ALIBABA CLOUD TECH SHARE
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WHAT IS ALIBABA CLOUD TECH SHARE?
Are you interested in getting rewarded for sharing your knowledge with the community? Alibaba Cloud Tech Share is an incentive program launched by Alibaba Cloud to develop the growth of the cloud community, encourage the sharing of (technical) knowledge, thought leadership and best practices.
You don’t have to be an experienced writer to contribute. If you have solid technical knowledge and practical experience, our editors will assist you with editing and publication.
Submit a writing sample to apply to become an Alibaba Cloud community author, get published on our blog (with author recognition) and our social media platform, and get rewarded for your contribution!
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Technical expertise and best practices for Alibaba Cloud.
Accurate and comprehensive commands, with clear explanations and comments for each command.
Friendly, concise, and informative style.
THE BENEFITS OF JOINING THE TECHSHARE AUTHOR COMMUNITY
In-depth tutorials 1,500+ words.
Simple tutorials 1,000+ words.
Bonus for continued contribution. For every fifth article written, you get $150 extra.
We aim to share your contributions with the world. If your article is published on a renowned global developer blog or platform you can get an extra $75 reward.
Get exposure within the developer community by sharing your knowledge.
Earn extra cash by inserting your Alibaba Cloud referral code into your articles.
You can choose to get paid with credit or cash. If you choose credit, you can get $500 USD in credit for each article; if you choose cash, you will get paid for $200-$300 USD for each article according to the quality. Authors will receive an additional $150 USD (or equivalent value in credit) reward for each fifth article written. If your article is published on a renowned global developer blog or platform, you get an extra $75 USD (or equivalent value in credit) reward. Authors may also earn commissions by inserting an Alibaba Cloud referral code into their article.
Step 1. Submit a Sample. Under normal circumstances, we will reply and provide feedback within two business days.
Step 2. Write the full article according to the sample you submitted. You can use existing tutorials on Alibaba Cloud Getting Started page as reference, or have a look at previous articles written by our TechShare authors.
Step 3. Publish your article. We will help you publish your article on the Alibaba Cloud Blog. Your article must be published on the Alibaba Cloud blog before you can publish it anywhere else, such as your personal website or blog.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
1) Currently, only English articles are accepted.
2) Alibaba Cloud will check all articles prior to publishing to ensure that they are original pieces and meet our standards as well. Only eligible articles will be paid.
3) Articles must be published on Alibaba Cloud Blog before being published anywhere else, such as your personal website or blog.
4) Referral bonus: if other users click on your Alibaba Cloud Referral Code to register for a new Alibaba Cloud account and spend over $20 USD in cash, you will be granted $20 USD Alibaba Cloud credit, plus $5 USD in cash. Please note that: you can only get the referral credit and cash once from each referral. The credit will be sent to your Alibaba Cloud account once your referral spends over $20 USD cash, while the cash will be sent to you once a month together with the article bonus..
5) The payment process will be conducted on 26th of the following month to ensure accurate payment and thorough financial processes. For example, if your article is published on May 15th, you will receive your payment on June 26th. In addition, if you are eligible for a Global Reach Reward and refer 2 friends successfully in June, you will receive an extra $85 USD ($75 USD in cash for your article being published on a renowned blog and $10 USD in credit for recommending friends). If the referral happened after the campaign end date, the rules of this campaign do not apply and the referral incentives will follow the Referral Program rules.
6) Each author can get a maximum of $2000 USD in cash for an article including referral bonus.
7) Alibaba Cloud reserves the right to change or update the terms and conditions of this campaign without notice. This includes adjusting the rules of the campaign including the bonus amounts according to business needs, and terminating or revoking the incentives of users who disregard the rules or engage in behaviors including but not limited to: infringement of intellectual property rights, fraudulent registration, and malicious behavior.
8) If you submit your sample with a company account, you can only receive Alibaba Cloud credit.
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- 1. Can I write more than one article?
- Yes, there are no limits to the number of articles as long as they meet all the requirements.
- 2. Can I submit an article that I have written before?
- You can submit your article if it is NOT previously published online. We do not accept articles that have already been published online.
- 3. Can I write articles in other languages?
- Unfortunately, we only accept English articles for now.
- 4. Are my tutorials limited to Alibaba Cloud products and services?
- Your tutorials are not limited to Alibaba Cloud. However, tutorials about our products and services will be given strong preference. You are not permitted to write tutorials about products and services from competitors.
- 5. How do I obtain free credit to test Alibaba Cloud products and services?
- We provide $300 USD credit for new users, which is available after you register for an account. If you would like to write about a product that is not covered by our new user credit you can mention that in your submission. Depending on the circumstances credit for specific products can be provided.
- 6. Where should I publish my article after approval?
- First, your article will need to be published on the Alibaba Cloud Blog or theGetting Started page on the Alibaba Cloud website. After it is published on our platform, you can publish the article on your own blog or website and receive ongoing bonuses using the referral code.
- 7. How do I insert my referral code into an article?
- Log in to your console to find your referral link. Copy and paste it into the article that you wish to publish on your personal blog, website, or other platforms. You can use the text ‘Register and get $300 cloud credit’ to attract more referrals.
- 8. How do I check my referral bonus?
- You will receive your bonus credits for articles and referrals of this month on the 26th of the following month. We will email you to confirm your bank account for the payment after your articles are published.
- 9. How is my referral bonus calculated?
- Once a new user registers for an Alibaba Cloud account by clicking on your referral link and spends over $20 USD on Alibaba Cloud, you will receive $20 USD in credit in your Alibaba Cloud account. Log in to Billing Management, and go to Refer a Friend to check the details of your referrals. We will calculate the cash bonus for each article according to the data shown on your billing management page.
- 10. When am I eligible for the Article Global Reach Reward of $75 USD?
- After your article is approved by our editors we will review if the content of your article is fit to be published on a global developer blog or platform. Our team will discuss this with the editors of several renowned websites. If your article is published, you are eligible for the Article Global Reach Reward. Renowned developer blogs include, amongst others, Dzone.com, Codeproject.com