A few weeks ago, I learned about the CoinGeko candy reward program from a blogger (sorry I forgot who) on Publish0x. For those of you who may not know, CoinGeko candies are like rewards points that you can earn by logging into CoinGeko each day. The candies are completely free to earn, but they can be redeemed for free CoinGeko and crypto themed merchandise including T-shirts, NFTs, discounted podcast subscriptions, and my personal choice, the How To DeFi e-book. In this article, I will show you how the CoinGeko candies work, some of the possible rewards you can claim, and my overall impression of the CoinGeko candy incentive.
How To Claim Candies
Before we get to the fun part of claiming rewards, I want to cover the basic ground rules of how the CoinGeko candy program works. To start off, you must register for an account on CoinGeko. This is a free process, and only requires basic information. After registering, you simply click on the candy jar icon in the top banner of the CoinGeko website which will take you to the claim screen. The goal of the candy program is to reward users for frequently logging in and checking the site, and part of that incentive is that your reward builds each day that you log in. The first day that you log in, you will be able to claim 10 candies, but your reward increases each day up to a maximum daily reward of 100 candies on day 7. Because, the program is set up to reward consistency, missing a day will cause you to reset back to Day 1, and the next time you log in, you will only be able to claim 10 candies. One more note is that after claiming 100 candies on day 7, you will reset to day 1 and claim 10 candies the next time you log in.
Some rewards programs have a reputation for giving away low-quality rewards that really aren't even worth your time or effort, but I was impressed by CoinGeko's reward selection. For my first reward, I chose to get the "How to DeFi" ebook. I wasn't able to read the book yet, but a quick skim shows that it is really well put together and there are a lot of interesting topics that I can't wait to learn about. Expect a full review on the book soon! If reading isn't your thing, CoinGeko has some other neat rewards including some NFTs, vouchers for hardware raffles, and discounts for some crypto podcasts.
When I first started the CoinGeko candy program, I was saving up to earn a cool CoinGeko T-shirt. Unfortunately, everyone else had the same idea, and the T-shirts were all claimed before I was able to save up enough candy to get one. That leads me to a key strategy of the CoinGeko rewards program: many of the rewards are limited in quantity, and it is a good strategy to have some candy stockpiled so you can grab the hot rewards when they come out. For example, I spent 800 candies today to get the DeFi book. I think it was a worthwhile reward, but if CoinGeko launches a hot new reward that is worth 1,000 candies tomorrow, I probably won't be able to rebuild my candy supply before that hot new reward is fully claimed. I'll give you one more hint to maximize your candy claims. Set a recurring reminder on your phone to claim your candy at the same time each day. If you miss a day, your claim resets to day 1, so putting a reminder in your phone can keep you on track to reaching that big 100 candy claim on day 7.
In summary, the CoinGeko candy rewards program is well worth checking out. It requires only a few seconds of your time, and the rewards are actually worthwhile. For example, I'd say my "How to DeFi" book was well worth its list price of $14.99, but I got it completely free thanks to my candies. The T-shirt reward and the Loopring Starter pack rewards sold out fast as well which indicates other people really wanted them. The point I want to drive home is that the rewards that can be found on CoinGeko aren't just cheap trinkets; they are interesting and valuable items that are especially appealing to crypto fans. The program is free, and I'd definitely recommend checking it out!