Erik Newton is creating The Together Show Podcast and Magazine
43

patrons

$243
per month
Hello!

If you’re here, it’s because you want to support the show and be part of the Together community. Thank you!

Who We Are

We created Together the–Podcast and Magazine–because we believe that relationships are our best access to learning about ourselves and the world we live in. We also believe that amazing partnerships are a matter of skill, not luck, and we obsess over what it takes to create them.

Together explores these questions in what we hope is an honest and thoughtful way, free of salesy hucksterism and overhyped gurus. Together is about real people exploring important questions.

Our Situation

Together was a passion project from the start. It is important to us that the Podcast and Magazine remain free to access.

Producing a podcast and magazine, however, is far more resource intensive than you might guess. So we’re asking you to join our community here on Patreon as a way of keeping this project sustainable.

If you think that what we’re doing provides value, please consider donating any amount that you can comfortably give. It doesn’t take much in the aggregate, and it means more to us than we can possibly express. Thank you!

What You Get

As a supporter at any level, you’ll get the following:
  • Unedited Full Length Interviews (when our guests agree)
  • Bonus Clips
  • Early Access to Some Interviews
  • A Community Of Other Listeners

I’ll also be adding live-chat with me as soon as Patreon ads that functionality.

Thank you for your support. I can’t tell you what a difference it makes!

How We’re Using Money

Here’s a basic list of our expenses:

  • People Who Run Together: We have a managing editor at the magazine, a producer/editor on the podcast, a web designer, an art director, an illustrator, and a graphic designer. They all need to get paid. 
  • Images: We pay for nearly every photo you see on the site.  We believe it's important to support photographers. 
  • Writers: Likewise, we don't believe in asking professional writers to work for free, and pay most contributors to our site. 
  • Web Hosting and Audio Hosting: We pay for hosting the website in one place, and hosting the podcasts in another. 
  • Software: Apps like Mailchimp, Hootsuite, and CRM's - they make the world go round, and it seems like there's always another.
  • Gear: Audio gear and computers get old and die (my little Mac is about finished). 
  • Travel for Interviews: Unfortunately, not all our guests live in San Francisco. 
  • Professional Services: Every business needs bookkeeping and accounting, 
  • State and Municipal Fees: The government always wants a cut.
  • Me (Erik:) As the host and founder of Together, I spend almost every waking moment working on it—and my fiancee really likes it when I can contribute to the groceries.  
Anyway, it's not cheap. Thank you again for your support!
Tiers
The Basic Package!
$1 or more per month 11 patrons
Yes, we totally want you to donate more... But if this is all you can afford, you still get the whole package. That includes bonus clips, early access to certain episodes, and unedited interviews. 
The Upgrade!
$2 or more per month 27 patrons
Why Not Double Your Impact? Seriously though - whatever you can manage. 
Pledge $15 or more per month
4 patrons
You're Really Kind of Amazing. You're going above and beyond here, and we want you to know that it's a huge thing. Thank you. 
Pledge $25 or more per month
4 patrons
Hero Territory. You're heading down the hero path at this point. Thank you. This is far more than we have any right to expect, and it makes a big difference.  At this level, you'll get free access to all of our live events (we do actually have a few in the works).
Pledge $50 or more per month
1 patron
We Have Feelings For You. This is a little awkward, but we need you to know that we think about you a lot. Like all the time, and it makes us happy. Thank you. You're way beyond hero at this point. We're sending you a mug.
Pledge $100 or more per month
0 patrons
Want To Go On A Date? We're making you dinner at our place - you deserve at least that (and a whole lot more).  And if you can't make dinner here, then it's a live hangout on the interwebs and you can ask us anything you want - communication is vital to a healthy relationship after all.
Pledge $250 or more per month
0 of 5 patrons
We're Going Steady.  We've been meaning to tell you how we feel for a long time, and we finally got up the courage.  Want to come on the show?  At this level, you get to be a guest commentator!  Hurray!
Goals
$243 of $450 per month
Wow - our hosting budget and our expenses to license photos are both covered when we meet this goal. Thank you. This is more helpful than you know!
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Hello!

If you’re here, it’s because you want to support the show and be part of the Together community. Thank you!

Who We Are

We created Together the–Podcast and Magazine–because we believe that relationships are our best access to learning about ourselves and the world we live in. We also believe that amazing partnerships are a matter of skill, not luck, and we obsess over what it takes to create them.

Together explores these questions in what we hope is an honest and thoughtful way, free of salesy hucksterism and overhyped gurus. Together is about real people exploring important questions.

Our Situation

Together was a passion project from the start. It is important to us that the Podcast and Magazine remain free to access.

Producing a podcast and magazine, however, is far more resource intensive than you might guess. So we’re asking you to join our community here on Patreon as a way of keeping this project sustainable.

If you think that what we’re doing provides value, please consider donating any amount that you can comfortably give. It doesn’t take much in the aggregate, and it means more to us than we can possibly express. Thank you!

What You Get

As a supporter at any level, you’ll get the following:
  • Unedited Full Length Interviews (when our guests agree)
  • Bonus Clips
  • Early Access to Some Interviews
  • A Community Of Other Listeners

I’ll also be adding live-chat with me as soon as Patreon ads that functionality.

Thank you for your support. I can’t tell you what a difference it makes!

How We’re Using Money

Here’s a basic list of our expenses:

  • People Who Run Together: We have a managing editor at the magazine, a producer/editor on the podcast, a web designer, an art director, an illustrator, and a graphic designer. They all need to get paid. 
  • Images: We pay for nearly every photo you see on the site.  We believe it's important to support photographers. 
  • Writers: Likewise, we don't believe in asking professional writers to work for free, and pay most contributors to our site. 
  • Web Hosting and Audio Hosting: We pay for hosting the website in one place, and hosting the podcasts in another. 
  • Software: Apps like Mailchimp, Hootsuite, and CRM's - they make the world go round, and it seems like there's always another.
  • Gear: Audio gear and computers get old and die (my little Mac is about finished). 
  • Travel for Interviews: Unfortunately, not all our guests live in San Francisco. 
  • Professional Services: Every business needs bookkeeping and accounting, 
  • State and Municipal Fees: The government always wants a cut.
  • Me (Erik:) As the host and founder of Together, I spend almost every waking moment working on it—and my fiancee really likes it when I can contribute to the groceries.  
Anyway, it's not cheap. Thank you again for your support!

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Tiers
The Basic Package!
$1 or more per month 11 patrons
Yes, we totally want you to donate more... But if this is all you can afford, you still get the whole package. That includes bonus clips, early access to certain episodes, and unedited interviews. 
The Upgrade!
$2 or more per month 27 patrons
Why Not Double Your Impact? Seriously though - whatever you can manage. 
Pledge $15 or more per month
4 patrons
You're Really Kind of Amazing. You're going above and beyond here, and we want you to know that it's a huge thing. Thank you. 
Pledge $25 or more per month
4 patrons
Hero Territory. You're heading down the hero path at this point. Thank you. This is far more than we have any right to expect, and it makes a big difference.  At this level, you'll get free access to all of our live events (we do actually have a few in the works).
Pledge $50 or more per month
1 patron
We Have Feelings For You. This is a little awkward, but we need you to know that we think about you a lot. Like all the time, and it makes us happy. Thank you. You're way beyond hero at this point. We're sending you a mug.
Pledge $100 or more per month
0 patrons
Want To Go On A Date? We're making you dinner at our place - you deserve at least that (and a whole lot more).  And if you can't make dinner here, then it's a live hangout on the interwebs and you can ask us anything you want - communication is vital to a healthy relationship after all.
Pledge $250 or more per month
0 of 5 patrons
We're Going Steady.  We've been meaning to tell you how we feel for a long time, and we finally got up the courage.  Want to come on the show?  At this level, you get to be a guest commentator!  Hurray!