Business & Strategy
Follow the crumbs and recapture your lost patrons with these strategies from our Patreon Creator Success team.
Patron retention is a fancy way of asking, how long do your patrons tend to stick around for? To learn more about why you should know this phrase, and why tracking it is so important for the health of your membership, read on.
Building and maintaining your community is at the core of everything we do at Patreon. In our new series, City Secrets, we traverse the globe to meet creators who excel at doing just that: providing space, time, and resources to their local community and, with their support, build something new that transcends these local efforts. […]
Have you ever wanted to know what top podcasters do to incentivise and reward their loyal fans? This article pulls together 19 of the most lucrative rewards that podcasters can offer through a membership-based business model.
We share 6 great examples of how to promote a Special Offer on Patreon for increased fan engagement.
YouTuber and licensed therapist Kati Morton on how to care for your mental and emotional health as a content creator
Not sure how to deal with online trolls or negative comments in general? Kati Morton shares her tips as both a licensed therapist and online content creator.
Learn how World Anvil, Kitten Academy, and Printable Heroes all use the Patreon Discord integration to foster community and dole out rewards to their supporters.
It’s tough to promote your own work as a creator! You know you’re supposed to “market” and “self-promote,” but how? Here are some simple, foundational marketing ideas for creatives.
Interested in growing your audience and finances? Here are a few tips you won’t want to miss out on.
Marshall Short of PrintableHeros explains how he utilises special offers to offer exclusive benefits to his patrons on Patreon.
Astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter shares how Patreon's Special Offer feature helped his community and earnings grow.
Every creator wrestles with monetisation, from the ‘when’ to the ‘how.’ In this article, we introduce you to the membership model—an effective, field-tested way for independent creators like you to drive predictable revenue for your creative work.
What can you share about your Patreon membership program without feeling like you're constantly asking for support, or even begging? Here are seven ideas.
New to running a membership program? No problem. We've gathered the top 15 things you need to know about membership programs to help set you up for success.
In 2016, video producer Danny O'Dwyer lead his fans to Patreon, announcing that membership would allow his videos to remain ad-free. Within hours of launching, he was one of Patreon’s highest earning creators.
The internet turned Anne Geddes photography career upside down but now she’s using it to return to her creative work
If you’re in the process of moving your audience to a new platform or want to prepare yourself for the likely moment when you will need to, read on.
How to stay connected to fans as your fanbase increases exponentially? Here are some useful tips to stay engaged with fans as your popularity grows.
Thinking about starting a podcast? Consider the pros and cons of podcasting.
What kind of experiments can you run to gain and keep patrons? Check out these six ways to turn your Patreon page into a science lab.
Wondering how to attain financial independence through your creative work? Read or watch the advice from two creators who have tips and guidance to help you get closer to the consistent and lasting financial stability you seek,
Looking for guidance to life as a successful creator? These tips and tricks from fellow creators will set you down the right path.
No matter what you are creating, audience engagement is so important. Here are 6 great audience engagement tools you may not have heard of.