Commit 261ea449 authored by Marcia Ramos's avatar Marcia Ramos 🔴

update comm writers program, add learn more section

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We want to publish you! **Earn up to $200 per article** writing for the GitLab blog.
We want to publish you! **Earn up to $200 per article** writing for the [GitLab Blog].
Are you great at solving challenging problems or explaining complex ideas? Do you
have a specific area of expertise and want to share your knowledge? Help us expand
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3. Get paid
All of GitLab's blog posts begin as an issue in the [GitLab blog post project][blog-project].
To become a community author, all you have to do is assign yourself to an open
issue [labeled "community post" and "up-for-grabs][avail-posts]," write a quick introduction in
the comments section explaining why you want to write the post, and ping Marcia (@marcia).
To become a community author:
- Select an issue from <https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues> [labeled](#labels) with "[up-for-grabs]"
- Write a quick introduction in the comments section explaining what is your background on that subject
- Link to an existing [writing sample][sample], or write a new one
- Leave a comment "@marcia I would like to write this post, and I accept the terms on the [Community Writers Program](#)"
If you don't see a topic that interests you, you can propose a new topic by
creating a new issue and following the instructions above. Once approved, start writing!
creating a new issue and following the instructions above. Once approved, start writing!
## Get Paid
- In-depth tutorials or opinion pieces of 750+ words: **USD 200.00**
- Short tutorials of 500-750 words: **USD 100.00**
- [Top-priority](#top-priority): **USD 200.00**
- In-depth tutorials or opinion pieces of 750+ words: **[USD 200.00]**
- Short tutorials of 500-750 words: **[USD 100.00]**
- [Top-priority][]: **USD 200.00**
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Issues labeled **TOP PRIORITY**, will be compensated at **USD 200** regardless of length.
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When your post gets published, send us an invoice. GitLab will pay you in
American Dollars (USD) from a bank account in the USA, via wired transfer
to your bank account.
to your bank account.
## Learn More
- [Publishing Process for Community Writers][publishing-process]
- [Blog Style Guidelines][blog-style]
- [Writing Method]
- [Markdown Guide]
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[avail-posts]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?scope=all&state=opened&utf8=%E2%9C%93&label_name%5B%5D=Community+Posts&label_name%5B%5D=up-for-grabs
[blog-project]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts
[blog-style]: /handbook/marketing/blog/#styles-guidelines
[CI/CD/CD]: /2016/08/05/continuous-integration-delivery-and-deployment-with-gitlab/
[ConvDev]: /2016/09/13/gitlab-master-plan/#convdev
[GitLab Blog]: /handbook/marketing/blog/#publishing-process-for-community-writers
[our blog]: /blog/
[Markdown Guide]: /handbook/marketing/developer-relations/technical-writing/markdown-guide/
[publishing-process]: /handbook/marketing/blog/#publishing-process-for-community-writers
[gitlab blog]: /blog/
[Pages group]: https://gitlab.com/groups/pages
[Technical Writing]: /handbook/marketing/developer-relations/technical-writing/#professional-writing-techniques
[sample]: /handbook/marketing/blog/#sample
[Writing Method]: /handbook/marketing/developer-relations/technical-writing/#writing-method
[topics-issues]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues/
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[Community Posts]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=Community+Posts
[Up-for-grabs]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=up-for-grabs
[$100]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=%24+100
[$200]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=%24200
[TOP PRIORITY]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=TOP+PRIORITY
[up-for-grabs]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=up-for-grabs
[USD 100.00]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=%24+100
[USD 200.00]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=%24200
[TOP-PRIORITY]: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/blog-posts/issues?label_name%5B%5D=TOP+PRIORITY
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