TICKER: MARK

ID: 12e4492617ac5590657d6a4eae3b86b7eea39b07a0b01b85c0d6f791

STATS

CPU: 6  |  RAM: 12G  |  HD1: 240G

NODES: 1  |  RELAYS: 2

MARGIN: 3%

Welcome to MARKPool

Howdy! My name is Mark. I am pleased to meet you and thanks for stopping by.  I don’t have a gimmick.  I don’t have an agenda.  I am just another Cardano enthusiast wanting to contribute.

I hope to continually learn how to make this pool as efficient and profitable as possible for all delegators as we continue to grow. Keeping an eye on the staking rewards calculator, I plan to add to my stake pledge balance over time and keep delegators updated on how much delegation keeps rewards at their peak.  

As updated statistics become available they will be displayed below.

A little about me

I am from York, Pennsylvania, USA. I am a stay at home father of a very active 2.5 year old while also working from home as a full time freelance web developer and designer. I have been in this feild for the past 12 years.  

In addition to helping build the internets, I like to hunt, camp, explore, and eat. I enjoy playing with old and new technology, reading instruction manuals, practicing guitar, and the occasional Netflix binge. Spending time with the family is good every once in a while too.

SECURITY

Multiple layers of security have been installed to keep this stake pool safe.

KNOWLEDGE

Staying informed about pool updates and continually learning will help me keep this pool running efficiently.

TRANSPARENCY

All details about this pool are open and transparent. Feel free to ask questions.

A little more about MARKPool

The VPS is hosted on North Eastern USA servers. Currently it is running 2 CPU cores with 4 Gigs of RAM and 80 Gigs of hard drive space per node. This can easily be upgraded as needed. The server is running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.  

This pool is monitored several times through out the day to lend towards optimal performance.

CURRENT POOL SATURATION IS 0.002%

ANYTHING LESS THAN 1.0% IS GOOD

POOL ACTIVITY
Total Stake:
Last Reward Epoch:
Fee: + 3%
ROA: %
Blocks Lifetime:
Blocks in epoch:
Pledge:
Rank:

Why should you delegate

FREE MONEY

You earn a return on the amount of coins you stake.

SECURE THE NETWORK

When you stake your coins you help keep the network secure.

NO LOCKING OF COINS

You are still free to add and spend coins in your wallet at any time. You remain in control of your keys and funds.

How do you delegate

1. Download Daedalus Wallet.

2. Install and fully sync with the blockchain.  Create a new wallet or restore your existing wallet. Let the wallet fully sync.

3. Select the Delegation tab on the left side bar.

4. Select the “Stake Pools” button at the top to see the wall of pools.  When you click on a pool its information will popup.  When you find a pool you like press the “Delegate to this pool” button.

5. You will see a brief walk through of the delegation steps.  Press the “Continue” button.

6. If you have more than one wallet setup in Daedalus you can select which one you would like to use for delegation.

7. Review to be sure that you have selected your desired stake pool.  You have the option at this step to change your mind.  Select the “Continue” button to proceed.

8. Confirm the delegation, review the delegation fee, enter your spending password and then press the “Confirm” button.  That’s it! You are now delegated!  Great Job!

Other Fun Resources

https://cardano.org – All about Cardano

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtkjM_0k4R0 – Learn about staking and delegation directly from the IOHK youTube channel

r/cardano – Join the community on reddit

https://www.facebook.com/groups/CardanoCommunity – Join the community on Facebook

https://pooltool.io – Find other great pools to delegate to

https://adapools.org – Another great resource to find other great pools

Wallets

https://daedaluswallet.io – Daedalus: Full node desktop client

https://yoroi-wallet.com – Yoroi: Light weight browser extension and mobile app

https://adalite.io – Adalite: Light weight web browser wallet that currently supports hardware wallet staking

Exchanges

https://www.kraken.com – A safe and reliable exchange to purchase Cardano (ADA)

https://www.bitfinex.com – Another safe and reliable exchange to purchase Cardano (ADA)

Want to start your own stake pool

Stake Pool School – A great all around resource for knowledge on setting up and maintaining your own stake pool

Coin Cashew – Helped me the a lot with setting up my stake pool

StakePool247 – Was another great resource when setting up my stake pool

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