Developer Evangelism builds out their thought leadership through social media and community engagement. The tips and strategies shared here are used by team members and can help build your own profile as an evangelist.
Twitter and LinkedIn are the target platforms. Note that you can
@ mention Twitter accounts only, the LinkedIn integration does not match. Buffer also allows to upload/override a social image for better visual appearances.
Buffer can be used to "live tweet" with the
Share now functionality.
#social-mediachannel in Slack
The TweetDeck search allows for logical expressions:
gitlab OR gitlabcommit
LinkedIn impressions are counted manually.
This strategy can help amplify impressions and build out thought leadership.
Thanks for sharing :emoji:whenever needed
#devsecopsare good examples, but avoid them to include in every tweet.
@character, this can be hidden as reply and hinder audience reach on Twitter. Escape it with a leading
.or an emoji.
You can use Alfred's Powerpack with the emoji workflow to quickly access common emojis for tweets.
Alternatively, Better Tweetdeck offers the same auto-complete mechanism known from GitLab and Slack: Start with a
: and type the emoji name.
#LifeAtGitLabto share insights and funny moments.
Everyone can contribute and everyone can become an evangelist for GitLab. Developer Evangelists use these best practices for sharing insights to GitLab with the wider community.
Team work is everything: Tag GitLab team members when you think they could benefit from sharing on social media.
For incoming questions and involving more experts, community advocates and Developer Evangelists can help in Slack in
GitLab releases can be overwhelming with many features every month. This strategy requires Developer Evangelists to impersonate our users in Dev, Sec and Ops and know why a specific new GitLab feature may help them.
Problem? -> Solution
The key goal here is to match expectations with more impressions, next to learning which feature messages are not well put enough.
Example tweets for GitLab 12.9:
Have you created your first release through the in @gitlab yet? Let's do this!
Example tweets for open-sourcing the registries:
Unstable npm mirrors no more: @gitlab got you covered - the NPM registry will be open sourced.
#gitlab #packages #registry