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As a self- taught software developer or someone who attended a boot-camp, it is a bit difficult to get a job in the tech industry without any working experience. While having a great portfolio of projects can help with landing a job, some companies aren’t willing to hire junior developers without any previous working experience. In this article, I will be sharing tips and resources that could be helpful to giving you “experience” for your resume, if you have no working experience.

An internship is a great way to gain experience, you learn a lot of things and you get…

Cover photos make your articles more attractive to readers and beautifies your article in general. The issue is where to get cover photos for free for your articles, medium already has free stock photos from unsplash that you could use for your articles but they are sometimes repetitive among medium writers and you may be looking for new ones. I will be giving a list of resources of where you can get pictures for free, where and how you can edit these photos to make them more personalized.

Free Stock photos and Illustrations.

This has millions of stock photos…

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A s a business, whether small or big, you need to have a presence in the digital space in order to draw in more customers. As a small business, the budget may not be there to hire a digital marketing company to help you out in organically growing your digital presence. So here is a guide of how you can get started on achieving organic growth in your business’s online presence, I’ve used some of these and they’ve proven to work.

  • Do not buy followers.

Please do not buy social media followers, firstly it makes absolutely no sense and it…

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The tech industry is really booming right now and many people would love to join, but a lot of people don’t really know how to go about it or get started. I would be giving advice on how you can get started in coding and how to possibly get a job and opportunities eventually.

  • Choose your area of specialization

There are different fields in the tech industry, and it’s best for you to do a good amount of research on which one you think is suitable for you. Some areas you could decide to branch into include :

  • Web development…

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this article is written as a task from Chris bongers on hashnode technical writing II


In my final year of university, I chose to design an IOT facial recognition home security system using raspberry pi and python 3. Now mind you, I had never programmed a day in my life because most Nigerian universities teach more theory than practical. …

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Everybody loves podcasts, for podcast’s host one of the most rewarding feelings ever would have to be earning money for all your efforts among others. There are a ton of ways to earn money from your podcast and I will be giving 5 ways to monetize your podcast that actually work.

  • Sponsorships: A sponsorship is basically when a company pays you to promote their products/services. There are different ways to get sponsorships for your podcast, which are by :
  • Reaching out to a company: if there are companies that you are interested in, you could send an email to their…

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The software development space is one of the fastest growing industries right now, with everything being automated, and many are interested to join this industry. Many believe that you need to get a degree in computer science or software engineering, but this isn’t the case. Many people in these positions are self-taught software engineers as well as coding boot-camp students.

If you are thinking of becoming a software engineer and you already have a degree in a different subject, don’t worry, I have the guide for you to get started.

  • Be sure that this is the right career path for…

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Podcasts are surprisingly the new big thing right now, it’s basically like an online radio. the best thing about it, is that it’s completely FREE — it’s free to download, listen and free to start up. Using the best free resources available, you could start your own podcast and start earning some cash on the side or even full time. There are 5 easy steps involved in starting your very own podcasts and earn some money:

Step 1 : Get a catchy name and a cool cover art

For everyone to remember your podcast, you need to get a catchy…

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So, I’m going through YouTube looking for ways to improve my study routine and school life in general, then I stumbled upon a video talking about a technique called the Pomodoro (Pomodoro means tomato in Italian) timing system, in which you study for 25 minutes and take a 5 minutes break, 3 times, then a 25 minutes break after the fourth time.

  • Educational Background

I am a computer engineering student, in my final year of college on a second class upper. Desperate to get better grades in my final year of college, I decided to incorporate this technique in my…

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