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About the BIP media Community

The BIP media community is a rich learning center with lots of published tutorials and is heavily visited every single day. BIP media tutorials are written as clear and straight forward as possible leaving you the reader feeling more educated. Become a BIP media Author, share your knowledge and and Get Paid.


Become a BIP media Author

We are extremely proud of our community Learning Center. Our learning center is quickly becoming a go to for all levels or readers. From setting up a Apache web server to properly configuring a load balance your application, you can find it all here.

We are always looking for more contributors to share best practices and server management tips.

BIP media articles should relate to installing or configuring free and open source software and applications on the following Linux distributions: CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian or Fedora.


Why Write for BIP media

Share your knowledge: It’s our belief that passion drives creativity resulting in well written, clear and concise articles and tutorials on topics that the author is passionate about. We are looking for authors to write on subjects covering everything relating to open source Linux.

  • Stand out: BIP media’s tutorials rank high on search engines and can provide exposure to your topic and your own work. Community articles get further exposure on our social media profiles, extending author reach to an wide audience.
  • Get Paid: We value you and your work. Tutorials published in the BIP media Learning Center get a credit of $225 for full-length articles, and $125 for shorter, narrow-focused pieces. Authors can use these credits for any service BIP media offers.

Write Your Article

Use the style guide. While you’re writing, make sure your content is:

  • Accurate. Your instructions should be straightforward and technically accurate.
  • Detailed. Your content should include detailed explanations of each step taken, to familiarize readers with the purpose behind each step.
  • Formatted. Your style should use PHP Markdown Extra formatting and match the BIP media Community Learning Center style guide.
  • Original. Your content should be original material written for BIP media. We will not accept submissions that have been copied from other sources.

Want to make sure you don’t waste time writing a long article we can’t use? Submit a writing sample first..


Author Submission Process

1 Submit a Sample

Contact us and tell us about your background, what topics you would like cover, and send us a writing sample of some work you’ve done in the past. You can contact us through our author form here.

2 Writing Check

Your sample writing will be checked by a member of our Learning Center. We are looking for clear and error free writing, excellent communication skills, and knowledge of the subject matter at hand.

3 Next Steps

After reviewing the sample article in Full, we will follow up with you to discuss potential next steps. If the sample article looks like a fit for the Learning Center community, we will work with you to finalize the tutorial, article or series that you would like to to contribute to the community.


This includes:

  • brainstorming topics that don’t duplicate current community content
  • narrowing down the focus of the article to ensure that the scope is doable and can cover all required aspects of the topic
  • If the article looks like it may not be a fit due to grammar, author’s experience with the subject, or because it too closely replicates content already in our community, we will let you know. Unfortunately due to time constraints, we cannot always provide a full breakdown of why the article was not a community fit.

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COPYRIGHT OWNERSHIP. Writer agrees that the Work is being created by the writer for the BIP media Community Learning Center and that each form of Work is being created by the writer as a “work made for hire” under the United States Copyright Act and, at all stages of development, the Work shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of BIP media. At BIP media’s sole, absolute and unfettered discretion, BIP media may make any changes in, deletions from, or additions to the Work.

CREDIT. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be deeded to require BIP media to use the Work, or any part thereof, in connection with the Community Learning Center or otherwise. Credit for the Work shall read “This is a BIP media Community guide by author “writer’s name”.”

PAYMENT. Upon publication of a submission to the BIP media Community Learning Center, the writer will be credited the sum of $225 for full-length articles, and $125 for shorter, narrow-focused pieces. Authors can use these credits for any service BIP media offers.

Questions? Contact tutorials@BIPmedia.com

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