Getting people to head over to your Patreon and support you is awkward – right?! You don’t want to constantly spam their feeds with “Support me on Patreon!!” but you also don’t want them to forget that you’re doing awesome stuff over there. I’ve always been a fan of simple, subtle marketing. Of course it’s important
A big shout out this week to Jonathan Young for posting a super honest, straightforward update to his patrons about falling behind and learning to manage his workload better, and some changes to his reward tiers to make it more feasible to maintain, and to give more patrons access to rewards. Patreon is a process, never
“I spent the last three afternoons on this project. I wanted to get your opinion and suggestions before I post it.” -Tyler Ward It’s simple – but it makes his patrons feel special, important, and involved!
This week’s win isn’t so much about a creator as her group of patrons – a community that mobilized to save someone’s life; to successfully prevent a suicide. There are some creators I follow who have built amazingly close-knit communities of people across the world. These groups are more than just fans talking about the creator’s work; it’s a place to share,
This week’s shout out goes to a talented, humble, sweet artist whose drawings make us all feel a little better. 🙂 She started sharing blog posts with her patrons in which she is completely honest about the art process, her own doubts and successes, and what she’s thinking about. I won’t give you all the
What really stood out to me this week on Patreon is a creator who shared a series of “failed” pieces and how he fixed or learned from them. Instead of tossing them aside and being glad no one realized he’s not perfect (ha!), he shared pictures with his patrons and described the imperfections and what
For this week’s win, I have to give a shout out to Tiffany Alvord. She has built an amazing community on Patreon (“Team Tiffany”), with a goal not just of sharing her music, but centered around positivity and hope as well. She sends her patrons out in the world every week on a “Project Sm:)es”