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How To Write A Technical Blog Post: Part 3

In this three part series, we're exploring what it takes to break into the technical blogging space. In the first part, we looked at initial steps you can take when preparing to write. In the second part, we explored how to to get into a good writing flow during the actual writing itself. In this, the third and final part of this series, we'll talk about one more aspect of how to write a technical blog post: getting as many people to read it as possible.

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How To Write A Technical Blog Post: Part 2

In this three part series, we're looking at some of the best ways to get into a good flow as a technical blogger. In the first part, we talked about some initial steps you can take to get psyched up when figuring out how to write a technical blog post. In this, the second part of of the series, we'll talk about how to do the actual writing itself. We'll explore some effective structures you can use to organize your posts, thoughts about the creative process of writing, and how to make sure your content is as good as it can be.

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How To Write A Technical Blog Post: Part 1

Content is king. Bill Gates predicted it in 1996. Much of the money made online today is in content. In the tech world, where languages and frameworks are here today and gone tomorrow, this is doubly true. Developers, managers, and CEOs of technical companies spend an enormous amount of time understanding their chosen tools, the next hot thing, and how to stay relevant.

It's no wonder so many startups host blogs on their sites. Blogs drive traffic to your site, increase your visibility, and elevate your brand in the tech world. So how can you get a piece of the action?

In this three part series, we'll explore some strategies you can use to generate ideas, produce clearly written blog posts, and effectively promote your work on the internet. In this, the first part of of the series, we'll talk about how to get started as a technical writer: overcoming mental resistance, generating ideas, and starting with your audience in mind.

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Nine Tips for Nailing an Awesome Internship

Yesterday I spoke on the panel for Boulder Startup Week's How to Hire an Intern (or Get Hired) discussion. As I prepared for the panel I started writing down anything I could think of that would be helpful advice for someone looking to get hired into one of their first jobs. I came to realize how much information I had received from my own mentors and teachers, and how beneficial all their advice had been for me as I started my professional career. What better way to help other students looking to land an awesome internship with a great company than to share this valuable information with those who are in the same boat I was in just one year ago? Here are nine tips for nailing an awesome internship at the interview phase. 

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