Log of what of Taryn Milliner has learned at Techie Youth

Mon. Aug. 15, 2022

How to Sell Crafts

Today I learned about selling crafts. The first part of selling crafts is finding a market place, Such as eBay or Etsy. You'll have to set up a website and figure out sales. After the order is placed you have to ship it, duh! Depending on what you sell, it must be wrapped and/or sealed. You must also have a accurate shipping label.

Fri. Aug. 12, 2022

How to be a Recruiter

Today at techie youth I learned about how to recruit candidates at a company etc. You first put out the job description and compare the applicants resume to the listing. Recruiters use sites such as linkedin, indeed and/or other agency's. Some even use Applicant tracking systems that store the data of applicants and can use keywords for search. In addition someone can be recruited through an employee referral or networking event. The job of a recruiter is to sell the candidate the job and them to their higher ups.

Tue. Aug. 9, 2022

How to write; what I learned at Techie Youth!

Today at Techie youth I learned about different ways of writing Such as Grant Writing, Seo Backlink Content and Customer service. Grant writing is a way to sell yourself to the Grant maker and explain your goals, mission, need for the money and why the contribution matters. Seo Backlink content is basically promote the brand and to try and gain more traffic to the site by analyzing the site and making changes for a higher ranking. The job is to get more back links and article use etc. Lastly customer service writing / emails are written to customers as a way to solve an issue, answer a question etc. In these cases it is best to address the customers concern is simple and easy to understand terms, while assuming they know little to nothing about the topic. It's best to be professional and try to be relatable and understanding towards the customer.

Mon. Aug. 1, 2022

How to be a Virtual assistant

Today I learned about being a virtual assistant. The job seems simple and is very similar to a in person assistant. You help with task such as scheduling, emailing, travel, contacts and and creating presentations. To be a virtual assistant you must be good with technology, have experience with spreadsheets, good communication, time management and good organization skills.

Fri. Jul. 22, 2022

social themes and community organizing

Today I learned about different social media platforms and creating niches. On different apps you can sell products and keep in touch with people within the niche . Apps like Facebook have groups so that people with specific interest can learn and talk to others. in addition you can also sell your products. As well as Instagram and Pinterest. Twitter and snapChat can also be used for promotion.

Mon. Jul. 18, 2022

Marketing on Social media and Niche websites.

Today at Techie youth I learned about creating niche websites. A niche website is a site where you can sell or market items to a specific group of people with set interest. When doing it you have to be able to market to that group. One way to market is through social media such as Instagram twitter etc. On these platforms you can be creative and still sell your product.

Wed. Jul. 13, 2022

How to sell art and salvage old devices etc.

Today I learned how to re-purpose and salvage old devices or household items. I learned how to rewire things like DVD players etc to fix and re-purpose. In addition I learned about selling items online and ways to make money at home. The main things to sell are house appliances, clothing and art work etc.

Tue. Jul. 12, 2022

Today at Techie Youth I learned about 3d printing and lasers etc.

Today I learned about 3d printing and how the process works. You're able to download a design and print it out using the software of choice. I also learned about laser crafts and how that works. Generally you have to pick a decent sized piece of material so the laser doesn't melt it. When making your design you have to be mindful of that.

Mon. Jul. 11, 2022

How to find a mentor and create a business plan.

When finding a mentor you have network and be able to socialize. A way to get in touch with a potential mentor is to email them. In that email you should state your goals, strengths and what use they have to you. When you create a product or business plan you should calculate the budget, unit price, profit and net profit. It is important to also pay attention to the market and production prices etc.

Fri. Jul. 8, 2022

How to formulate Business models and investing - I learned this at Techie Youth today

Today I learned the correct way to formulate a business model/plan and how to attract consumers and investors. You need a solid plan on how you would market the product. You would also need to calculate expected revenue. In addition I learned how shares work within a company and how you go about selling them. Basically when you have an investor and they buy a percentage of your company, the value of the shares of the company is calculated. The percent of ownership would decrease but as profits your shares will too. If an investor decides to "cash out" they can sell the shares to someone else or company.

Thu. Jul. 7, 2022

How to save money, budget and find investors.

Today at techie youth I learned about saving, budgeting and tips for getting investors.

Ways to save are getting a 401k or starting a retirement fund when starting a job, limit spending too much on something that you can't get money back from. In addition it's important to separate and calculate your money. To get investors you have to network and put yourself out there. You also have to know how to talk yourself up.

Tue. Jul. 5, 2022

What I learned about banking etc at Techie Youth

Today I learned about banking and the ways of trading cryptocurrency. I learned about the risk such as being hacked and it being slightly more expensive and taking more time to exchange. I also learned about the ways of Paypal and other ways of banking. Lastly I learned the ways to go about cashing checks and ways to receive money from your job. Direct deposits and checks are safe options while cash not so much.