Dev Influencers

Can I do a Technical Podcast to get Clients – Dev Influencers 022

Luca asked Chuck if he could do a podcast about his UX and UI work to get customers. Initially, Chuck told him that probably wouldn’t work, but then had an idea that turned that on its head. Chuck explains how to put together a podcast about your subject matter that will attract your customer. To…

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How to Get More Freelance Clients with Your Podcast – Dev Influencers 021

This episode walks you through the process of finding your ideal freelance clients and opening a dialogue with them to show them what you have to offer. Chuck walks you through setting up a podcast to interview your ideal clients and what to do with them once you have them on for the interview. To…

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Personal Skills – Dev Influencers 020

Personal skills is an often overlooked set of skills in the developer market until a team or individual encounters someone who completely lacks them. These days you can’t build significant software without working with a team., so these skills are becoming more and more critical. Listen in to learn how to grow in this area…

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Technical Skills – Dev Influencers 019

When we talk about skills in the Developer space, we’re usually talking about technical skills. In fact, even when we move on from technology, we often are talking about techniques and strategies, which are basically more technical skills. Technical skills are important and we discuss how to grow and build them. We also discuss how…

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Three Essentials to Get What You Want – Dev Influencers 018

In order to get where you want to go, you’ll need three essential ingredients in your career. Most people only focus on having the skills they need to do a particular job so they can get paid or promoted to the next level closer. However, there are two other ingredients that make it much easier…

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Relationships Matter Most – Dev Influencers 017

While at a retreat/conference in Nashville, Chuck learned the importance of relationships and had a breakthrough moment where he realized that all of the success he’s had and the fulfillment he gets from the podcasts he does stem from the relationships he’s built. He explains how to build them, nourish them, and resolves to rekindle…

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Common Stumbling Blocks for Content Creators – Dev Influencers 016

Charles talks about a conversation he had with his friend Zach while in Nashville. Zach asked what skills are most important for podcasters and Chuck explained that people tend to get hung up on the quality of their equipment or the number of topics they have rather than on taking their listeners on a journey….

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Relationships Matter Most – Dev Influencers 015

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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“How to Get Freelance Clients as an Influencer” – Dev Influencers 014

https://devchat.tv/dev-influencers/how-to-get-freelance-clients-as-an-influencer-dev-influencers-014/(opens in a new tab) Chuck dives into the next part of his journey, where he goes freelance. He got his first client based on his naiveté and the next several from his podcast and screencasts. He explains how it worked and what he did to convert listeners and viewers into paying customers. Panel Charles…

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“Out On My Own” – Dev Influencers 013

Chuck explains his journey into going freelance leading into how that effected the trajectory of his programming and podcasting careers. Panel Charles Max Wood

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‘How Much Do You Put “Out There”‘ – Dev Influencers 012

Richard asked Chuck on a strategic call how much he should put himself out there. Chuck talks about where he’s found the lines for that to be and what some of the tradeoffs are to being yourself versus cultivating a persona. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Inbound Opportunities – Dev Influencers 011

Chuck explains the next stage of his podcasting journey. He talks about the opportunities that came his way and what they materialized into. He was handed a successful video series from a friend of his because he was already producing content. He also made a job transition after getting laid off within 6 hours of…

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