CREATE ON YOUR OWN TERMS

Start a membership business to develop a direct relationship with your biggest fans and generate predictable, recurring revenue from your creative work.

Why membership?

Patreon is a creator-founded company, helping creators build membership businesses that empower them to create on their own terms.
Predictable revenue

Generate predictable, recurring revenue from your work through fans who pay you monthly

Fan connection

Connect with your biggest fans directly, free from the ads and algorithms that drive social media

Exclusive benefits

Give your fans what they want: a peek behind the scenes, extras they can’t get elsewhere, and the pride of fueling what you do

How does it work?

Membership is a relationship between you and your most engaged fans — the ones that choose to go a level deeper than just following you on social media. They become paying patrons in exchange for exclusive benefits you offer.
step 1

Tell your fans you're launching on Patreon.

Reach out to fans on your social channels to find out more about what kind of membership benefits they’d be interested in.
step 2

Set up your page and membership tiers, and launch!

Each tier has different benefits for different levels of engagement with you. When you’re ready, launch your membership and tell your fans.
step 3

Develop relationships by taking them along on the journey.

Share updates, deliver benefits, and build community. Keep up the momentum by sharing on your social channels to bring more fans to Patreon.

Patreon provides a home for your membership business with tools to delights your fans, and access to a community of creators like you.

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