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Patreon 101

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.
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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.
Wyatt Jenkins
Membership 101 | The 15 Best Practices To Launch and Grow Your Patreon Program [Video!]
So you want to know more about memberships programs? We could literally talk to you about it all day (today and tomorrow). Instead of…
Kate Holt
Welcome to Patreon U
At Patreon U, you’ll learn all the necessary steps on the path to earning a sustainable income on Patreon.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tiers and Benefits Best Practices
The Value Exchange In order to set your tiers and benefits up for success, it’s important to understand how the value exchange works with…
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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…
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