Blogging for Devs

Learn to grow your blog as a developer without an existing audience


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Blogging for Devs: Free Email Course & Newsletter

You don't have to be Twitter-famous to grow your blog

Hi. I'm Monica πŸ‘‹

And I've learned that effective blogging can change your life.

It sounds kinda dramatic but it's true.

Blogging has brought me: Job opportunities and consulting work. Speaking gigs at conferences around the world. Even the financial freedom to bootstrap my own company full-time.

But it's not as simple as writing something and pressing "Publish".

Going in without a strategy is not why my blog posts have been read over one million people to date.

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Google Analytics daily report from one of my three blogs

But when a few of my friends in tech asked me recently for advice about how to grow their own blogs, I realized that most of the important skills that got me to this point just aren't common for developers.

That's why I decided to create this FREE email course πŸ“¬

(Also because I've got some spare time on my hands, thanks coronavirus? 😭)

I made this course in the form of a 7-day challenge to help you go from idea to distribution of one, excellent piece of content.

Once you complete the course, you'll get a weekly email with more actionable blogging tips, content ideas, and relevant news.

With the 7-day email course, you'll learn how to:

  1. Use SEO to get discovered without an existing audience
  2. Figure out what content people want to read and share
  3. Optimize and repurpose content you've already written
  4. Grow an email list (without selling your soul)
  5. Build a personal brand around written content

The email list is the only way to access this course (ironic, I know 😏).

So sign up below to get the course πŸ‘‡

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Whether you're just starting out, trying to revive an existing blog, or want to get past a plateau, this course and newsletter is for you.

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Who am I?

My name is Monica (@monicalent), and I've been writing code for over 20 years (professionally for ten of those).

In the last four years, I've started three blogs on three different topics: travel, tech, and my own product.

In 2019, my income from blogging enabled me to quit my job and bootstrap my SaaS company full-time: an analytics and attribution tool for affiliates called Affilimate.

I know a ridiculous amount about blogging.

(I mean really, how many times can I write the word "blogging"?)

And I love sharing my knowledge and helping devs and people in tech kickstart their blogs in the right way!

So subscribe to the Blogging for Devs email course and newsletter, and get the basics of what I've learned over four years in just 7 days.

- Monica

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Original resources, tutorials, and case studies


17 Link Building Strategies for Developers and Technical Founders

Grow the authority of your blog or SaaS by getting backlinks that help you rank higher in Google β€” without spamming people.



Launching a Newsletter: How We Reached 1.2K+ Subscribers in Under Two Weeks

Learn how the Blogging for Devs newsletter reached over one thousand subscribers through an intentional newsletter launch strategy.





Interviews with successful bloggers

Why Understanding Your Audience is the Key to Blogging Growth

Edidiong Asikpo is a software engineer, technical writer, and speaker. Learn how she approaches growing her blog's readership through Twitter & community.

Robin Wieruch

Edidiong Asikpo

From Zero to 300,000 Monthly Readers: The Impact of Consistency

Learn how Robin's goal of reinforcing his own learning as a developer led him to create a technical blog that teaches software development to over 300,000 people every month.

Robin Wieruch

Robin Wieruch

Decoupling Your Time From Your Money Through Blogging

Learn how Ted Avery's skills as a software developer helped him build a profitable blog about budget travel and decouple his time from his income.

Ted Avery

Ted Avery




More Resources to Help You Grow


Bite-sized SEO tips

Curated resources on writing and blogging

Insights on growing a newsletter

Featured content by the BFD community

Over-the-shoulder-style screencasts

A weekly dose of motivation ⚑️



Last chance :)

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