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5 Tools for Managing Your Patreon While You’re on Vacation

Let us take care of business while you take care of yourself. Check out these integrations that’ll help you unplug this summer.

July 15, 2019Katherine Hosmer

Welcome to Patreon U

At Patreon U, you’ll learn all the necessary steps on the path to earning a sustainable income on Patreon.

July 15, 2019Patreon U Team

Build the membership business that’s right for your patrons with Patreon Pro

Want to know how Patreon Pro can help you increase the earnings of your membership business? Read on to take a deep dive into Patreon's new creator plan, Patreon Pro.

June 26, 2019Matt St. John

What can Patreon Premium do for my creative business?

Wondering what our new creator plan Patreon Premium can do for your creative business? Read on to find out.

May 21, 2019Matt St. John

Patreon Payments: A Step-by-Step Guide

Starting on the first of every month, Patreon manages payment transactions for millions of patrons all across the globe, processing millions of dollars. Find out what the Patreon Payments team is doing to ensure creators get paid.

March 01, 2019Patreon Team

Why Isn't Patreon a Discovery Platform? Because Patreon Creators Own the Relationship with their Audience

Our head of Product explains why Patreon focuses on membership, not discovery, to help creators connect to their audience and get paid.

February 27, 2019Wyatt Jenkins

Membership 101 | The 15 Best Practices To Launch and Grow Your Patreon Program [Video!]

New to running a membership program? No problem. We've gathered the top 15 things you need to know about membership programs to help set you up for success.

December 27, 2018Kate Holt

Patreon Logos and Marketing Assets for Creators to Use

To help you with integrating Patreon into your marketing efforts, we’ve gathered an assortment of logos and marketing materials that are free for you to use.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Taxes Overview

Taxes are no joke, whether or not you are a creator. Here are our tips for getting through tax day. Bottom line: Pay your taxes!

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Talking About Patreon

As a creator on Patreon, you will often be asked to explain what Patreon is to your community of fans, potential patrons, and the occasional…

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Figuring Out How Much You Might Make on Patreon

Trying to figure out what your Patreon earnings will be? You've come to the right place. Here are some formulas to help you figure it all out.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Successful Business Models and Letting Your Fans Pay You

To be successful on Patreon, you need to tell your audience that you are committed to making awesome things your fans love AND will pay to have you keep it up. Here are 3 business models for success on the Patreon platform.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Deciding Whether or Not Your Work is Adult Content

Patreon is a place where many types of artists can express themselves. We also need to ensure the browsing experience is sensitive to different age groups, cultures and contexts.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Setting up Your Payment Preferences

Making sure you can get paid is a crucial aspect of getting started with your Patreon account. We offer multiple payout methods to get the money from your patrons and into your bank account.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Tiers and Benefits Best Practices

Offering tiers and benefits provides patrons with something of value in exchange for their ongoing payment. Set yourself up for success with these best practices.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

Deciding Whether You’d Like to Charge Monthly or “Per Creation”

One of the hottest topics among creators as they set up their Patreon pages is how, exactly, to charge patrons. Here at Patreon U, we’re asking successful creators how they do it, and look forward to sharing that insight with you soon.

June 01, 2018Patreon U Team

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