Patreon 101

Welcome to Patreon U
Welcome to Patreon U — our new creator university. If you’re a creator on Patreon (or thinking about becoming one), you have come to the…
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Tiers and Benefits Best Practices
The Value Exchange In order to set your tiers and benefits up for success, it’s important to understand how the value exchange works with…
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Talking About Patreon
As a creator on Patreon, you will often be asked to explain what Patreon is to your community of fans, potential patrons, and the occasional…
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Successful Business Models and Letting Your Fans Pay You
We hear creators say “I hate asking my fans for money” a lot. We get it; your fans are used to engaging with you in a “free” manner and now…
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Setting up Your Payment Preferences
Another crucial element to getting started is making sure you can get paid! We offer multiple payout methods to get the money from your…
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Taxes Overview
Our biggest goal here at Patreon is to set the creative class up for sustainable success. Part of that means being as transparent as…
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Patreon Logos and Marketing Assets for Creators to Use
As you work on promoting your Patreon page and integrating it with other sites you use, you'll likely come across instances where you'll…
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Figuring Out How Much You Might Make on Patreon
There are two types of currency on Patreon: financial earnings and community. Whether you are here because you want to achieve financial…
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Deciding Whether or Not Your Work is Adult Content
Patreon is a place where many types of artists can express themselves. At the same time, we need to ensure that the browsing experience is…
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Deciding Whether You’d Like to Charge Monthly or “Per Creation”
One of the hottest topics among creators as they set up their Patreon pages is how, exactly, to charge patrons. Here at Patreon U, we’re…
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