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Meet the Developer: Introducing Allen “Tell Me a Story” O’Neill

August 21, 2018 - Business Psychology, Practitioner Marketing

What about the developer? Have you ever wondered about the developer experience of your advertising? If you are marketing to developers, you absolutely should. Our goal with “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers. Meet the people behind…

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Are You Just Feature and Functionality?

August 14, 2018 - Marketing

Introduction Of course, YOU aren’t just feature and functionality. You are a unique person with qualities that set you apart from everyone else. But is the story you are telling your customers about your product just feature and functionality? If so, you are missing a…

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The Difference Between Developer Relations and Developer Marketing

August 7, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

Introduction Developer relations (DevRel), once waning, is back in vogue, and often in surprising companies. As companies try to compete in a digital world, even those selling in-person services find that they need a software application ecosystem in order to create a customer experience that…

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DevOps for Marketing – Is it time for a MarketingOps Manifesto?

July 31, 2018 - Marketing

Introduction The very first principle outlined in The Agile Admin’s version of the DevOps Manifesto is that the “highest priority is to satisfy the customer through early and continuous delivery of valuable functionality.” The dirty little secret about marketing is that marketing often has two…

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Injecting a Marketing Gene into Developers, Engineers, and Scientists

July 10, 2018 - Marketing

I have both a technical background and a marketing background, so I get that marketing for developers can seem like a  chore. When I was working primarily in a scientific and engineering research environment, I did a lot of liberalarts-splaining where Drama majors told me…

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How Practitioner Marketing Can Help Developer Relations

July 3, 2018 - Content Marketing, Practitioner Marketing

What is developer relations, you ask? The simple definition: It’s the process of building and interacting with a developer community. But this definition belies the fascinating complexity of the red-haired stepchild that developer relations can be—which is why it may be its own department within…

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Why You Can’t Afford Commodity Content Marketing

June 5, 2018 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing, Practitioner Marketing

They are everywhere—platforms and blog mills that offer content as a commodity. Content to feed the content marketing blog beast. It’s cheap, it’s convenient, and it’s a costly mistake. The nature of a commodity is that it is undifferentiated from what is produced by another…

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Practitioner content marketing is an approach to building thought leadership by publishing content about important technical issues or problems in your market space, and the content is written by practitioners from outside your company.

Practitioner Content Marketing Playbook: Distribution

May 22, 2018 - influencer content marketing, Influencer marketing, Practitioner Marketing

You may have missed our workshop at Evans Data Corporation’s 14th Annual Developer Relations Conference in Palo Alto, CA. Whether you missed it or made it, we thought we’d break down our Practitioner Content Marketing Playbook for you here. Feel free at any point to…

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Practitioner Content Management: You Need a Practitioner Whisperer

May 8, 2018 - Content Marketing, influencer content marketing, Influencer marketing, Practitioner Marketing

If you create products for developers, you know that engaging developers requires a management strategy. Developers are practitioners, and they are the best source of deeply technical content for persuasive content marketing campaigns that target developers. Since March, we have been breaking down our Practitioner…

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Practitioner content marketing is an approach to building thought leadership by publishing content about important technical issues or problems in your market space, and the content is written by practitioners from outside your company.

Practitioner Content Marketing Playbook: Practitioner Personas

May 1, 2018 - influencer content marketing, Practitioner Marketing

I know, you are just slapping yourselves silly because you missed our workshop at Evans Data Corporation’s 14th Annual Developer Relations Conference in Palo Alto, CA. Whether you missed it or made it, we thought we’d break down our Practitioner Content Marketing Playbook for you…

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