Bitcoin is used to buy smaller items by some in the mainstream marketplace, but will it scale well to larger purchases?

Most companies who accept Bitcoins as payment for their services or products are technology enthusiasts and people selling niche items according to this article. Web design, SEO marketing and VOIP phone services are available with Bitcoins, as are quirky tech products like used game consoles, cell phone jammers and electronic cigarettes.

If you have unusual interests, there's a better chance you'll be able to spend your Bitcoins on the things you like. Online clothing store Square Wear offers Bitcoin-inspired slogan t-shirts. There is also a pet clothing store, an eBay bookstore, an e-book lending library and other small stores selling handmade or niche products.

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