Kayamori on Twitter
- CoinDesk editor in chief Pete Rizzo on Twitter
- Renowned crypto trader Tai Zen on Twitter
- Crypto analyst Joseph Young on Twitter
- Inventor of smart contracts Nick Szabo on Twitter
Reddit is an active and dynamic venue for cryptocurrency investors and members of the blockchain community to communicate with each other and find important information. Many currencies have their own subreddits. You can find the Liquid subreddit here.
The most popular social media video channel features series from several reliable sources in the cryptocurrency marketplace. Two of those are Boxmining and Ivan on Tech. Boxmining provides daily news, reviews, and analysis of the cryptocurrency market, while Ivan on Tech focuses on the programming elements of cryptocurrency. And don't forget there's the Liquid YouTube channel as well.
Podcasts on all sorts of crypto topics have exploded in popularity recently. Here are some of the most popular and reliable shows.
One of the OGs. Originally focused on Bitcoin, it has now expanded to a broader network of podcasts and media presented by experts in the industry.
Launched in 2013, this long-running podcast is a forum for its three hosts to have in-depth discussions among themselves and with blockchain luminaries to discuss complex and important topics in the crypto world.
A show aimed at demystifying the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain. Its two hosts keep the conversation light and humorous and aim their discussions at people learning about crypto.
Unchained is known for its episodes featuring high-profile individuals in cryptocurrency. Investors, entrepreneurs and developers join host Laura Shin to talk about important and emerging topics.
Crypto legend Andreas Antonopoulos brings his passion for Bitcoin to this podcast. This show has one of the largest catalogs of episodes of all crypto broadcasts, with nearly 400 episodes published since its launch in 2013.
In this podcast, former Digg founder Kevin Rose dives deep with crypto entrepreneurs.
Off Chain is an engaging YouTube podcast run by crypto entrepreneur and investor Jimmy Song. Published weekly (and sometimes even more frequently), the podcast covers topics as diverse as the ethics of money production and Bitcoin hacking attempts.
Solid crypto chat and interviews hosted by Bedford's finest, PeterMcCormack.
This biweekly newsletter comes courtesy of the MIT Technology Review, and it includes some great editorials on blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Read by thousands of crypto investors around the world each week, CryptoWeekly provides a useful rundown of the must-know news and resources in crypto.
This newsletter (which runs on a freemium model) is primarily geared towards institutional investors, but it’s useful for crypto newbies and entrepreneurs alike. Run by crypto entrepreneur Anthony Pompliano, the newsletter covers everything from upcoming IEOs to recent events in the crypto space.