Dev Influencers

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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“The Influencers Guide to Promoting Open Source Software” – Dev Influencers 010

Chuck had a call with Dean earlier this week where Dean was trying to help people find some open source software he’d built to help React developers. He was surprised that, even though it’s a great solution that he gets positive feedback from his user base on, it’s not growing. Given a couple of days…

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“Find a Mentor” – Dev Influencers 009

Chuck talks about how he got his first full time job as a programmer and how he got into podcasting. He explains that in both instances, he found success because he found mentorship and help early in his journey from people who could help him get around the major obstacles in his way Panel Charles…

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Prelude to Podcasting – Dev Influencers 008

Charles explains his journey leading up to his podcasting journey starting and what got him on the path to beginning podcasting. Panel Charles Max Wood

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Finding Podcast Topics – Dev Influencers 007

If you want to become a Dev Influencer, go to https://devinfluencers.com to apply for the Dev Influencers Accelerator. Chuck is often asked how to come up with great podcast episode topics. He explains that the best way is to connect with your community and find out what they’re talking or asking about. One source of…

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