One of our primary missions at Tech.pro is to educate and share experiences that our fellow techies will find valuable. We would love for you to become an early adopter of Tech.pro and start blogging with us. Not only will you get street cred for your skills but you will have the chance to win $1,000 bucks, every month. Check out the current categories below as well as the contest rules and let’s get started.
Want to teach the world how to build an app? There's an
app ... err ... Category for that.
Leave the curly braces at home, indentation is where it's at.
Anything and Everything related to Web Development.
I know, I know — Why would anyone choose anything else?
SQL, NoSQL — pick your fancy. Regardless - it's all about the data here.
Anything .NET - C#, F#, VB.Net - have your pick!
Don't see a category you want to write about? No problem. Write about the tech of your choice here
Hardcore Java nut? Show us the way with one of the most tried and truest languages.
Have something to say, but don't want to write a tutorial or How-To? We got you covered.
Writing tutorials and blogs on Tech.pro is a great way to showcase your skills and share your experiences with fellow tech professionals. In addition, you will have chance to win $1,000 if you are article is selected as the winning article in your category.
Each month we will run a new writing competition. To be considered for the monthly competition, please submit your article between the first and last day of the month. All submissions must be received by 11:59:59 PM PST on the last day of the month.
Here is the low down on getting your tutorials and/or blogs onto Tech.pro and entered into the monthly contest:
Currently, membership on Tech.pro allows you to post articles and get a cool Tech.pro blog URL like Leland’s, http://tech.pro/leland/blog. In three months (6 months in developer time), there will be much more you can do with your membership. For now, Tech.pro Membership is reserved for those techies with an invite code. You can request an invite code by using the form above. Once approved by a Tech.pro staff member, you will receive an email with your invite code. With your newly minted invite code, you can create a Tech.pro account and post as many tutorials or blogs as you like.
Anyone can request an invite to Tech.pro and every applicant will be reviewed as our lean team can get to them. Tech.pro employees may not participate. That just would not be fair since we are selecting the winners (more on that shortly). A few simple rules for article eligibility:
You can post as many tutorials and blogs as you like. In fact, there will be an annual prize awarded to the top blogger on Tech.pro which will be announced at a later date. However, only one of your articles can win $1,000 in a given month.
Each article category (see top of this page) must have at least 3 submitted articles by 3 different authors by the end of the month in order for a winner to be chosen in that category. If the minimum is not met, your submission(s) will carry over to the next month's contest.
A given article may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories, Tech.pro will contact you via email and ask you to choose a desired category. In the case of a non-response, Tech.pro will select a category for you.
The Tech.pro staff will judge every submission by quality and popularity. The winners of each category will be notified by email within two weeks of the closing of the contest. Should we fail to receive a response within two weeks, we will award the prize to the runner-up. We use the first seven days of page views as a general measure of popularity. By declaring a winner on the 15th of the following month, you can post your article(s) at the end of the current month and we still have time to measure page views. Also, remember that popularity alone does not determine a winner. Quality is a big deal to our judges. All decisions are final and we will not tolerate sore losers… just kidding… seriously though… let’s all be nice to each other. In time, the Tech.pro staff will relinquish the reigns to the collective wisdom of the Tech.pro community to determine winners.
Should you win the best article in your respective category, your $1,000 award can be transferred to you via Paypal or by check. In some rare cases, we may have to award you with an Amazon.com gift voucher (e.g. - you live in a country that has no hard currency).
All Tech.pro visitors and users are bound to the terms & conditions. As a contributor, you will find pertinent information within the terms & conditions which apply to articles submitted for this contest.
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