Patreon Has Paid Out $1 Billion From 4 Million Fans

reon has paid out $1 billion to creators since launch, the fan funding and patronage site announced this week. That milestone comes from the direct support of the 4 million patrons using the platform – an increase of a million patrons in less than a year.

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Patreon Adds $60M To ‘Take Membership To The Next Level’

Creator subscription platform Patreon has raised an additional $60 million that it says will be used "to take creator memberships to a whole new level."  Patreon has more than 3. Continue reading

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5 Music Crowdfunding Myths – Busted! [Ariel Hyatt]

Crowdfunding has become a key tool in the DIY artist toolkit, but doing it successfully is harder than it looks. Here Cyber PR's Ariel Hyatt does a little myth busting. Continue reading

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How To Build Your Crowdfunding Team – A Musician’s Guide

Ariel Hyatt's best selling book CROWDSTART is now a 3-part masterclass – Cyber PR LAB 9.  With leading crowdfunding service PledgeMusic at least temporarily offline, this must-read book excerpt and. Continue reading

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Patreon Raises Some Prices, Reports 100K Creators Earn $500M Yearly

[UPDATED] Patreon has added new tier pricing which mean higher fees for many new creators using the fan funding platform. To take advantage of the lower grandfathered rates, creators must. Continue reading

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BUSINESS OF INDIE: SXSW 2019 • Third Man Turns 10 • Ben Folds + Patreon • AIM • More

In this week's edition of the Business Of Indie, SXSW 2019 is in full indie swing, Jack White's Third Man turn 10, Ben Fold embraces fan subscription site Patreon and. Continue reading

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Patreon Payments To Creators Fall After Fan Payments Flagged As Fraudulent

Musicians and other creators are reporting a significant drop in payouts from fans because Patreon is declining a significant numbers of their fan subscribers payments on the patronage platform. Many. Continue reading

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Amanda Palmer Has Earned $2.8M With ‘Punk’ Crowdfunding

For some artists, asking fans for money is a bridge too far. But if they'd followed the career of Amanda Palmer, who has raised more than $2.8 million by "making. Continue reading

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Snapchat Gets Musical with BandsInTown, Patreon, Pandora, SoundHound, Eventbrite More

[UPDATED] Music related services including BandsInTown, Patreon, Eventbrite, Pandora and SoundHound are among the first to take advantage of Snap Kit, a new developer platform connecting Snapchat with apps and. Continue reading

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WED. BRIEF: Facebook Adds Music Features • Patreon Acquires Kit • Midem Day 1 Recap • More

WEDNESDAY 6.6.18 Music Business News From Around The Web  Updated continuously under our More News tab

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