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Community
No algorithms, no trolls, just community the way it's supposed to be.
Kinda Funny isn’t us building something in secret. We’re building something with you and for you.
Creators with community-based tiers
Kina Grannis
Facilitates her community of her patrons (called “hedgehogs”) with a private chat and forum for patrons.
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Fantasy Footballers
Podcast hosts use community features powered by Patreon on their own site to create a home for their fantasy football fans.
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Dead End Hip Hop
Media company connects directly with their fans via private Facebook group and live question and answers on Patreon.
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Exclusives
Creators going the extra mile to provide value for their patrons.
I first launched my Patreon page as a way to fund the content that we were putting out on a weekly basis. Now, we use Patreon as a membership program to not only fund content, but to hold local events and give supporters exclusive perks.
Creators with exclusive tiers
Doughboys
Delivers a variety of patron only content at different tiers. Ideal model for podcasters.
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RossDraws
Illustrator offers behind the scenes process videos, video hangouts, and insightful photoshop layer files just for patrons.
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Captain Disillusion
Video hoax debunker shares exclusive video content like bloopers and deleted scenes.
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Jake & Amir
Video creators give personalized shout outs and patron-only access to the previous episodes of their video series.
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Juicy Scoop
Pop culture podcast host shares bonus material with patrons and let’s them choose which content remains patron only and what gets shared out publicly.
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Andrew Huang
Singer songwriter’s patrons get instant access to hundreds of exclusive tracks that are only on Patreon and packs of samples he uses in his songs.
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Access
Access to posts on Patreon is the easiest way to run a Patreon.
To me, Patreon is the future of the music business. To cut out the middle man and make art accessible directly from the artist to the fan, is one of the beauties of internet.
Creators with access-based tiers
Extra Ordinary Comics
Illustrator shares behind the scenes process shots of EXO comics and illustrations.
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Rancho Relaxo
Patrons get exclusive photos of this animal sanctuary’s furry residents.
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NK Jemisin
Science fiction author releases chapter previews of her novels via Patreon posts.
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