What are Bitcoins?
Before you can use this payment option, you will need a digital commodity known as Bitcoins. Bitcoins are a decentralized currency used mainly for its anonymity, ease of use, lack of fees, and extremely fast transfer speed. It’s an open source project with a lot of promise, and by buying your new website with Bitcoin you are helping to make widespread Bitcoin usage a reality.
Where do I get some?
Have a Paypal? Check. How about a bank account? Check. Credit cards? Not a problem!
Here are some services you can use to get Bitcoins.
- BitInstant – Cash Deposit, MtGox USD, Dwolla
- LocalBitcoins – Cash, in person
- Coinbase – Direct Wire Transfer
- Bitcoin Talk Forums – All negotiable methods
- Bitstamp – Direct Wire Transfer
- MtGox – Direct Wire Transfer
- #bitcoin-otc IRC Channel – All negotiable methods
Well what if I don’t use USD?
For more information see How do I buy bitcoins? – CoinDesk