Log of what of Jia Yi Chen has learned at Techie Youth

Mon. Aug. 15, 2022

REITs/Trading Options

During this session, I went over the topic of REITs and what they stand for. I also learned about the risks of investing in REITs such as the share value and the tax treatment. I went over trading options and compared them to stock trading.

Fri. Aug. 12, 2022


During this session, I learned more about Bitcoin and what it actually is, as well as cryptocurrency and what the difference is between trading cryptocurrency and trading stocks. I also learned about what happens when a cryptocurrency bubble bursts and how it builds up.

Thu. Aug. 11, 2022

Online Communities/Bitcoin

During this session, I finished up the unit on Social Community Organizing and learned about how you can make money from snapchat. You can create your own filters and reach out to promote a business’s products. I also started looking at how bitcoin can be mined and where it came from.

Wed. Aug. 10, 2022

Having a following on mainstream social media platforms

During this session, I looked at the perks which Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Pinterest have, such as being able to create groups based on a specific mutual interest. I also looked at how to start making money off those platforms like reaching out to larger creators for a small shout out.

Tue. Aug. 9, 2022

Forming a following on social media

During this session, I went more in depth on specific social media platforms and the different perks they have in comparison to others. For instance, WeChat allows you to connect your credit card/bank info for easy transfers.

Mon. Aug. 8, 2022

Following on Instagram

During this session, I learned about the basics on how to sell goods on Instagram as well as start a following which would speed up the process of gaining an audience. Also I got the gist of what alternative sites to use as well.

Thu. Aug. 4, 2022

Advertisements on Social Media Platforms

During this session, I continued learning about how to set up advertisements, but specifically on Twitter such as what your ads should hold and what requirements. I also finished the selling art unit where I explored more options on where to sell art and how.

Wed. Aug. 3, 2022

Advertisements on Social Media Platforms

During this session, I explored more about advertisements and how to have them displayed on large mainstream social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well as the requirements like how long they should be and the content they would hold.

Tue. Aug. 2, 2022

Facebook in-stream Ads

During this session, I continued with the digital assets unit, but I started exploring the option of advertisements on Facebook. I went over how to know if you're eligible for inserting your advertisements on Facebook and how to set them up.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

Digital Assets/Profit

During this session, I continued with the digital assets unit and explored other ways of using resources online to make money. One way was collecting trading cards, and selling them, but also knowing how to play the game in which they were designed for.

Fri. Jul. 29, 2022

Selling Digital Assets

During this session, I continued with the digital assets portion and went along with yesterday's topic on how to make money off of digital assets, but similar to that, today I learned how to sell digital assets and creating a name for yourself in that area of content.

Thu. Jul. 28, 2022

Digital Assets/Making Money off Social Media Platforms

During this session, I started reading about how to make money off social media platforms and what tools you would have access to in order to start ur career. I also learned how to make your own music and where to upload it for people to see.

Wed. Jul. 27, 2022

Digital assets/Creating video games

During this session, I continued with the digital assets and goods section where I learned about starting online courses and coding your own game. I also now know which specific websites I could use to upload my own game whether it is for free or if theres a set price.

Tue. Jul. 26, 2022

Difference between using marketplaces and creating your own website

During this session, I went over the pros and cons of using online marketplaces to sell your products versus starting your own website from the bottom. Online marketplaces are a lot more convenient since the moment you put a product up for sale, there would immediately be an audience looking at it. I also learned about digital assets and building communities online.

Mon. Jul. 25, 2022

Clothing Products/Platforms to sell products

During this session, I learned about how to start your own business with clothes and designing them, but I also reviewed the selling art section since it was similar to the section on where to sell your products, such as ebay and shopify. I went over how to start selling and tutorials on what to do when you start.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

Selling Art Online pt 2

During this session, I continued the section on selling art online on different online platforms such as facebook, instagram and others. I learned tips on how to have customers want to pay more for your art work as well as who to consult with so your art reaches out to people interested in many different styles.

Thu. Jul. 21, 2022

Selling Art Online

During this session, I went over the tips and tricks on selling art online and how that is a possible job for many people especially those who enjoy the freedom and creativity that they're given. I went through multiple articles and videos documenting what other people's experiences were with selling art online, no matter what kind of art it was.

Wed. Jul. 20, 2022

Laser Cut/Robotic Products

During this session, I started a new section on laser cutting which ties back to the idea of 3D designing and modeling, but this time it requires more math and calculations. I went over the basics of robotic products which implemented a bit of engineering and seemed a lot more complicated than 3D printing.

Tue. Jul. 19, 2022

Introduction to 3D modeling/designing

During this session, I checked over any missing assignments I may have missed from the previous topics on finance and corporations and continued the section about 3D printing. I watched tutorials and tips and tricks on how to design certain shapes and builds such as creating a sphere or a cone.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

3D Printing + 3D Modeling

During this session, I reviewed the material I went over last week about 3D printing and how thats an available job option/career, but I also went in towards how to plan out the design for what you want to 3D print using Blender. Watching the tutorial on how to use Blender expanded my knowledge on how to 3D model and get a step closer to deciding what is best for me in terms of careers.

Fri. Jul. 15, 2022

3D Printing and independent businesses

During this session, I reviewed yesterday's material on starting your own business and how to manage the funds needed to start a business and what to spend money on and what not to spend money on. I also went over tips on how to stay focused and maximize the amount of work you can finish in a day. I started a new topic on 3D printing and went over how that could be a possible job option for me.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

How I learned to earn money online

During this session, I went over the basics of how to write a resume for myself and was given tips and tricks on what to do during job interviews. I also was introduced to many different companies with diverse job openings, as well as payment methods, such as payment in cash and crypto. One of the main things I learned was the different ways you could start a business online, whether it was something you started yourself, or you work for a company which allows remote work.