Raising Bitcoin awareness can be achieved in numerous ways, but one of the easiest methods is by allowing everyday consumers to spend Bitcoin on regular purchases. This may be easier said than done, but having the option to pay for your coffee in Bitcoin is a large step in the right direction. Café Punta del Cielo, a Mexican coffee shop chain, has begun experimenting with Bitcoin payments.
Small Purchases And Bitcoin Payments Mix Well
A lot of people see Bitcoin as the perfect vehicle to move large sums of value all around the world in a matter of seconds while paying minimal fees. While there is some merit to this statement, it is equally important to keep in mind Bitcoin works well for small payments too. Purchasing a coffee, for example and paying it in Bitcoin, will be beneficial to both the consumer and the merchant.
To this date, there are very few opportunities to spend Bitcoin for everyday purchases such as coffee. Fold, one of the Bitcoin startups getting a lot of attention in recent months, allows users to spend Bitcoin at Starbucks wherever USD denominated payments are accepted. The