As per my earlier post (3 Sites/Apps That Will Earn You Trade-able Cryptocurrencies), if you are keen to get your hand with some cryptocurrencies but not prepared to invest/buy it from the exchange, you can participate in some of the blockchain projects and at the same time earn you some associated cryptocurrencies/tokens.
For more details of what each of them, check out my earlier post here.
I’ve joined the Steemit community since Sep 2017. In the initial few weeks, I did participate in posting/commenting quite regularly (almost everyday) but subsequently, I only post/comment as and went I feel like it (still doing it now).
So far, my earning of STEEM and STEEM DOLLARS (cryptocurrencies of Steemit) is about USD 43.69: