Why is Patreon's new Product Lead Sam Haveson so passionate about building for creators? Because she is one.
From building for creators to scuba diving in Hawaii, our newest Principal Product Designer Lois Yang has a lot of passions.
Exploring all of our biggest December updates, from Patreon Video to tier highlighting and more.
Let's take a look back at this year's major improvements, shaped by the feedback we heard from you.
There’s never been a better time to be a creator. Now, with abundant internet bandwidth, cheap creation tools and millions of people willing to pay for exclusive content, and a growing number of platforms like Patreon emerging, the barriers to creation should be near zero. But stakeholders from businesses to governments around the world are […]
Read on to learn more and to hear about all the ways you can engage with Patreon’s Policy Team in the coming weeks.
We are pleased to grow our Board of Directors today with the appointment of Merilee Buckley as an independent board member. Buckley currently serves as Chief Accounting Officer at Etsy, Inc, a global online marketplace. She has led an accomplished career, including her key leadership role at Coty, Inc during its IPO, and her financial […]
Our newest engineering manager has a passion for solving people problems, mentoring others, and building tools for creators. Learn more about Lu Chen.
Patreon Video is the first video product built specifically for creators’ needs and focused directly on the creator-to-fan relationship.
Today we are rolling out early access to Patreon Video for all eligible creators.
We’re sharing the data we’ve collected and insights we’ve learned so we can all build a better creator economy together.
From subscription billing to an upgraded Membership tab, there’s plenty to get excited about this month at Patreon.
We caught up with Colin to hear about why he joined Patreon, what he’s most excited about here, and what it means to build for creators.
Now creators can charge new patrons when they join, and monthly on that same date — just like they already expect from their subscriptions.
Patreon’s Policy Team is back with our latest CPEP update. Check out what we’re focused on this quarter.
Over the weekend, we received a notice from Russia’s internet regulator that Patreon has been restricted in Russia. The block stems from the Russian government’s objection to statements from a Russian creator condemning the invasion of Ukraine. The regulator has demanded we remove this creator and their content. This creator has not violated any of […]
Here’s everything we’ve cooked up to make managing your membership and navigating your dashboard as intuitive as possible.
Exploring ways to help creators gain, and keep, more patrons
Here, we’ll explore our Mailchimp integration’s main features, best practices on how you can use it, and how it fuels the virtuous marketing cycle.
Hear about this quarter’s policy developments and how you can share your feedback with our team.
Here are some tips for creators looking to build a warm and welcoming team culture.
Next week, you’ll see a significant upgrade to your Patreon experience.
This month, we have a handful of new features we don’t want you to miss.
Your physical and mental well-being often takes a backseat to your business. But it doesn’t have to.
We spoke with Fiverr’s Trisha Diamond, Travis Vengroff, and Kaitlin Statz, creators of Fool & Scholar Productions, to get some advice on outsourcing.
Meet Rishi, our newest Staff Software Engineer, whose end-to-end product experience adds to Patreon’s phenomenal engineering roster.
On March 31st, International Transgender Day of Visibility, we invited three trans creators and community activists to share their thoughts on trans visibility in the creator economy. Thank you again to Miss Peppermint, Diamond Stylz, and Kayley Whalen for sharing your time and insights with us. The current and ongoing waves of discrimination – from […]
We sat down with Android engineer Pedro Veloso to learn what excites him most about his role.
Having spent almost a decade at Meta/Instagram, Yifan brings a breadth and depth of experience to Patreon as we look to ship best-in-class mobile products.
Mark joins Patreon as one of the latest Staff Software Engineers focusing on mobile iOS applications. We sat down with him to learn more about him and see how his first 45 days were going.
We dive into how to be a great project manager, the tools you need to stay on top of your tasks, and a simple formula for running a successful project.
Shannon and the entire team are diving in to create a world-class mobile experience built to best serve creators, so they can showcase what they do best.
If the day-to-day management of your business is eating into the time you need to do your creative work, it’s time to think about scaling yourself.
Before joining us as the Head of Growth Engineering, Atish held notable roles at Apple, Twitter, and Google. Get to know more about his experience, team, and thoughts on the creator economy.
Last month, we proposed new updates for the first quarter of 2022. Thanks to your feedback, we refined, improved, and finalized those policy proposals.
Welcome Nick Myers, our new Head of Design. Nick brings over two decades of experience leading design for companies like Facebook and Fitbit.
A thoughtful budget that’s tailored to your specific goals and creative priorities can help you weather the ups and downs of cash flow, achieve financial independence, grow your business, and make the most of your work.
This morning, Patreon suspended a Ukrainian organization’s page from our site called “Come Back Alive” because it violated our policies. The website of the organization says they use contributions to finance and train military personnel. Specifically, they claim to use funds they received for the following: “funds were used for… more than 1,500 tablets with […]
If you want to get a better grasp on tax deductions for independent creators and creative businesses, we hope these FAQs can help.
To help you think through what’s right for you, we’ve put together some info on common business structures creators use in the U.S.
With years of experience in the creator space, he’ll guide the team as they focus on helping creators build sustainable membership businesses with Patreon.
As part of our Creator Policy Engagement Program, we’re sharing the policy initiatives and updates we’re exploring this quarter.
Let’s reflect on last year’s policy progress, which was shaped in large part by creator feedback.
We’ve submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office about how a new rule might impact the things creators make and do with their communities.
Patreon’s Global Head of Policy, Laurent Crenshaw, explains what the Internet would look like without Section 230.
Whether you want to use your downtime to take care of yourself or your business, make the most of lulls with these strategies.
From TikTok to Twitter and more, creators share tips and tricks to engage and expand your community.
Check out this recap of Patreon’s #OwnYourGrowth workshop series , where we explored actionable ways for creators to scale their creative businesses.
Andre Bach walks you through how you can translate your machine learning performance metrics into tangible insights your coworkers can appreciate.
In our submission, we explain why we believe the bill must more clearly define and provide certainty about what kinds of speech it intends to regulate.