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I would like to introduce a number of people that are not necessarily tech-savvy to Bitcoin and instruct them how to make their first payments. Is there some "Bitcoin for dummies" guide that I could be referencing that would be understandable to anyone capable of using a computer and the internet payments?

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I have created a page on the Wiki called "First time buyers guide". It is only a rough version at the time of writing, but hopefully it will be revised into a go-to guide for anyone wanting to make a payment with Bitcoin with as little unnecessary information as possible.

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Bitcoin magazine has a Bitcoin newbies section with introduction articles on various Bitcoin topics.

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I run to help people BUY bitcoins. I know it's not quite what you asked, but before you can make your first payment, you have to get bitcoins. Please help us improve the guide!

PS: Thank you for pointing out the error with QuickBitcoins! If you look in our top nav, we cover quite a few locations, companies, and methods of payment.

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some similarity to – osmosis Nov 11 '12 at 3:51
Hmm, could use a bit more cross-linking. When I go to "Buy bitcoins with cash", I get told to visit two other profiles without really being linked to them. Moreover, some pages appear to be outdated - the credit card one says that you can buy bitcoins with QuickBitcoins, but the QuickBitcoins page says it is down. Asides that, it looks promising. – ThePiachu Nov 11 '12 at 9:30

I'm cautiously replying to this.

I did write a book in this space, called Bitcoin Step by Step. You can pick it up on Kindle.

I am trying to very carefully choose where I mention this. I don't want to break the rules of the site, but I do think this is relevant to this question.

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Well, you can mention any links that are relevant, even the ones you own and profit from, as long as you explicitly state your affiliation with them. – ThePiachu Nov 13 '12 at 7:18

This post might clarify what it is about: Cryptocurrency for Dummies: Bitcoin and Beyond

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Yeap guys I deleted it myself as I never push on leaving my answers and tips posted if the community think that they will be fine without it :) The post I am pointing covers this question. This blog is maintained by Toptal where I and Demir (post author) work. We are (i mean developers) write for our blog when we have time between the projects. And our posts are really good. So I decided to spread that to those who is looking for such kind of information. But again - it is completely up you guys to decide whether to let my comment be here, or drop it. I don't mind. Thank you! – Dmitry Pavlov Aug 14 '15 at 18:11

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