ALIBABA CLOUD TECH SHARE
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WHAT IS ALIBABA CLOUD TECH SHARE?
Alibaba Cloud Tech Share is an incentive program launched by Alibaba Cloud to develop the growth of the cloud community, and encourage the sharing of knowledge and best practices in cloud.
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 become an Alibaba Cloud community author, get published on our blog (with author recognition) and our social media platform, and earn more than $350!
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.
GET PAID WITH ALIBABA CLOUD CREDIT OR CASH
In-depth tutorials 1,500+ words
Simple tutorials 1,000+ words
$50 bonus when your article gets 10 comments from other users
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. Content with 10 comments or more from other users will receive a $50 bonus. Authors may also earn commissions by inserting an Alibaba Cloud referral code into their article. Authors may choose to be paid either by Alibaba Cloud credit or cash via credit card.
Step 1. Submit a Sample. Under normal circumstances, we will respond 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.
Step 3. Publish your article. You must publish the article on Alibaba Cloud blog before publishing it anywhere else, such as your personal website or blog.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
1) We currently only accept English articles.
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) You must publish the articles on the Cloud Focus blog before publishing them anywhere else, such as your personal website or blog.
4) About the 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 get 10 comments and refer 2 friends successfully in June, you will receive an extra $60 USD ($50 USD for 10 comments and $10 USD bonus for recommending friends) on July 26. The referral bonus will be sent to you at the same time as the article bonus. If the article comments and referrals 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 rights 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.
- 6. Where should I publish my article after approval?
- First, you will need to publish the article in the Cloud Focus blog or the Getting Started page on the Alibaba Cloud website. After publishing in our platform, you can publish the article in 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 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. Please check your bank account accordingly and make sure to provide timely feedback.
- 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.