A : the safest and easiest way to purchase bitcoins
in the United States is to setup an account with Coinbase.
For every person that uses this referral link to Coinbase,
you will receive $5 worth of bitcoin when you
complete a buy or sell of at least $100!
*(disclaimer - we will also receive $5 of bitcoin)
A : congratulations! now head straight over to gyft.com
where you can spend some or your bitcoins in the real world
buy a gyft card for Amazon, Target, or Wholefoods,
(or even burger king) and see how easy it is to purchase and
spend gyft cards with bitcoin. If you have an Android device you
will need the Coinbase app. If you have an iPhone you
will need to create a blockchain.info account, and use their app.
A : there are a lot of other merchants that directly accept
bitcoin as payment and the numbers are growing.
If you fancy a pair of cosy alpaca socks go to grasshillalpacas.com
Or you could buy a sandwich in Pennsylvania.
Some people have been able to live entirely on bitcoin