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Hey there fellow developers!

If you're a regular reader of, you might be wondering if there are any other great places to share your blogs and articles. After all, it's always good to have a few options in your back pocket, right?

Well, first let's talk about itself. It's a fantastic platform for developers, with a welcoming and supportive community and a focus on all things tech. It's also super easy to use, with a simple and intuitive interface.

One of the biggest pros of is the reach it has. It's a popular destination for developers from all walks of life, so if you publish something on, there's a good chance it will be seen by a lot of people.

On the other hand, one potential con of is that it can be a bit overwhelming at times. There's a ton of content being published every day, so it can be tough to stand out in the crowd, furthermore as fellow writer @derlin talked in detail about in her article is for webdevs and beginners - I have data to prove it, really is skewed for frontend development and begginer-esque content, this might cause some to feel that writing about different tags isn't worth the effort.

So, where else can you share your blog posts and articles? Here are a few suggestions:

Medium: This platform is known for its high-quality writing and has a large audience of tech-savvy readers.

LinkedIn: If you're looking to connect with other professionals and share your work with a business-focused audience, LinkedIn is a great choice. However if you are looking for the nitty gritty technical content - you will not find it on LinkedIn.

Your own personal blog: If you have your own website or blog, consider publishing your articles there as well. It's a great way to build your personal brand and establish yourself as an expert in your field.

Reddit: There are tons of subreddits focused on different areas of tech, so if you have something specific to share, consider posting it on Reddit. Just be sure to follow the rules of the subreddit you're posting to!

How do you change your writing based on the site?

Great question! It's definitely important to consider the audience and tone of the platform you're publishing on when writing your articles. Here's how you might tailor your writing based on the site:

Reddit: As a community-driven platform, Reddit values authentic and engaging content. Consider using a more casual and conversational tone, and be prepared for discussion and debate in the comments. It can also be helpful to research the specific subreddit you're posting to and see what kind of content tends to perform well there. Reddit usually HATES self-promotion so keep that low-key, try to bring practical value to the reader.

Medium: This platform is known for its high-quality writing, so it's a good idea to bring your A-game when publishing on Medium. Consider using a more formal and polished tone, and focus on creating well-researched and informative articles.

LinkedIn: As a professional networking site, LinkedIn tends to attract a business-focused audience. Consider using a more formal and professional tone when writing for LinkedIn.

Your own personal blog: When writing for your own personal blog, you have the freedom to set your own tone and style. That being said, it's still important to consider your audience and the purpose of your blog. Are you writing for a general tech audience, or are you targeting a specific niche? Your writing style should reflect the goals of your blog.

So, those are a few options for sharing your blogs and articles beyond Do you have any other favorites?

Please Let me know in the comments if I am oblivious to any amazing blogging site!

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Top comments (9)

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Gabor Szabo

One of the things I really like about DEV is that it allows setting the canonical URL so I can republish the article I published on my own web site, reach a lot of readers, I don't have to fear Google penalizing my site (or DEV) for duplicate content and if I understand it correctly all the "Google Juice" still flows to my site.
This also encourages me to revisit my old articles and update them. So I think everyone wins.

I was told that both Reddit and Hacker news quickly kill posts from DEV. This happened to me once in one of the Subreddits, but I don't know if this is really a generic thing or specific to some subreddits or if I just had bad luck.

Do you post full articles on Reddit or do you post a link to you article?

The same about LinkedIn though from the wording of your post it seems you publish full articles there too.

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Alvaro Montoro

Same here: post on my blog and cross post on DEV and Medium (both allow adding a canonical link). I used to publish on Hashnode, but looking at the metrics (and the poor import features), it's not worth for me crossposting there.

I've never submitted articles to hacker news is something I should look into?

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Gabor Szabo

I just copied the markdown from one of my posts on DEV into the editor of hashnode and it worked fine. I'll further experiment with it.

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Yuliia Mamonova

@alvaromontoro wow, thanks for sharing! Didn't know you can do that! Could you please share how you do that? Sounds like something I'd want to try out

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Griff Polk


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