Stephanie Morillo (content strategist and previously editor-in-chief of DigitalOcean and GitHub’s company blogs) wrote a book titled The Developer’s Guide to Content Creation — it’s a book for developers who want to consistently and confidently generate new ideas and publish high-quality technical content.
We talked with Stephanie about why developers should be writing and sharing their ideas, crafting a mission statement for your blog and thoughts on personal brand, her 4 step recipe for generating content ideas, as well as promotional and syndication strategies to consider for your developer blog.
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- Stephanie Morillo – Twitter, GitHub
- Adam Stacoviak – Twitter, GitHub, LinkedIn, Website
- Jerod Santo – Twitter, GitHub
Notes and Links
- The Developer’s Guide to Content Creation
- The book did well on Product Hunt with 356 upvotes
- Writing a dev blog and need help? Schedule a 30 minute content session with Stephanie.
- What Admiral Grace Hopper really meant when she said, “It’s easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission”