Saeed Gatson

Software Developer

Top Post from 2016

If a blog post gets a lot of views then I’m happy and if it doesn’t then I’m happy. Why? Because I write for myself pageviews haven’t been the goal.

Part of me is intrigued by traffic patterns. Understanding reading behavior and data is helpful. I can understand the mindset behind basing goals on pageviews. Right now that just hasn’t been a focus for me. If I was more strategic I would actually do something with a lot of this data.

Anyways, if you were still interested I wanted to share the Top 5 Most Viewed Posts of 2016.

And, if it makes sense, I’ll provide a bit of context and perhaps an explanation for the views.

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Why Every Developer Needs To Learn How To Sell

Is there anything more frustrating than trying to accomplish a big goal and not being able to get others to buy into your vision?

As a software developer, it might seem strange to dedicate time to improving sales skills. Recently, though, I’ve noticed that the most successful software developers are great at selling at least one thing. They’re great at selling ideas.

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10 lessons from 30 days of daily blogging

My experiment to publish a blog every day for a month is officially over today.

As my last post here are 10 things I’ve learned from Daily December.

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My reading year, 2016

10 books I loved this year, in no particular order:

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Pro’s and con’s of working from a coffee shop 

I’m going to be honest with you. I haven’t worked from a coffee shop in a long time.

When I do it’s always a fun experience. Kind of a like a little “field trip” from work!

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Three ideas worth sharing

I’ve been perusing the internet looking for an idea that I could steal. Something worth sharing with you here today on my blog. Something I could remix into my own thing.

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Talent stacking benefits

How does a model gain over 10,000 followers per day? If someone said she stacked a few talents together would you believe them.

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