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Ganesh Patil
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How to Master The Art of Content Creation As a Developer?

Introduction

Hey amazing folks welcome to the new article and here we are to going to discuss about one of the trending and rapidly growing field Content Creation no matter which industry you belongs either technical or non-technical but content creation is for everyone. ✍🏻

Building a personal is not limited only to the influencers, marketers or agencies is for everyone who wants to create number of opportunities. The strong social presence creates a opportunities that you never imagined but wait as developer we need to build Personal Brand or Social Media Presence? so the answer is Big Yes and Small No. πŸ™Œ

Let's understand this in next section⬇

Why Content Creation πŸ‘€

As per above discussion content creation is for everyone but as a developer we need that? so yes! but why? because Content Creation helps you to improve and learn ⬇

  • Communication Skills
  • Speaking Ability
  • Different Skills you Learn
  • Recognition
  • Community Support
  • Income Source πŸ’΅
  • Opportunities
  • Networking
  • Taste of Entrepreneurship

These are the possible benefits you will going learn as a content creator and developers are the amazing people you will figure out how to grow on social once yo started because social algorithms are pretty easy and straight forward you just need be consistent with your work and patience.

As a developer you have to figure out which things are suitable for you to get started with content creation which means, There are two sides of content creation either Blogging (Text Based) and second one is Visual (Video Based). πŸ“·

We already know video based content is growing so rapidly like Youtube, Instagram, Tik Tok and etc. Text based content is also amazing way to share your knowledge and you can use platforms like Hashnode, dev Community, Medium,Ghost and etc. to create text based content. Let's imagined you figure out which type of content you are going to make now try to understand how to make that content and grow as a developer.

How to Get Started with Content Creation As Developer 🎯

As a developer you need to pick some tools to learn like how to use video editing software tools like openshot, short cut, DaVinci Resolve and etc. Some Photo Editing skills and basic about color combinations that's it you are good to go towards you Content Creation Journey!

Always keep in mind content creation takes time to grow its not like one day shot you did and its started growing nothing like that, You need to be consistent and patience at same time. You have to work on different things like editing, script writing and tools to learn and so on.. but it worth at the end of the of journey. ✈

There is also Dark side of Content Creation some people will cop your work or negative comments are there but don't worry with that stuff as you grow people will understand. One more thing need to share with you all if you don't create content or don't want to get involve then nothing will happen you will get job and you can also work on your idea but to stand out from the crowd you have something extra in your skill bucket and that's were content creation helps you.
Now we discussed why content creation and benefits now what are the beginners setup for content creators and how it looks like? well you will get the idea below ⬇

Social Setup for Content Creators πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ«

  1. First things first don't pick random things pick only necessary things and platforms if you're going to create text based content or blogging pick only one platform don't write on every platforms.

  2. One name for all socials rule it's easy for people to know the person if person have same username on every social platforms. Pick only one and unique name.

  3. Profile picture should be sound professional or looks great like matches with content you share so having well profile picture matters a lot.

  4. Bio is more important limited words and need keep short and more informative which describes your work like if you are writer then mention something like Tech Writer or Creative Writer sharing knowledge with writing articles something like that. It helps people to understand your content better.

  5. Community Engagement is also there, Try to find out active communities which supports the type of content you creates, some communities are available on discord and some of them have slack channel just search little bit you will get the communities.

  6. Research and Quality of the content is highly important only share those things which you are better with don't share random things to get numbers on your profile because this is not right approach to do it!

Now try to understand tools and strategy you need to create content and to grow!

Tools You Need πŸ“

As a Technical Writer I suggest these tools ⬇

  1. Copy.ai
  2. Grammarly
  3. Blog Ideas Generator
  4. Canva (Design Tool)
  5. SEO Keywords
  6. Notion

These are the basic tools you need also you will find more as more you involve with content creation and also if I missed something you can add please add into comment section! πŸ“ƒ

As a Vide Based Content

  1. OBS studio for recording
  2. Blackmagic design for video editing
  3. Audacity

Try to learn basic of designing and color theory to design better thumbnails and explore different tools as a creator.

Content Strategy βš™

Content Strategy means schedules you need content creation demands consistency and if you're thinking to create content daily and posting daily it may be not work but scheduling and planning will work perfect.πŸ“…

Create content week before then schedule it and then post it! πŸ’―
Following strategy is for example you can change it as per your plans. ⬇

  • Youtube 3x week
  • Blogs 2x Week
  • Instagram 2x week
  • Linkedin 2x Week
  • TikTok 2x Week
  • twitter 2x Week

X means number of post you're going to post but it depends type of content and social platforms you planned to share or create content! ✌🏻

Wrap Up ✌🏻

NOw it's time to say goodbye πŸ‘‹πŸ» but just want to share little about me, I am Ganesh from India junior developer and content creator normally I Document My Journey By Creating Content and Writing Code.

I am creating content more than year on DevCommunity, Linkedin and Twitter and recently started Youtube but things I learned so far is to be consistent with work and patience are two things and got offer from as a DevRel, Community Manager and Technical writer and currently working at Aviyel as a Community Manager!

if you learned or got something valuable out of it share your love β™₯ in feedbacks section and connect with me on social!


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JAKE

great content Ganesh, but consider using your grammarly well.
i think i noticed a number of grammatical errors in your blog.
thanks again and i hope to seeing more of your articles.

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Ganesh Patil

Thanks buddy for for the feedback working on it!

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Shubham Badgujar

great tips for getting started in content writing

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

Appreciate ya sharing all these awesome tips, Ganesh!

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Shahbaz

nice you have shared a very valuable content and amazing tool i hope these tools work for me!

I also focus on your points!

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Ganesh Patil

Thankyou @shbz ✌🏻
Glad to know it helps! πŸ’―

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Josh Thompson

Great post, as someone new in the dev in the dev community I’m trying to start growing more of a online presence, your tips will go a long way!

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jwnbt

The Gifs are distracting while trying to read.

🌚 Friends don't let friends browse without dark mode.

Just kidding, it's a personal preference. But you can change your theme, font, etc. in your settings.

The more you know. 🌈