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Archived Proposals / Re: PR, Communications, Marketing Proposal
« on: January 06, 2018, 10:34:21 pm »
I think this will be interesting to see how this turns out. Just giving some feedback / talking out loud.


Phase 1 - Step 1

I think this is going to be potentially tough, as I see communications funneling through one person as a potential bottleneck
(I like my freedom and lack of red tape LOL, but Im open to do what is best for the project)

Right now I may on average tweet and post on reddit once a day, and potentially post in the bitcointalk forums 0-2 times a day,
as well as Rob who posts in the bitcointalk forums potentially a few times a day. And sometimes we have information that needs to go out right away, like software updates, bugs, issues.

Not only is there the Twitter, Reddit and Bitcointalk forums, but there are also the BiblePay forums, Discord and Slack.
So there are 6 different places we are communicating and talking on.

In addition there is also email (I know Rob gets a TON of emails), there are also comments in other subreddits, comments in other bitcointalk subsections, comments on articles, Steemit comments and articles, and articles written about BiblePay by other people.

So far Id say most communication with the public has been about mining, most of our current users are most likely miners, and the talking has been more technical. But also now we have gotten more interest from investors because now we are more known as having masternodes (sanctuaries), which has also drawn in more speculators, day traders and swing traders.

Who would we say represents BiblePay? or speaks for BiblePay?
Definitely Rob for sure, and I guess me too since Im doing the social media?

I think the project is still pretty young and still definitely in a beginning startup phase, but I think we could blow up pretty quickly and good PR will become more and more important.


Phase 1 - Step 2

There is a 2nd website in development, but nothing created so far, we have a viewable google doc, let me know if you would like viewing and editing access.


We do have information about BiblePay in multiple places, Ill just list them all to also help step 1 above:

Main Information:
Original Bitcointalk Post:
Moderated Bitcointalk:
BiblePay Wiki:

Other forms of information/communication
BiblePay Forum:


Phase 1 - Step 3

Currently I have been targeting those already trading cryptocurrencies and mining cryptocurrencies,

Examples of my advertising/marketing:


The average person is still not as interested in cryptocurrencies sadly.

Bitcoin Demographics:
"91.8 percent defined themselves as male, 72.5 percent said they are white and 65.8 percent declared themselves a techie."

7 Stats That Highlight A Millennial Propensity For Bitcoin


Phase 2 Step 1

We definitely could use help on Facebook, I think Matt currently owns the BiblePay facebook page but hes only made maybe 3 posts in the past 3-4 months and has I think 12 followers.

Im not sure how to talk to / target / advertise to the regular average joe about Cryptocurrencies and BiblePay.


BiblePay Summary


I know Rob is doing some Google Adwords advertising, but Im not sure what keywords he is using,
for my own advertising Ive used the keywords:
cpu mining, asic resistant, masternode, christian cryptocurrency (and variations of those)


Hope this information helps!
Ill try to give more feedback later on, but I dont really know much about PR, but most of this sounds pretty good.

Archived Proposals / Re: December 2017 IT expenses (payroll)
« on: January 06, 2018, 05:13:52 pm »
Sorry as well for hijacking the thread.

I forgot to add that I do agree with your conflict of interest concerns on the pool 616,
there has been a lot of FUD around the fact that Rob is running the main pool, which potentially scares some miners and investors, especially since there are some targeting BiblePay that have been amplifying this concern. (similar concern has come up recently about charity fund in the subreddit, sigh) [but I do think the reduced mining fee for writing letters gets a lot of miners writing letters who otherwise wouldnt write any letters]

I think the masternode letter writing is a neat idea, but I think it might be too small of a pond to just have masternodes writing letters (currently 84 masternodes), when there are potentially hundreds or thousands of others out there in the future that may be interested in writing letters (as well in the future there may be thousands of orphans to write to, even tens of thousands). Though I do understand more people more problems and there have been some already trying to game the current system. Hopefully a similar system that youve brought up could be applied to all users (though it is very hard to pinpoint anonymous users over the internet, as they can change IP addresses / email addresses, etc and keep attempting to game the system)

Archived Proposals / Re: New Charity Organization - BLOOM
« on: January 06, 2018, 04:47:40 pm »
Responding to Rob's Feedback


1) We have a $10,000 deficit with Compassion and have not even minted our first superblock.
Why dont we wait for that to occur, before adding a new risk.  That occurs at block 24600.

December 2017 Compassion Expense Reimbursement (Monthly Orphan Premiums)
2,894,609 BBP

Extra to Orphan Fund
400,000 BBP

My understanding is that the December Charity proposal would bring us current on any expenses?
3,294,609 BBP is going towards Compassion expenses for this 1st superblock.

I do see the risk with the superblock though, hopefully it goes smoothly super early Sunday morning.
But if it doesnt, it could potentially cause days of delay and extra work,
which means more days the funds wont be able to go towards expenses still racking up.


2) We have 189 children with compassion who are not paid a cent in advance (IE if we miss next months payment we lose them all).  Some of us here like 616West have suggested that we pay at least 6 months into the future for these children, as it is really frowned upon to start up new sponsorships with kids from Bloom when we have not even paid a few months in advance with the kids we have committed to.

616west and I both saw the monthly behavior as high risk in the bitcointalk forums long ago,
616west being more vocal lately about it, but do you have plans to change this behavior?
and start budgeting months in advance or adding cushion?

Togo August 17, 2017

It looks like you might be in the process:


3) We dont even have an exchange online right now accepting bitcoins.  I think its a bad idea to set a precendent to ask for half of our charity budget right off the bat, when our price is uncertain.  Lets try to get a pulse on our average price after c-cex comes back online for a couple weeks first.

So far I believe this is just a pre-proposal for discussion, so no actual proposal has been entered into the blockchain yet.

April so far has requested 667k BBP, which would be 23% of Decembers Charity budget.

Also a note, this current superblock, about 123k BBP is going to be burned because we didn't get enough proposals.

Having no exchanges is up is really bad though, because we have no way to sell Biblepay coins into Bitcoin into Dollars to pay for expenses. CoinsMarkets hopefully comes back up in the next few days as they upgrade their servers from too much traffic, and C-CEX hopefully comes back up end of January.


5) Im not sure if Togo asked you about this, but here is one huge question.  We currently have IT integration where we can view an orphans Bio by clicking a link.  Would we receive IT integration with bloom for the one new orphan?  Could we write letters electronically?  Could the orphans handwritten letter/reply be stored as a PDF so our pool could show the inbound letter to the user?

Im not sure if BLOOM has this ability.

I think this requirement is going to be harder for any small business/nonprofit/charity to do, programmers are expensive, but I do think it is a really cool ability that you have spent time integrating into the pool website and that Compassion offers (and its one of the awesome features of the BiblePay coin).

Im just worried a lot of the smaller charities/nonprofits may not be technologically advanced nor have the money for API support for letter writing. (Compassion had 617 million in revenue in 2013). Do we want to risk keeping most if not all small guys from getting funding due to this? (most businesses are small businesses).

I wonder if we could get a programmer position to help charities/nonprofits with this Letter API ability?


7) Is there any PR bloom could give us once we instantiate a relationship of more than 5 orphans per month?

I think this is a good question, but on the flip side so far to my knowledge Compassion hasnt given us any PR (whereas they have been getting some PR from us), do you plan to also ask Compassion for PR?


Overall I share most of your main concerns Rob, I do think it would be wise to wait on any and all proposals while the exchanges are down and the 1st superblock hasnt paid out successfully yet. But I do believe this is still just a pre-proposal to get feedback / start discussion.

I think this would be a beneficial starting relationship with BLOOM, Im not sure how many other christian charities/nonprofits are going to be comfortable writing a proposal and handling funding in cryptocurrencies.

I hope everything works out, I believe it will, and I hope we can all learn and grow and help as many in distress as possible!

Thank you Rob and April!

Archived Proposals / Re: Listing at
« on: January 02, 2018, 05:30:58 pm »
Awesome that you did this! And also double awesome that they lowered the fee some for you!  8)  :)

Archived Proposals / Re: December 2017 IT expenses (payroll)
« on: January 02, 2018, 05:30:10 pm »
The main pool has integrated features: faucet, gospel links, orphan letter writing, proposal system
This is why I haven't really advertised the MinersOfMen pool since Id like people to use this main pool for those abilities, specially the orphan letter writing.
I think at some point these features could be moved out, but I like that it is all in one place, one stop shop. And that there is a mining reward for letter writing.
So I think payment for pool development work is definitely warranted, is definitely IT and definitely part of development.
I don't think Rob listed any pool work here though, I think his documents he linked are stored on the pool.

Archived Proposals / Re: YouTube tutorials - Discussion Thread
« on: January 02, 2018, 05:23:38 pm »
I think the list you have is great!

  • Voting with Sanctuaries  -
  • Setting up a Miner on Windows
  • Setting up a Miner on Linux
  • Setting up a Masternode on Vutlr
  • What is BIblepay?

In addition, I think the average person could use help on how to buy BiblePay (how to buy bitcoin, setup account on exchange, transfer bitcoin to exchange, place buy orders, etc)

How to write orphan letters, how to use the pool, how to use proposals to get paid for work, other than that cant think of anything else! Ill post back if anything comes to mind.

  • How to buy BiblePay
  • How to write orphan letters
  • How to use the pool
  • How to use proposals to get paid for work

Archived Proposals / Re: Advertising campaign on Facebook
« on: January 02, 2018, 05:20:27 pm »
About how many groups are there? and about how many members are in each group?

Archived Proposals / Re: Togo Twitter & Reddit & Advertising
« on: December 31, 2017, 01:54:48 am »
There was later discussion with jaapgvpk and others in the main bitcointalk thread about backpay, etc,
I documented the discussion on reddit if anyone is interested!:


Update on my 5-7 Quora Answers related to CPU Mining advertising BiblePay

My answers have gotten over 7,500+ views this month!


Also in the past 2 weeks:
Twitter has grown from 114 to 152 followers
Reddit has grown from 105 to 140 subscribers

Archived Proposals / Togo Advertising Round 2
« on: December 31, 2017, 01:38:01 am »
This is a proposal for all advertising/marketing I did after my last proposal December 16th:
this time Ive gone through and documented it all, if wanted I can also document the previous advertising Ive done if youd like me to.

Ive still been targeting people who are already interested in cryptocurrencies.

I spend time going through the bitcointalk altcoin sub forums looking for relevant threads where I can advertise BiblePay,
below are all the 61 posts I have made in bitcointalk and on reddit and on two articles,
I have about ~9 more bitcointalk threads I havent posted in yet (I like to spread the advertising out so I dont spam the sub sections)

I believe this advertising is growing the number of miners and investors.

If anyone would like to bump/quote any of my posts that would be awesome!

Also if there is any feedback on the wording/structure of the message I send with my advertising, please send it my way!


~20 altcoin mining threads
~21 altcoin discussion threads
~8 altcoin speculation threads
~1 altcoin pool thread
~9 more threads I havent posted in yet but will in the next 24 hours

Bitcointalk has 1.5 million members


~ 5 /r/Cryptocurrency posts
~ 4 /r/altcoin posts

/r/CryptoCurrency has ~350k subscribers

/r/altcoin has ~31k subscribers


- 2 comments and 1 contact


My favorite ad:


I am charging for 8 hours work
- browsing periodically through many many pages of threads and finding and saving relevant ones
- periodically posting to saved threads (periodically to prevent spam)
- tweaking the message based on what the original poster was looking for

In total I advertised in 61 relevant unique places, reaching many many eyeballs, with 9 more places I will advertise in the next 24 hours.

8 hours work * $20/hour = $160 divided by $0.003785 per BBP = 42,272 BBP

I am requesting 42,272 BBP from the PR Budget.


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Archived Proposals / Extra to Orphan Fund
« on: December 29, 2017, 01:43:10 am »
Since there is still over 500,000 BBP left in this months budget,
I wanted to put 400k in the Orphan fund as extra into the Orphan Foundation address BB2BwSbDCqCqNsfc7FgWFJn4sRgnUt4tsM (still leaving some room for any last minute proposals)


gobject vote-many ab354293e413459c42d52a1511d5351a7a900c2c97cd4c81b6bbf261a196d0c2 funding yes

Okay the other guys were right, there is an error in watchman when getting an object, I bet someone typed in a comma into their proposal amount maybe? hehehe

"decimal.InvalidOperation: Invalid literal for Decimal: '203,096'"

"DataString": "[[\"proposal\",{\"end_epoch\":\"1513805540\",\"name\":\"Help Blue Get A Sanctuary\",\"payment_address\":\"BCrxzSM2kLy8ERww4bch1fesRVFCLv2Tce\",\"payment_amount\":\"203,096\",\"start_epoch\":\"1513805540\",\"type\":1,\"url\":\"\"}]]",
    "Hash": "14ec3b00c46a8f1090be5bc46100e5df547f5e9ed6c3cba8a75ca72b4a9ef572",


I have BiblePay installed on another PC, and it is showing all sanctuaries as ENABLED or PRE_ENABLED,

My controller wallet shows most sanctuaries as WATCHDOG_EXPIRED.

Theres a note at the top of "My Sanctuaries" that says:

"Note: Status of your sanctuaries in local wallet can potentially be slightly incorrect.
Always wait for wallet to sync additional data and then double check from another node
if your masternode should be running but you still do not see "ENABLED" in "Status" field."

I wonder if we are just seeing incorrect data / experiencing a wallet glitch/bug in our Controller Wallets?

Archived Proposals / Re: Listing at
« on: December 21, 2017, 01:07:53 pm »
I first found them when .pro went offline for about two weeks earlier in the year.  I cannot remember if I read a post or googled it.

One difference I believe, and I will get confirmation on this, is this is a one-time fee.  Whereas with .pro it is (if I read correctly) a yearly fee.

I forgot is a yearly fee! This is totally worth it then! I will be voting yes :)

Archived Proposals / Re: Mike (nananaminer) - Pool mining Script
« on: December 21, 2017, 01:05:46 pm »
Nananaminer's script improved upon my Linux guide and basically made a one click miner for command line users.

I had no idea there was a -y flag that would automatically say yes during the install process, that is neat.
With my guide you have to enter in each line one by one and click enter all the time.

This script also has a parameter to add a worker name and auto add it into the config,
it also auto sets up the config with the pool settings.

This script probably helped a few Linux/Ubuntu users start mining (one click mining basically),
but probably also helped miners with many machines install on all their machines quickly,
miners strengthen the network and make us more resilient to 51% attacks.

There is still a few hundred thousand coins in the IT budget for this budget cycle, I vote yes.

Archived Proposals / Re: Listing at
« on: December 21, 2017, 12:20:27 pm »
Good job jumping on this!

Im still not really sold on, why do they cost 6x more than

I think there site might be a little more readable, but Im not sure what makes up that price difference, especially since ranks insanely better in google searches. (I haven't look into the different sites features at all though)

How did you guys end up finding them?

I still think its good for us to get listed on all the masternode sites, so although being hesitant/concerned I will vote yes on this if nothing better / more pressing comes up. This will draw in even more people to the coin :)

I also think you should budget in the cost of your own time doing this!

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