Would you believe the Steem price broke $2 for the first time in nearly a year and set a new world record for its market capitalization as a cryptocurrency at $468,096,656 making it currently #12 out of all cryptocurrencies online? Even as the Bitcion price blows up over $2900 and nearly every altcoin is down, Steem is trading up 30% today from several days in a row of gains! Meanwhile, Steemit users at https://steemit.com/@jerrybanfield/ have been generous enough to give me nearly $2,000 to advertise Steem and Steemit on Facebook and YouTube where I am currently spending $60 a day collectively to reach hundreds of thousands of viewers with the good news about Steem!
At https://steemd.com/distribution we can easily see the user data for Steemit which shows a surge in new user signups and new superuser accounts with over $600 in vested Steem Power. While the price of Steem is up, SteemDollars or SBD are actually down because they are set at a fixed rate of $1 worth of Steem meaning