Dear Minnow (part 24): How To Earn With Utopian.io For Your Contributions To Open-Source Projects- A 7-Step Guide!

in utopian-io •  2 years ago  (edited)

Hello Friends,

If you read my post yesterday about Open-source projects, then you will have a fair idea to enable you understand this new blog post. Incase you missed it, here it is:

WHAT EXACTLY IS OPEN-SOURCE? GITHUB? UTOPIAN?


In summary, Utopian.io rewards people for contributing to Open-Source projects! If you are a website/software designer, you will benefit immensely. Even if you are not, you will still benefit just by using your awesome insights.

Let's give you a head-start.... 1...2...3...GO!


HOW TO START USING UTOPIAN.IO

1. Visit their website at https://utopian.io

  • Here's what it looks like
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  • They are built on the steem blockchain just like steemit/busy.org
  • So your posts on their websites also showup on Steemit/busy.org

2. Signup/Login

  • Here's the button
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  • Once you are already registered on Steemit/Busy.org, you don't have any problem because its still the same account
  • You use steemconnect to complete login with your active key
    ++ For those that don't know the meaning of active key, find it here in blog>>wallet>>permissions>>show active key>>copy
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3. CHOOSE AN OPEN-SOURCE PROJECT TO CONTRIBUTE TO

There are many open-source projects to contribute to. Here's a list of a few you might be interested in:

  • Exchange Company- Bitshares
  • Social Media/Blog- Steemit, Busy.org, Zappl etc
  • Browser- Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Audio/Video Player- VLC player
  • Mobile OS- Android
  • University- Open Source University etcz

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4. LEAVE A Meaningful Contribution

  • It may be under one of the following categories:
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  • To Access it, GO HERE: Contribution>>SUggestion/Project/Bug-Hunting/Translation etcz>>Accept the Terms & Rules>>Enter the Editing Window
    See Image below!
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5. AT The Editing Window Take The Following Precautions

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+Enter Post Title
+Enter Open-Source Project you want to contribute to eg Wordpress/Busy.org
+Enter Your Post

  • Take your time to produce something of quality that will produce value to the open-source project
  • Illustrations, pictures, Gifs, videos, graphs are always welcome

+Enter The Appropriate Tags (4 tags only)

  • Enter Appropriate Names For The GitHub Project You Are Contributing to.

6. Your posts will be approved (24-48hrs) with a message like this.

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  • When your post is approved by a moderator, you will soon get an upvote from Utopian-io

7. Reasons Why Your Post May Not Be Approved By Utopian.io

  • Plagiarism
  • Content Already Exists
  • Poor quality
  • Lack of illustrations
  • Your Post is too short. Minimum =500 words
  • You used the wrong tags
  • Poor linking to the Github project involved

PEOPLE THAT HAVE BENEFITTED ON UTOPIAN.io

  • Note the amounts they earned. It varies with your subject matter and quality of your works
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MY OWN CONTRIBUTION

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All images were sourced from Utopian.io website

VOTE FOR UTOPIAN AS WITNESS HERE


Thank you for reading! Hope this article was super-helpful!

If you still have any questions, feel free to ask me on the comment section. I'm available.


Cheers!




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Nice

very informative and interesting post @nairadaddy

Thanks @kamchore. Cheers!

@nairadaddy Your post is always informative, i hope people will leverage from this, contributing in this on going project will really help to give someone an edge. @theheralds

Yeah. @theheralds. That's why I'm spreading the news for those who want to learn and progress to benefit. Cheers man!

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Thank you bro, for this very useful and point outing another earning way.

You are welcome @kunani. Cheers!

This is very well enunciated. Gonna make use of it in my teaching. Thanks

Thanks man. I'm sure it will be of help to newbies and others. Cheers!

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