Log of what of Sharrell Pratt has learned at Techie Youth

Fri. Aug. 5, 2022

Entrepreneurship

I learned about entrepreneurship and how you can become one. entrepreneur is a person who starts and manages a new business, taking on financial or personal risk in the process. Entrepreneurs can be small business owners, content creators, startup founders, or anyone who has the ambition to build a business and work for themselves. A lot of people like becoming entrepreneurship because they can be their own boss and they get to do whatever they like. entrepreneurship can be fun and daunting at the same time. It’s fun to become your own boss and make your own rules for a upstarting business. It is also hard because most of the time you do not have any help and you have to find ways to fund your business and to keep on creating new fun content. New businesses have a high failure rate. Aspiring entrepreneurs have to cast aside the safety of a stable paycheck and day job and take the highs and lows in stride. It may take some time for your business to be profitable. Entrepreneurship is rewarding as long as a person has a business idea and ways to fund the business. Entrepreneurship is important because you control your salary as an entrepreneur. You can earn as much or as little as you want. You can grow fast or slow, or decide not to grow at all. Entrepreneurship is a great career choice as long as a person has a business idea or business ideas and willing to work extremely hard to upstart their business, And ways to support it. There are many entrepreneurs that start small businesses and they are million dollar businesses right now.

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Champagne management

I learned about campaign managers and why their jobs are important. Campaign management is the planning, execution, tracking, and analysis of a marketing initiative, sometimes centered on a new product launch or an event. Campaigns normally involve multiple pushes to potential buyers through email, social media, surveys, print materials, and giveaways. Also marketing campaign management is a wide ranging effort, involving several stages including planning, executing, tracking, and analyzing/optimizing a campaign. As a campaign manager you should be well versed in market trends as well as all of the hot topics in town. They must be excellent communicators. They should have a good understanding of how to manage people. They should have strong project management and numerical abilities. Campaign managers work long hours, often more than 50 per week, and they are usually required to work on weekends. They also travel frequently to meet with potential donors, campaign workers, and the media. The work can be extremely stressful, and campaign managers must be able to handle a great deal of pressure. They must be able to make quick decisions, juggle many tasks at once, and deal with difficult people. They must also be able to motivate and inspire others to work hard to achieve the campaign’s goals.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

Digital Marketing

Today I learned about digital marketing, is the component of marketing that uses the Internet and online based digital technologies such as desktop computers, mobile phones and other digital media and platforms to promote products. A digital marketing strategy allows you to leverage different digital channel’such as social media, pay-per-click, search engine optimization, and email marketing to connect with existing customers and individuals interested in your products. This job pays very well and most of these jobs are remote only. digital marketing is important because when people have a business or company they need to promote it and work on their business at the same time. That becomes a lot of work especially if you have a business that runs 24 hours. Digital marketers can help people with their products and services. digital marketing has become increasingly important because of how accessible digital channels are. There were 5 billion internet users globally in April 2022 alone. there are many ways to use digital marketing tactics in order to communicate with your target audience. digital marketing has minimal upfront costs, making it a cost effective marketing technique for small businesses. There are different types of marketing such as, search engineer optimization, Content marketing, social media marketing, and Pay per click marketing. There is many jobs in the Digital Marketing field and it is a good career path

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

Virtual assistant

I learned about what a virtual assistant is and what kind of tasks they do, they are remote employees and they offer administration support. They usually only work part time. The type of task they exactly do is the type of work assistance what do. They schedule appointments, make meetings, Make phone calls for the company, Arrange travel, and organize emails. Some virtual assistance have to keep track of bookkeeping and finances for the company. Virtual assistants can help organize tasks outside of work such as organizing a calendar, and purchasing gifts for friends and family are some of the more common personal duties. many companies understand the importance of online engagement with potential customers and clients.Virtual assistants are helpful for responding to comments and communicating with followers, but they can also maintain a posting schedule and even analyze account data. Virtual assistance help companies significantly, They handle the task that the company can’t and they make sure things get things done at the company such as handling emails talking to customers responding fast and professionally.

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022

Life quality

I read about life quality and health and productivity, eating right is a huge part of being healthy and also exercising. Keeping your mental health is important in some ways to do that is doing some yoga listening to peaceful music exercising and hanging out with productive friends. Other ways to help your mental health is sleeping at a reasonable time and getting rest meditate and being hydrated is also important. Everything is so fast and everyone is on technology and socal media all of the time it’s not good for peoples mental so, taking a break from technology and getting some rest from it can help. There are some helpful supportive apps to give you advice on your Health or life advice and those type of things can be helpful. Simply being true to yourself and living in your purpose is a great way to stay healthy and always be happy. Some people are stuck in situations where they have to live for other people such as parents siblings or even friends, it’s good to always be yourself and to stay stress-free. Doing the things that you want to do in life and living life freely. Health is important because without it humans literally cannot do anything they will not be able to think or complete the task in their day. It’s important to always stay healthy and happy in life so that you can do the things that you wish to do.

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

Social themes

I learned about theme pages and how you can earn income from them. Instagram and TikTok is great platforms for theme pages. Popular theme topics such as traveling and girly and car pages are successful theme pages. I made a Instagram travel theme page. My goal is to gain up to 10,000 followers and start getting paid off of the theme pages. I shared my theme page to people that I know my community and techie youth. There are some chances that certain pages that can gain a lot of followers and audience fast and some you may have to put extra hard work and wait it out. I am going to make a TikTok and Facebook theme page so that I can gain more audience and attention and have different theme pages on different social medias to have a higher chance of making money on one of them or all. I’m also thinking strongly about making a YouTube lifestyle page and working on that social media platform to gain followers and opportunities like becoming A social media creator.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

Life quality

I learned about improving the quality of my lifestyle and it’s simple things but it is still so important because it is what keeps peoples life together. Being financially responsible is extremely important. Planning finances and making sure there is money in savings can solve so many financial problems. Also time management is important because planning out the day, can help me get so many things done. Keeping up with my health and eating better can give me energy and also it will be healthy for my body. Practicing self-care and doing yoga and doing the things that I like for example spending time with friends and family is also healthy. Also I learned about Remote jobs or even starting my own business so that I can travel and do the things that I would like to do and go to new places. There are remote jobs that people work only online and they get to travel on the weekend or get paid while they are travelling.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

creating websites

I learned more about web development and how to create websites. Also I started working on creating a website. I looked up how other websites was set up and I looked for sites that help create websites easy for you like for an example WIX, I used that site to create my own websites. I created a website on wix and I am adding details and going through the the steps to set things up. Making websites can be useful especially in web development field. Creating websites can be something that can earn a person money because everybody needs a website for their business whether it’s a big business or a small one. web site creater can make alot of money online. I see people all the time on social media that are looking for someone that know's how to create websites. People would pay a person that knows how to create a websites in exchange for them to make them a website.It helps to establish a person image by letting the audience know who they are and what they represent a website provides reliable information to the consumers which helps ins in a business up. I learned an important thing that websites need called( HTML) it is a code that is used to structure a webpage and its content. Content could be structure within a set of paragraphs, a list of bullet points, are using images in data tables. And I I did a quiz on HTML AND CSS

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

web developer

I did some research on web development and what type of jobs are available in that field. I was able to learn what Web developers do. They create an maintain websites and they also are responsible for the site technician aspects such as creating content, it’s performance and capacity meaning the measures of a websites speed and how much traffic it can handle when people visit the site. Some jobs that web developers also handle are modifying and updating websites according to a company or client specifications. I also was able to see the skills that a person needs to become a web developer, strong creative ability attention to details and strong communication skills as well as excellent problem-solving skills. I watched a video that explained to me you do not have to have previous job experience In web development if you want to become a web developer. This is a job that you can do research and use how to YouTube videos to figure out new skills and problem solve. Web developers are important because they use software applications in computer codes to create web applications that run on the Internet or on corporate in intranets. Companies and private businesses as well as small businesses always need websites and people do not have the time or they may simply not know how to, but Web developers can assistant these companies that need help. Web development is a good career and the money pays well especially if you are in large cities such as New York City or Las Vegas. Web development improves businesses online sales and make consumers live’s easier.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

Virtual assistant

I read articles about virtual assistant jobs and learned about different companies that hire virtual assistants. There are virtual administrative assistant jobs and there are in person jobs. Virtual assistant jobs offer administrative support for a business, or a company (working for a specific person). There is part-time work but to make a nice amount of money full-time work would be great. Virtual assistants can do tasks like problem solving, such as scheduling appointments, making phone calls, arranging travel, or organizing emails. They even handle personal duties like doing your laundry or ordering you stuff online that you need. People hire a virtual assistant because they need more time to get things done and they need another person to help them, virtual assistants can give you more time and freedom to focus on doing the things that you love. Virtual assistants work on strategies for your business, developing deeper relationships with your clients or customers, or So that people can have flexible schedules. Being a virtual assistant seems like a good job. I did some research on virtual assistance to see what were the qualifications and it said to have a high school diploma or higher and I also did a quiz from minimally skilled job section.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

writing grant writing

I worked on the writing section to learn about another different type of writer. I read about Grant writers and did some research on what they do daily. A grant writer's job consists of researching and submitting proposals and receiving grant funding from companies. Grant writers also gather documentation and fulfill the necessary requirements. I found it interesting that grant writers receive funding for projects or organizations that do not need to be paid back. Also, grand writers could work for nonprofits or can work as freelancers. Grant writers' jobs are important because gift-giving foundations are better able to understand how their money will fund a productive project. I also did a quiz about grant writers.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

Writing assignment

I did some deep research on my writing assignment to learn about all of the things that techie youth provides and give back to forster-care teens and at risk teens. These teen have a hard time in society and the techie youth program helps them do better in like life, like for an example they help the teens get their life on track by helping them with job opportunities, education , and life advice that can help a person get out of proverty and make a real living. I also learned about Technical writer's and how to become one. Technical writers jobs are to write high level information to break down for a specific group of audience. the job pays very good and it can be a useful skill for being a writer, I write a lot on my free time and writing jobs like blogs or articles would be something I would be interested in the future.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

social media page

today I made social media account to facebook, twitter, instagram, tiktok and youtube. before people started to make money online they used social media as a way to stay connected or for fun. In the past i didnt use social media because of all of the negative it change and there are community guide lines people have to follow like not bully people (etc) I also see that it is easy ways to make money on facebook tiktok and instgram. people can make money on social media just from becoming a creator or influencer. i think that is cool. Its gigs on the internet that can help you out financially. I'm going to use these social media to try to build up followers and friends so that i can become and influencer and make a lot of money while im going to college to work on my career job.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Guest Blogger

Today I learned about guess blogging is when you invite somebody outside your company to write a blog that will be published. The writer would be in the same industry as the organization. It is a good job because you can get pitches and someone can hire you to write a blog for their website and you can gain experience and work with the company.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Entrepreneur & businesses

learned more another being an entrepreneur on techie youth, I watched and read article that was teaching me how to start up my own business by doing research and creating a business plan, I researched how much money I would have to put in this business and how much time and how much people I would need to help me? I came up with a eyelash business I’ve seen alot of small business like this and I know a few friends that already have a small business and they make decent money. Once looked into questions I seen that it is possible and it’s in my budget I even have a way to support the business by continuing doing gigs online. I have to do some more research because businesses are hard work and it take money and support.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Techie youth opportunities

This program started out with 12 students in 2005 and now the organization has over 3000 teens. A lot teenagers don’t know what they want to do in the future (career wise) I think it’s cool that tech youth have different careers path

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

Prerequisites to getting employed

Today I learned about LinkedIn and I got a better understanding of what the website is for and how to set it up. It is a professional work site for employees and employers. People that are looking for work can make a profile and list their Work experience and education and skills. on the other side employers can look for candidates that they think fits best for the position that they are looking to be filled. when I took my time and watched the videos and took imported notes on how to set up a LinkedIn profile correctly, I see that this website is very useful especially for college students. When You are always focused on classes and you do not have time to gain work experience it can be hard for your future career. Now that I set up my LinkedIn profile and employers can see my profile which includes my work experience and my education and my professional skills, I have the opportunity to get hired by a successful company. I also was able to fix up my resume and my cover letter and the tips that I learned today helped me explain my job roles better and my work skills.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

I learned about being a good writer

I learned about writers jobs in writing a book and how to publish it. Writing a book and publishing it seemed so hard before learning the materials that I’ve learned today. I’ve always been interested in storytelling in writing when I was younger in school but I knew that it was a lot of hard work. Although it is hard work it is also a lot of resources out here like websites and people that help you edit your book for you so that you are not burning a lot of energy. I learned that you can come up with a whole bunch of ideas and storytelling. I thought when people wrote books they wrote everything roughly out and had to have all of the ideas thought out on the spot I didn’t know that you can put together ideas from years ago in recent ideas and it can be a famous book or movie years down the line.

Wed. Jul. 6, 2022

making my LINKIN account

I learned the importance of a resume and a cover letter. I learned that there are websites such as linkin and it can make it easier to find a job. back in the day, people had to go out and look for work and that is challenging especially for college students. Now that I know about linkin I'm going to use it to get a job that I like and that best fits me. I also watched the videos about fixing your resume and cover letter up so that it sounds professional and so that I can get the job.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

enterpreneurship & business leadership

I learned that anyone that has an invention or an idea is an entrepreneur. You can have an idea that you think is silly or a lot of other people are doing the same exact thing and you can still succeed. I learned also that there are a lot of ideas and things to do in the world, even gigs there are many of them I've sent personally online and those are sources of income that can help me out. I've always thought I had to pick one career path in life, we were always taught that growing up in school. know I know I can have different jobs/gigs and make a lot of money to support myself and my loved ones. Entereneship is setting up a business or business and hoping to gain off of it. I learned from the videos that just because to fail in something don't give up that may not have been for me and I can find a new thing and different opportunities that fit me and that I'm happy doing in life right now and in the future. I learned new things about leadership and taking risks. ive always been cautious in life and want everything to be perfect but now i know that I'm start i can be a business person and make money.