Why stake with Seam?

Seam allows users to split stake deposits across multiple validators, and transfer the ability to claim the staked APT. This is ideal not only for decentralization of the network, but also also creates a more stable ROI for the 'staker', and allows the user to stake any amount below the minimum stake requirements of a validator, or above the stake capacity of a single validator. as rewards fluctuate with validator performance and is dependent on its inclusion in the validator set

Why is this better then liquid staking?

liquid staking has become increasing more popular with even coinbase offering a liquid staked ETH asset. It makes sense that coinbase is able to do this because they are centralized and are able to adjust the amount ETH with funds seperate from those of buyers. They dont need

What is staking?

by staking your APT(aptos native coin) coins you help secure the network and earn rewards from the aptos protocol for doing so. More effective the validator you stake with is, the higher the reward rate

why stake instead of providing liquidity to a pool

LP fees in a single pool are inconsistent because volume exchanged in these pools can fluctuate wildly day to day in most cases when acting as an LP staking is generally viewed as a safer option than providing liquidity for a pool since its dependent on the security of the core of the chain

what are the drawbacks of staking?

with a traditional staking mechanism a user cannot withdraw their funds at an instants' notice. when staking within an L1 the staker has exposure to a single token and are unable to respond to impermenent loss accrued.

What determines the APY of staking on aptos

the stake fees accumulated by the are impacted by two things in the aptos ecosystem.
1. number of successful votes cast
2. the remaining lockup period