Log of what of Cindy Kuang has learned at Techie Youth

Thu. Aug. 11, 2022

Websites + Sales

Rather than purchasing items like clothing and such from in stores, with the development of the internet there are many websites where people can shop clothes or sell clothes. When creating a business you want to think about which online websites can help your business grow. Or create your own website, with the help of many coding programs and Wordpress and such, creating a website will be a lot easier. Where you can list your items, set prices, set shipping fees, and be able to sell your products to people all over the world. Which helps expand your business rather than limiting your business to only in person shops that are limited to certain locations.

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022

twitter medias

Twitter is a social media app that is used by many users, from celebrities all over the e world to kids as well. On Twitter, there is a page of recommendations that is customized based o what posts you have liked or search for. There is also a trending page, which is where the tweets with the current most people are currently interacting. On Twitter, you can post stories, tweets images, and videos to share to people. You are also able to follow others to see what they post and such. On Twitter, if you have high amounts of followers you can get sponsors which is where brands reimburse you in exchange for a tweet about them.

Tue. Aug. 9, 2022

Pinterest usages

Pinterest is an app that is somewhat considered social media. Pinterest is where many people go on to find images of like wallpaper, outfits, hairstyles, etc. It is an app where people can post pictures for others to see, and others can add to their favorites or save and such. Pinterest gives a lot of inspiring ideas to people with the use of a search bar. Also with interest, many people can post pictures with links to where to purchase items and such as well as videos. So many people can get paid to promote products as such since people follow others to see what they post and such.

Mon. Aug. 8, 2022

Customer service

When creating products or any type of app or store, knowing what the customers think is very important. Hence why customer surveys are used, as they help in when trying to improve a product or such, and you get more input on how to adjust certain features. Also it helps in helping you know what your target audience is, which will then help you be able to adjust your product to better reach and suit your target audience, which would help in getting more sales. However when creating surveys for customers, be sure to add relevant questions and such. This will be able to help you get more accurate feedback to improve your products.

Fri. Aug. 5, 2022

Snapchat influencer

Snapchat is a social media app that used by many people of all ages. Though different from other social media apps like Facebook or Instagram. Snapchat has map features where you are able to share locations with friends if wanted to as well as locating others who are having meet ups and such events near you. Snapchat has features where stories are a thing where you can post stuff of your day and it disappears after 24 hours. As well as a chat feature where you can send messages send unless the others decide to save the messages, the messages will disappear after being read. Many people like influencers use their high followings to get paid by sponsors when they made stories about certain products or such.

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Facebook Groups

Facebook is a social media app that has been around for a while. Now with the new features of Facebook with stories and such tools. People have come to use Facebook for many other reasons as well. Such as Facebook groups where people create to meet and converse with others about similar interests or certain topics. Many groups with large followings and members get paid to promote brands and ads. However to be able to create and manage a group, you should consider whether you will have enough time to be able to manage and interact with the members of the group.

Wed. Aug. 3, 2022

WeChat usage

WeChat is an app that is commonly used in China. It was an app developed to allow users to communicate with one another. However nowadays there are much more other possibilities to do on WeChat. Like any other messaging app, WeChat has private direct messages as well as group chats and calls and such features. Now there are more features like business owners creating group chats to send what items they have in stock to show to possible clients to purchase. There are also many links within WeChat of brands that send users to the direct website of the brands. There are even entertainment videos like TikTok which is another popular social media. On these entertainment videos posted on WeChat many people create videos with a promotional product in them and they add a link to the video where viewers can interact with and directly add to their shopping cart. In China there is even a wechat pay where they can put money in WeChat and directly make purchase and pay or transfer money from a quick scan of the electronic device.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

executive summary

When creating or starting a business and you are looking for funders. creating an in-depth executive summary will be helpful. As it shows all the points of your business and what is involved and whether you have a steady plan for the business or not. Also, there are such things as grant proposals, where you have to make a proposal with specific information as to why you are looking for a grant which is the funding of money, and to what cause are you putting the money to. Then you can send this proposal to grantmakers which are the people that are gonna be possibly funding your grant proposal.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

Getting your writing recognized

Nowadays many writers are taking their works online. With this they usually post their writings and work online through different sites and such. However getting the recognition and getting people to actually read the writings are a bit more complicated. So such method like SEO will be able to help writers or any other content creators get their work recognized. SEO helps search engines to recognize your work more easily and give rankings and such which helps bring other internet users to your site. Also having certain keywords will help your target audience find your work.

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022

Blogging starters

There are such things called blogs now, where it can be in a form of writing or videos that are created to share with others, it ranges from different topics like advertising selling products, personal journals, promoting brands, or creative stories that you want to share out, etc. Where you could put a title and tags and such to make your blog more discoverable if wanted to. And nowadays there can sometimes be ads in peoples blogs, as these are known as PPC ads to let bloggers make money as it is a paid advertisement.

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

Publishing books

When trying to publish a boo, you first need a book to publish. Writing your own book is not as simple as it seems. A good novel should start with the author planning out the characters and its development throughout the plot. The story has to stay consistent and the author needs to be organized and motivated. This will require a lot of brainstorming and note jotting. After you have completed your novel the process of publishing the book is the next step. Whether you want to self publish or get it traditionally published has different steps. Traditionally published books, you as the author will receive less money, but you’d have to hire a literary agent, who will help you keep organized of everything, and their connections may help you as well. While if you self publish you would receive more money from each selling of your book, and you’d have to hire a launch team and book editor. However, if you are just entering the book industry and don’t have a lot of connections to publishers and bookstores and etc. selling the books may be more difficult.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

Selling products online

With the use of technology, there are many online websites that allow you to sell your own products. You need to create an account and figure out what type of products you are mainly trying to sell. As well as which websites would be the most suitable. For example eBay, you need to create a listing and give in the information required. Suc as the name of the product, an image of the product, and tags to help consumers find the item. The listing price, shipping fee, and the description of the products. When you sell the item, the website will take a percentage of the tax, and the rest of the money would go to you.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

Tiktok Profits

With new social media platforms being created, TikTok is a rising social media platform that is gaining the attention of many. On this platform, users are able to create short videos of any content to gain viewers and followers. Thi app is an easy way to spread awareness, gain attention, etc. With this app, you can create short clips about your business, with chances of the video becoming viral. this helps gain attention as well as consumers, which helps your business prosper. In order for your videos o gain the most attention, landing on the "for you page" is ver important. As this is where people can discover your videos the easier. USing hashtags and sounds that already have gained attention and matched your video will help your video gain popularity as well.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

Instagram Marketing

Nowadays the possibilities social media can bring are endless. Including making profits through social media such as Instagram. Through Instagram, you can create an account, and then you can find people to follow and obtain followers and likes. Having a theme page on your Instagram account can help you achieve more recognition by brands as it will increase your followers. Then you can post sponsors and such ads for brands in exchange for a payment, whether in cash or product,s/ There are many websites that can help you find brands to collaborate with but first have an active account and consistent audience.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

Handy Wordpress

WordPress is a content management system that allows you to create and host your own website. Where there are many applications and different systems available for you to use to improve your website. On this platform, you can create a website that fits your need such as if you are creating a blog, portfolio, store, etc. You have the choice to make your website private or public, On his platform, you can customize your page with different themes, fonts, pictures, and such designs. WordPress was created using the PHP coding language. This was how the function of WordPress came to be.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

Gaming and coding?

With such coding programs like JAva Script and such, the coding language used in these programs creates automated functions programs. Video games that we play consist of many codes that make the game work. For such actions, if you click on a chest, the code can make it so that such treasures pop out. These is all functioned with the use of codes. Codes are a type of script language that is put together to create automated controls rather than having to do it manually.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

PHP beginner programmer?

Before you start to learn about PHP, knowing and understanding what HTML is quite useful. As PHP coding is considered an easy programing language that is based on the language Perl. Through the PHP program, you can go from something as simple as a site for your own use to a program that millions of users can use. PHP is a type of scripting language used in coding to create automated processes. This includes when users open hyperlinks on your site when you reload a site, or what pops up when a user searches something on your site.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

First steps to autocad

Autocad is a computer software designed to aide in drafting software applications. This software allows you to create 2D and 3D designs virtually which is more quicker and easily done than compared to doing it by hand. AutoCAD is helpful when you are trying to visualize 3D designs as well as 2D designs. This software allows you to save your progress and is easily accessible anywhere. AutoCAD will allow you to visualize the design fully, there are tools that help you create desired shapes. As well as rulers and such tools to measure the accurate size measurements. Since AutoCAD is a online software, it’s handy when it comes to allowing you to add different layers of work so it doesn’t effect parts of your design that you don’t want. It also provides tools to change around the properties of your design. Hence it helps you visualize the layout, dimensions, and such.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Beginners database, all you need to know.

When designing a database, there are many different steps and requirements to consider. Know what your goal is and what database you are trying for is first, the analysis of whether it would work and what are you trying to do, and how effective the database is. After you plan about and analyze your plan, you need to create the model. also known as the database design. After you have completed a logical or physical model of your database design, you need to do the implementation portion. This is where you have to convert your data and load it into your program. Then you would need to test out your database, and see if there are any mistakes or issues.

Fri. Jul. 15, 2022

3D Handy Crafts Visualization

Now with technology there are such things as 3D printed objects. With many websites offered to you online such as Tinker, you are able to use it to create different 3D objects. Which if you have a 3D printer you are able to print it out as well. Having a website where you can create 3D objects helps your mind be more creative, as you are able to visualize an object in front of you. This helps when you are designing and such. It has real life dimensions, hence the realization is more realistic. Especially if you are planning on creating a small business of your own, and you need to test different products to see which would suit you. These 3D crafts websites are very handy.

Thu. Jul. 14, 2022

Fashion Clothing Design

Fashion is mainly focused on trends, which is difficult as keeping track of trends that are continuously changing. The new styles in fashions are rapidly evolving. Being involved with clothing design you need to have creativity and drawing skills, The skills to brainstorm and sewing are essential. You need to understand the proportions and fabrics and such. When you enter the fashion industry you will meet other designers which will allow your connections and skill set to increase as well.

Wed. Jul. 13, 2022

Online Business Tips

Rather than working in person such as in company jobs, we now have the choice to work remotely or at home. You are your own boss. These are called online businesses, you can resell items or create your own products/brand to sell on websites. OR even create your own website for you to sell these products. Such websites like Etsy or eBay are popular sites for such online businesses. However, when deciding to do an online business you need to consider whether you fully know how to operate an online business first. Such as shipping items, creating shipping labels, and filing for refunds and cancellations. The consideration of what you sell is also required, as your products could have zero demand, resulting in no customers or profit.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Business/cooperation entities

Whether you operate your own sole proprietor or work in a corporation, they both operate as businesses. Working as a sole proprietor may be easier than working in a cooperation sometimes. As working as a sole proprietor allows you to operate a business without filing any fees as to compared to a corporation. However, this may cause a set back as you are in risk of getting into legal troubles. In a corporation you and your coworkers are a own entity. Meaning the company will, be able to protect the and their personal lives, which creates a safer environment as to a sole proprietor. But corporations will have to file for taxes and such fees.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

Stable income to profits

When starting a business, knowing and having a profit model is very important. A profit model is a strategic plan to help your business make the most profits and be more valuable. It sets a plan for you to achieve in your business: what goals, what manufacturers, target audience, customers, profits, investors, competitors, etc. Having the knowledge of your competition will also help for you to realize what to do to attract customers and why your company is better. Having multiple business can help you to earn more income sometimes as it is a backup plan in case one of your other business fail. Also when starting a business, if you are doing it about something you are passionate about, the more likely it is to succeed as to compared to starting a business about something you have no regards towards.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

Management Awareness for both Time And Money

Knowing how to manage yourself is very important, this includes both time and financial issues. Knowing how to schedule and time yourself with the right amount of work and breaks helps you get things done. This would also lead to a more financially stable life, especially if you have issues with managing tasks at work. Knowing how to manage your money will help you be more successful. Rather than spending carelessly on jewelry or games, it's better to spend on your necessities. Being aware of your budget will help track your expenses, this will help when you are trying to save as it increases your savings. Though management may be tough, you should also learn how to manage your stress. AS having good mental wellness is very important, without it, it can lead to many health issues and such.

Wed. Jul. 6, 2022

Succeeding Interviews and Boundaries

An interview is the process of whether you would be accepted into a job position. Knowing your abilities and what the job and interviewers are seeking will help you have a better chance at landing a job. During remote meetings knowing how to present yourself is very essential as well as being in person. Communications skills can help you better connect with your coworkers and interviewers to help create a bond which will be useful to help you do better in your work environment, knowing how to handle your stress as well as protecting yourself from being used is important as well. Hence learning to say no when you know you cannot take on a task is better than saying yes and never finishing the work or letting others take advantage of you by handing their work to you. This will make your job more difficult, hence setting boundaries would be helpful in this case.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

Preparations For Jobs

Whether you decide to work in person or remotely, there are specific preparations to make before doing so. Having the right mindset and goal you plan to achieve will help you. You need to know what skills and knowledge you have and whether they can help contribute to your job. The payments you receive from your job, there are many different methods to cash out, such as checks, cash, and websites like Paypal and Zelle. As well as the process of how to obtain a job, you need to create a resume and a cover letter to show/send to your employer which needs to have the skills, achievements, and such that will help the employer know what you can bring to this job and whether you are the right person for that role. If you plan on working remotely or any other job in general as well, your public image is very important, as they do not want someone who has a bad public influence. Also, having social media will allow others to find you as well as create connections.