HIVE NEWS @ 4 March 2021 - A Quiet Day on the Ranch


A slow news day as they say, but Hive is still buzzing.

@LordButterfly's Hive Marketing proposal jumped in record time into the funding zone of the DHF. This will be a marketing first for Hive.

Also in today's edition there is news about Hive Power Up Day, LeoFinance and SEO, HBD interest distributions and a Hive Spanish Meetup.

1. Hive Power Up Day (unofficial) Winners

Organiser @traciyork has posted the provisional list of winners of Monday's Hive Power Up Day.

In total over 40,000 HIVE was powered up on the day by 66 people. This was down on February's 47K HIVE total but still a very good total.

The winner with the highest percentage was @fieryfootprints who made a 198% power of 1180 HIVE.

@imtase, @gurseerat, @pusen and @johnspalding took the 2nd to 5th positions respectively...

@victoriabsb also posted the preliminary results for the Hispanic Community...

2. Growing Through SEO

A large proportion of the traffic to the Hive and LeoFinance sites is from organic search engine traffic.

@agr8buzz has produced useful guidance on how to improve the search engine performance of your posts on LeoFinance...

3. New Projects on LeoFinance

@gadrian has posted more on the upcoming new products on LeoFinance.

There is more in the pipeline thank just Project Blank and CubFinance...

4. HBD Interest Distributions begin on Hive

@ats-david has posted details about the first HBD interest distributions that are now beginning on the Hive blockchain.

The first distributions of HIVE Dollar (HBD) interest have occurred and will continue to pay out at a current rate of 3% APY, or approximately 0.25% per month...

5. Hive Spanish Meetup on 20 March

@victoriabsb is looking for support and suggestions for a Spanish virtual meetup to celebrate the first anniversary of the Hive blockchain on 20 March...

6. What Hive is Missing ... One Simple App

@taskmaster4450 discusses some of the barriers to mass onboarding for Hive.

He suggests one simple to use app is all that is missing...

Decentralized Hive Fund

The Decentralized Hive Fund (DHF) today has a daily funding budget available of approximately 12,500 HBD.

There are now 16 proposals receiving funding from the DHF - @howo (core blockchain development), @keychain (Hive Keychain development), @good-karma (Hivesigner), @guiltyparties / @spaminator (Spaminator), @hivebuzz / (Hive Gamification), @lordbutterfly (Hive Marketing), @arcange / @hivesql (free HiveSQL), @steempeak / @peak.proposals (PeakD), @ecency (Ecency), @klye / (Hive.Loans), @smooth / @hbdstabilizer (HBD Stabilization), @hivewatchers (Hivewatchers), @inertia (Banjo hosting), @hivesearcher (Hivesearcher development), @fullalt (HiveTips, MyAltWallet, Hive Patron), @inertia (Hive Developer Documentation) and @martibis (app development - Haveyoubeenhere, Pinmapple, Buymeberries).

These successful proposals are currently receiving a total of 10,355.50 HBD per day from the DHF...

@lordbutterfly's new Hive Marketing Proposal has jumped into the funding zone receiving over 28M HP after just one day.

Also today @smooth's main HBD Stabilization proposal dropped below the Return Proposal and so lost funding, however the supplemental proposal remains in the funding zone.

@themarkymark has submitted a proposal to the DHF for support for further development of @poshbot.

He is seeking 35 HBD/day for a trial period of 2 months to work on extending @poshbot to cover Reddit rather than just Twitter...

Communities & Tribes

What makes a Community 'sticky'?

In the latest in the series @curatorcat asks what makes a community 'sticky'...


@trucklife-family has posted the latest biweekly question for the Abundance.Tribe...

Contest of the Day

Tiny Earthship Design Competition

Design a tiny home that is no larger than 40 meters squared or 430 sq ft. Up to 500 HIVE for a winning design. Organised by @eco-alex...

KEY DATA [ from CoinGecko & @arcange ]

Hive price (USD) US$ 0.291 05 Mar '21 00.09am UTC
Hive price (BTC) 0.00000603 05 Mar '21 00.09am UTC
CoinGecko MarketCap Ranking #240 05 Mar '21 00.09am UTC
HBD price US$ 1.12 05 Mar '21 00.09am UTC
No. of Whales 32 03 Mar '21
No. of Orcas 297 03 Mar '21
No. of Dolphins 1812 03 Mar '21
No. of Minnows 8926 03 Mar '21
Alexa rank ( #26,672 05 Mar '21 00.02am UTC
Alexa rank ( #27,571 05 Mar '21 00.02am UTC
Alexa rank ( #36,697 05 Mar '21 00.02am UTC
Unique visitors ( 138,038 / day 05 Mar '21 00.02am UTC
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Page views ( 483,133 / day 05 Mar '21 00.02am UTC
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This is #9 (4 Mar '21) of the Hive news service.

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thank you so much for the mention of the Hispanic Meetup we hope to see you there too!


Thanks for this valuable information!


Great stuff! Didn't know about Hive News until now. Thanks for including me. I'll keep an eye out for these posts in the future.