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Developer Marketing Resolution 2: Own Public Documentation

Whether you are speaking to the modern developer, modern IT, or the DevOps engineer, public documentation may be the first content they consume. As the first face of your product or company a developer prospect sees, it needs to be a good one. That’s why your public documentation deserves to be part of your content marketing strategy. It also deserves to be [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

Calling All DevOps Engineers

Calling Them What? And that is the question. If you are marketing to developers, you already know that there is no generic “developer.” Undoubtedly, your tool or service is meant to be wielded by a very specific developer persona. But thanks to DevOps, that persona may be employing multiple tools. So when your persona also identifies as DevOps, what does that [...]

By |January 11th, 2019|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

Developer Marketing Resolution 1: Commit to a Blog Frequency

Content marketing may be king, but it sure doesn’t feel good to be the king, particularly when you are asked to justify the performance of your blog. Any marketing team can struggle with keeping their blog traffic high and the market-qualified leads flowing, but it is an inestimable challenge when that blog is for the modern developer. Challenges Perhaps the most [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

Marketing to Developers? Ten Resolutions for 2019

A new year begins! When all the celebrations are over, we are faced with all our aspirations, goals, and objectives for the new year in many areas of our lives. In a role that means marketing to developers, that means making developer marketing resolutions and keeping them. For 2019, that means making sure that the developer you have in mind includes the [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

The Power of Developers: Why Developers Reject Tool Recommendations

We recently posed the question to the audience: “How often do you shoot down product tool choices your manager / team lead presents to your team?". From this, we learned that 34.5% of the developers who responded very often, often, or occasionally reject the choices the purchaser has already made. In addition, approximately 30% never have to reject a product from [...]

By |December 26th, 2018|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

Developer Power: How Developers Influence Tool Purchase and Adoption

Most people agree that developers of all job descriptions have tremendous technical power at their fingertips. However, particularly in large organizations, many software and programming tool developers have been focusing on the purchaser as the customer. More often than not, that is not the developer who will be implementing the tool purchased. The C-suite, project managers, or lead engineers may seem [...]

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

Developer Marketing Best Practices: Make Your Landing Page Developer-Worthy

Introduction What makes a landing page developer-worthy? If you are struggling with getting developers there, parsing your messaging for your advertising, and trying to come up with a clever catchphrase to get a click, you might be focusing on the wrong part of the bait. It’s likely that what your landing page is offering simply isn’t what developers want. Begin with [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Marketing to Developers|Tags: |

The 3Es of Running Successful Developer Contests

Planning to run a developer contest? You’ve probably spent a considerable amount of time researching and combing through the myriad of contest platforms and tools that not only tie in with your business and marketing objectives, but also appeal to the developer community. Or perhaps you’re looking to build a contest platform of your own. Well, the good (and bad) news [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Insights and Analytics, Marketing to Developers|

Meet the Developer: Introducing James “Establish Trust” Mullineux

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 the “Meet the Developer” series is to give you, the marketer, insight into individual developers.  Meet the people behind the code and learn about how they experience the advertising and content you are throwing [...]

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Meet the Developer|Tags: , , |

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