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General Discussion

Sage Elliott
Sage Elliott
30,003 Points

Starting a blog?

I keep reading that if you're going into development you should certainly start a blog so employers/clients can easily see what you've committed to the development community.

Does anyone else have one? Are you thinking of starting one? Do you think it's a good idea?

I just started mine today: http://sage-elliott.tumblr.com/

5 Answers

Hayden Taylor
Hayden Taylor
5,076 Points

I have yet to start one mainly because it requires so much time. A blog is a good idea if your content is good and its recent.

Nothing looks worse than a blog that isn't updated. I am not saying everyday do something but if you choose to do weekly or monthly keep to that schedule.

github is a great way to show your work and that you are active in a community.

Hayden Taylor
Hayden Taylor
5,076 Points

Also welcome to software dev industry :)

Remember to keep your blog posts short and sweet for the common user because lets face it people dont spend more then 2min reading something unless its a really in depth topic.

Sage Elliott
Sage Elliott
30,003 Points

Thank you. I planned on all the next ones being extremely short. Both nice for the reader and easier for me to update.

Hey I am in the same boat sage. I have sent up my own web design business www.mogwaidesign.co.uk its my business website and blog which is pretty bare as its so hard thats why i do not know what to write???

Sage Elliott
Sage Elliott
30,003 Points

Do you have any tips for web development you found along the way that makes it easier for you?

Sage Elliott
Sage Elliott
30,003 Points

Well I meant for posting on your blog. Like any tweaks to tools or something like that. Maybe you've run into a common issue and found a quick fix for it.