Log of what of Emily Saltos has learned at Techie Youth

Thu. Aug. 11, 2022

Intro to Fundraising - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned the intros of fundraising. It is the process of asking financial support in order to bring in revenue for the organization’s mission. One of the most common fundraising methods is through online.This method is one of the easiest ways to raise funds for a cause. As it is online, it can reach a larger audience which might be physically impossible. The most important thing to do before having a fundraiser is to identify a fundraising plan. By doing so it can remind you why you are raising the money for.

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022

Technical Writing - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about technical writing. Technical writing is a type of writing where the author is writing about a particular subject that requires direction, instruction, or explanation. This style of writing has a very different purpose and different characteristics than other writing styles such as creative writing. Technical writing requires the writer to follow the properties of knowing their audience, writing in a clear, non-personal style and doing extensive research on the topic.

Tue. Aug. 9, 2022

Publishing Your Own Book - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the process in publishing your book. It can be done independently or through a traditional process that involves agents, editors, and publishers. If you were going to choose the traditional route then you must prove yourself because publishers want to sign authors they know they can make money with. If an editor takes a risk on a debut author and the company loses money, the editor may lose their job. Traditional publishers won’t sign unproven authors.

Mon. Aug. 8, 2022

Providing Services - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned how you can provide services through your skills. Your skills can be charged for which are skills that are can be learned quickly. Some examples are tutoring online and using your computer skills. This benefits people who are like to be self-employed.

Fri. Aug. 5, 2022

Al Technical Skills - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about Al technical skills such as python. Python is the most common program language used for Al applications. There are two major Python versions, Python 2 and Python 3. Python 2 and 3 are quite different. It’s a great first language because it’s concise and easy to read. From web development to machine learning to data science, Python can be used.

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Monetization - Learning at Techie Youth

At techie Youth, I learned about monetization methods that apps use to earn money. In free models, users don’t pay to download or use your app. Free without monetization is where your app doesn’t offer in-app purchases or the ability to buy physical goods or services within the app, and doesn’t display advertisements. Another is freemium models where users pay nothing to download your app and are offered optional in-app purchases for premium features. In the paid model, users pay once to download your app and use all of its functionality. There are no additional charges or in-app purchases. Lastly there is Paymium. Users pay to download your app and have the option to buy additional features, content, or services through in-app purchases if they want to engage and access more services in the app.

Wed. Aug. 3, 2022

App Developer - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the career of being an app developer. A mobile app developer’s primary duty is to create, maintain, and implement the source code to develop mobile apps and mobile platform programs. They need to meet the needs and requirements of the clients using the computer programming languages. A career in mobile app development can be satisfying and fun. It presents an excellent opportunity to try new things and satisfy your curiosity.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

Coding - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned that the majority of developing a website is through coding. There are many web development languages. There is JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, Python, and Java. Code tells a computer what actions to take, and writing code is like creating a set of instructions. By learning to write code, you can tell computers what to do or how to behave in a much faster way. Anyone can learn how to code, it is important to be patient by putting in the time and effort to learn.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

WordPress - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned that WordPress is the simplest, most popular way to create your own website or blog. It is a great way to develop your own website. WordPress makes building a website accessible to anyone – even people who aren’t developers. WordPress Is flexible which allows you to create anything in your website such as blogs, and tutorials. Not only that it is free to use, you have full control over the website you created.

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022

Web Development Roles - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned that there are a diverse number of web development roles. Some examples are front - end developer, back - end developer, web designer, web developer, web architect, data architect, systems administrator, and project manager. I was surprised at how many roles there are when it comes to web development. From this I had also learned how there can be many components when it comes to creating a big ideas.

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

Web Development - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about web development. Web development is a specific field of software engineering that focuses on building web page. The major building blocks of the web are HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. HTML (which stands for Hyper Text Markup Language) is one of the languages used for web development. HTML is used to construct a simple web page. Software engineers are one of the many people who use computer programming languages to build interesting tools by “speaking” directly to the computer meaning they must understand computer languages in order to build software.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

Remote Career Roles Within the Music Sector - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned that there are many careers in the music sector that can be done remotely. Some examples are music producer, disc jockey, selling beats online, and film composing. The most important thing to keep in mind is that the music business requires an understanding of finance, macro- and microeconomics, and data analytics. There are difficulties for pursuing careers in music. The business side of music is not always as glamorous as the performances. It might be a problem if you’re not familiar with the field you have chosen to pursue.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

Earning Money Through Social Network Community Groups - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned the different ways to earn money through social media such as Instagram and TikTok. Each social media platform has its own specific ways to earn money. An example is Pinterest. It is a social network where people can find inspiration and ideas for their interests and hobbies. Every idea is represented by a Pin, which is an image that is searched and saved by Pinterest users. Pins can also link back to websites, which is why Pinterest is great for driving traffic and sales. It is one of the best ways to promote your business.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

Social Network Community Groups - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned how to use social media platforms to your advantage for spreading your platform. Any social media can be used such as instagram and facebook. To do this you must first have a large number of followers such as 10,000. You can then create your community group or page. The most important thing to be aware of is that there will be a lot of effort and time that can have an outcome with no guarantee of success in this income path for you.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

Monetizing Website Traffic - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about monetizing your website via affiliate platforms. Affiliate marketing is only a viable strategy if you can find quality products that your visitors are interested in. The 10 best ones are ShareASale, Awin (Formerly Affiliate Window), Amazon Associates, CJ Affiliate (Formerly Commission Junction), Rakuten Marketing (Formerly LinkShare), Avangate Affiliate Network, ClickBank, FlexOffers, Walmart Affiliates, and eBay Partner Network. I would recommend using eBay Partner Network because of the huge variety of products because you can promote anything on eBay, you can sell used products, which is unique, and a low payout – just $10.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

Content Creation - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned that in order to create your own niche website you must create good content. This means that you have to know how to attract customers to your website. You need to understand your target audience and you need to create great content that appeals to them. Most importantly, you must promote and market the content either via social networks or another way. Understanding your target audience is one of the key factors of success as a content creator and in marketing.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

Challenges of Selling Art Online - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned that there are some risks in selling art online. You need to watch out for scams. It is critical that you research very throughly to determine if you are being scammed. The most common is through your email. They often even mention the actual names of some of your artwork pieces and say they are interested in buying them. They try to save mentioning certain things in the first email that would give them away as a scammer. It can create a scam database email collectors for more spams.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

Selling Art Online - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned the various ways to sell your art online. The best way is through several online platforms such as social media and platforms such as etsy. The two most important things when first deciding to sell your art online is to first display the art the same price on every platform. Another thing to keep in mind is you should maintain your own inventory spreadsheet so you can organize what artwork is being displayed for sale in which platform.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Advertising Digital Products - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the different ways you can advertise your digital products. The best way to do so is through social media platforms. An example would be on Facebook. You can sign up and fill out a form to create a Facebook business page to promote your digital products. These steps can be done the similarly on any other social media platform. It is a great way to promote your digital products further through social media platforms.

Fri. Jul. 15, 2022

Business Models - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about business models. It refers to a company's plan for making a profit. It identifies the products or services the business plans to sell, its identified target market, and any anticipated expenses. Business models help new, developing companies attract investment, recruit talent, and motivate management and staff. It is preferable to do a business model because it can help operate a business in a specific marketplace.

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022

Selling digital assets - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the different ways to sell digital assets. Some examples are through email marketing, buying ads and calculating conversions. These ways are a great way to expand and increase your customers to your digital assets. There are many websites to help you create and build your own website to promote your digital assets. It can be any website such as marketing, music, art, services, and educational.

Wed. Jul. 13, 2022

Creating digital goods - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the different ways to create digital goods like video games. It is a great way to try this out because you may find out what you enjoy like creating video games. You can put it online on some platforms that allow the user to see the feedback on what players think about it. Creating your own digital goods is a great way to demonstrate your technological skills.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Intro to Digital Goods - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about digital goods. Since the rise of technology there are a huge number of ways to use the internet to our benefits such as selling digital goods. Digital goods are public goods in the form of software, data sets such as webinars and e -books. There are the many ways to earn money from participating in this other than crafting your own products.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Crafting - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the various ways to craft your own products. It can range from building it your own with tools or even designing it online to with existing designing platforms. Today I started using one of the online platforms. It was easy to download it. Creating your own products can start in your home either with what you have or on your computer.

Sat. Jul. 9, 2022

Having a business - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the hardships about having a small business. Promoting your business is tricky due to the need to branch out to customers. If you were to sell your items through other known websites such as Amazon and ebay it will help you get more customers. It is best to do this when starting off. Being aware at how your business looks to the public is important because of stealing names and looks from other businesses which could lead to committing a crime. It is important to be aware of these things when first starting out.

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

Trading Commodities - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about trading commodities. Commodities are most often used as inputs in the production of other goods or services. It is a basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other goods of the same type. There are four main types of commodities such as energy, metals, agricultural products, and livestock .Commodity investing is best used for sophisticated investors because there are high risks if there is not an understanding of them.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

Other Types of Trading - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about the other types of trading. The other types are known as Forex, REITS, Trading options and commodities. Specifically today I mostly learned about Forex and REITS. REITs stands for Real Estate Investment Trusts. REITs are companies that own and generally operate income-producing real estate locations such as apartment buildings and office complexes. Forex, on the other hand, refers to currency trading through an interconnected marketplace. These two types of trading were interesting to read on due how I had never heard about them before.

Wed. Jul. 6, 2022

The Big Wonders of Trading - Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about online trading. Online trading is referred to as stocks, cryptocurrencies, and other online trading methods. There is a lot of risk when dealing with online trading because of the unpredictive movements of having losses. The most common things that come to mind when people hear trading is stocks and Bitcoin. Stocks consists of the shares of which ownership of a corporation or company is divided while Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that can be transferred on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network. Online trading is a very diverse and difficult concept to get into.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

All about entrepreneurship- Learning at Techie Youth

At Techie Youth, I learned about entrepreneurship. It provided a very informative format on it. Entrepreneurship is defined as an individual or a small group of partners who strike out on an original path to create a new business. It is a lot of hard work to make your business strive because of the many obstacles there are to overcome. Obstacles such as looking for funds to launch or expand your business, maintaining a budget, and looking to collaborate with partners. The most important thing I have learned is that it isn't easy to start your own business it takes a lot of time and effort.