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What Affects How Much I Can Make on Patreon? (With Examples from Top Earners)
What Affects How Much I Can Make on Patreon? (With Examples from Top Earners)
As much as we’d love to, we can’t look into a crystal ball and tell you how much you’ll earn if you sign up for Patreon. But we can  tell…
May 30, 2018Olivia Seitz
Creative Freedom: Why the ‘Great War’ Creators Are Going Independent for World War II
Creative Freedom: Why the ‘Great War’ Creators Are Going Independent for World War II
The Great War is a phenomenon. From July 28, 2014 — the centennial anniversary of World War I — to today, the Great War team has published…
April 12, 2018Olivia Seitz
YouTube and Patreon: How Suede Earns $3k/mo with Less Than 10k Subscribers
YouTube and Patreon: How Suede Earns $3k/mo with Less Than 10k Subscribers
In 2015, William “Suede” DuFresne was underemployed and desperate for work.He’d been making reviews of anime and Pokemon on YouTube  since…
April 06, 2018Olivia Seitz
From Financial Distress to Monthly Income: Jack Lowe’s Journey as an Independent Creator
From Financial Distress to Monthly Income: Jack Lowe’s Journey as an Independent Creator
Photography. Lifeboats. The Sea. From those three words scribbled on a paper came the journey of a lifetime for Jack Lowe . Between the UK…
February 28, 2018Olivia Seitz
Patreon Lens: How 5 Creators Are Giving Patrons Behind the Scenes Access to Their Work and Life
Patreon Lens: How 5 Creators Are Giving Patrons Behind the Scenes Access to Their Work and Life
Here’s something we’ve found in our years working with creators: Our most successful creators consistently provide awesome content for their…
February 27, 2018Olivia Seitz
5 Steps to Predictable, Monthly Income for Any Creator with an Audience
5 Steps to Predictable, Monthly Income for Any Creator with an Audience
"If I could quit my job and have more time, I could make this a full-time business." "Is creating this volume of content worth it for the…
January 31, 2018Olivia Seitz
How to Get More YouTube Subscribers: 20 YouTubers Share Their Story
How to Get More YouTube Subscribers: 20 YouTubers Share Their Story
We reached out to 20+ successful YouTubers—all people who’ve grown their channel from zero to at least 1,000 subscribers—to find out how…
January 18, 2018Cody Slingerland
How to Make Money on YouTube (8 Examples from Successful YouTubers)
How to Make Money on YouTube (8 Examples from Successful YouTubers)
If you have a loyal subscriber base on YouTube but have struggled to earn money through advertising revenue, it may feel like you have no…
December 06, 2017Cody Slingerland
Youtuber and licensed therapist Kati Morton on how to care for your mental and emotional health as a content creator
Youtuber and licensed therapist Kati Morton on how to care for your mental and emotional health as a content creator
Kati Morton  is a licensed therapist. And—with 240,000 YouTube subscribers —she’s also a prolific content creator. Kati knows the unbridled…
November 28, 2017Olivia Seitz
Why YouTubers Should Obsess Over Their Fans, Not Fancy Equipment: Lessons from Easy Allies’ Success
Why YouTubers Should Obsess Over Their Fans, Not Fancy Equipment: Lessons from Easy Allies’ Success
When Brandon Jones and his fellow video game reviewers lost their corporate sponsorship and most of their funding, he thought they’d lose…
November 15, 2017EJ Brown
How ‘The Great War’ Co-creates Its Hit YouTube Show with the Help of a 700,000+ Member Audience
How ‘The Great War’ Co-creates Its Hit YouTube Show with the Help of a 700,000+ Member Audience
“It will be a great idea to start a Youtube Channel covering just World War I!” Said no one ever. That is, up until May of 2014, when Indy…
October 09, 2017Nathan Collier
How Kinda Funny Built the Most Engaged Community on Patreon
How Kinda Funny Built the Most Engaged Community on Patreon
In January of 2015, four video game vets quit their long-held day jobs at IGN to collectively work on a new project focused on nerdy…
August 15, 2017Ellie MacBride
How Danny O’Dwyer is Using Membership to Run his Video Production Business
How Danny O’Dwyer is Using Membership to Run his Video Production Business
Danny O’Dwyer has been making internet videos with his friends since before YouTube was popular. It all started as a means to an end for…
August 03, 2017Christine Donaldson
Don’t Miss These 7 Creators at VidCon 2017
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
9 Ways to Make Money on YouTube Without Ads
9 Ways to Make Money on YouTube Without Ads
For the second time in less than a year, YouTube has made policy changes that have shaken its community of creators by directly affecting…
May 03, 2017Sean Baeyens
These 35 Creators Earned Over $150,000 Each on Patreon in 2016 – Meet Them!
These 35 Creators Earned Over $150,000 Each on Patreon in 2016 – Meet Them!
Finally, ”starving” and “artist” no longer need to be joined at the hip. Patreon is, hands down, the best place for creators to get paid. In…
January 06, 2017Taryn Arnold
How Nataly Dawn Increased Her Patronage From $1.5k to $6k in 30 Days
How Nataly Dawn Increased Her Patronage From $1.5k to $6k in 30 Days
One month ago, singer/songwriter Nataly Dawn was free from a label with an unreleased homemade album in it’s final stages, almost in the…
August 19, 2016Taryn Arnold
The Rubin Report’s Journey To Becoming Fully Independent
The Rubin Report’s Journey To Becoming Fully Independent
“The whole ride has been one incredibly long adventure” says Dave Rubin. At the time of our talk, he and his team are in the midst of a…
August 08, 2016Dave Hunt
How Flight Chops Uses Data to Run His Business
How Flight Chops Uses Data to Run His Business
Have you ever wondered how other creators are using data to inform the content they create, the engagement of their their audience, and…
May 11, 2016Maura Church
How Easy Allies Became One of the Highest Earning Creators Overnight
How Easy Allies Became One of the Highest Earning Creators Overnight
After thirteen years, longstanding game review site GameTrailers.com was forced to shut down and nine remaining employees told to leave…
May 10, 2016Ellie MacBride
5 Reasons to Live Stream with Your Audience
5 Reasons to Live Stream with Your Audience
The number one way to expand your audience is to connect with them. The best method for this is face-to-face interaction, but you obviously…
April 14, 2016Cy Hossain
Creating An Engaged Fan Base: Creator 101 with Peter Hollens
Creating An Engaged Fan Base: Creator 101 with Peter Hollens
This is the first post of our Creator 101 series by musician Peter Hollens. My name is Peter Hollens. I’ve built an entire career online…
April 12, 2016Taryn Arnold

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