What are tokens in blockchain technology?

Updated on 14 October 2021
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'Tokens' are actually a familiar terminology among the people around the world. Even when you consult a doctor and made the booking slot, you'll be receiving a token with a specific reference number and you shall meet the concerned medical expert once the reference number is called in. The token is thus an assured meeting offering and here in the blockchain technology it's more than that, it might the synthesis of block space or the ledger ownership or more than that. Let's see what are digital tokens and why is it important in blockchain terminology?

Digital tokens are more like the digital ownership of the ledger blockchain and in cryptocurrency assets, owning the block is what matters with this tokens. And this can be reassigned to others too and thus it is "tradable" in nature. Few examples of digital tokens are,

All these cryptocurrencies are tokens that are received for adding a new block by means of mining efforts. It's a key to open up a new transaction or existing one and then make the record with the blockchain and feed them. Apart from them the above currency tokens there are two types of token category like utility tokens, and investment tokens.

These tokens let the transaction or any sort of blockchain related ledger record completion and tokens are available for sale. These tokens play a vital role in ICO's too and tokens will be beneficial. These tokens can also represent the digital form of a physical product that is available within the blockchain. As the world of marketing is now thriving all the way to the records of blocks, even the physical products are recorded inside them and a new digital formation is on its ledge of accomplishment.

These tokens get a value one the digital currency begin to circulate among the people and get a receives a demand. Yes, these tokens can be sold before or after the digital currency is available for transaction/exchange. The ownership is transferred to the buyer in the form of tokens and will be recorded in the concerned block.

So, how are these tokens a part of a direct selling company? Let us provide you a simple use-case where tokens are provided as bonus and commissions. Instead of providing fiat currency to member wallet, tokens can be transferred and is an effective method to circulate as a beforehand of new digital currency. The best part is that the value of tokens might raise in the future and get certain more profit just like you receive extra income from an investment. Not every direct selling software is capable of handling such advanced functionalities. The package offered from Epixel comes with these features and cryptocurrency as a reliable payment method. Simply explore such features in the free MLM demo version and simply contact the team if you like to add new digital currency as a payment solution i.e., any such customization can be made easily or even a new digital currency or token can be developed from the experts.


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