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@nicniezgrublem/@bgornicki really appreciate the work you have done here. Great choice with the name and vision. Steem allows people to publish stories / text into a blockchain that cant be altered or deleted. Prior to today there was the printing press and then engravings on walls in caves. But books can be burned and walls can be altered/destroyed. Who knows how much history has been lost or changed due to this. For ages humans have been "engraving things" to keep records. Steem is the future and the human race will have a tool to communicate freely. This is the first time I feel like we have a true competitor for Medium on its way.

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Thank you for your support and comment, I really appreciate it :)

Once upon a time, we've considered potential project names with @noisy and he pointed out exactly the same example :) Especially when we've got information from polish biggest blogging platform... They decided to close the project and most of the bloggers lost their work created in years. And it was our best conclusion - blockchain allows you to engrave your article almost forever. And due to fact that @engrave project is open-source, you can be sure that your articles and entire blog is safe. If something goes wrong with our project, you will be able to host it on your own without the need to restore the content. It will be there, ready to serve directly to readers.

This is the first time I feel like we have a true competitor for Medium on its way.

I think this is the only way to reach more valuable bloggers as they have needs to create own place in the global Internet network. But writers don't have to have technical skills to install CMS like Wordpress etc and we tried to reach them with @engrave. I hope it will work ;)


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Your 100% right. Blockchain is easily the future and no surprise this drop as it has done it 6 times before and the space fundamentally was not ready yet. HOWEVER if steem gets a legit blogging platform and competitor such as Engrave it will be a front runner in the next bull run.

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Very cool and a welcome addition to the Steem UI options.
What is your platform? Did you build it all, is it WordPress or are you using frames?

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It is a native Steem blogging platform. It's not a Wordpress and not a generic frontend like Steemit/Busy. We decided to develop it from scratch to provide full integration with SteemConnect and to allow bloggers to customize their blogs easily.

Technically speaking we developed a simple frontend to handle single user blog with additional options like categories, custom template, domain handling, etc and then we wrapped it into a platform. We're using server-side rendering with own Theme System so that we are not dependent on any other Steem frontend. This gives a huge number of possibilities which are not available using a wordpress plugin or something. I believe that native usage for Steem blockchain is much better than using it only for storing content as a copy.

Steem blockchain has a lot of great mechanisms that are quite too complicated for average blogger but they give great power when used in a proper way. We tried to simplify steem-based blogging experience with additional functionalities that utilize Steem blockchain. And we're going to publish additional informations soon :)


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Thank you. We've added wise-team to our witness votes and look forward to more from you guys. This is really a nice package. Great job.

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We've added wise-team to our witness votes

Thank you! :)

and look forward to more from you guys.

In next couple of days we are going to also finally announce release of our:

  • Wise Protocol - 2nd-Layer Voting Protocol For Steem!
  • Wise Hub and first Wise client :)

With Wise Steemians can delegate single votes to other people, based on own custom rules, like for example:

We Wise is needed?

If anyone is interested how it looks live, check https://steem-hikers.pl
:)

Good job @nicniezgrublem, you finally delivered!

Well done guys, this is the exact kind of thing I've been writing about that we need. Looking forward to checking it out! 😎

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We had a presentation during SteemFest about Wise & Engrave ... and a host of an event which introduced us to the public, while we were busy giving a talk, he give a great example, that it is possible to setup an Engrave blog via phone in just 2 minutes:

:)

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It's great to hear that we meet the needs of bloggers :)


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Ay!
I have heard many times with the ENGRAVE project, even registered with my Steem accounts. Unfortunately, I did not go deep into this project. Fortunately, finally the project saw the daylight!
I wish you all the successes of the project and the whole team @wise-team, keep it up :)

I am an early adopter and I got to say this is an amazing concept and works really well already. I hope to see many more features but this is something that is super helpful to me as I don't want to create a Wordpress blog - and believe me, I have done it often enough and understand the WordPress system very well. However, I am looking for simplicity and Engraved offers that out-of-the-box.

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We're preparing a self-hosted version (will be announced soon) so If you want to cover your domain and hosting costs by yourself it will be available soon. ENGRAVE is just for people that just don't want to care about it.


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And why is that? I'm genuinely curious (both about engrave and about why you say that).\n\nI personally want to try that out myself but if you have any information that will change my mind, I'm all ears.

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Really beautiful. So amazing. Considering that I will pay with 15% for each post on that platform Engrave... Does it support ads?

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Themes customization will be available soon and it is up to you if you decide to add ads or not ;)

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Sounds good. Excelente! 😎

Very awesome new project to enrich Steem's ecosystem. Good job!

It looks like there's no content in the site yet, get more content!

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on which site? :)

very impressive, this is an amazing platform, I think this is worth a try ... thank you for inviting us to create a blog that can be seen and appreciated by everyone ... this is a new platform and I will decide to join with others ... allow me to resteemed,, @engrave

I am in love with your project. I certainly would love to create a blog for myself. The problem is that I know, we don't earn much from writing, even if we right long ass detailed blog post about something. Can you try to get some delegation and make this project even better by making some kind of sustainable income model for bloggers on Steemians.

On Steemit, whales are not playing their part. If we want to earn good amount of money, we need to use "Steemhunt" or "Utopian" like platforms while they are great at what they are meant for, that is not "blogging". I want to see a platform that focuses on rewarding bloggers. I have so much in mind that I want to execute but at the end, I just think to myself "is it worth it to spend that much time?".

Getting delegation and rewarding bloggers will really make me do somethings that I have been pushing away for a long time. Take care @engrave

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"is it worth it to spend that much time?".

Exactly same thinking here. That's why switching over to @dlike , @share2steem, @actifit like dapp. At least getting a few cents without much efforts

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I just created myself a blog on here and will be posting on it soon. The website looks great. This was a pleasant surprise.

Super awesome!!!

BTW, @andrejcibik just posted in separate post files with our Engrave brochures, which we give away to all attendees of SteemFest³:


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You can check them out and read them from file in big resolution here :)

It is very good.
I wanna category.
Can I insert google ad to a blog based on your platform ?

I have a question.
Can I edit posts that I wrote seven days ago?
Because the steam library supports it, I think it is possible. And this is important to the blog system.

I'm concerned with that 15% commission you guy's have decided upon. We creators are already paying 25% of steemit rewards to 'curators'...so, posting through @engrave would cost us 45% in total?

You certainly 'deserve' some form of compensation for your services, but 45% loss from rewards is too much for me to reconcile; especially since I use my blog predominantly for charitable causes. (paying it forward)

I'll be going to your site and perhaps sign up, but not sure I can handle the loss of revenue for my efforts. (I'd need to 'boost' a voting base by at least 15%, perhaps 'more') just to break even. Because even if we got a boost in vote value by 15%...we'd still loose 25% of that.

Best wishes to you. Have a happy day.

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We creators are already paying 25% of steemit rewards to 'curators'.

Content producers receive rewards because "curators" allocate a portion of the rewards pool to them, not the other way around. The way you have expressed your ideas seem to imply that "creators" somehow give away income to the Steem Power holders (the people that actually give monetary value to the currency). It's exactly the opposite.

I might be incorrect but I think that the 15% beneficiary portion of the rewards applies only to the "author" portion of the payout. So 15% of 75% is equal to 11.25% of the total payout. The content producers end up with 63.75% of the total. If I am incorrect then the payout for the creators would be 60% (100 - 25 - 15 = 60).

Either way I think 15% is a fair amount considering the type of service that is being provided. Even more if you consider the fact that bloggers don't have to pay a cent to setup their blog.

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Content producers receive rewards because "curators" allocate a portion of the rewards pool to them, not the other way around. The way you have expressed your ideas seem to imply that "creators" somehow give away income to the Steem Power holders (the people that actually give monetary value to the currency). It's exactly the opposite

Without 'content creators' posting their work on steemit, how would nodes/blocks be produced? Isn't that in a sense the 'birth/creation' of steem for the reward pool? (pow?)

The steem blockchain/front end projects, seem to be the equivalent of a business plan, raw materials, equipment, production set-up and space, administrators, support services etc. that a 'standard' business provides in order to begin producing a product? The 'workers' are the ones who 'produce' the end product in a typical capitalist enterprise. The 'content creators' here on steemit, are in a sense, a part of the labor pool.

Of course 'anyone' contributing 'work' by 'any' means here on steemit be it tech. support, sales, marketing etc....are 'workers' and deserve a 'fair' share of the rewards/profits brought into the pool.

Your math is correct as formulated into the selected equation. My 'addition' of 5% to the 40% loss of ultimate reward, was simply an attempt to cover the additional fees a content creator may loose through 'conversion' and 'transfer' (e.g. Blocktrades fees) and the 'dust' votes which are swiped clean at the time of payout (votes worth at or under .002)

I should have stipulated what the addition of 5% loss indicated previously, so I understand your not taking that factor into consideration with your response.

Anyway...my comment was 'not' an assault on 'engrave'
; merely a critique according to how I perceive it. (you might have noticed that, I wished them 'well') at the end of my comment?

Either way I think 15% is a fair amount considering the type of service that is being provided. Even more if you consider the fact that bloggers don't have to pay a cent to setup their blog.

You are certainly entitled to your own opinion regarding what you think is 'fair' or not...but, most members/users/creators here on steemit seem to be dismayed already with the value of their work 'not' being what they had hoped for in relationship to their time 'spent' participating. It is a major reason for our loss of past contributors...

I don't comment in an effort to begin a personal debate or 'lengthy' dialog; that is not how I choose to spend my 'time' which I place a 'value' upon....but, I am comfortable with your input/opinions.

Should you choose to continue this conversation, I prefer 'others' to join in who may understand the math and inner workings a bit better than you or I do. Engagement can be helpful for the blockchain.

I may choose to create a post of my own regarding 'engrave' to solicit opinions and assessments, free of my 'own' thoughts, and of course...exercising our right to 'Free Speech'

Regards to you @onthewayout . Have a healthy and happy day.

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Without 'content creators' posting their work on steemit, how would nodes/blocks be produced? Isn't that in a sense the 'birth/creation' of steem for the reward pool? (pow?)

Blocks would still be produced even if no content were to be published. Content producers are not essential for the blockchain to function (technically speaking). However without them the distribution of the currency would be very limited.

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Consider the exposure, the push notifications, and how isolated steemit is from the mass population of the internet. Social media is expected to add 10 million users by 2020. Shockingly, look at my 'bank holdings' at
http://www.evolvedmoney.xyz and steem showed up with the majority of income produced. It all might be small now, but I remember when bitcoin was a fraction of a penny, then less than a dime, it'll never reach a quarter, no way it will be worth $1. Listen to the podcasts linked on EvolvedMoney.xyz and everyone could be wrong, bitcoin could crash to zero, but ten years out, I feel wealthy already.

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I think that I have 'considered' all of what you mentioned @coothingssite ...and that does 'not' change my assessment/critique...of which, was not an assault nor an attack on 'engrave', steemit, steem or sbd...

Actually, what sparked the comment was one by @berniesanders to be honest with you. He may have been crass with his remark, but he 'chooses' to voice his opinions in whatever way 'he' chooses, which is his 'right' to do so; if you 'value' Free Speech like 'I' and many others do...I give Bernie 'credit' for not bending to the whims of NWO's brainwashed and dumbed-down puppets/pawns.

You are free and entitled to voice your opinion @coolthingssite ; except for places like China, Britain, Germany and some others, which have taken away that right from you...and a 'growing' trend in the world these days.

Thanks for the blockchain, and thank 'you' for commenting (freely)

Have a peaceful day. Cheers

P.S. I would have up-voted you, but I see that you 'already' self-voted your 'own' comment...

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Steemit is a mysterious mansion, I don't hardly understand powering up, resource credits or knew that upvoting your own comment was bad form. I am all ears on how everything works and what is the best way(quality content, I got that much!) to earn some steem 'money'. I guess I should be happy with $4.9M I found in my wallet this morning but until I take it out of the ATM it just doesn't seem real to me.

The screenshot......now it is PRICELESS and I'm looking forward to all those that ask me what a bitcoin is and what mining is, well, I'll think of something. Speaking of which, I've looked and searched, and found nothing yet, is there a good way somebody with an average computer can do some CPU mining and generate some steem?

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I don't hardly understand powering up, resource credits or knew that upvoting your own comment was bad form.

I'm sure that most would agree with giving new people a break here for acting in a manner that they might not agree with; so don't sweat it too much @coolthingssite .

Some steemians frown upon self-voting in comments, some frown upon self-votes on any post, but it is 'allowed' according to the rules of stinc. So, you are free to choose what path you want.

My sarcastic remark about not voting you 'up' was mostly due to 'you' not having the courtesy to cast a small up-vote for the comment you were responding too...yet, cast one for yourself...(appears selfish) ???

Anyway, your suggesting what to consider in a potentially positive light about this new (paid for) service, was already taken into consideration by me. My thoughts/opinion remain unchanged.

Some may feel it's beneficial for them, others may not...it's very simple.

Have a wonderful day.

Engrave SteemFest Fudges, yummy :)

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Nice job guys!

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Hey man! :) Nice to see you here! I hope your travel home from SteemFest was smooth :)

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Yes I finally went back home! Thanks for asking! Will keep an eye on your progress!

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Amazing work! I'm very impressed by the quality of the project and I keep my fingers crossed for it. Big, big gratulations!

Many, many hours of work. Congratulations @bgornicki ! :D
Go Engrave!

This looks awesome!

Yeah! This is pretty huge.. like galactic! Very well done and thanks to @aldentan for hipping me to the project. Massive mover right here.. watching with happy face! 🤑

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GALACTIC, that's an adjective I don't see used often, but it sounds fun!

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Kinda like those wallet values today lmao! 😂

looks exciting - I am not a blogger but I like the simple approach your offering

Guys, this looks really frickin cool! Any way to point my existing domains to use your service? Maybe have a how-to good for his old men around here?

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Sure, you just need to add or edit two records for your domain and that's all ;) Please contact us on our discord (https://discord.gg/8NktdFh) or steem.chat :)

Great information and project. Thanks for sharing, I look forward to trying this out.

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It should take you only a few seconds to configure your own blog :) Just try it :)

This is the main reason why i join steemit, keep the good work.

hello,
very interesting bloging system. thx.

Wow, great project you've been thinking about. Now "create blog" is also on my To-Do list ^^

Looks interesting and clean, looks like a Wordpress version of Steemit

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Thank you, we're doing our best :)

Can I find all blogs on engrave.website, too. Just like medium.com? With that it would be THAT perfect webpage and we could finally move back from steemit.com

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There is an "explore page" with listed blogs: engrave.website/explore. We're already introduced blogs categories so it will be more usable soon :)

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thanks for the answer. Really interested into this because steemit.com is so overloading currently. All those third party applications like dtube or appics are putting steemit.com full of stuff.

So I am hoping for a webpage like dtube just for blogs so that I can see al the blog entries by users I am following on that page :) Anyway, I will definetly try out engrave. Looks awesome!

This is like a new Medium competitor but using the Steem blockchain as the backend CMS? Sounds ducking great! Speaking of competing the Medium, please make sure the UI is as pleasing to view as one if not surpassing it. I have had enough of Steemit terrible layout, Busy is a little better but not on par with Medium yet.

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This is like a new Medium competitor but using the Steem blockchain as the backend CMS?

Indeed ;)

please make sure the UI is as pleasing to view as one if not surpassing it. I have had enough of Steemit terrible layout, Busy is a little better but not on par with Medium yet.

Will do our best :) Thanks!

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Def loving the layout , has lots of potential

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Thank you :)

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Do you guys have a marketing and growth plan?

Wow, this is cool! For someone new like me, I think this will work as a really good introduction tool to help me get used to the community while keeping a foot in the stuff I already know!

I'll definitely give it a try, I'm excited in sharing my passions and thoughts with everyone, thank you!

Can we earn steem on engrave??

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Ppl will probably be able to upvote your content just like you can in any other Steem-based content website.

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It reposts to steemit so I expect there will be upvote and resteem on posts at Engrave. I can't wait to get over there and start my own blog. I'm going to use a subdomain something.engrave.website and then make a subdomain on a domain I already use for my blog and point it there. The Engrave website looks very pretty, hopefully it will have a good search engine and directory functions. I especially like the fact that posts and blogs will have microformats and opengraph - much of the internet and search engines have ignored this stuff but in the future they will be used more and more, especially when AIs and robots are 'learning' from the internet. Machine to machine computing and communication is only going to increase. Look at how much the world has changed in the last ten years. I plan to live ten more years!

Finally! I've been waiting for this kind of platform to be built. Thank you.

Good luck

Wow. This is looking very polished and friendly. I've been dabling with WordPress development for a couple years now, but recently became fascinated with decentralisation. I think we have the perfect decentralized WP alternative here.

Would the ENGRAVED framework be able to make use of IPFS in anyway?

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Would the ENGRAVED framework be able to make use of IPFS in anyway?

Probably in the future. Obviously IPFS could be used for files storage.

I think I might have to try this :)
Give me some time first ..
Well done guys, It seems a very promising, well thought and excellent executed project!

I'll check it out. Sounds great to have it this way

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I keep my fingers! Good job!

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I've signed up!

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Hey @engrave what a perfect timing I was actually creating a website and this sounds like a cool opportunity as well. One question: How independent is the website exactly? is there a limit for me to create other revenues such as ads etc.?

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How independent is the website exactly? is there a limit for me to create other revenues such as ads etc.?

There is no such limit. You should be able to do whatever you want to do on your own blog. But we're still working on themes customization mechanism so you're not able to add ads at the moment. It will change in coming weeks :)

Wow super cool tools!
Thx for your upvote!

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So exciting to see new projects based on steem blockchain coming up everyday. Wish you all the best from my heart!!!! Will go check your website...

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I am on my way to create a blog for testing right now. I miss the category "gaming" :D

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Noted ;)

Hmmm interesting 😌

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Thank you :)

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You are welcome sir☺

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I just wrote my first test post. And on my blog something non english (I life in germany, it is non german, too) was under post. Shown in the added pictureBildschirmfoto 2018-11-20 um 17.02.49.png

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It is an information that you can login to post a comment or vote if you have Steem account. Please change your blog language to "English" in your blog's settings. We will prepare more translations soon :)

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It is turned english in my blog settings. Still shown on other language

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It is turned english in my blog settings. Still shown on other language

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So it's probably a bug. Noted and will be fixed soon :)

I am impressed (not just a generic comment).

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Cool, thank you :) We are still at early stage but working hard to deliver best possible product ;)

Are there any plans to incentivize users to use your platforms ( like upvotes for example )? also what is the current price to create your own blog?

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Can't say right now but stay tuned ;)

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what up? this is looking first class, damn

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Cool man! Thanks :D

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dude, can we blog yet on engrave? i'm signed in there but can't get started, also can't get language off polish ... peace

I talked with my brother about engrave. For people who will not just want to build their own blog but use steem just as blogging platform steempeak is currently an alternative. Steempeak just takes 5% beneficiary and its optional for the posting user.

So if I am right engrave is just for people who want to have their complete own blogging site for people out there in general and not for steem user.

My question: Why should I use engrave > steempeak if I want to blog for steemit user and not for the world? Or is engrave more planned to build blogs for the world instead of steem user?

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Or is engrave more planned to build blogs for the world instead of steem user?

I don't want to speak for @bgornicki, but I think this is much more ambition approach, to focus on creating best user expirience for not-yet-Steemians.

I think that Engrave for many users can be really easy way to be introduced to Steem blockchain without a need of asking of too many questions about how this works.

If you will simply read your favorite author on my-blog-about-games.com after a while you will notice that you can do a little bit more if you will be logged with this "weird Steem cryptocurrency thing".

With Engrave you can actually do with your blog whatever you want. If you want to add Google Analytics and actually know what your fans actually read - you can do that. If you would like to add a widget to your website, you can do that by a custom template. Engrave is prepared for non-technical users, but at the same time, technical users can adjust it in all possible ways.

Why should I use engrave > steempeak if I want to blog for steemit user and not for the world?

For such users, there there is a little bit less arguments. But for instance, with Engrave you can create categories, so one section of your blog can be about games and another can be about new phones :)

Very Slick, I'll have to try it out!

All of our published articles in the steem blockchain will appear in our blog? or we can chose which one to be shown in the blog?

Will every published new post using other interface (steempeak, busy etc) will automatically appear in our blog?

The post published from our blog will be visible from other blockchain interface mentioned above?

Will there be option to add third party advertisement or monetization in our blog?

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All of our published articles in the steem blockchain will appear in our blog? or we can chose which one to be shown in the blog?

Will every published new post using other interface (steempeak, busy etc) will automatically appear in our blog?

Every post added via Engrave will be visible on every other frontend like Steemit/Busy. But on your blog, there will only appear articles posted by Engrave so you can differentiate your blog content. And you are able to categorize articles and select which one you want to display or not.

In the near future, we're going to add the possibility to create more than one blog for every user and it will allow you create themed blogs (like let's say one about animals and other about technology).

The post published from our blog will be visible from other blockchain interface mentioned above?

Yes, they are normal Steem articles and there is no mechanism to prevent other frontends from displaying it.

Will there be option to add third party advertisement or monetization in our blog?

You will be able to customize your theme and it will be up to you if you decide to use external advertisment or not ;) Consider it as an ordinary blog (but fully integrated with Steem) where you can do whatevery you want.


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Thanks for the reply to the point. But is there a 15% beneficiary rewards? If yes, isn't it too high?

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15% of something vs 0% of nothing. You can use a subdomain and the search engine benefits, but for me, the push notification for readers alone make it worth it. Im going to start a blog, even though I already have a wordpress blog. One important question, it can be difficult to show all posts ever on wordpress, does Engrave do this easily? Also, is the search engine going to discover and crawl all the blogs on the platform?

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One important question, it can be difficult to show all posts ever on wordpress, does Engrave do this easily? Also, is the search engine going to discover and crawl all the blogs on the platform?

I'm not sure what do you mean in the first question but there is a sitemap for every blog which can be used by crawler engines for indexing entire blog content.

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Is that a sitemap.xml file? What would be the URL for my blog? The only hiccup I've noticed this morning is that my one post doesn't show up at my blog URL but does still appear to exist in my dashboard. I'd like to submit my blog's sitemap to some search engines and ping some sites that give backlinks.

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But is there a 15% beneficiary rewards? If yes, isn't it too high?

Maybe it is. We're at a very early stage and trying to find the best solution for everyone. Our infrastructure cost is high and we need to cover the development cost. We would love to lower it a bit or maybe completely change our business model to subscription or one-time payment. Just give us a time to adjust everything.

There are a lot of features that are unavailable any other Steem frontend and that's the cost for using them. And due to open source, you are able to cover all that costs by yourself. You just need time, skills and funds to do it ;)

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I think its a great project and well worth the 15%, because it empowers people to at least be able to have a blog directed to a personal domain. I'm intending on moving a few people's websites over to it. But I have a suggestion...

What about a "delegation membership"? I've been thinking I might want to create something sort of like Kindle Unlimited subscription services but the membership "fee" is something like a 10 SP delegation requirement for reader accounts and 25 SP for author accounts.

Then a bot could be used to upvote authors when readers visit a page. This way, you're kind of paying authors for page views, and on top of that they could benefit from upvotes and the platform actually gains 25% of the value.

Of course, I realize this concept would not mesh well with the "not-yet-steemians" on-boarding strategy, which is a wonderful aspect of Engrave that benefits the health and growth of Steem.

small "bug": If you are on the main page of engrave, there is always a "load more ..." button even if there arenÄt any new posts :)

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Noted, thanks!

Thank you so much Engrave. Keep the updates coming! 😍

So happy that we connected during Steemfest. Thank you so much for the presentation and the answering all of our questions. Travelfeed will be in touch soon.

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Great, we are looking forward to cooperate :)

Nice job. Big thumbs up.

This is really cool :D Was waiting for you guys to go online forever now. Going to use it to post!

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It's really nice to hear that ;)

It's great that it's open source too. I also like the sleek design :)

Well done, looks neat and tidy ! Keep it up !

I think the analytics part is extremely useful for content creators to understand their audience.

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I have a blogging background and it was one of many things I missed during writing on Steemit or any other Steem frontend. So I decided to develop a solution which could utilize Steem blockchain and create a range of possibilities like those analytics :)

honestly, not completed yet but it is okay also a good initiative. It is good option to have own web using engrave

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I wrote "complete", not "completed". It means that Engrave have everything you need for blogging (like domain handling, categories, themes and more) :) Sure there is much more things to do but we're still working on it :)

Thanks for comment, but the way!

This is the answer to my prayers, I was looking for just this. A blog I could organize and still be on the steemit blockchain. Very good idea guys

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Thanks!

Interesting! Good luck out there

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Thank you :)

Good I will do it thanks @engrave

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Great to hear that, thank you for giving us a chance :)

Very cool and sooo beautiful! Doesn't integrate automatically is my only complaint (like steempeak).

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We decided to follow totally different approach. Engrave is not a generic frontend and you need to build your own blog ;)

wow nice,. you are a owsam writer @ENGRAVE . have a nice day for all . help me grow [my blog]{https://steemit.com/@kingsakib}

so, i logged in via steemconnect ... how to i start blogging ??

how do i change the language settings from polish ??

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Just look into "Write new post" and "Settings" tabs. It should be easy ;)

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i keep having to login every time i go to another page there. I don't know where you are talking. How do I change the language from Polish? Th options are in Polish ? TY !

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u better double check it remotely b/c it ain't working

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That's strange because it is working for anyone else, so it's probably not exactly our fault. But we can investigate it with your help. Please join our Discord server here: https://discord.gg/8NktdFh and we will try to help you. Thanks!

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ok, now i'm on a better part of the site, before I was stuck here:
https://blog.engrave.website/category/blog
there was nowhere to go there, ty

Awesome development! Sounds like a WordPress-like platform on STEEM.

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I started by blog EvolvedMoney.Engrave.Site and made my first post, which shows up in the dashboard, but not at my blog URL. What??? Please advise.
Also your twitter link at the bottom of the page is blank. Im @madstudios30620 on the tweeter. Email me at madstudios30620@gmail.com

Good work!

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It is a great idea and good information for all.You are the best to create platform.It is amazing.I think your team must be success in future.

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Great info and lot of informative that can use as supplementary materials in crypto investment

This is so tempting.. Having already a WordPress blog myself, I think I'll get another website to try this out.\n\nEngrave looks so clean on mobile (I haven't checked it on desktop) and this could be what I was looking for all along.

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You have my witness vote 100%

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Amazing progress on Blockchain!

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This looks really cool and perfect timing for my Steem comeback! Is it possible to embed youtube videos in posts? My video shows up in preview mode but not in the finished post: Engrave post. Thanks in advance!

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We reward our users with encouragement upvotes as well as monthly giveaways rewarding Spotlight top users and active Discord users.
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We can't import our previous published steemit blog post to engrave website, can we?

hi guys, great idea, something that is really missing on steemit, but instead of a 15% commission I would prefer to pay a fixed amount monthly or yearly, good luck

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Thank you @road2horizon. We're considering different models and monthly/annual payment is one of them. We just need to gather more data and we're going to show our ideas to the community.

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Problem: After my second post, I can't post without getting a "illegal character in permlink" error.

Also, it is a bit odd https://engrave.site/ goes to a page SCAM REVIEW with something in Polish about MinerGate, apparently another Steem app.

On a side note, I see this account with 1 post gets access to everyone's
steem wallet and claim rewards and has earned $200+. I've been around
Steem for years, and I've gotten zero. There are some on the internet who think steem is a ponzi scheme, another shit cryptocurrency that a small percentage of the original "whales" are using to suck money out of newbies who think they are going to get paid for their social media time, their content, and curation skills.

What do you think? Or will this just be another waste of my time typing, it's like talking to a brick wall or throwing time into a black hole. Or is it?
You decide.

Meanwhile, not that I have anything to lose, I'm thinking about revoking access to the Evolve Blog. It wouldn't be the first steem app I've done this with.

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Problem: After my second post, I can't post without getting a "illegal character in permlink" error.

Can you join our Discord server? We would love to solve this problem but we need more data.

Also, it is a bit odd https://engrave.site/ goes to a page SCAM REVIEW with something in Polish about MinerGate, apparently another Steem app.

Thanks, it looks like a redirection problem with our main domain to one of our users blog. Will investigate it and solve ASAP.

On a side note, I see this account with 1 post gets access to everyone's steem wallet and claim rewards and has earned $200+. I've been around Steem for years, and I've gotten zero.

It's because we developed dApp which apparently covers community needs so everyone would love to vote that post. And this is a new account but the Wise Team is known in the Steem community. It was no just a typical blogging post, entire reward is for almost year of development, spreading information and the post itself. Earning on Steem is not that easy at it seems to be. It's about gathering audience and be recognized.

There are some on the internet who think steem is a ponzi scheme, another shit cryptocurrency that a small percentage of the original "whales" are using to suck money out of newbies who think they are going to get paid for their social media time, their content, and curation skills.

If you're here only willing to get huge reward for writing simple post, Steem is probably not for you. If you like to write, love to blog and interact with other people and feel that rewards are the side effects of that - it's definitelly a place for you.

Steem is not the ponzi scheme. You don't need to invest anything but your time and skills to gather audience and write good quality posts. And tokens itself have value. If you have them, you can decide how the entire community looks like. You can boost or decline posts on trending pages. It's only your choise if you wan't to earn tokens or just pay for it. No pressure.

What do you think? Or will this just be another waste of my time typing, it's like talking to a brick wall or throwing time into a black hole.

Here on Steem is like everywhere else - to be visible, you need to put a lot of work into it. You need to be active to be visible. Interact with other users, write good quality posts and start building your audience. Maybe participate in a Steem meeting? Or if there no that things near you - maybe organize one? It's up to you.

Meanwhile, not that I have anything to lose, I'm thinking about revoking access to the Evolve Blog.

You can do it after loging into Steemconnect Dashboard. It's a reasonable move if you won't gonna use our service.

And by the way - it's Engrave, not Evolve ;) And consider staying with us a little more to see how we gonna develop our app.

Seems to be a great move guys! Congrats and waiting to try this... cheers for the evolution!

Great new @engrave. I love your concept. @djlethalskillz?. We have a question very important we are Musicoin ambassadors and I'm italian songwriter. Like the other 5000 musicians from Musicoin we are looking for cross-chain improvement, to be able to embed musicoin songs on other blockchain platform! Create playlist and so on. Do you know Musicoin.org. Could be possible to create this synergies between Engrave and Musicoin?
Thanks

This seems great! Will surely try this 😍 partnered with my site https://www.coinsupra.com

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15% commission? Go fuck yourselves.

Hi Berni :)

Yes, Engrave needs to take some commission to cover a cost of development.

But if 15% is too much for you, you can easily take advantage of the fact that Engrave is fully open-source, and you can setup own Engrave instance with own configuration as you wish.

So if you prefer to self-host Engrave instance, take care about security updates of server, maintenance... then you can do that :)

Is that fair? :)

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This project will be dead within a year. You'll see how little people care about creating their own blogs when you're raping them.

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The good thing is, that Engrave was actually build as a spin-off of Polish GłodniWiedzy website: https://glodniwiedzy.pl/

Głodni Wiedzy based on Steem was visited by thousands of non-Steemians, even before Steem users has become aware of this project:

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At the beginning the goal of @bgornicki was just to create a website for his own - and he achieved his goal. Months later he decide to open his framework to the public.

This project will be dead within a year.

If that would happen, probably Głodni Wiedzy will still be around as it was earlier. If Engrave will not become popular, then it is good that it is open-source. Other people will be able to create other projects on this code-base, exactly as many project was created based on busy code.

You'll see how little people care about creating their own blogs when you're raping them.

We are using a legitimate feature of Steem in exactly the way for which it was designed.

Engrave is an alternative for users which would like to get features which we can offer them. We do not force anyone to use it :)

Actually, our goal is to focus on non-Steemians, on people which nowadays are using platforms like blogger.com. Most of those people has not earned even a single cent from those blogs during years of using those platforms. We want to introduce those people to Steem with easy to setup Engrave platform.

If they will not like our platform - fine! There are plenty of alternatives build on top of Steem! That is the beauty of this ecosystem!!! :)

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Alexa rank it useless for most medium and small-size websites and proves nothing ;)

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I would argue that glodniwiedzy.pl is already dead. It has been going down and down and ...

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last article on glodniwiedzy was published a month ago. Despite this, people are still visiting a website:

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Why there was less articles? Well, preparation of Engrave required some time so there was less time for Glodni Wiedzy ;)

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My steemit wall gets more views than that.

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Indeed, we've noticed some lowering in interest but... entire polish community on Steem is struggling with this problem and probably not only polish one. It's because of token price and some unfavorable changes in laws.

But glodniwiedzy.pl is not a Steem frontend but more like editorial office - we're trying to hire more and more editors to provide better content. And going to accelerate it again.

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Wow, just don't use the service if you like. Its depressing that someone speaking like you has a reputation of 73. I sometimes speak critically on Twitter, but I think its reasonable for them to get a cut. Maybe soon they'll see what the earnings are and adjust the percentage down.

I think the smaller the percentage the easier it will be to on-board new users, so the long term percentage will likely change over time.

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Dude... How can they afford to host your blog for nothing? I agree that it should be optional to use some kind of paid subscription plan instead, but for people that are flat broke or need to dip their toes in this is a godsend. This means you till make 60% of upvote value from your bernie sanders impersonation blog at 0 upfront costs.

Welcome engrave!
eSteem is the application that improves your experience here. We have Mobile application for Android and iOS users. We also have developed Surfer Desktop application that helps you to gain new followers and stay connected with your friends, unique features - notifications, bookmarks, favorites, drafts, and more.
We reward our users with encouragement upvotes as well as monthly giveaways rewarding Spotlight top users and active Discord users.
Learn more: https://esteem.app
Join our discord: https://discord.gg/8eHupPq