New Introduceyourself post. Meet A Black Boy Ready To Share Stories And Insights About His Roots.

in #introduceyourself5 years ago (edited)

Hello Steemers! I'm new here and I must confess, this community is top-notch and absolutely engaging. I dont really know how to ventilate myself but my Igbo people (a tribe in West Africa ) would invariably say that an ornament worn on the wrist needs no service of the mirror to be seen. Also, that a Dibia (fetish priest) has a cut above another Dibia only with a tuft of charm. So far, my experience here has been satisfactory. Biko! (Please) I'm chuffed. Kudos to the inventors of this virtual platform! This place is amazing out-and -out. Steemit indeed has the charm. The difference is clear.

About Myself. FB_IMG_15217555867990271.jpg

My name is Chinagorom Chris Ikenna. I'm from Imo state, located in the South Eastern region of Nigeria. I'm in my early twenties. I was introduced to Steemit by some pals on Facebook. I dilly-dallied as a result of the fact that I was rounding off my Degree programme in the University. All in all, I'm happy to be here finally.

Academic Life FB_IMG_15217532025936084.jpg

Precisely, last October, I graduated from the University of Uyo, Nigeria where I finished as a Communication Expert, Journalist and Reporter with a bias in Public Affairs Reporting, Science and Technology Reporting and Environmental Reporting. I was recipient to a couple of awards for my outstanding performance in school.

My Teaching Career FB_IMG_15217556821066122.jpg

While waiting for a mandatory national youth service programme in my country Nigeria for graduates , I was recently, accepted to teach Literature and History in a secondary school in my city. This isn't my first time of teaching though . Well, I'm potty about African history, culture and traditions. I'm cinching my belt to share with you all about the rich cultural heritage and age-long customs and traditions of African tribes most especially those of Nigeria.

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Reading tops the list. I read a whole lot. I'm a voracious reader who loves books a great deal. In order to encourage the dwindling reading culture in my country, I formed a social media based book club where we source for books, share them amongst ourselves , read and discuss them. Bookified is the name of the online book club.

Next is travelling. I have travelled the length and breadth of Nigeria. I will also be sharing my expeditions and adventures here on my blogFB_IMG_15217556160197330.jpg

I equally love cooking, singing, vegging out watching movies and soaps. FB_IMG_15217533719288586.jpg

Steemit Blog

Awwn! I'm bringing African culture and traditions to Steemit. Through my blog, I will showcase the rich and beautiful cultures of Africa. I will also be spicing it up with juicy African tales, myths and legends, poetry and fiction .

Biko (please ) anticipate and follow me if you're interested in a any of the subjectsice_2018-03-22-08-41-57-406.jpg

I crave your indulgence to support me in anyway you can. I'm yet to familiarise with the whole caboodle in this community. Any advice ? Please, bring it on. I'm susceptible to mistakes. Don't look down on me but rather STEEMITISE me. Yeah ! Point me the Steemit way.


Hello, Chinagorom, and Welcome to Steemit.

As a teacher, it sounds like you have lots to offer on this platform, and you'll probably find a ready audience.

Starting out here is a bit daunting, but you learn as you go. Start creating some high-quality posts, and then simply keep doing so. That's one of the tricks to success here on Steemit.

Below are a few basic points of advice re posting on Steemit.

  1. Longer posts are more lucrative than short posts. If you make a post of 20–30 paragraphs, it's more likely to earn rewards.
  2. Include some photos, images or graphs, to complement the text.
  3. Make sure the text and photos are formatted properly, so that your post looks attractive and appealing.
  4. Be yourself.
  5. Be interesting and informative.
  6. Create quality content. Steemit is intended to be a platform of quality content. (You will see many insignificant posts with meager content and no quality. Most of those of posts [called “shitposts” by Steemit whale Stellabelle] will earn few rewards and soon pass into oblivion.)
  7. Get online and start curating. Read various posts, comment on those posts you find interesting, and upvote those posts. That’s the best way to attract followers.

Hope this helps for now. Good luck, and Full Steem Ahead!

I'm encouraged @majes.tytyty. I'm following you right away. I will do as you said

Great. One more point. Submitting photos in the various photo contests is a great way to earn a bit of Steem and to attract followers. Here are links to 2 contests.

@photocontests, organized by @juliank
#tepchallenge, organized by @theexplorer

Alright bro. I will give it a try. Thank you so much.

Welcome to Steemit @zubby!

I wish you much success and hope you find Steemit to be as rewarding and informative as I have.

Here are some links you might find useful.
Your stats on SteemNow
Your stats on SteemWorld
Your stats on SteemD
How to use Minnow Booster
How does Steemit actually work?

Introbot is hosted and managed with donations from @byColeman to help make your journey on Steemit be truly rewarding. Your feedback is always welcome so that we may improve this welcome message.
Oh yea, I have upvoted you and followed you. Many blessings from @introbot & @bycoleman

Thanks so much. I appreciate

Thanks. I appreciate

Hello welcome to steemit!! it's really nice to have you here enjoy the platform and explore the community.....wish you all the best.

Thank you very much. I appreciate

Welcome to steemit Chris, looking forward to your work

Thank you @simplemrakpor
You have been supportive. I appreciate

welcome to steemit,
Get to know how to earn more on your posts and get more followers.
Make new friends and interact.
We can share our thoughts.
In the steemit school, we have ultimate contest challenges where you get to win and make investments.

join the steemit school on discord

Thank you Utom. I'm joining straight.

I can't wait to communicate with you in the live class

Hello! It's nice to see you here!

Congratulations @zubby and finally you are here on steemit. I sincerely want to wish you the very best here and anticipating your future post. It's a promise fulfilled you wouldn't regret join the steemit ecosystem.

My boss! I'm loyal sir. You have been very supportive. I appreciate. Thank you

Welcome to Steemit, Chris. Have a wonderful time here bro. Say your mind the way it is, interact and have fun. I've been on facebook hiatus since i discovered steemit.

Udobobo, I have left Facebook oooo! Here to stay for real. Thank you bro

And you re steemed my post. Thanks so much Udobobo

You are welcome @zubby. See you at the top.

Thanks @celineaugustinee. I appreciate

See you @zubby

Thanks Ivan. I accepted the invitation. I have joined too

@zubby glad to have you on board

Congratulations @zubby, you have decided to take the next big step with your first post! The Steem Network Team wishes you a great time among this awesome community.

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Welcome..... to the new world. Cheers.

Thank you Lopez

Wow! Good work here

Thank you Bro. I appreciate

Welcome to steemit, looks like i'm one of the first people here to welcome you! I like to upvote new users when they make new content so follow me if you want me to check out blogs that you post. I make funny videos on my page and look foward to view the content you will be posting. See you around! #Iupvoted


Thanks Truce. I'm you already.

Welcome to steemit !

My introduction post can be found here ---

It has lots of useful information in it :)

I followed up Bro. Thanks so much.

I like what I'm hearing here @zubby ...sounds like you will be a good one to follow to sharpen my understanding of African culture/stories. I'm a fiction writer and am always searching for new ways to interpret/understand the world...sounds like you may have some good perspective :)

I'm really blushing @danielshortell. I'd also love to read your stories. Nice meeting you.

Welcome in board brother

Thank you brother

Welcome to steemit. You are in the best platform.

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