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Bitcoin Transaction Fees and ways to reduce it

High Bitcoin transaction fees are one of the reasons for the fear of beginners in the cryptocurrency market. But there are ways to reduce it that will help you pay less for your own transactions. When the blockchain gets overloaded and many customers flock to Bitcoin, we see an increase in transaction fees. So the number of transactions waiting to be approved by the network increases and the transactions slow down. So if you can understand how the Bitcoin network works and use the right tools, you can reduce Bitcoin transaction fees.

Waiting

One of the simplest and most useful ways is to wait. You can make your own transactions and pay less to the network during hours when the blockchain network is not busy. So if you can wait a bit, this solution will help you do your own transaction during off-peak hours. But if you are in a hurry, you have to pay more because Fee recommendations for low-, medium-, and high-priority transactions are done.

Batch Multiple Transactions

If you make multiple payments into a single operation, you can experience a lower fee. Batching allows you to collect your transactions in one place, and in this case, your fee payment will be significantly reduced. This method is suitable for people who want to perform certain transactions on a certain day. Imagine that you are the manager of a company and you use Bitcoin to pay your employees. You can aggregate all your transactions and send them for a lower fee. You can also choose to do each transaction separately and pay a fee for each of the transactions. Which of these two methods is more economical?

Lightning

Lightning is a network that works on Bitcoin and reduces Bitcoin network congestion and performs transactions. This network is designed by developers to reduce network congestion and reduce Bitcoin transaction fees.

POS Software

Using POS software allows you to customize the transaction fee. All Bitcoin transactions are sent to Mempool, where they wait for miners to process them. So transactions are processed according to a specific criterion and those who pay more, their transactions will be processed sooner. POS software allows you to manually lower the fee below the market average, In this case, your transaction will be created, but the verification process may take longer. You can also view other people’s transactions in Mempool and adjust your transaction fee accordingly.


Finally, if you are not in a hurry to do your transaction, do it in the late hours of the night or on the weekend. In this case, network congestion is less and the transaction fee is less than peak hours. But if you are in a hurry to do your own transactions, the above options can help you a lot.

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