How to Buy BitClout

BitSwap makes it fast and simple to buy BitClout ($CLOUT) at fair market prices. is a social media platform built on a blockchain. In order to post, like, follow, or perform other basic actions, you need to buy the platform's native cryptocurrency (known as BitClout or $CLOUT).

Today, there are 3 main ways to buy BitClout. You can buy directly from the website, use a cryptocurrency exchange that supports BitClout (like BitSwap Exchange), or buy in OTC transactions from friends and other people you know.

Each method has its advantages and disadvantages, but if you just want a quick and simple way to buy $CLOUT to get started on the BitClout platform, I recommend buying from a BitClout Exchange (like BitSwap or


Prices are usually better on exchanges than when buying directly from, and you'll be buying from an official source instead of potentially being scammed in an OTC transaction with random people that you meet online.

I like using BitSwap exchange because: 1) I work for BitSwap, and 2) BitSwap is the only exchange built from the ground-up to cater specifically to BitClout users. With specific features built just for the BitClout community, you won't find a faster or simpler exchange than BitSwap.

Read more below to find the exact steps to buy BitClout.

How to Buy BitClout (Fastest & Simple Way)

Total estimated time to complete: 3 minutes

Please note that the images below need to be updated, but the steps are still correct.

1. Create a BitSwap Account

Estimated time to complete: 1 minute

If you already have a BitClout account, then getting started with BitSwap is easy. If you don't have a BitClout account, you'll have to make one first.

Then, simply sign in with your BitClout account, enter your name & email, and you're ready to start!

2. Fund your Account

Estimated time to complete: 1 minute

Next, you'll have to fund your BitSwap Wallet by sending us Ethereum. You can withdraw your balance from BitSwap at any time.

Right now Ethereum is the only supported payment method, but we will add credit cards and US Dollar ($USDC) support in the future.

3. Buy BitClout

Estimated time to complete: 30 seconds

Create an order to buy BitClout by clicking the "New Order" button at the top-right corner of our website.

Then, you can set a "Market Buy" order to buy $bitclout at market prices, or set a "Limit Buy" order to set a maximum price you're willing to pay.

4. Withdraw your Balance

Estimated time to complete: 30 seconds

After $bitclout appears in your BitSwap Balance, you can send it back to your BitClout account (or wallet) to use it on

Simply visit your BitSwap Wallet, click on your BitClout funds, and click withdraw. That's it!