Comedian Patton Oswalt and film critic Scout Tafoya discuss pop culture, film history, and the importance of uncritically acclaimed work.
Host Maria Menounos and YouTube sensation Hannah Hart chat about success, creativity, and the importance of pressing pause.
Jack Conte talks about the future of creativity and empowering artists to have sustainable careers.
Comedians Whitney Cummings and Paul Scheer discuss social media, creativity, and why now is the best time to be a creator.
At Assembly, our very own Jack Conte got to chat with Issa Rae, the creator, writer, and star of HBO’s Insecure and the award-winning web series, Awkward Black Girl. Issa is also the founder of two production companies, and has 1,000+ patrons on Patreon.
Gabbie Hanna shares her newest songs while also imparting wisdom on mental health and getting to the other side of darkness.
Indie rock band Local Natives share a stripped down set of songs from their latest album.
Activist, businessman, and Grammy award-winning artist Killer Mike talks about creative control.
Film critic Scout Tafoya got a big surprise when comedian Patton Oswalt gave him a shout out on The Best Show podcast. To learn why Oswalt is so smitten by Scout Tafoya's series, The Unloved, read on.
Hang Time is Patreon's monthly livestream with CEO Jack Conte and brand wiz Taryn Arnold. To learn more about #ThankYouPatrons day, Patreon Assembly, and other updates, read on.
For rapper Kap G, authenticity is everything. To learn more about how Kap G tells his story through hip hop, watch now.
We went to Atlanta to ask artists what creative ownership means to them. To learn why musicians like Kap G and Damone Tyrell aren't waiting for permission to create, watch now.
Atlanta based artist and musician Aja Kahti doesn't need permission to create music. She gives that to herself. To learn more about what creative ownership means to Aja, watch now.
We took over a studio in Atlanta Georgia and gave up and coming artists the chance to record, write, and tell us their stories. Here's what they said.
Gabbie Hanna is a singer-songwriter, YouTube content creator, MTV personality, author, and that’s not all. We caught up with Hanna to learn how she transformed vine success into a multifaceted career.
It's amazing how music can make you feel connected, even if you're listening to it in your headphones. If you're in need of a little togetherness, check out our latest Spotify playlist.
Rapper Kap G shares how he successfully speaks to his community while pursuing creative control.
Aja Kahti is drawn to music to express her purest ideas; here’s how she takes ownership of her entrepreneurial path to preserve her creativity.
When Christine McConnell's Netflix show got canceled, instead of wallowing in her sorrows, she got to work. To learn how the artist is funding her new show through membership, read on.
It’s an honor helping creators of all kinds gain financial freedom and creative independence with the help of the tools we build. Learn about our philosophies and principles from our Head of Product, Wyatt Jenkins.
As Patreon continues to grow, funding more and more creators, we have an amazing opportunity — we get to scale our growth with diversity and inclusion as a core principle. Read on to learn about our progress, and our plans for the future.
We know your patrons are here because of you, not us — that's why creators on Patreon have full control of their patrons data. To learn what that means for you, and to get tips on how to manage that data safely, read on.
Last month we kicked off some product improvements with two goals in mind: helping you get more patrons, and making sure the patrons you have are happy and sticking with your membership. Today we're back with updates and tips to help you grow your Patreon.
Singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza shares why she doesn’t really see Patreon as an artist to fan platform, but a human to human platform.
Alissa White-Gluz is one of the most versatile vocalists in metal today. To learn about her life in metal, and why Patreon is right for her and her fans, watch now.
What’s the best way to navigate today’s music industry? Pop culture journalist Caitlin White and Patreon managing editor, Erica Campbell chat about music, the industry, and how even the world’s biggest pop stars aren’t immune to its downside.
Don't just find your muse — dance with it. Listen to Patreon's new Spotify playlist and get some inspiration for your next creative project.
We asked our creator partnership lead Joe Barham how musicians can use Patreon to cut out the middleman and connect with fans, here's what we learned!
This month on Hang TIme, #ThankYouPatrons day, Patreon Assembly, Product Sneak Peeks, and more.
On November 2nd, 2019, we will livestream the first-ever Patreon Assembly, a digital summit for artists and creators featuring Killer Mike, Issa Rae, Patton Oswalt, Hannah Hart, and more.
Indie artist Zola Jesus creates a sustainable music career by engaging her fans directly through Patreon.
According to Spin magazine, Anthony Fantano is “today’s most successful music critic.” But it wasn't always that way. To learn about Fantano's journey from unpaid intern to "the internet's busiest music nerd," read on.
Being organized doesn’t have to stunt your creativity, in fact, it can be a huge help! Here’s are 20 tips from creators to help you get organized.
Yes, it's easy to use the same password over and over again. But is it a good idea? To learn more about gauging the health of your Patreon password (and the safety of your account), read on.
We’ve tapped 20 creators to find out their best tips (and some things not to do) to help you find the perfect work and life balance!
It’s time for the next step in Kit’s lifecycle as Geniuslink will be acquiring the Kit assets from Patreon to ensure Kit continues to grow, thrive, and help creators.
How do you balance your creative work with all the other aspects of your life? Our creative community gave us a little insight into how they manage their time.
How do you balance your creative work with all the other aspects of your life, including a 9-5? Our creative community gave us a little insight into how they manage their time.
Wondering how to live a full life while also working full-time as a creator? We’ve checked in with three different Patreon creators to hear how they make it work.
Is your creative work your side hustle? If so, learn how to find balance, make a schedule, and build a creative life that works for you.
No time? No worries! YouTuber, podcaster, and author Hannah Witton gave us her tried and true time management tips!.
At Patreon, we are always working on ways to help you get (and keep) more patrons. To learn what we've been up to recently, read on.
Learn how the creators behind Crime Junkies and The Try Guys have found balance through creative independence.
This month on Hang Time, Jack is joined by Wyatt Jenkins, Patreon's Head of Product, for some exciting updates. Also, photographer Sam Hurd calls in to give creators tips on running their membership businesses.
Glen Henry gives us a behind the scenes look at the business of fatherhood.
Patreon Engineering built for the future by creating DB schema and code that supported features that didn't yet exist in our software.
Did you lose patrons this payday and you can't figure out why? Read on for tips from creators on how to deal with payday drop off.
Patreon has strict privacy policies in place to keep your data safe and secure. But what happens if someone requests information about you or your patrons? Read on to find out.
Exclusive video is a powerful way to keep your patrons coming back for more. Introducing Patreon's new Vimeo integration, which makes posting secure video just for your patrons easier than ever.
Podcast Movement founder Dan Franks gets real about building community, connecting creatives, and where the podcast industry is going.
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