What Are Nostr Key Management Tools?

Nostr key management tools

If you haven’t lived in the mountains for the last few years, you’ve probably set up several social media accounts in your lifetime; many of us live with the reality of managing multiple accounts for work or play. You might use Twitter for news and shouting at strangers online, while you find Instagram your go-to […]

How Nostr Could Reshape Paid Groups

Nostr paid groups

Social media sites are blasted with content every second, and dealing with all that noise requires users to curate their own feeds or allow algorithms to do it for them. In the case of traditional social media, they’ve opted for algorithmic curation because it can be optimised to meet certain business goals like time on […]

Monetisation Within The Nostr Ecosystem

Monetisation in Nostr

Nostr has been around since 2020 but really got mainstream attention after the donation from former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and being listed as a platform Twitter doesn’t want users to promote on their site. These two media highlights, along with the overall sentiment around traditional social media, have seen more users set up a […]

Why Brands Should Add Nostr Support

Why nostr should be used by brands

It should come as no surprise that living in a digital era, where more users are online than ever before, brands and businesses are dedicating more time and budget towards promotion, content creation and advertising on social media. Companies need to head to where the customers are spending their time, and it quickly becomes a […]

Nostr Needs Reputation Management

Nostr reputation management

Spam is unnecessary, unwanted, or repetitive content that clogs email inboxes, directs message chats and clutters social media feeds. The term “spam” has been used to refer to junk messages since the earliest days of the internet and is a practice that has remained around even as the internet matures; while we may have spam […]

8 Reasons Why Content Creators Should Be Using Nostr

reason to use nostr as a content creator

Social media has become the internet gateway for billions; it’s where they find their news, connect with their friends, update others on their lives and simply have public discussions. It’s become so entrenched as a behaviour it’s hard to remember a time before we had these platforms. Despite breaking new ground in the early days, […]

5 Types Of Nostr Relays

Types of nostr relays

Nostr is a decentralised network because there is no central server and company housing all user data. Instead, it is based on cryptographic keypairs (private and public keys) that are used to create data associated with that key. Once you create a private key, you will automatically have a public key; you will use your […]

What Is A Lightning Channel Backup?

LN back up channel explained

Lightning channel backups also known as static channel backupsĀ are backup files that only need to be updated when an LN node opens or closes a new channel. These backup files are a failsafe to record the state of a Lighting channel in case of data loss. They allow the Lighting node user the opportunity to […]

How To Rebalance A Lightning Channel

Rebalance LN channels

Suppose you’ve given the Lightning Network a go using a custodial wallet or a third-party Lightning node, and you’ve enjoyed the slick instant payments. In that case, you might not realise how much work goes into ensuring those payments are settled. Unlike the bitcoin base chain, where all you need is the private keys to […]

What Is A Nostr Relay?

Nostr relay explained

The issues with social media are well documented; Facebook and Twitter started out as information distribution networks, but through censorship and algorithmic curation, the experience they used to provide continues to be tainted by politics and biases. Certain narratives are surprising; certain personalities are de-platformed, and all the while, advertisers are in a race to […]