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Developing Communities: The DevRel Podcast

Developing Communities: The DevRel Podcast

By Alex & Mackenzie
Developing communities is a podcast hosted by developer advocate Mackenzie Jackson and growth manager Alexandre Savigny.
Together we discuss emerging trends and talk with experts in developer relationships to unpack this growing field.
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Episode 7: Contributing to open-source communities and building developer in DevRel with Liran Tal
In this weeks episode, we talk with Developer advocate and GitHub star Liran Tal about collaborating in the open-source community and building developer tools as a Developer Advocate. How passion projects intersect with work as a developer advocate and what it takes to become recognized by the open-source community as a star.
October 4, 2021
Episode 6: Advocacy in DevRel without code - Do you need to code to be a Developer Advocate? Transformation Advocate Heidi Waterhouse
Do you need to be able to code to be a developer advocate?  In this episode, we get to talk to Heidi Waterhouse an inspirational digital transformation advocate that has been working in DevRel and advocacy for many years but doesn't herself code. We discuss what tools she uses in her job and gain some golden insights into writing technical content. 
August 18, 2021
Episode 5: How to use new and emerging social media like TikTok as a developer advocate with Zachary Powell
In this episode, we discuss with our guest Zachary Powell, a senior developer advocate at Huawei, how to use new and emerging social media within DevRel, in particular TikTok. TikTok and other new social media capture a younger audience with much higher engagement rates than 'traditional' social media, but it can be difficult to get started and create content that performs well. Zachary shares his tips and tricks of how he can use this social media engagement with the next generation of developers.
July 6, 2021
Episode 4: Developing communities, writing effective developer documentation
In this episode, Mackenzie and Alex talk about writing documentation, the do's, the don'ts and the musts. They talk about how documentation can be not only used as a tool to help developers but also how it can be used as a marketing tool.  Developing communities is a podcast made for other developer advocates to help them navigate this new position and learn with the best. 
June 22, 2021
Episode 3: Developing communities with Rain Leander - Advocacy in open-source organizations
In this episode, we speak with Tech Evangelist and Open-source Advocate Rain Leander about their journey that lead them to become an advocate, the skills they have learnt along the way and specifically what it is like to be a advocate in open-source organizations.    Rain started life as a dancer and first found tech only as a way to finance their dancing career, advocacy to them was a unique way to combine their love for tech and performance which is clearly seen in the enthusiasm they bring.
May 31, 2021
Episode 2: Speaking at conferences and writing CFP's as a devloper advocate with M4DZ
In this episode, we are joined by tech evangelist and developer advocate M4DZ. We talk about what it takes to become a speaker at tech conferences and how to write CFP's. Spoiler alert, having bright blue hair helps! 
May 6, 2021
Episode 1: Developing communities - Getting started in DevRel
The first episode in the developing communities DevRel podcast with Mackenzie Jackson and Alex Savigny. 
May 3, 2021