Chris Carera is a freelance writer and editor living in Austin, Texas. He is passionate about educational technology, bicycles, and good fiction.
There are countless benefits to starting and running your own blog, especially for programmers and IT professionals.
Whether you are wanting to discuss the ins and outs of a technology that only a few thousand (or hundred) people understand, or are looking for a neutral space to brainstorm your next project, blogs offer a perfect combination of flexibility, accessibility and low overhead.
When done right, a blog can also act as a springboard for finding work that challenges you–and pays well.
In this post, we’ll be looking at what you can do with a blog to get the attention of hiring managers, recruiters and influencers from top companies and government agencies seeking the best workers in tech.