DigitalOcean is building a comprehensive collection of tutorials about open-source software deployment, configuration, and development. If you have technical knowledge, a knack for explaining things, and drive to help other system administrators and software developers, our editorial team would love to work with you to publish your content.
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Most new tutorials are paid out at $200; production-focused topics may be paid out at up to $300. Updates for existing tutorials, such as distribution changes, are typically paid out at $50 to $100 based on the quantity of changes and technical content. All payouts are at editorial discretion.