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Yechiel Kalmenson
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How Much Have You Made Off Of DEV Monetization?

It's now over 2 weeks since DEV announced that it added Web Monetization:

I thought it would be fun for us to show off how much money we've all raked in!

person making snow angel in a pile of bills.

Personally I decided to point my content at my Bitcoin ledger, so I can finally say I own Bitcoin!

As you can see, I'm currently the proud owner of about ฿0 (accurate to about 4 decimal places).

Screenshot of my Uphold balance showing a balance of 0.00043349 Bitcoin, or 3.98 USD.

Clearly I have a ways to go before I can quit my day job.

How much have you made so far?

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Sylwia Vargas

I posted the first blog post yesterday and 💸 💸 💸

bitcoin card

... which is $0,025 :D

How do you think you've made your fortune? You've written a few amazing posts and I'd guess that that's how your bitcoin is growing steadily?

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Yechiel Kalmenson Author

KA-CHING!!!!

Yeah, I haven't written much in a while, but I have a lot of posts that I've written over time. I guess eventually the 0.0000001 BTCs add up 😂

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Juan Cruz Martinez

wow, how do you cash with BTC? I'd love to receive it to my own wallet

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Yechiel Kalmenson Author

Taking money out to a bank account is pretty trivial, I'm assuming to a bitcoin wallet should be pretty painless as well?

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Sylwia Vargas

I'm using uphold (as recommended by dev in this blog post) and they allow for the conversion/cashing.

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Ben Sinclair

I've made less than that. Nothing, actually, not even a zillionth of a groat. I think it's because I don't write much, don't promote my posts and nobody makes any money off this sort of thing. One of those, anyway :)

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Yechiel Kalmenson Author

lol probably the last one ;)

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Vikrant Negi • Edited
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Jean-Michel Plourde

I really want to know how much the Vaughn, Bostian and Spittel make on dev.to. They are always posting out very interesting articles that attract a lot of traffic. I'm really curious to know how's it going for the most notorious writers here.

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Yechiel Kalmenson Author

I'm more curious to see what the generic DEV payment pointer is getting!

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Nishant Mittal

Uphold

Got this just a few minutes back :)

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Kenechukwu Nwobodo • Edited

How long did it take you before you got this increment ?

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Tim Downey

It's funny, I'm pointing mine at a BTC wallet as well for the same reason. I own 1E-5 of a Bitcoin now! 😂

Or like 9 cents. 🤑

This bit from the Coil FAQ is interesting:

The payout rate starts at $0.36 an hour. This amount tapers to a lower rate once you've streamed $4.50.

It's a bit surprising that payments from Coil are front-loaded to the beginning of the month. By the end, most Coil users would have burned through that... hence the fractional pennies. 😅

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Yechiel Kalmenson Author

Hmmm interesting!

I was curious about how the payments work lol.

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Jason C. McDonald

Nothing at all. :(

Tangentally, I already had an Uphold because I actually do use Brave Rewards, but since most sites I use don't accept said Rewards, I get them back. I've made about $30 just from letting Brave show me anonymized ads. XD

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Bogdan Covrig

Although I did not post anything in a while, I got my share this morning – from the old posts I guess!

uphold screenshot with the 0.01 value

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Facundo Soria

0.0.0.0 😆

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spiritbro1

0.03

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Jacob Colborn

I've got my incoming coming into USD and right now it's at about $0.0018 and ticking. This is only from my older articles since I have only written 1 post since adding the web monetization link.

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Alvaro Montoro • Edited

I've made $0.005 (half a cent) 😅

All in the first 24 hours... then nothing for the following 16 days (I haven't been too active lately.)

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Hamza Hesham

nothing 😂😢
dev-to-uploads.s3.amazonaws.com/i/...

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Yechiel Kalmenson Author

Soon!

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Developpeuz.fr

How to get this mini income? THANKS

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