In times of uncertainty, maintaining sanity nonetheless an income stream from Patreon can be extra challenging, but we all need to remind ourselves that there are better days ahead and this too shall pass.
For a lot of us, our work lives online, and in times like this, our work can provide immense comfort, stimulation, and normalcy for those who can’t go on with their day to day lives. So know your work is especially meaningful during this time.
So keep on creating. Keep on building. Stay healthy and look after your community.
We’re all in this together.
Setting up rewards for Patreon is a bit of a conundrum. What do I offer? Does offering rewards really matter? How many reward tiers should I have? Is any of this actually helping me earn more money?
So, I looked at over 1500 active Patreon users* across all categories who have a minimum of 100 pledges to figure out what’s working for creators.
Does having more reward tiers encourage a higher contribution per patron?
When you look at the average pledge per patron, creators with more reward tiers do earn more per patron:
Takeaway: More reward tiers may net you…
There’s been a lot of controversy lately about how “fake” social media is (see: the Essena O’Neill controversy), but social media is equally the platform for starting conversations about the real, unedited problems of daily life.
For every asinine social media post on 10 Tips to Lose 20lbs in 2 Days!, there is a post about everyday issues that aren’t being covered on TV or in mainstream media.
If you’re having a problem that no one else in your immediate social circle is going through, social media can be a crucial support system.
Akin to hearing a song on the…
Never judge a YouTuber by just their latest video.
The often unseen story of a popular YouTuber includes years of work, hundreds of videos, and the persistence to keep making videos even when no one is watching or viewers are trolling.
OKOA looked at the most subscribed beauty YouTubers* to see how many years and how many videos it took to build a fanbase to that lofty 1 million number.
OKOA is a tool for content creators and makers to better manage and understand their earnings.