Considering Patreon has doubled in the past year, it’s safe to say the opportunity to make money on it isn’t disappearing any time soon — so you might want to get on it!If you’re just now venturing into the Patreon world, author and podcaster Joanna Penn offers these three tips for success. She had made $21k from Patreon at the time of publication.
Many Patreon campaigns offer perks like high-resolution art or early video access, but patrons usually aren’t just buying access to art, the way they might back a product on Kickstarter. They’re also not making charitable donations to solve a specific problem, like they might on GoFundMe. Instead, Patreon offers individuals the opportunity to provide a more profound level of support: donors aren’t just supporting art; they’re supporting a person, an art style, or an idea.