The Steem News @ 30 September 2019

Steemit Inc opens up advertising.

Steem Silver Rounds to be won by special steemians, Steem Foundation seeks investor relations experts, and a new GINAbot portal is on its way.

And there is news and discussion about Steemhunt & Steemfest, OCDB, Road of Rich, OpenLedger, Festival Blockchain and a new Steem Ambassadors Outreach Program...

1. Advertise on

Steemit Inc have launched a self-serve portal for advertising on

Anyone who wants to purchase ad space on can now do so in minutes by going to where they can select scheduling, placement, and impression options for their ads...

Steemit Inc have also given more details about their donation to the Steem Proposal System (SteemDAO). In total they are giving 200,000 STEEM, equivalent to about US$ 27,000 at current rates. The funds are being converted to SBD via Blocktrades who have already sent one payment of 25,000 SBD to @steem.dao, with a final payment of 11,675 SBD to follow in the near future...

2. Which Steemian is special to you?

The Steem Silver Gold (SSG) Community is running a contest to win a Steem Silver Round 2019 by posting about a steemian who is special to you.

Thanks to the sponsorship of long time steemian @smooth there are 10 of this year's silver rounds to be won...

Organiser of Steem Silver Round 2019 @raybrockman has given an update on sales progress. So far almost 600 have been sold out of the 1500 maximum that will be minted...

3. Join the Investor Relations Committee

The Steem Foundation @steemalliance has put out a call for volunteers to join the Investor Relations Committee that it is currently setting up...

4. New GINAbot web portal on its way

Witness developer @quochuy has been hired by @buildteam to develop a new version of the GINAbot web portal...

BuildTeam has also announced that its Steem Power leasing platform DLease has reached the milestone of 4000 active leases...

5. Steemhunt's top hunters for the SteemFest draw

@Steemhunt has announced this week's selected hunters (@rizwankhan, @suzunagd69, @cryptobdschool) to be entered in the draw to win a ticket for SteemFest 4 being held in Bangkok in November.

There is one more week to go in this contest...

6. OCDB has downvote & upvote trails on Steemauto

OCD co-witness @acidyo has posted that manual curation project @ocdb now has a downvote as well as an upvote trail on Steemauto...

7. Road of Rich only a week away

BattleGames curator @mickvir reports that the new Road of Rich game will be launching in a week.

Road of Rich is an economic strategy simulation for becoming a top merchant. You can use a variety of mercenaries to collect, mine, trade, and the battle for your own special play....

More about the game can be found on the website...

8. OpenLedger removes STEEM & SBD

@abit posts that OpenLedger have disabled STEEM/SBD withdrawals and emptied their wallet.

OpenLedger had announced on 6 August on their own website that Steem would be delisted and the deadline for customers to withdraw was 19 August. But there appears to have been no announcement on Steem...

9. Festival Blockchain - virtual event for the Hispanic community

Venezuelan steem project @votovzla has announced 'Festival Blockchain - a virtual event for the entire Hispanic community' in the run-up to their first anniversary on the blockchain...

10. Steem Ambassadors Outreach Program

@pennsif has posted a draft plan for an Outreach Program for Steem to send Steem Ambassadors to crypto events around the world...

KEY DATA  [ from CoinMarketCap & @arcange ]

(change on previous day in brackets // n/c = no change)

Steem price US$ 0.137 01 Oct '19 03:28am UTC
SBD price US$ 0.648 01 Oct '19 03:28am UTC
CoinMarketCap Ranking #75 (+4) 01 Oct '19 03:28am UTC
FCAS Score 812 (-5) / A / #19 01 Oct '19 03:28am UTC
No. of Whales 39 (n/c) 28 Sep '19
No. of Orcas 356 (+1) 28 Sep '19
No. of Dolphins 2155 (+2) 28 Sep '19
No. of Minnows 9251 (+2) 28 Sep '19
Alexa rank ( #8,192 (-129) 01 Oct '19 03:39am UTC
Unique visitors ( 155,929 / day 01 Oct '19 03:39am UTC
Page views ( 399,177 / day 01 Oct '19 03:39am UTC
Alexa rank ( #67,621 (+1536) 01 Oct '19 03:39am UTC
Unique visitors ( 14,252 / day 01 Oct '19 03:39am UTC
Page views ( 64,136 / day 01 Oct '19 03:39am UTC

Follow @penguinpablo, @steem-data & @eforucom for more statistics.

Visit the Steem Meetups & Events Calendar for a full list of meetups coming up...

This is #189 (30 Sep '19) of this daily news service.

Please let me know of any important posts or key data that should be included. Comment below or message me on Discord Pennsif#9921.

[ graphics by @pennsif & @steemmonsters ]

Comments 2

Good to see a few people levelling up. Maybe @tenkminnows should expand to cover 500 orcas and 2500 dolphins. Which would we reach first?

I wonder if ads on Steemit put many people off? Of course you can block them, but I'm using Steempeak these days for the extra facilities it adds.

01.10.2019 17:23