Rules

Secret ingredients to quality software

Edit
Info

Do you do a Retro Coffee after presentations?

Created on 18 Apr 2012 | Last updated by William Yin on 10 Sep 2015 11:18 PM (over 5 years ago)

Presentations at User Groups and other events are great for connecting with the developer community. After giving a presentation, you should always follow up with a few attendees to get feedback, find out what projects they’re working on, and potentially how you can help.

Pick a few attendees at random to follow up with, give them a call and ask if you can buy them a coffee. You should ask them:

  • What they thought of the session and whether they have any feedback
  • Whether there are any related topics they’d like to learn more about
  • What projects they are working on at the moment
  • Whether there are any issues they’re having with those projects

Read how this rule is also useful for account managers on Do you follow up course attendees for consulting work?

Adam CoganAdam Cogan
Damian BradyDamian Brady
Adam StephensenAdam Stephensen

We open source. This page is on GitHub