etherboard is a leaderboard built on the Ethereum blockchain where people can bid against each other for a place to show off whatever they want, given that it fits in an image and a URL. The higher your place on etherboard, the more space you get. What's even better is that your Ether will be refunded in case you get pushed off etherboard by other bidders, which means that you basically rented a part of the internet for free!
etherboard is inspired by the famous Million Dollar Homepage and some other websites that let you claim "advertising" space on the internet for a certain amount of money/crypto. The downside to most of these sites however, is that they are mostly static in terms of pixel/space ownership and the price paid for that ownership.
This is where etherboard is different! Users can overbid each other to take up a more prominent place on etherboard, and the minimum bid is as low as 0.001 ETH, meaning that anyone with an Ether wallet and more than $0.30 to spare can be on it!
The easiest way to acquire an etherboard position is by using this website in combination with an Ethereum enabled browser (Mist, Parity, Chrome + MetaMask). Just click on the GET ON BOARD button and make your bid. Note that an address can only be on etherboard once! Ether being sent from an address that is already on etherboard will be added to the current bid for that address, allowing you to "overtake" other etherboard bids. Note that you can only bid multiples of 0.001 ETH. This is done to prevent endless "bid wars" where users overbid each other with 1 wei.
Once you have your spot on etherboard, you can set URLs for the link and image that are being displayed using the SET URL button. You can set/change one or both URLs at a time. We will make sure to shorten your URLs to save gas!
Make sure that the image you submit has an aspect ratio of 10:2, so that it is displayed properly on etherboard. Part of the image might be cut off if the aspect ratio is not right!