Growing Your Membership Business

Using Analytics to Track and Improve Your Page
We know there’s a ton of data over on your Patreon dashboard. It can be intimidating, but setting data-backed goals will bring you more…
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Use Featured Tags to Highlight Special Work
You can feature tags on both the Overview and Post tab of your Patreon creator page to highlight the work you’re most proud of. Featured…
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Understanding and Using your Patreon Analytics Dashboard to Increase Performance
Your Patreon dashboard contains a plethora of data and insights -- it’s your one-stop shop for all analytics related to your page, posts…
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Use Patreon Lens to Connect with Your Patrons
Patreon Lens is a content sharing feature in the Patreon mobile app and web experience that serves as the easiest way to give your patrons…
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Use Livestreaming to Engage and Delight Your Patrons
Livestreaming is an awesome way to engage with your fans in real-time, as well as a super easy way to provide your patrons with something of…
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Use the Early Access Feature to Reward Select Patrons
When we surveyed creators about the feature they want most on Patreon, a whopping 37% chose Early Access. While some creators have managed…
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Special Offer Campaigns and Challenges Keep Energy and Engagement Up
After you’ve launched on Patreon and you’re looking to promote your creative business, it can sometimes be daunting to keep your energy up…
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Shipping Physical Benefits and Limiting Quantity
Not everything is digital, and some of the coolest benefits offered by creators are physical. When creating benefits on Patreon, you can…
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Send Private Messages to your Patrons and Get to Know Your Biggest Fans
As a creator, you can send private messages directly to any of your patrons. This is a great way to distribute benefits, send personal…
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Reward and Connect with Your Patrons with Patreon’s Native Posting Feature
With Patreon's native posting tool, you’re able to easily share your work by posting it directly to your creator page. Whether you want to…
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Promotion Tips
Creating art itself can be a full-time job. Therefore, to prevent your marketing efforts from falling by the wayside, here are five…
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Promoting Yourself on Social Media
Love it or hate it, social media is an awesome promotional tool for creative people these days. In fact, about 40% of the traffic that comes…
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Polling Your Patrons
When you go to create a new post, you’ll see an option to create a poll. You can choose to make your poll public or for patrons only. Polls…
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Patron relationship manager
The Patron Relationship Manager is the best way to explore and develop your relationships with your patrons. Similar to a CRM (Customer…
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Patron Manager
In the Patron Manager , you’ll find a list of all of your monthly payouts (if you are a “per creation” creator, you will see a list of all…
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Integrating with Discord
Patreon’s integration with Discord makes it possible for you to reward your patrons with special roles in your Discord server. Here’s how to…
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How to Get Featured on Patreon
Here’s hard truth #1: There isn’t a simple way to get featured right now. No amount of emailing or tweeting at us will put you in line for a…
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How Patron Exit Surveys Can Help You Grow
It can definitely be hard to see patrons go, but if we were the kind of people who looked for silver linings (and we are), we’d say that the…
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Getting Started with Patreon’s Platform Integrations
In Patreon’s App Directory , you’ll find integrations that will make it easy for you to run membership not only on Patreon but across the…
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Develop Relationships with the Community Tab
Have you noticed your Patreon page has three main tabs? When people land on your page, they can click on Overview, Posts, and Community tabs…
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Custom RSS feeds for Podcasters
You can host your patrons-only podcast with Patreon; your Patreon page includes an option for an RSS feed that is available only to patrons…
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Building Your Fanbase
Ahhh, fans. Those magical beings who love your work and want to engage with you on your artistic journey. ❗ Important: Remember that you and…
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Sending and Receiving Messages After Launch
Hooray! Your Patreon page is launched and you are ready to start growing that membership business. Congrats! One quick resource we want you…
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