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Igniting a Podcast Movement: An Interview with Dan Franks

Podcast Movement founder Dan Franks gets real about building community, connecting creatives, and where the podcast industry is going.

August 09, 2019Muriel Vega

Meet Sickboy, the comedy podcast that's changing the way we think about illness (and life)

Sickboy is unlike any medical podcast you've heard before. Read on to find out how this radical podcast is using comedy to change the culture around chronic illness.

June 28, 2019Matt St. John

5 Drag Creators Creating Bigger Than Life Content

We're celebrating five (of many!) Patreon drag creators making waves in the community!

June 11, 2019Muriel Vega

Five Takeaways From the Atlantic Podcast Summit

The Atlantic Podcast Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia was full of useful information for podcasters of all levels. Read on to learn what the event's key take aways for podcasters were.

May 28, 2019Matt St. John

5 Patreon Podcasters You’ll Want to Catch at PodX

If you’re heading to PodX, make sure you check out these 5 expert podcasters.

May 28, 2019Nicole Ortiz

Patrick Hinds is Obsessed: See How Patreon Brought This True Crime Podcast to Life

Learn how Patrick Hinds uses his obsession with true crime to power his Patreon backed podcast.

May 16, 2019Fiona Tapp

Trying to Figure Out Your Best Special Offer? Paul M. Sutter says, “Experiment!”

Paul M. Sutter shares how he grew his patrons and earnings with the Special Offer feature!

May 16, 2019Zaedryn Rook

This Might Get Weird, But it Totally Works. How to Build a Tailored Patreon Site for Your Devoted Fans.

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.

May 09, 2019Amanda Derrick

“Punch up the Jam” Creators Share How They Connect with Their Fans

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.

April 30, 2019Fiona Tapp

How Watch What Crappens Connects With their Fans By Celebrating Their Uniqueness

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.

April 30, 2019Muriel Vega

#BlackGirlMagic: 10 Patreon Creators Who Inspire Us Daily

#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.

April 28, 2019Jasmine Williams

The Podcaster’s Guide to Launching on Patreon

Here's what podcasters should do two months, one month, and one week before launching on Patreon.

April 24, 2019Susan Johnston Taylor

How “Hannahlyze This” Uses Patreon to Talk About Mental Health

See how two best friends and podcasters are changing the way we talk about mental health.

April 23, 2019Katherine Hosmer

How Lore Brings the Darker Elements of Human History to the Masses

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.

April 19, 2019Fiona Tapp

Super Busy Singer is Still Busy, Still Seeing Results with Special Offers

Rebecca Loebe thought she was too busy to offer something special, but he found special offers easier than she expected.

April 16, 2019Zaedryn Rook

6 Themes We Saw at SXSW 2019

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.

March 15, 2019Erica Hawkins

Patreon at SXSW: 5 Things We Learned about Fighting Bias with Content

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.

March 10, 2019Erica Hawkins

Patreon at SXSW: 5 Things We Learned at So, You Think You Can Podcast?

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.

March 09, 2019Erica Hawkins

How to Boost your Income on Patreon with a Special Offer

We recently launched our Special Offer feature and are loving seeing creators' success with it! To help you get the most out of Special Offers, we put together a list of Patreon Special Offer best practices.

August 15, 2018Christine Donaldson

19 Patreon Rewards for Podcasters to Offer Their Fans

Have you ever wanted to know what top podcasters do to incentivize and reward their loyal fans? This article pulls together 19 of the most lucrative rewards that podcasters can offer through a membership-based business model.

July 24, 2018Olivia Seitz

What Affects How Much I Can Make on Patreon? (With Examples from Top Earners)

We're sometimes asked, "How much can I make on Patreon?" We can’t look into a crystal ball and predict the future. But we can tell you what factors influence your earning potential.

May 30, 2018Olivia Seitz

5 Podcasters Share Their Biggest Tip on Promoting a Podcast

Once you’ve started a podcast, how do you build your audience? We asked 5 successful podcasters in the Patreon community. Some of them earn over $1,000 per episode; others have listeners in the tens of thousands.

December 22, 2017Olivia Seitz

How The Fantasy Footballers’ Podcast Grew Revenues To Support 4 Full-Time Creators

Andy Holloway, Mike Wright, Jason Moore, and Brooks Carmean are living the creator’s dream. They make a full time living. All year long…

October 26, 2017Nathan Collier

44 Award-Nominated Podcasts & Their Top Rated Episodes

In 2 days, the Academy of Podcasters  will be handing out awards for outstanding quality in 18 podcasting categories. Out of the 189 total…

August 21, 2017Sean Baeyens

How Kinda Funny Built the Most Engaged Community on Patreon

In January of 2015, four video game vets quit their long-held day jobs at IGN to collectively work on a new project focused on nerdy gaming…

August 15, 2017Ellie MacBride

The 7 Best Podcast Promotion Strategies (And How to Use Them)

Many podcasters use Patreon to grow audiences and earn support, so we reached out to them and other podcasting pros for advice on the most effective strategies to promote your podcast, whether you’re just starting out or already have an audience.

April 13, 2017Nat Eliason

These 34 Creators Earned Over $150,000 Each on Patreon in 2016 – Meet Them!

Meet a dynamic group of high-earning Patreon creators and learn more about their businesses. Get ready to be inspired!

January 06, 2017Taryn Arnold

6 Ways to Make Money from Your Podcast

Are you looking to make money from podcasting? Here are some great ways to make your podcast income dreams a reality.

December 23, 2016Kati Holland

How Easy Allies Became One of the Highest Earning Creators Overnight

Within a matter of a few days, GameTrailers.com went from closing up shop to bringing in over $30,000 in monthly pledges from their fans using Patreon, under the new name, Easy Allies. Here, they share their story.

May 10, 2016Ellie MacBride