Superfans, DevRel Book Club with


In Superfans, entrepreneur Pat Flynn shares the story of how building a personal following affect the success of his businesses. In this episode of DevRel Book Club, Devocate’s Tessa Kriesel joins Matthew and Ramón to share how Superfans has informed her developer relations practice.

  • 02:12: Tessa talks about how Guitar Hero brought her into DevRel.
  • 06:05: How Tessa found the Superfans.
  • 08:50: The importance of anecdotes in sharing ideas.
  • 11:15: Connecting with people helps build communities.
  • 15:03: The book shares eleven steps for how to build a community.
  • 17:00: Superfans seems to encourage sharing aspects of your private life to make a connection. Does that work for DevRel?
  • 32:00: Understanding how to deliver quick wins in community.

Tessa Kriesel

Head of Platform Developer Relations at Snap, startup advisor, & a diversity in tech advocate. Wife & mom, motorcyclist, archer, disciple, & dog lover.


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