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.
Join us as we dive into ongoing explorations of patron billing, how creator feedback is shaping a potential solution, and how we plan to test it.
Here are some resources we’ve put together to help solidify exactly how we’re advocating for young creatives on Patreon.
Meet John, the Director of Engineering for our Platform and Creator teams.
Tech creator Patrick Wardle leveraged his community support on Patreon to take his tool suite, Objective-See, from an aspirational passion project to a sustainable business.
Meet Betsy, a senior software engineer on our Engineering team in San Francisco.
With its endless feed, short-form videos, and powerful algorithm, TikTok has quickly become a place where anyone can pick up their phone and get creative. Learn how to make your videos stand out here.
Instagram is the go-to social media app for capturing and showcasing the highlights of your life in all its glamor through (filtered) pictures, videos, and stories. Here's how to use the platform to help your brand stand out.
Meet Sandeep, a leader on our Product team in New York.
Patreon's Policy team heard from hundreds of creators who weighed in on two important policy areas we're focused on right now. Learn more about how we're using that feedback to inform our policies.
Hundreds of hours of content are added to YouTube every day, so how can your channel find its audience? Here are our top tips for finding success on the platform.
Meet Gabe Valdivia, a Staff Designer on our Product team in New York.
Twitter is always the first place you see the news trending worldwide, so how can you put the chattiest place on the internet to work for you? Here are our top tips.
Meet Fiona, a Software Engineer on our Payments Engineering team in San Francisco.