Facebook’s new Fan Subscription program takes a 30% cut and a perpetual worldwide license for your content?
I tried to find new people to support on Patreon and you’ll never guess what happened next.
Tumblr announced on Monday that it will ban all adult content starting Dec. 17.
“…why don’t the people who are so enraged about [Star Wars] just move on to something else?”
I first learned of Shawn Crystal through his podcast, not his art. Skottie Young tweeted that he was recently a guest on InkPulp Audio, so I listened and was entranced by a discussion less about any specific series and more about the storytelling process and how their backgrounds shaped their styles. Later I read comics […]
A couple weeks ago, we told you about Mission Comics in San Francisco having a community meeting after they’d experienced some sales drops and were concerned about staying in business. They had the meeting and the upshot is that the store will attempt to stay open and Patreon is being used to supplement the business. […]
Jacke Conte has finally spoken. We’ve heard you loud and clear. We’re not going to rollout the changes to our payments system that we announced last week. We still have to fix the problems that those changes addressed, but we’re going to fix them in a different way, and we’re going to work with you to come […]
Last Wednesday and Thursday, Patreon told their creators and patrons they were changing their fee structure. It’s been a fiasco. They’ve been silent since updating their blog post on the fee changes and it’s a very real possibility that the silence will cost them dearly. Patreon has succeeded wildly in two things: 1. It elevated […]
The creative community is still waiting on Patreon to officially address the new policy of passing transaction fees on to the patrons (backers), but it appears that co-founder and figurehead Jack Conte has been calling some of creators to discuss the situation with them. Jeph Jacques, the cartoonist behind Questionable Content (over 5,300 patrons as of […]
Seems like it’s a season of change in Crowdfunding. Last week, we talked with Spike about Drip, Kickstarter’s answer to Patreon and now Patreon’s announced a change in their billing structure. Announced yesterday to creators and today to patrons (backers), this is how Patreon phrases it on their FAQ page: “With this update, creators will […]