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Techscribe: Middleware’s Technical Writing Program

Are you a techie with a flair for creating content? Then you are in the right place!

We're seeking tech leaders, enterprise decision-makers, developer authors and seasoned technical writers to join our community writer program - Techscribe - and contribute top-tier, original articles.

Middleware is a fast-growing and well-funded startup with a mission to help organizations gain insights and visibility into their complex systems and applications. Our observability platform is designed to provide real-time monitoring and alerting capabilities alongside advanced analytics and reporting tools.

Our mission is to empower organizations of all sizes to modernize their infrastructure with agile, scalable, and resource-light observability tools. With our unified view of metrics, logs, traces, and events, we help developers accelerate troubleshooting and provide data-driven insights for better infrastructure and application performance.

As a developer-focused tool, we are loved in the developer community. With about 4.5 G2 stars, Middleware is one of the leading tools in the observability domain. We're a robust, cost-effective alternative to tools like Datadog, New Relic, etc.

Since our inception in 2022, we’ve been focused on creating technical content to help developers build better applications. Our blog is read by thousands of developers each month, and we're looking to add more helpful articles.

Why write for us?

  • Compensation: We pay up to $150 - $350 per published article and provide clear guidelines on topics and payment.
  • Build Authority: Publishing with us boosts your online presence. We showcase the author’s byline with clear attribution and links to their social profiles.
  • Wide Distribution: Our blog receives thousands of monthly visitors. We actively promote your content on our social media, Slack and other communities.
  • Writing Improvement: Receive feedback and tips from our team to enhance your writing skills, which are valuable assets for career growth.

Who are we looking for?

  • Authors with professional-level experience in using backend languages such as Python, Node.js, Java, Golang, and others.
  • Solid understanding of backend technologies, DevOps principles, or observability practices, particularly those relevant to an observability company.
  • Ability to draft comprehensive guides or how-to tutorials accompanied by clear code samples.

Explore our blog section or topic wishlist to understand the content we seek.

Ideas we are fond of

  • In-depth Guides and Tutorials.
  • Using Middleware for Different Monitoring Use Cases.
  • Best Practices and Pro Tips.

Check out Middleware’s technical writing guidelines!

How to apply?

  • Check out our blog and topic wishlist to understand what we need.
  • Choose a topic from the wishlist or propose your own.
  • Fill out the application form, including samples of your work and your article proposal.

Editorial process

  • We review applications weekly.
  • We're looking for high-quality technical articles with clear explanations and good English.
  • If your profile matches our needs, we'll email you.
  • If the draft doesn't meet our standards, we won't publish it.
  • We'll provide feedback via comments.
  • After addressing feedback, we'll review the article.
  • Once published, we'll process your payment in 10 working days.

Frequently Asked Questions

We pay $150 - $350 USD per article. You'll get paid after your article is published. Payment can take 10 working days to reach you. We pay via bank accounts for Indian or International transfers.

We expect articles to be 1500-2000 words, but they can be shorter or longer depending on the topic.

Technical articles may take time. We don't have strict deadlines, but we'd like the first draft within 7-10 days. We'll keep in touch with you during the writing process. If you're unresponsive, we may assign the article to someone else.

  • Beginner - $150 (Without code samples)
  • Intermediate - $250 (With code samples, integration with Middleware, or both)
  • Expert - $350 (author must have practical experience working with the technology at a professional level)