It’s been 2 years since we first listed crypto airdrops on AirdropAlert.com. Can you believe it? In the past 24 months, we listed over 2500 free airdrops for our users, which is over 100 airdrops per month!
Let’s rewind it a bit and start from the beginning.
On March 25, 2014, the first airdrop in cryptocurrency took place with Auroracoin. This giveaway was only available for citizens of Iceland. However, over the years, the airdrop concept spread and evolved into a full-blown marketing tool for ICO’s and other fundraising crypto startups to raise awareness & engagement around their products & services.
Of course, it took a little push from Airdrop Alert to make this happen.
2017 Recap – The year airdrops really took off
In June 2017, Airdrop Alert started out as the first platform where users could find the tokenized freebies we all love from across the industry.
Why did we decide to create a website for it?
Well, let me tell you. Before we started, the projects who gave away free tokens were unable to attract a lot of users. As a result, only a few people could find out about airdrops. With our website, people had one place to find all airdrops, and we were able to gain new people who never heard about airdrops & bounties and crypto in as a whole.
With a central place of information and a collective of airdrop hunters, projects were able to promote their campaigns to a qualified audience and create the viral effect of the free token events that we know today.
2018: the year of the bear
I probably don’t have to remind you, but 2018 was a terrible year for crypto coin prices. Coins like Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, and NEO took a loss of 80-95% from the top to the bottom.
That’s not an environment that makes it easy to make money or earn crypto.
During that time we focussed on further developing Airdrop Alert & the entire ecosystem. Major changes to our strategy and platform took place, including:
- First Airdrop Dashboard
- Completely new Airdrop Alert website
- Blogs section for crypto guides & airdrops content
- Upvote, comment and share airdrops functionality
- Tougher due diligence processes for airdrops to get listed
- Scaling team
- Bounties Alert – our new website
Our goal was to create a better user experience than the MVP (minimal viable product) we built in 2017. With A/B testing and user feedback, we continued to add key features and productive functionality to our platform.
2019 – Bull is in sight!
With the crypto prices bottoming out in December 2018, it was time to prepare ourselves for a bull run in 2019! We have some surprises in store in the upcoming weeks & months, so stay tuned!
Today, serious projects like Stellar, BitTorrent, Swissborg, and Solve.Care are conducting airdrops. Plus, the number of exchanges using the growth hacking tricks to boost their trading volumes and its user base is growing. It seems that a better year for airdrops is ahead of us.
We also noticed an influx in airdrop distributions lately, with More Gold Coin, Bzl Coin and of course, the distributions we manage. This is particularly encouraging for our airdrop hunters, as we predict it will take significantly less time to receive the tokens in your wallet after you completed all the tasks.
Again, we haven’t been sitting still in 2019. Our development team is laser-focused on adding more features to make our platform more beginner-friendly so everyone can use it.
Even if you’re not a die-hard crypto fan.
Recent features include:
- Airdrops & Cryptocurrency news feed
- Nesw blogs website
- Affiliate system
- Ticket support
- Scaled servers
There’s a long list of development plans and we’ll keep pushing new features to our platform. Some of them will be very obvious, while others are more hidden functions.
Just keep in mind, that we’re always trying to improve your experience and if you have suggestions for any important functionalities missing on our platform, let us know!
Since we’re Airdrop Alert, we can’t let this special occasion pass without spreading some love.
To celebrate this milestone we have another exclusive airdrop for you which is coming soon. So keep an eye out on our channels in the next few days.
On top of that, we’ll be rolling out a Pro-Plan very soon for those interested in a more hassle-free airdrop experience We’re in the pilot testing phase right now and we expect to offer you this service in the upcoming weeks.
If you want to join the limited early access program, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to include the following in your email:
- Ask for early access pro-plan
- Name & Country
- ETH address
- Why you should get early access
Stay on top of all the free airdrops & bounties by following our official social media channels:
Last words by Morten
I would like to personally thank all of our loyal users. To the people who join the airdrops & bounties. To the ones who read our news updates and blog posts. And especially, to the people who provide us with feedback through comments below our airdrops, on social media, or through our support.
All the user feedback matters to us and helps us to create the best experience for you, so don’t hesitate to reach out if you have something to share with us.
It’s been a hell of a ride these past two years. With a lot of learning and “aha” moments, I can say it’s been a humbling experience.
A special thanks to our investors who believed in our growth plans for 2019 and beyond.
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Blockchain entrepreneur since 2013 and founder of AirdropAlert.com. “Crypto has changed my life and I’m here to share my knowledge, experience and enthusiasm with you.”
Favorite cryptocurrency: Ethereum, Stellar & Litecoin
Favorite Airdrops: OmiseGo, BlitzPredict & AELF