Step by Step Guide

If you are new to Bitcoin and feeling a little overwhelmed then I have produced a step by step guide to get your started. Be prepared, there is a lot to take in, it will get complicated and will take you a while to get your head around.

This is not a conclusive list, just a bunch of things to help you get started.

Before you do anything, go to Lopp’s Resources page and consume everything.

Step 1: Watch

Watch the following as a good introduction:


Step 2: Read

Once you have watched the videos above then you might wish to read the following:


Step 3: Listen

There are a few important podcast episodes you should listen to:

Then subscribe to a bunch of these podcasts and start listening regularly. I have listed most of the podcasts in the space on my resources page.


Step 4: Subscribe

There are a bunch of good newsletters in the space, subscribe to them and keep up to date on news:

Again there are more on my resources page.


Step 5: Get Involved

Finally there are a bunch of things you can do to get involved:

  • Get on Twitter, follow people and join conversations (I have created a bunch of lists to help)

  • If you aren’t on Medium, create an account and start following people (there are some good people listed on my resources page)

  • Learn how to buy Bitcoin

Good luck, Peter.