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What is my Niche?

Welcome to my  cotent hub! In This post I answer the question about what my niche is. This will give you a clue on what topics to expect on this  blog. It  can also help you navigate my blog so that you can easily access topics that tickle your fancy. I have included links which you can follow with ease.

Every blogger has or should have a niche or a subject to focus on. I also have a particular subject that I frequently write about. Before I tell you, I think it is important for you to know what makes me enjoy blogging in the first place? This question can help you understand where I draw my strengths and how I create content for this blog or curate content for social media.

Digital marketing , It helped me a lot. I am mostly fascinated with one particular aspect of digital marketing which is content marketing. This led me to study multimedia technology , content is King.  it made me enjoy blogging. Any other skills that  I have only help me be a better digital marketer. Therefore I o…
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How To Upload Files To A Text Area In MyVista

MyVista is a Learning Management System (LMS) for the Zimbabwe Open University. To use embedded files in a text area follow these steps: 1. Go to the text area by clicking an assignment submission link. 2. Click the file icon and upload a file.3. Long click on the uploaded file to copy its link if you are using a mobile phone. If you're using a computer right click the mouse.4. After copying the link go back to the text area and paste the link through the HTML icon. 5. Your embedded file will now be fully utilized.

C Programming - file manipulation

Access Modes
“r” File is opened for reading only, does not create a file.
“w” File is opened for writing only (start from the beginning of the file, wipes any stored data)
“a” File is opened for appending only (start from the end of the file without deleting anything)
“r+” File is opened for reading plus (read and insert (overwrite) starting from the beginning of the file, can not create a new file)
“w+” File is opened for writing (create, read and write, wipes any stored data)
“a+” File is opened for appending (read the whole file or writing at the end

Structure of a C Program

A C Program has the following sections;

Documentation: This is where the name of the writer is placed as well as a description of the program.
Preprocessor/Link: This is where C libraries are called so that certain functions are able to work in the program.
Global declaration: The functions and global variables, those variables which should be available to all statements in the program are placed under this section.
Definitions: Constants are defined in this section. The declaration is not a statement and therefore should not be terminated by a semicolon. Capital letters are used to represent a constant.
Main Function: Program execution begins in the main function.
Sub Programs: These are user-defined functions
Local Variables: These are variables declared in a function and only that function can access the variable.

Below is sample code demonstrating recursion as well as showing the full structure of a C Program.

C Program to Arrange Numbers in Ascending Order

The following is the source code for a c program which arranges numbers in ascending order.

Comments
 The integer n is for capturing the value of arryA[j] before swapping the numbers. Failure to capture that number before its value changes will result in all numbers defaulting to the maximum or lowest number in the list depending on the condition stated in the if statement.

Ways of Increasing Traffic to Your Website

Organic Traffic
First and foremost, your site should be indexed by search engines so that it can start appearing on Search Engine Result Pages (SERPs). For your site to be quickly indexed you need to submit a site map to each of the major Search Engines like Google, Binge and Yandex. Do not worry about Yahoo as it is a meta search engine which means that it uses other search engines to provide search results. Yahoo has its own website crawlers but it supplements that with the Binge search engine. Therefore submitting a site map to Binge will make your website to also appear on Yahoo SERP. Referrals
Create and curate content for social media which can grow your brand as well drive traffic to your website. You need a social media strategy in order to be effective. This might include a Social Media Management tool and a buyer persona. The first one will help you schedule posts and the latter guides you in posting content which is relevant to your audience. You can also create back links …

Top 20 essential websites in Zimbabwe

There are quite a number of websites with valuable content for users. I have compiled a list of the websites in this article.
VacancyMail.co.zw. This is where most Zimbabweans get job alerts. Some users are in WhatsApp groups which are run by administrators of the site.

Revision.co.zw. This is a website designed for high school students. It has past exam papers and notes for most subjects. The site is promising to be the best among educational portals in Zimbabwe. The content is currently available for free. The creator of the content is an accountant by profession and therefore is not surprising to find that commercial subjects are updated first.
Pindula.co.zw. The Zimbabwean Wikipedia. It is great for using as a research platform when writing articles. It is quite a great initiative and is an example of how people are now using technology to provide solutions to local problems.
Creativeloop.co.zw. This is a great platform for local arts news. The site received an award in the bloggin…

Who is your real enemy?

Some people need to make enemies  first before they can work towards thier success in life. In other words when they become successful it would be because they worked hard in a bid to spite someone. Is that philosophy necessary? If you look into such people's stories you are likely to see that their real enemies were not the people they thought they were fighting against but something else like a low self esteem or poverty. This article helps you to know who your real enemy is.
Consider a child growing up in a poor family. The parents might be frugal in order to make ends meet. Therefore if the child requests for something that might be deemed by the parents as not a priority he or she is likely not to get it. Some children who have faith in their parents will understand  the situation and resolve to  work hard so that when they grow up they will be able to provide everything for themselves as well as their parents. There are some undiscerning  children who would consider they pa…

Propositions and Predicates

Predicate Logic (True or False) Select A Predicate Below


Evaluate
E(x, y) X(a, b, c)

Definitions
A proposition is a statement which is either true or false but not both. A predicate is  a statement containing a variable. This means that for some values of the variable it is true while false for some values.

Google Drive Direct Link Generator

Google Drive Direct Link Generator


GENERATE LINK

Do you have any files on Google Drive that you would like to share with others so that they can easily download them? We all know that if you share a file from Google Drive the person you send the link to can not directly download the file. The file first opens in Google Drive before and then one has to click on the option to download. Follow the instructions below on how to make any file saved on Google Drive downloadable by just clicking on a link.

Instructions

Step 1 You must have a file saved on Google Drive. If you do not have it yet then upload a file to Google Drive.



Step 2 Click on the file you have uploaded on Google drive and turn on link sharing.




Step 3 Now edit permissions on the link sharing so anyone with the link can view.



Step 4 Now go on to the file and click. An option to copy the file's link will appear. Copy the link.




Step 5 Now go and paste the link into the above link generator and click the generate button.

A new l…

Limitations of the Internet, A Zimbabwean Perspective

Internet has its pros and cons. This article is about the disadsvantages or limitations of the internet in a Zimbabwean context. Language. English is the main language of the internet. Zimbabweans are ranked as one of the nations with the highest literacy rates. However, the thrill of reading articles in your own vernacular language can not be compared to anything else. Unfiltered content. There is fake news being peddled on the internet. The amount of rumours and speculation makes it difficult to to know what to believe. There is uncensored content like violence and pornography as well which can cause moral degradation. Teenagers who are still in school are now attending to Vuzu parties where they get involved in group sex and take drugs. This behavior is said to have emanated from South Africa. Internet can speed up such cultural interchange which can be detrimental to a society. Broadband and Dial Up. The internet speeds range from very low to high. Some parts of Zimbabwe can not acc…

Email Signature Generator

Email Signature Generator

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

MOBILE NUMBER

EMAIL

JOB TITLE

DEPARTMENT

COMPANY

WEBSITE

OFFICE FAX

ADDRESS LINE 1

ADDRESS LINE 2

LOGO/AVATAR (you can upload image to Google Drive and create link )

Apply Signature
Your email signature will appear here. Copy and paste it in the Gmail app.
StewartMukonziFreelance Digital MarketerMarketingTimid CoderP: +263999210M: +263F:  +263999210A: ZRP Borrowdale Camp199 HebronW: http://www.stewartmukonzi.blogspot.comE: 

Alternative to a tripod- canon DSLR cameras

There are times when we have to use a slow shutter speed when taking photographs. However, we might end up with blurry images if we do no use the appropriate equipment. In this article I write about two alternatives which you can adopt.

When should you use a tripod? If your shutter speed is greater than 2 seconds you should use a tripod as camera shake is then likely to occur no matter how steady you hold the camera. Another way to know if you are likely to experience camera shake is to check the focal length of your lense. If the focal length is say 55mm then you should keep your shutter speed less than 1/55 seconds. It is just a rough estimate and if you can keep even less it will be ideal. The following are alternatives to a tripod.

Remote trigger. You can opt for a remote trigger. Place your camera on a flat surface facing the subject. Make all the necessary adjustments in terms of aperture, ISO and shutter speed etc,  on the  camera and compose your image. When satisfied plug in …

Photography Styles

There are quite a number of styles of photography which one can explore. I would like to share a few of them and the main techniques they use.

Macro photography. It is used to take life size or greater than life sizes images of small objects like insects. It is also used for taking photographs of products which is a lucrative business and is also important to master if you need to succeed in e-commerce. There is a phenomenon known as focus breathing and also blurring of some parts of an image taken  using a macro lens. To fix that  one has to take multiple shots and overlay them in a photo editing software to come up with a perfect image. Street Photography. This is accomplished by taking candid or unposed photos of people, usually strangers, often while they are  unaware on the streets. Tourist do the same with ease, however, for a local it might be challenging as not all people enjoy having their photos taken without permission. Therefore, to avoid being shouted at, street photograp…