Paul M. Sutter shares how he grew his patrons and earnings with the Special Offer feature!
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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.
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See how two best friends and podcasters are changing the way we talk about mental health.
We talked to Patreon creator and marketing expert Suzanne Yada about how to successfully use social media ads. Read our tips from the workshop and watch the full video.
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.
Indie artist Zola Jesus creates a sustainable music career by engaging her fans directly through Patreon.
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!
Creating is hard. Living a creative life, and turning it into a sustainable business, is ridiculously hard. But don’t give up quite yet.
Attending SXSW this March and looking for a guide on how to survive the festival? This guide is for you!
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Impostor syndrome occurs to everyone, no matter how successful. We talked to our Patreon community to see how they broke the habit.
Burnout doesn’t look the same on everyone. Patreon creator Kati Morton explains what it is and how to deal.
After Facebook changed its algorithm, Films for Action reached their goals with a community-supported model.
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Make your new year resolutions more attainable with these actionable tips for creators.
Explaining to parents and friends that Patreon helps you pay the bills and support your creative career can be a long journey, but it doesn’t have to be. This article can help break it down for them.
A recap of our second annual Thank You Patrons Day: a very deserved day of gratitude for the people who support creators.
Astrophysicist Paul M. Sutter shares how Patreon's Special Offer feature helped his community and earnings grow.
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If you’ve ever wondered how to make money as a writer, Seanan McGuire is one of the best authors to ask. After all, she’s published 43 books in addition to authoring numerous poems and short stories.
Whiskey Tribe is known for their deep knowledge of whiskey and online shenanigans. Learn their top 12 tips and tricks for monetizing a YouTube channel.
Country musician Taylor Ray Holbrook shares his path to fame, along with his success on YouTube, iTunes, and Google Play.
Today, singer Peter Hollens produces at least one new music video every other week for his 2 million YouTube subscribers, his 2 million Facebook followers, and hundreds of thousands of other fans on Instagram and Twitter.
Stefan Frandsen shares his love of social media, vlogs, and supporting creators on Patreon.
Ann Kullberg’s marketing coordinator details the strategies they used to gather 100+ patrons during their Patreon launch in January 2018.
Michael Tucker of Lessons from the Screenplay shares how he used Patreon to support the launch of his YouTube channel and transition into a full-time video essay creator.
Professor Steve Keen, an anti-economist creating “realistic economics for the post-crash world,” describes how he built an impressive $6,000+ Patreon page in only one year.
Sol Hanna shares what it’s like to run a Patreon page for a non-profit organization. Plus, how Patreon allows the Buddhist Society of Western Australia to tap into global funding.
The Great War is a phenomenon. From July 28, 2014 — the centennial anniversary of World War I — to today, the Great War team has published…