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How it works

How it works

Write a technical article for Gcore as a freelance author and get paid. We regularly publish such content on our Blog and Materials. All readers will see the article—this is a great way to share your SME (subject-matter expert) knowledge with the global tech community.


Choosing a topic

Either suggest your own topic or choose one from the selection we have prepared.

Your topic. Pitch us an article topic where you are an SME - we are excited to read in depth content on a subject you are knowledgeable about. The only limitation is that your topic must be related to one of the following technology fields:

  • CDN: BGP routing, points of presence, caching, etc.
  • Web performance: frontend and backend optimization, network optimization.
  • Web app availability.
  • Web security.
  • Infrastructure security.

Ready-made topic

We have prepared a list of topics for upcoming articles that we intend to publish. Choose from the selection below.

  • What is the Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP)?
  • What is an API call? How can I easily make them?
  • What is IGMP snooping & how does it work?
  • What is swatting? How to prevent swatting
  • MOV vs. MP4. Video file formats
  • What is the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)?
  • What is a WAN? WAN vs. LAN
  • What is web application security?
  • What is DNS security? How does it work?
  • What is SaaS security posture management (SSPM)?
  • What is infrastructure security? Essential knowledge
  • 10 Common web security vulnerabilities
  • What is email obfuscation and how does it work?
  • Storage reliability: durability vs. availability
  • What is runtime application self-protection (RASP)?
  • What is an intrusion detection system (IDS)?
  • What is the Internet Protocol? Everything you need to know about IP

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We look forward to meeting freelance writers who are knowledgeable and are willing to write more than one article. We welcome long-term cooperation, so do not hesitate to apply again.

Requirements for articles

How to get started

Fill out this form and click Submit

Who can join

We are looking for writers with strong technical experience in IT. Ideally, as an SME, you are a developer, DevOps engineer, or system administrator. But it's okay if you are not “officially” a technical professional. If you can clearly explain the technologies Gcore focuses on, at a deep level and in plain language, we will be glad to have you join the program!

Payment method

Provide your PayPal account when signing the contract. After an article is approved by the editor, you will receive the money.

First name*
Last name*
The topic you’d like to write about
Links to your 2-3 writing samples (this will help us confirm that you have the writing skills we’re seeking, and the ability to explain complicated topics in a simple manner)

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Frequently Asked Questions

    Our editors carefully review each proposal. They check to see if: 

    • your topic matches our technology scope as listed above;
    • your article will be helpful and interesting to the Gcore audience;
    • the outline promises to describe the topic in a clear and comprehensive way;
    • the writing samples you submit demonstrate competent writing skills and the ability to explain complicated topics in a simple manner.

    No. On our blog, we only publish original content not published elsewhere.

    No. But you can share a link to the publication on your personal website or social media—a lot of people will read your article on our blog and the audience exposed to your writing talent will grow!

    Unfortunately, no. PayPal is the only payment method we support at this time.

    Write to us at authors@gcore.com. Our editors read all the emails they receive. We appreciate any feedback on our program and are always seeking to improve it.