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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.
Erica 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.
Erica 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.
Erica Hawkins
How to Boost your Income on Patreon with a Special Offer
We think you creators deserve a raise, and we want to help you get one. That’s why we’re here to tell you about an exciting strategy that…
Christine 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…
Olivia 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.
Olivia Seitz
5 Podcasters Share Their Biggest Tip on Promoting a Podcast
Once you’ve started a podcast, how do you build your audience? To answer this question, we asked 5 successful podcasters in the Patreon…
Olivia 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…
Nathan 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…
Sean 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…
Ellie MacBride
The 7 Best Podcast Promotion Strategies (And How to Use Them)
With over 1 in 3 Americans  now having listened to a podcast, it’s getting easier and more attractive to start and grow your own show. The…
Nat Eliason
These 35 Creators Earned Over $150,000 Each on Patreon in 2016 – Meet Them!
Finally, ”starving” and “artist” no longer need to be joined at the hip. Patreon is, hands down, the best place for creators to get paid. In…
Taryn Arnold
6 Ways to Make Money from Your Podcast
So you’ve got your own podcast. You’ve invested in the right equipment, spent hours planning/recording/editing episodes, and even mastered…
Kati Holland
How Easy Allies Became One of the Highest Earning Creators Overnight
After thirteen years, longstanding game review site GameTrailers.com was forced to shut down and nine remaining employees told to leave…
Ellie MacBride