Log of what of Sameya Redi has learned at Techie Youth

Thu. Aug. 11, 2022

What it means to blog

Today I learned about what it means to blog. Blogging is written content that's put into a website. blogs are usually made up of a collection of articles. blogs can be used for multiple purposes such as personal journaling, creative expression, teaching/coaching others, selling products, or promoting brands. I also learned that blog actually stands for web and log, and PPC stands for pay per click.

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022

Publishing books

Today I learned about publishing books. There are two ways to publish books, first way is to publish independently. The second way is to publish traditionally. The pros of publishing traditionally are getting access to prestigious awards, since many awards only consider traditionally published authors to be eligible for awards. Also you are surrounded by professionals. Some pros of publishing independently is that you have full control, you have all the market data, advertising, and fast.

Tue. Aug. 9, 2022

Differences between Magazines and Journals

Today I learned about magazines and journals. I was able to learn the difference between the two and how they are written. I found that when writing magazines you would usually write in a way to inform or entertain people. It covers broad subjects and topics, and relatively shorter than journals. While journals are written mainly for academic or scientific reasons. Its also much more longer and includes charts, tables, graphs etc...

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Selling art online

Today I learned about selling art online. Some important things to keep in mind is that you should always have the same pricing on every platform so that your customers don't feel cheated. Its also important to advertise and promote your artwork on social media such as Facebook or instagram to gain more recognition and increase and increase your popularity. Another thing you could do to get more recognition is by selling you art to corporate collections.

Wed. Aug. 3, 2022

How to create your brands image

Today I learned about branding. When your creating your brands image you first need to create a unique brand name. In order to create a brand name you need to make sure to avoid getting copyrighted and already made trademarks. It's also important to make sure your brand name is available. Another aspect of branding is to create a slogan for your brand. Some tips I got for creating a good catchphrase it to make it easy to remember and something that represents your brand. Some other tips would be to make it timeless, considering your target market, and focusing on what makes your brand different.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

Identifying target costumers

Today I learned how to identify target and market customers. I learned that the best target audience is the one that you would actually enjoy working with. Once you choose your target audience it important to really narrow it down to a specific audience type. This could be a certain age range, gender, occupation etc... Another important advice that I learned would be to stick to one audience per marketing channel so you can really focus on one target market so you don't confuse your audience.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

Ways to develop a business idea

Today I learned how to get ideas to start a business. I learned that innovative ideas can be traced to three main sources which are, passions, complaints, and egos. A lot of ideas can come from being excited about something and wanting to turn it into a product be shared with the world. Some ideas can also come from wanting to make an existing product into a better product or even trying to solve a problem of a product.

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022

Having good Leadership skills

today I learned about what it takes to have good leaderships skills. I learned that its important to be hands on with your business, meaning making sure if everything is running efficiently, checking for any problems, etc... Its also really important to know how to manage your time and make the most out of it. It also looks really good if you can take the time to do a bit more than you actually need to do. For example if someone e asks you to do something during your lunch break than you should do it. Lastly its important to stay energized so you should take care of your physical health, eat the rights foods, get enough sleep etc..

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

What is Innovation

Today I learned about innovation. I Learned that Innovation is defined as something that generates value for the world, meaning its faster, better, and cheaper. I learned that you shouldn't mistake innovation as invention instead you should say innovation equals invention x commercialization because invention alone is just an idea but with commercialization it creates actual value. I also learned that there are varieties of innovation such as technology, business model, marketing, service etc...

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

Ways to start a company

Today I learned different ways to start a company. I learned three ways to start a company. First type of person to start a company is someone that has a technology and is looking to fix the problem, Second way is someone that has an idea, and the last way is someone that has passion to be an entrepreneur. I also learned that there are some important thing to look out for when starting a company such as, attracting hardworking/talented people, focusing on signal over noise meaning not to waste time on stuff that doesn't make the product better, and lastly working hard yourself and making sure that you actually like doing the work.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

what it means to be a entrepreneur

Today I learned about what it means to be A entrepreneur. I learned that an entrepreneur is someone that earns money independently through a business managed or started by them. I also learned about the pros and cons of being A entrepreneur. Some pros are, you are your own boss, high level of freedom, have full control over the decisions in your business. Some cons are that you have full responsibility with what happens in your business, can be lonely sometimes, and not having a guaranteed income.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

how to live a jet setter life

Today I learned about ways to live a jet setter life. I learned that you don't actually have to be rich to travel places although there are three categories for expenses to look at while traveling which includes transportation, accommodation, and food/drinks. Spending a minimum amount on those three categories while traveling can save a lot of money. I also learned that you shouldn't feel scared to travel because of what we hear and see on the media. You should also drop any prejudice in order to enjoy living a jet setter life.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

Finding a good Mentor/role model

Today I learned about identifying positive role models and mentors. I realized the importance of having someone to look up too in life and the impacts it can have on a person. Some positive benefits of having a role models/mentor are, getting inspiration and motivation. Finding the right role model/mentor for yourself is also very important because by doing so we are able to make proper decisions and know how to act in life. It can also affect the way we view our own life and the world. Finding the right role model/mentor can lead us to success.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

Physical & Mental well-being

Today I learned how to mange my mental/physical well being and why its so important to take care of it as it can also affect an individuals willingness to work and complete tasks. By taking care of our well being we are able to efficiently work and be more productive. Some ways to take care of your health mentally and physically are by exercising, eating healthy, getting enough sleep, and helping others habitually. I also learned an interesting info that it takes at least 21 days to form a habit and 90 days to make a permanent lifestyle change.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Time management

Today I learned how to use time management. I learned about what things I should and shouldn't apply when creating a schedule for myself such as the parkinson's law. I've learned to be conscious of it when using time management because you can save a lot of time doing so and be much more proactive. I also found out that multitasking is bad for you and can actually slow you down causing less productivity and can lower your iq.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Steps to getting hired

Today I learned about how to prepare yourself to get hired. There are many steps to take such as creating a resume and cover letter, scheduling/doing an interview, getting a job offer/accepting it etc...

Sat. Jul. 9, 2022

How to avoid scammers

Today I learned how to avoid getting scammed. some ways to do this are, making sure to read the fine prints and seeing if they're providing a much higher salary than is common for that role.

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

Building a social connection on a remote team

Today I learned how to build a strong social connection on a remote team. some ways to achieve this is by building a buddy system. This means getting to know each other better. Another way would be to have company retreats while spending time with your team in person.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

Remote employment

Today I learned about remote employment and which websites specialize in remote roles such as we work remotely, flex jobs, and Remotive. while exploring some websites I found out about some jobs that you could do online. I also learned about the benefits of working at home. For example, there is no commute, a more flexible schedule, and less distraction.

Wed. Jul. 6, 2022

working with a checking account

Today I learned what a checking account is and how it works. I also learned how to write a check and different ways to send, take out, and receive money using different apps such as square, PayPal, and Varo.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

working remotely

Today I learned the pros and cons of working remotely. For example, one of the pros of working online is that you have a flexible schedule so you have a lot more extra time to yourself. and the con is that you may get bored because you don't get to socially interact with people as much.