Airdrops can deliver a cheap and educational entry into the world of cryptocurrencies. Crypto projects distribute free coins to their communities to increase their projects visibility, increase the circulating supply and stimulate trade. These free distributions are commonly known as airdrops.

Most of the airdrops consist of completing social media task or other media creation to help gain adoption for their projects, you will be rewarded with tokens for completing simple social media tasks joining their Telegram group, retweets on Twitter and liking and following youtube channels etc.....

These airdrops create a incentive because the company gets free marketing, and you get free crypto and a chance to get in early to great project that could appreciate greatly. Some airdrops change up the mechanism and will reward you for simply hodling a certain crypto without expectation of anything in return, just holding their crypto its awesome really.