YouTube looks to merch and memberships to make creators more money
Because ads aren't the only way YouTubers can earn cash.
Patreon promises a simple solution for selling merch
It's buying Kit to take the pain out of rewarding supporters.
Patreon lets creators share progress through Snapchat-like stories
Patreon Lens offers a behind-the-scenes look with a minimum of effort.
Patreon nixes controversial fee increase amid backlash
However, many creators have already been hurt by the decision.
Patreon’s fee change punishes supporters who make small pledges
It’s bad for both creators and patrons.
Patreon is shifting processing fees from creators to supporters
Many creators are worried this will wipe out their $1 to $5 pledges.
Kickstarter's Drip takes on Patreon with subscription crowdfunding
It has a few features that might set it apart from competitors.
The real consequences of Patreon's adult content crackdown
The site altered its policy, causing uncertainty in the sex work community.
New Patreon tools help creators connect with backers
They can take care of time-consuming admin tasks so you don't have to.