November 24th, 2023 × #developer relations#content creation#blogging#public speaking

What is DevRel with Salma Alam-Naylor

Covers a wide range of DevRel topics including what DevRel is, how to get into it, important skills like writing and public speaking, challenges like blog post quotas, and more.


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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