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Creating a 10 million visits a month community at DZone

Before Kellet Atkinson was the Director of Product at DZone, he was flexing his entrepreneurial muscles by building custom-made guitar pedals for his friends.

He joins the Dev Interrupted podcast to talk about the joy of building communities, why it’s so important to create communities that encourage people to share their experience and how DZone grew to a site that has 10 million page views a month.

Kellet also discusses DZone’s recent Low-Code and CI/CD reports as well as partnering with Dev Interrupted on the forthcoming INTERACT conference on September 30th.

Listen to the full episode

Episode Highlights Include:

  • Growing DZone into a community with 10 million page views a month

  • How to begin writing and what to expect

  • Why writing what you know is the best place to start

  • DZone’s Low-Code Development Report and CI/CD Trend Report

  • Micro feedback loops

  • Partnering with Dev Interrupted on the forthcoming INTERACT conference for engineering leaders on September 30th

INTERACT: September 30th, 2021

If you want to learn from some of the best engineers and engineering minds in the business, register for INTERACT: the community-driven, digital conference designed by engineering leaders, for engineers leaders. This single day conference will feature 10+ speakers, interactive sessions and a community built by 100’s of engineers and engineers leaders, all for free.

I will be sharing all of the leadership lessons I’ve learned over the course of my career as well as everything I’ve learned as host of the Dev Interrupted podcast.

Here is a quick look at some of the amazing speakers I will be interviewing for INTERACT::

  • Maria Gutierrez, VP of Engineering at Twitter will be discussing her experience and strategies for sustainably scaling engineering teams and processes.

  • Henrik Gütle: GM, Microsoft Azure of Microsoft Canada will be detailing Microsoft’s research into developer velocity.

  • Yaron Inger: Co-Founder and CTO at Lightricks will be sharing how he helped propel the company he co-founded to unicorn status.

  • **Luca Rossi: Head of Engineering at Translated **will be discussing how best to respond to engineering leadership screwups.

Don’t miss your chance to learn from these great engineering leaders. We look forward to seeing you on September 30th, remember to save your seat!

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Top comments (2)

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Nick Hodges

Personally, I love posting articles to DZone (if their website is a little wonky at times) because it's a supportive community with friendly people - at least that's always been my experience.

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I enjoy DZone's website and think they help create a lot of value for the dev community. Nice to see him on the pod!