Helpful SBI Resources

Steem Basic Income

Steem Basic Income is a social experiment to bring a basic income to as many Steemians as possible. Members join by sponsoring others into the program. Steem Basic Income is delivered through providing regular upvotes to member content.

(SBI Logo design by @roldamn)

Helpful Resources

One of my top priorities in the last few months has been to simplify the onboarding into Steem Basic Income - to make coming to an understanding of what it is and how it works a lot easier. To that end, here is a summary of the helpful information that we have put together, in my preferred reading order.

Video Overviews

Actually published to dtube by @josephsavage, this is Josephs presentation on Steem Basic Income from Global Block Builders conference a few months ago.

Welcome to Steem Basic Income

This is our official welcome article that we now use in the memo for welcoming new members. It has been published in some languages, and we are looking to expand its reach even further (especially into languages that already have some of our earlier resources, as shown below). If you coordinated with me to translate this already and I missed your translation, please let me know and I will update this list.

Welcome to Steem Basic IncomeBenvenuti in Steem Basic Income!! ♨️Italian
Welcome to Steem Basic IncomeBienvenue chez Steem Basic Income !French
Welcome to Steem Basic IncomeBem Vindo ao Steem Basic IncomePortuguese
Welcome to Steem Basic IncomeWillkommen bei Steem Basic Income !Deutsche (German)
Welcome to Steem Basic Incomeзнакомимся со Steem Basic Income!Русский (Russian)

Value Balances and Upvote Delivery

One of the most confusing things for new members is our upvote delivery system. Since most things on Steem operate on a daily or per-post basis, our system of storing balance and then delivering 'on demand' when a minimum level is reached is counter-intuitive. This article includes a good overview including great visual infographics.

As before (and with all resources on this page, aside from the video), if we missed yours or you have done other translation for us and want to do one of these articles, please let me know).

Value Balances and Upvote DeliverySaldos e Entrega de VotosPortuguese
Value Balances and Upvote DeliveryValue Saldos und Bereitstellung von UpvotesGerman
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Frequently Asked Questions

With the basics covered, the Frequently Asked Questions provides a more complete overview and fills in a lot of potential gaps. It also has the most comprehensive translation coverage, because I had it translated before ongoing discussions revealed the gaps that were later covered in the above resources.

Frequently Asked QuestionsSteem Basic Income - často kladené otázkyCesky
Frequently Asked Questions【SBI translation】Chinese version of Frequently Asked Questions , SBI 常見問題集中文翻譯Chinese
Frequently Asked QuestionsFrequently Asked Questions - Pertanyaan Yang Biasa Diajukan Mengenai Steembasic Income (Bagian Pertama)Indonesian
Frequently Asked QuestionsSteemBasicIncome 日本語FAQJapanese
Frequently Asked QuestionsPerguntas Frequentes sobre o Steem Basic Income (pt)Portuguese
Frequently Asked QuestionsPreguntas Frecuentes Acerca de Steem Basic Income (SBI)Spanish
Frequently Asked Questions[VN] Các câu hỏi thường gặp về chương trình SBI (FAQ)Vietnamese
Frequently Asked QuestionsHäufig gestellte Fragen (FAQ) über Steem Basic Income (SBI)German

Transaction Memo Guidelines

There are two additional articles that were directly linked in the FAQ that I also consider to be extremely helpful. The first is the Transaction Memo Guidelines. The syntax is pretty forgiving, but I do still see regular errors that have to be fixed manually.

Transaction Memo GuidelinesSteemBasicIncome 送金時マニュアルJapanese
Transaction Memo GuidelinesGuía acerca de cómo escribir los memos en las transacciones de Steem Basic IncomeSpanish

Refund Policy

We updated our Refund Policy shortly after our automation release. Deliberately restrictive to protect sustainability and the subscription promotion service characteristics of our delivery method, it's critical information for anybody considering a substantial enrollment level.

Refund Policy ReduxSBI - Política de Reembolso, atualizações (pt)Portuguese
Refund Policy ReduxPolítica de Rembolso de Steem Basic Income (SBI)Spanish


Finally, each SBI unit is effectively backed by some level of SP (between 1 and 2 SP). The exact level is a function of our sustainability multiplier, which makes understanding our sustainability metrics pretty important to a full understanding of expected returns, along with how we would adapt to protocol-level changes.

Into the Heart of Sustainability!Buscando el corazón de la sostenabilidadSpanish
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