A weekday podcast where Charles Max Wood spends 10 minutes talking about various aspects of developing software. Ask your questions on Twitter with the tag #DevRev
Dev Rev 008: I'm a Senior Dev, Now What?
As we progress in our careers, we work hard to achieve a "Senior Developer" position. But, once you get that position, then what? Chuck talks through the options you have an how to decide which ones you might consider and why.
Dev Rev 007: How to Use a Podcast to Increase your Freelance Rate
People hire you because they believe that they'll get the work done they need for a price they like. Producing a podcast helps them become more comfortable that you can deliver on what you say you will. When making this kind of business decision, they'll often opt for the sure thing instead of the cheap option.
Let's show you techniques for how to build trust by building a podcast.
Dev Rev 006: How to Pick a Podcast Microphone
Your microphone has a major effect on the way you sound on your podcast. Some people think that you need an expensive one to sound your best, but if you're just getting started, you can get a terrific mic for less than $100.
Charles Max Wood makes his recommendations:
Samson Go Mic
Heil PR30 (for women)
Dev Rev 005: How to Stay Current
The Dream 100 is a method outlined in the book "Expert Secrets" by Russell Brunson. He explains that you find the influencers, blogs, podcasts, video channels, and social media groups that regularly put out news about the topics you're interested in.
While Russell focuses on networking to build your business or content channel (Chuck agrees.) This also gives you a starting point for knowing what's moving in the community.
Dev Rev 004: Podcasting Basics
Chuck talks about what you need to start a podcast. He recommends basic equipment, website setup, and gives tips on picking a topic, recording, and reaching your audience.
Dev Rev 003: How to Make Short Term Calls for Long Term Growth
Now that you've got your goals for the next 3 years, let's break them down into the things you can do right now to get to that place in 3 years.
This is where you plan your workouts for the next 3 months. You plan the time you're going to spend on open source, learning, watching videos, etc.
Chuck outlines the process he follows and recommends the book The 12-Week Year https://amzn.to/2NN3Q20