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Soft Skills: The software developer's life manual by John Z. Sonmez

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Chapter 23. #UsingSocialNetworks

Today social media is a big part of many people’s lives. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and sites like LinkedIn are important for connecting with people and sharing information. As a software developer looking to market yourself, you need to have some kind of a presence on these social networks and learn how to manage the image you portray through what you share and how you share it.

Lately there has been a huge emphasis placed by social media experts on how important social media is to branding and marketing, and while I agree it’s important, I don’t think it’s quite as effective as some people would lead you to believe. Regardless, though, if you want to have maximum exposure and engage your audience, you need ...

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