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The whole point of getting into cryptocurrency is to make money, but not everyone succeeds. Often, people who do not understand how to make money with cryptocurrency either give up or lose money. Cryptocurrencies are still in their infancy. Many newcomers are trying to figure out how to make money from cryptocurrency, as the increasing cryptocurrency prices attract them.

The good news is that cryptocurrency offers many opportunities to make money. The number of start-ups and developer activity in the cryptocurrency industry has consistently increased since 2011.

So how can cryptocurrency be used to make money? Let’s find out.

1. Lend or Borrow

Earn money from your crypto investments by starting a crypto lending business. Cryptocurrency lending involves the participation of borrowers and lenders and agreements between them. Cryptocurrency loans include contracts in which borrowers pledge their cryptocurrency holdings as collateral. In addition, lenders accept terms and offer cash or other cryptocurrencies, and borrowers agree to pay interest to lenders.
Crypto assets can be borrowed by lenders, who receive interest payments in the form of additional crypto assets. There are risks associated with this, and finding platforms that connect potential borrowers and lenders can take time. But there’s no denying that lending your cryptocurrency is one of the possible ways to earn extra income if you wish to make your cryptocurrency work.

2. Buy and Hold On For Dear Life! (HODL)

Yes, you read that right.
Cryptocurrencies can be earned in this way most commonly. Investing in coins usually involves waiting for their value to rise before making a purchase. They sell at a profit once their market prices rise. This investment strategy aims to identify more stable and volatile assets that can shift in value rapidly, resulting in regular profits. In this regard, Bitcoin and Ethereum can be considered safe investments due to their periodic price fluctuations. All you need to do before committing to HODLing an asset is to analyze it carefully before investing in it. You can trade any asset you feel will rise in value.
Profits can also be made without buying the most expensive assets. You might want to include a mix of small altcoins with good price shifts and aren’t just popular on exchanges with a promising future.

3. Day Trading

Trading cryptocurrency actively is one of the best ways to make money. You will, however, need to have at least a basic understanding of how to analyze prices to judge whether the token’s value will increase or decrease. If you can do this, you can make money trading crypto throughout the day. The idea behind crypto day trading is to profit from short-term volatility. Additionally, experienced traders rarely hold their positions for longer than a day in this market. So, the goal is to open multiple positions throughout the day to make small but frequent profits.

These methods are not carved in stone and are not to be taken as the only way to earn money through crypto. You can explore all your choices and then invest. Because in the end, it all comes down to the amount of time you have invested in research.

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Raj Shamani

Raj Shamani

200+Speeches in 26+Countries on Financial Freedom Investor: Startups, Stocks & Crypto