697: What is DevRel with Salma Alam-Naylor

Nov. 24, 2023, 10 a.m. (3 months ago)

In this supper club episode of Syntax, Wes and Scott talk with Salma Alam-Naylor all about her role in DevRel, what’s involved in working in DevRel, avoiding burnout, which platforms to focus on, and so much more.

Show Notes

  • 00:31 Welcome
  • 01:07 Syntax Brought to you by Sentry
  • 01:52 New jobs and onboarding
  • 03:34 What is Devrel?
  • 11:34 How much of devrel is using your own product? Dogfooding the service?
  • 14:49 What are things devrel people do?
  • 20:32 Devrel burnout issues
  • 24:53 Once you put a number on something, you’re measuring that number
  • 29:31 Is there any way to know if devrel is working?
  • 33:47 How could someone get into devrel?
  • 37:37 What platforms should you focus on?
  • 44:12 What’s something devrel gets wrong?
  • 47:50 What do you think about speaking at conferences?
  • 51:58 What do you use to stay up on with tech?
  • 53:59 Sick picks

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