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.
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Glen Henry gives us a behind the scenes look at the business of fatherhood.
Podcast Movement founder Dan Franks gets real about building community, connecting creatives, and where the podcast industry is going.
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Learn how Prudence Geerts creates webcomics and illustrations while connecting with her community.
Since creator burnout is real, we went to VidCon 2019 to see what video creators do to stay ahead of it. To see their tips on self-care, read on.
Whether you're a business of one or one hundred, here are creator inspired offsite ideas to help you connect with your team!
Hit the road, zone out, and hone into your creativity with these top vacation spots for creators.
Pack your bags and grab your passport. These five travel content creators will give you a major dose of wanderlust.
You might think that constantly creating content means never taking a break, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 5 tips for creating content on the go.
Let go of the guilt and take a break! These two Patreon creators share how they made taking time off work for them.
Multiple studies prove that taking a break has a positive impact on your work and creativity. So yes, you do need a vacation. A few of our creators share why.
Learn how emotional and financial support from patrons has given these creators the freedom to go their own way.
One of the wonderful things about being a creator on Patreon is that, as soon as you join, you become part of our diverse, supportive, and…
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Four concepts you can learn about building an authentic community from Amanda Palmer.
We're celebrating five (of many!) Patreon drag creators making waves in the community!
Helpful tips for juggling life as a mother and a creator from three women who know.
Kati Morton has a loyal and loving following both on and off Patreon. Find out how this licensed therapist, author, and YouTuber (and Patreon creator!) is making positive impact while making a living.
Learn how Patrick Hinds uses his obsession with true crime to power his Patreon backed podcast.
Paul M. Sutter shares how he grew his patrons and earnings with the Special Offer feature!
As the series finale quickly approaches, these GoT-focused Patreon creators can help you get your theories in order.
Does weird sell? If you ask these ladies it does! Here’s how to create your own weird, wonderful Patreon site to connect with your supporters.
Join Patreon in congratulating these creators nominated for the Shorty Awards!
The “Punch Up the Jam” podcast has hosts Miel Bredouw and Demi Adejuyigbe remixing all your favorite pop hits. Find out how they used Patreon to grow their creative business.
The hosts of Watch What Crappens, now in its seventh year, are audience engagement pros. Here are Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam's tips for connecting with fans.
#BlackGirlMagic is all about celebrating dope, inspirational black women. To put our own spin on it, here are 10 black female-identifying Patreon creators who are making waves right on this very platform.
Here's what podcasters should do two months, one month, and one week before launching on Patreon.
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We talked to Patreon creator and marketing expert Suzanne Yada about how to successfully use social media ads.
Creator Aaron Mahnke delivers stories from the darkest corners of human history on his popular Lore podcast and he gave us the insight on how Patreon helped him to connect with his audience.
What’s so great about Patreon? TV show creator and writer Gloria Calderón Kellett shares how she and artist husband Dave can support a flexible lifestyle, family, and fellow artists.
Rebecca Loebe thought she was too busy to offer something special, but he found special offers easier than she expected.
Fun and unique rewards that can help creators engage with and connect to their loyal fanbase.
Mastermind groups aren’t just for businesses — creatives can use the support, camaraderie, and brainstorming, too.
From creative performances to expert panels — from executive keynotes to podcasts tapings — SXSW 2019 offered fresh takes on entrepreneurship, entertainment, and making content that fosters a community. Here are the key themes from this year's festival.
We wrapped up our SXSW residency on Rainey Street with more creator-centric panels featuring podcast and other industry experts. Plus, Jack welcomed Amanda Palmer and Ben Folds on stage to talk about how creators can engage with their communities.
Day 2 of SXSW was magic: we hosted five panels and performances onsite at the #HouseOfCreativity before the sun went down, and across town, Jack brought down another house. At night, six artists took the stage for a must-see musical showcase. Read on!
Patreon is in Austin, Texas, for SXSW and we're recapping all the festival fun happening at our #HouseOfCreativity on Rainey Street. Day One featured The Try Guys, Hannahlyze This, and memorable music from industry icons.
Curious about how cognitive bias impacts content creation? We sat in on a panel David Dylan Thomas (of Think Company) hosted at SXSW, and took notes on how our cognitive biases seep into everything we create.
Want to know what makes a podcast so successful? A panel of experts met in Austin, TX, and laid out the five fundamentals at a hot SXSW panel. Don't worry, we took all the notes and are sharing them with you.
Want to launch a membership business but don't know how? Our Creator Partnerships Lead, Alexis Gay, gives you steps for success in this SXSW session.
With countless options to absorb all things film, music, and more - where do you start with SXSW panels? We know that scheduling the perfect panel programming agenda ain't easy, so we’ve done the work for you.
Patreon is heading to SXSW and showcasing creator panels, live performances, and more at our House of Creativity. Get all the details in this post and we'll see you in Austin!
Interested in collaborating, co-mingling, and getting to know other creators just like you while at SXSW? Check out our list of meetups for creators!
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