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June 08, 2018, 07:06:59 PM
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While I agree with d5000 about not wanting too be centralized in any way some thing has too be done on the marketing/pr of peercoin you can't say that peercoin has fallen from 100 peercoins too the bitcoin in 2014 too 4000 peercoins too the bitcoin currently that's got nothing too do with ico s and everything too do with the non existent marketing at peercoin
I think I wrote already about that. Peercoin's problem was its stagnation between 2013 and 2017, when the code was almost not updated. Other coins, in this time, improved upon proof-of-stake concepts - look at Cardano to see where a proof-of-stake currency can stand. Or even NEM. Peercoin stagnated, ignored these developments (with the exception of the adoption of duplicate-stake-detection, but that were a few lines of code).

Peercoin's development since 2017 and the future plans (0.7+) bring optimism back to me. Once Peercoin can demostrate it's not simply an old, dormant coin but a laboratory of innovation then it should come back to the top 50 or even top 20 (of the coins, forget ICO tokens as I already wrote).

A bit of marketing is necessary, but the fundamentals first have to be solid. So I expect solid growth after 0.7+ demostrates Peercoin is on the height of time again. And Peercoin has an extremely good name - maybe the best one after Bitcoin and Monero perhaps, that will help it.

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June 08, 2018, 08:14:20 PM
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D5000 I respect what you say your usually 100 pct spot on with your insight all I'm saying though is having no marketing and neglecting the website too the point we're it's absolute could have and should have been avoided I have no doubt peercoin will make it back too being a top 25 coin but these other things I've mentioned should not be being neglected for such an extended period of time
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June 08, 2018, 09:01:23 PM
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Can you up date the information too show that peercoin holders will receive bitcoin air it currently says they will not
Hello Verdell,

I will ensure ALL information is updated upon full completion of the vote for the Peercoin community. This vote will be maintained for at least 10 more days to give sufficient time for the community to put their opinion in.

Thanks!
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June 08, 2018, 09:02:08 PM
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We should be voting in favour of peercoin holders getting bitcoin air. In air drop
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June 08, 2018, 09:02:20 PM
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D5000 I respect what you say your usually 100 pct spot on with your insight all I'm saying though is having no marketing and neglecting the website too the point we're it's absolute could have and should have been avoided I have no doubt peercoin will make it back too being a top 25 coin but these other things I've mentioned should not be being neglected for such an extended period of time

The problem I see if we enter a hype campaign now is that people will criticize the old points - "naive" proof of stake algorithm, old code, centralized checkpoints. If you follow the discussion about the viability of proof of stake (nothing at stake problem etc.), Peercoin's current protocol is probably simply not secure for the long term because the PoS participation is too low. And people will criticize that. So we could achieve a short pump but nothing more.

Thus my opinion is - be patient, prioritize development for now, above all of the cold-minting feature which could make the centralized checkpoints obsolete as it will expand and stabilize the validator set, and stay in contact with current proof of stake research adopting the best and relevant improvements. So the critics will have one point less. And, of course, continue with PeerAssets.

Now to marketing: What exactly do you want to change? I believe, for example, that the website isn't bad, it is well branded and looks pretty good (better than the Bitcoin website, and also better than these "generic" sites of other top altcoins like Ripple or NEM which look like a simple Wordpress theme), maybe it could have some more infographics and a slight refresh of visuals but imo it really needs nothing more. There is a Peercoin blog on Medium, Twitter accounts etc. What would you add? This is a serious question, there is always space to improve.

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June 08, 2018, 09:17:26 PM
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new investors too peercoin most likely first contact with peercoin most likely comes from the website that's were the meet and greet takes place there should be easy too understand and access  information about peercoin on the website the new user should see what sets peercoin apart from other crypto particular bitcoin since everyone going too peercoin website will already be familiar with bitcoin the website should drive home peercoins best features updated videos about peercoin.  and what is coming in the future for peercoin and it wouldn't hurt if the website looked nice probably in some green tones since peercoin. Is not using the vast amounts of electricity that bit coin is new users new investors new peercoin adopters are the most important asset for peercoin too be successful and it all starts with first contact on the website I can not emphasize strongly. Enough how important the website is while you can't judge a book by its cover you can induce people too read  first pages by it and if it's worth reading they'll continue too
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June 09, 2018, 10:15:44 PM
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Making great headway on the first #PeerAssets API. https://github.com/PeerAssets/papi
Now it's time to con
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June 09, 2018, 10:25:09 PM
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Hello, team
 It's really interesting project.
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June 09, 2018, 10:32:49 PM
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Making great headway on the first #PeerAssets API. https://github.com/PeerAssets/papi
Now it's time to continue tests with integrating it into the PeerAssets web wallet. Testers needed Smiley
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June 09, 2018, 10:40:28 PM
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Greetings guys! surprising trading fees.
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June 10, 2018, 12:40:17 AM
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Peercoin should have gone with ppc man plan 2-0 the status quo is why peercoin in 4year bear market
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June 10, 2018, 07:08:58 AM
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The current hold up on the website is because I am writing a full description of Peercoin. It starts from the very beginning, the distributed public ledger, what a blockchain is, its main purpose and benefits, PoW vs PoS, Peercoin's development philosophy, our specific mechanics and economics, such as the hybrid protocol, destruction of transaction fees, etc... It is basically a guide from start to finish that fully details the main points of Peercoin, something we lack right now on the current website. This content takes a long time to form. Once it's done it will need to be reviewed and edited by the team and then we will have graphics created to visualize different parts of the text to make it easier to understand.


it wouldn't hurt if the website looked nice probably in some green tones

This is what it will look like. More green will be used in the design and much less gray.
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June 11, 2018, 07:46:43 PM
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Ppc lost 85 percent of its value in 6 months but peercoin team thinks there doing great job and are totally inflexible on any changes they should have implemented the miner tax what a bunch of clowns
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June 11, 2018, 11:14:16 PM
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new investors too peercoin most likely first contact with peercoin most likely comes from the website that's were the meet and greet takes place there should be easy too understand and access  information about peercoin on the website
Well, there is https://peercoin.net/newcomers. However, what seems to be lacking - and here you're totally right - is a short description of Proof of Stake, which is the main "selling point" or thing Peercoin does different than Bitcoin. The "Minting" item talks a bit about it, but I would call it "Proof of Stake" instead.

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and what is coming in the future for peercoin and it wouldn't hurt if the website looked nice probably in some green tones
I see lots of green on the website ... I like the black/green design, looks very clean, and distinct from typical "altcoin" pages. It is also well-branded with the leaf as protagonist.

A bit of a "roadmap" would be nice, though.

@Paul33: We are in a general crypto bear market, if you haven't noticed it. With a "miner tax" or another centralizing mechanism, I'm sure PPC would be at position 333 or so as all those old PPC veterans/hodlers would sell instantly Wink


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June 13, 2018, 07:33:15 PM
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When Bitcoin and all other cryptos enter another bull market, does the Peercoin team get all the credit and any ideas that were passed up suddenly become trash?  Some people can't see past the end of their nose.
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June 23, 2018, 02:52:25 AM
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If the peercoin team wasn’t so stubborn and only interested in there own ideas
Please explain what this even means. It has already been explained that we have funding for everything we need right now. More funding is not going to help us. Right now we just need time in order to properly make use of our current funding. We are working on that.

Verdell:
it’s time for a new ideas peercoin 2.0
Anyone is welcome to start their own fork, but good luck finding someone to run and code for it. I can guarantee not a single person from the current team is interested in helping with that and it takes a lot of knowledgeable and experienced people to maintain.

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All peercoin had too do was redo the websiite and implement the 5 pct of mined coins go too devolpmemt and present plan too the community as too how those funds might be used and peercoin would be 10x the price it is how can you not be in favour of that

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June 23, 2018, 02:57:13 AM
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I agree should implement  5 percent miner tax the miners would make way more with much higher peercoin price you can’t market a coin with out a steady revenue source any one who’s not in favour of this doesn’t want a higher peercoin price there trying too keep the peercoin price artificially low
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June 23, 2018, 04:51:23 AM
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and implement the 5 pct of mined coins go too devolpmemt
I just got done saying that we don't need anymore money right now. What we currently have is already enough for what we need to use it for. More money for core development is not going to make things happen faster, so why would that spike the price? You need to understand that and allow time for the foundation to make use of the funds it already has available. I mean the Foundation has only been operational for about a month now and we've already given you a partnership with StakeBox and integration with Ledger Nano S. Things aren't going to happen instantly, so have some patience.

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The market doesn’t like that peercoin has no marketing why don’t you get it that peercoin was 100 too the bitcoin in 2014 now it’s over 4000 too the bitcoin marketing and a warchest for devolpmemt along with an upgraded website would certainly send the price sky rocketing continue on the course your on and the decline will continue I don’t get it what’s the big deal 5 pct miner tax with well defined marketing plan for the use of funds would please everyone the last time this was being discussed certain people sabotaged the conversation with a bunch of non sense it’s a no brainer too redo the website and implement miner tax the issue people had was how will the funds be used present well thought out plan too the community and most people are certanily in favour of it

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June 24, 2018, 01:16:09 AM
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Peercoin has clear internal incentives to keep miners reliably producing ore blocks.They also have a wide range of communities that constantly maintain and improve their networks.

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July 03, 2018, 04:57:53 AM
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Slowly realizing that Peercoin is better than Bitcoin
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I know bitcoin has a cult like following, but to those of you who are open to new ideas, Peercoin (now) is like Bitcoin was in 2011. I would suggest everyone to Hedge yourself accordingly - it may be in your best interest to diversify away from bitcoin and start mining some.

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