Patreon () is a membership platform that provides business tools for creators to run a subscription content service, as well as ways for artists to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or "patrons." It is popular among YouTube videographers, webcomic artists, writers, podcasters, musicians, and other categories of creators who post regularly online. It allows artists to receive funding directly from their fans, or patrons, on a recurring basis or per work of art. The company, started by musician Jack Conte and developer Sam Yam in 2013, is based in San Francisco.

Wikipedia
Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • This week, the Academy of Podcasters will be handing out 18 awards for exceptional quality in a podcasting category. Here are the 44 nominees using Patreon and their top rated episodes. The post 44 Award-Nominated Podcasts & Their Top Rated Episodes appeared first on The Patreon Blog.

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
Patreon
Patreon
Page Design Update

Best way for artists and creators to get sustainable income and connect with fans | Patreon

Before Best way for artists and creators to get sustainable income and connect with fans | Patreon
After Best way for artists and creators to get sustainable income and connect with fans | Patreon
Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • Kameron Hurley is busy. Aside from authoring The Stars are Legion, The Geek Feminist Revolution essay collection, as well as the God’s War Trilogy... The post 3 Ways Kameron Hurley Is Reinventing How Writers Get Paid appeared first on The Patreon Blog.

Patreon
Patreon
Page Design Update

Best way for artists and creators to get sustainable income and connect with fans | Patreon

Before Best crowdfunding site for artists and creators | Patreon
After Best way for artists and creators to get sustainable income and connect with fans | Patreon
Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • Each year in June, thousands of video creators, industries, and passionate fans gather in sunny Anaheim, California for the world’s largest conference celebrating online video content of all kinds. Over the years, VidCon has become the place for creators to learn from the experts, brush shoulders with others in the industry, and connect with heaps... The post Don’t Miss These 7 Creators at VidCon...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • Meet Bing Futch, a musician who is producing music and videos all about the Blues and an intriguing instrument called the dulcimer. Location: Orlando, Florida Patreon Page: www.patreon.com/bingfutch Q+A with Bing Futch   Describe, in your own words, what it is that you create: Music and video! I play Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Native American flute, ukulele and keyboards, but […] The post How ...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power. Or the climbing, falling colors of a rainbow. —Maya Angelou Mothers: They are love, wisdom, and power—all wrapped up into one warm, selfless package. Life—with all its joys and adventures—would literally not exist without them. But motherhood is also a […] The post How Four Full-Time Creators Leverage Motherhood to Ins...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • In an earnest attempt to prevent FOMO from our upcoming event (which you can still RSVP for), we asked the Portland Indie Game Squad (or PIGSquad) to share some of their biggest Patreon learnings with us. Here is some advice on how a non-profit is using Patreon for hosting live community events. Q+A with Will Lewis from PIGSquad […] The post How Portland Indie Game Squad is using Patreon for Live ...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • “If we can arm future generations with the mindset that the planet is a valuable and singular thing, and that we need to be proactive about stewarding our relationship with it, we can prepare ourselves by raising generations that are defenders of this earth.” About the Creators Casson Trenor (the writer) and Caia Koopman (the […] The post How Two Artists Are Saving The Ocean With A Children’s Book...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  •   Patreon is like that dreamy cottage in the middle of the woods. If you’re an artist, you know exactly what I mean: We all want to be there, surrounded by trees (or the sea), with lots of tea and coffee, endless snacks, mountains of art supplies (or maybe instruments), music and blankets, and just […] The post How Illustrator Fran Meneses Went from Unemployed to Full-Time Artist (and How You Can,...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • 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 rise of podcasts is, in many ways, similar to the rise of blogs. Blogs grew more and more popular as a way for people to create their own newspapers, magazines, […] The post The 7 Best Podcast Promotion Strategies (And How to Use Them) appeared first on The Patr...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • You’ve reached that proud point in your career that you’ve been striving for – your fanbase is growing. Exponentially. You’re watching your follower numbers tick upward every day – five figures, six figures, seven figures… You’re probably half-celebrating, and half-suppressing a panic attack. You may be thinking, “How the heck am I going to stay in […] The post 7 Tips for Staying Connected With Yo...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • You’ve worked your butt off to build a large, engaged following of fans. You’ve been replying to comments, getting to know your fans on a personal level, and have built up a great sense of tribe with them. Now that you have an amazing community, let’s start promoting the “-unity” and help your fans get […] The post Building Community: How to Connect Your Fans to Each Other appeared first on The Pa...

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • We are really excited to join this year’s MoCCA festival! We are bringing two Patreon creators to showcase their amazing work in the entrance of the exhibitors hall. The Creators Lucy Bellwood   A professional adventure cartoonist working out of Helioscope (formerly Periscope Studio) in Portland, OR. Lucy’s comic projects have covered a range of […]

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • Meet Extra Credits – a video lessons series presented by game designer James Portnow, animator/narrator Daniel Floyd, and a talented team of artists! Location: Seattle, WA Patreon Page: www.patreon.com/ExtraCredits Q+A with the Extra Credits Team   Describe, in your own words, what it is that you create: We make a history show! Our Patreon supporters pick a topic […]

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • We are thrilled to join Portland Design Week with Patreon creator Portland Indie Game Squad for a night of local-made games and art! Games will be open for everyone to play and all artists (or non-artists!) are welcome to make game-inspired art. Also, join the legendary Art Battle — a competition of lightening round artwork creation over […]

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • Meet Danny O’Dwyer, a producer who launched a full-time career creating video game documentaries! Location: Oakland, CA Patreon Page: www.patreon.com/dannyodwyer Q+A with Danny O’Dwyer   How did you get your start as a video game documentary producer? Before YouTube exploded I used to make internet videos around video games with my friends. It was all a means […]

Patreon
Patreon
Blog Post
  • A typical lunch at Patreon stars the daily New York Times Crossword. Every day at 12:30, you’ll find teammates crowding around the word puzzle with a “driver” (why yes, it is I) who reads the clues aloud and 8-10 guessers who chime in, mouths full, with the answers they’re proud to know. Thursday’s crossword had […]

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.