Product Updates

Bring your patrons behind the scenes
Announcing 2 exciting new updates to Lens: Comments and Exclusive Access Since Lens launched earlier this year, creators have used it to…
June 19, 2018Johnny Winston
Ditch the spreadsheets and go create!
A new way to manage & track what you deliver to patrons Everyday, we wake up and pinch ourselves that we get to help tens of thousands of…
June 19, 2018Christine Donaldson
Five new features to help you better connect with your patrons
Not to be dramatic or anything, but Patreon exists to make your life as a creator better. Specifically, we’re building the best tools for…
May 02, 2018Christine Donaldson
Introducing the Partner Services Directory
We know that you work with a huge network of companies in order to run your creative businesses, and an even greater network just to manage…
April 04, 2018Christine Donaldson
Introducing Lens on Web
After launching Lens just last month, we’ve already seen creators share tons of incredible content with their patrons. Today, we’re making…
February 27, 2018Johnny Winston
Introducing, Lens: A New Way to Bring Patrons Behind The Scenes
Every creator has a behind the scenes. Behind each song, novel, video, comic, or painting lies a magical and creative journey. Patrons love…
February 02, 2018Johnny Winston
We messed up. We’re sorry, and we’re not rolling out the fees change.
Creators and Patrons, We’ve heard you loud and clear. We’re not going to rollout the changes to our payments system that we announced last…
December 13, 2017Jack Conte
We’re Updating Patreon’s Fee Structure. Here’s Why.
Important Update 12/13/17 Please see our most recent update regarding service fees:  We messed up. We’re sorry, and we’re not rolling out…
December 07, 2017patreon
Patreon Powers Membership Across the Web
Introducing Our New Creator App Directory and Developer Portal You creators are a tech-savvy bunch. From content distribution to email…
October 23, 2017Tal Raviv
Don’t Miss These 7 Creators at VidCon 2017
Each year in June, thousands of video creators, industries, and passionate fans gather in sunny Anaheim, California for the world’s largest…
June 19, 2017Ellie MacBride
Patreon’s New Features: Tools to Run Your Membership Business
You are an artist. You are a business. With Patreon, those sentences are no longer mutually-exclusive, and this is how excited our team is…
June 14, 2017Taryn Arnold
Meet Patreon Creators At MoCCA’s Creator Alley!
We are really excited to join this year’s MoCCA festival! We are bringing two Patreon creators to showcase their amazing work in the…
March 22, 2017Carly Rose
Drink N’ Draw with Portland Indie Game Squad & Patreon at Design Week Portland
We are thrilled to join Portland Design Week with Patreon creator Portland Indie Game Squad for a night of local-made games and art…
March 14, 2017Carly Rose
Play Indie Games with Danny O’Dwyer at GDC’s The Mix Showcase
Join us during GDC week at The Mix Showcase, featuring No Clip creator Danny O’Dwyer! At every GDC for the last 6 years, The Mix Showcase…
February 21, 2017Carly Rose
Introducing New Patron Profiles
Being a patron is something to be proud of. That’s why we decided to build patrons a beautiful new profile to showcase the creators they…
December 07, 2016Taryn Arnold
See How Podomatic Can Help You Monetize Your Podcast on Patreon
Last month, we had so much fun seeing how excited our podcasters were about our  RSS feeds  announcement, so we’ve decided to keep the good…
October 05, 2016Christine Donaldson
Patreon and Discord Have Officially Joined Forces
Gamers, celebrate; the wait is over! Patreon just leveled up (aka, got a big booty boost) by officially launching our integration with…
September 13, 2016Christine Donaldson
Rejoice — You Can Now Organize Your Posts with Tags!
Until now, organizing your content on Patreon has been a pain point, and your patrons have had to hunt for specific posts in a fury of…
August 23, 2016Taryn Arnold
How TubeBuddy Helps Promote your Patreon Page on YouTube
Let’s face it: although it may look easy from the outside, being a YouTube creator is no walk in the park. You’ve shot, edited, and uploaded…
August 22, 2016Christine Donaldson
How to Get the Most Out of Your Patreon Dashboard
Ahh, the Patreon dashboard; your one-stop shop for all analytics related to your page, posts and general performance on Patreon. Our data…
August 12, 2016Taryn Arnold
VidCon 2016 Recap: Backstage at the Patreon Creator Lounge
Did you miss VidCon this year? Fear not, we’re bringing you backstage in this VidCon 2016 recap. VidCon is truly a spectacle to experience…
July 07, 2016Carly Rose
Building Your Patreon Page Just Got 10x Easier
We’re always working on ways to make it easier for creators to get started using Patreon and are stoked to announce three new features that…
July 01, 2016Taryn Arnold
16 Creators You Shouldn’t Miss at VidCon
Now that you know how to get organized for VidCon , it’s time to talk about the real stars: the creators. There will be TONS of creators…
June 21, 2016Louisamay Hanrahan
Patreon & The Future of Funding Artists
I always enjoy watching this XOXO Festival talk hosted by Jack Conte, Patreon’s CEO and half of the band Pomplamoose . It tells the…
May 27, 2016Taryn Arnold
Patreon at Playlist Live 2016
This year, Patreon went to Playlist Live … and it was awesome. Hi! I’m Christine and I work on the Creator Discovery team here at Patreon…
May 04, 2016Carly Rose
Patreon’s Office and Creator Artwork!
Ever wonder what’s inside the walls of Patreon HQ in San Francisco, CA?  Internet, how goes it!? I’m Rey Gutierrez , Video Lead and Artist…
April 27, 2016Rey Gutierrez
Patreon Staff Picks: Evan’s Top 5 Hidden Gems
Evan, a Patreon Community Happiness representative, has curated 5 of his creator picks for you. Typically when I find something interesting…
April 21, 2016John Mierau
Did you get the Message? New Messaging Redesign Is In Your Inbox!
Rejoice: you can now message your patrons with ease! Sending messages to your patrons shouldn’t be stressful, and to be honest… our old…
March 21, 2016Ellie MacBride
7 Places You’ll Find Patreon In 2016
Remember when conferences used to be something to cringe over? Filled with networking, name tags and often stale lectures, many artists…
March 11, 2016Taryn Arnold
Say Hello to Your New Homepage!
You may have noticed when logging into your Patreon account that it looks a lot (dare I say) sexier . Well this, my friends, is your brand…
March 03, 2016Taryn Arnold
5 Reasons You’ll Love Your New Creator Page
You’re an artist, plain and simple. No matter what you make (webcomics, music videos, blacklight paintings), your work is unique and…
March 01, 2016patreon
The Data Behind Referring a Creator — And Why It’s Good For Everyone
This month, we launched a creator referral program. Here’s how — and why — it works. If you’re a creator, you probably saw a shiny email in…
February 11, 2016Maura Church
Writers! We Want To Meet You At SF Writers Conference
In short, I really want to hang out with you at SF Writers Conference, but let me tell you why. I’m Lauren, office manager here at Patreon…
February 09, 2016Carly Rose
Your 2016 Guide to Art Events & Festivals
It’s festival season! Okay fine, I say that year round. But with good reason! We’re living in a festival golden age. A list of all…
February 02, 2016Ellie MacBride
Understanding Your Brand New Creator Dashboard
A new data-filled feature tailored to help creators understand their campaigns? Tell me more! For a bunch of artsy types, you sure do love…
February 01, 2016Taryn Arnold
A Thank You From Patreon Creators and Staff
Earlier this month, a few of us at Patreon asked creators to submit a short video of them sharing a bit of gratitude for their patrons.  We…
November 26, 2015Ellie MacBride
Diversity and Inclusion at Patreon
Update | April 26, 2018:  This post was originally published on Nov 7, 2015. We’ve since published more up-to-date data on our diversity and…
November 07, 2015Taryn Arnold

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