When should you start a Patreon?

A question that gets asked often is "When should I start a Patreon?" or some other sustainable funding source? Many authors feel that they're not "big enough" or they don't have a big enough following. They might know what they have to offer, though that's a different...

Will anyone read what I post?

As authors, we're always concerned about reaching our readers. If we publish a book, will they come? When we post on our blog, will our readers see it and respond? Our Patreons are no different. We worry, especially if we have a low number of supporters that what we...

What if no one reads my Patreon?

Writing into the void is a common concern among writers. Whether it's social media posts, blog posts, or even books or short stories, writers worry that whatever they write won't be read. It's the same with Patreon (or Ko-Fi) posts. What if no one reads them? It helps...

Review: Paid Memberships Pro

One of the options you may want to think about instead of a Patreon, especially since they changed their pricing structure, is to have a membership program on your website. With a membership program, your subscribers (patrons) will pay you a certain amount of money...

Should you even worry with micropayments?

One of the selling points of Ko-Fi, Patreon, and other sites is that it allows you to leverage the power of small payments, such as $1-2 in order to garner more support. The goal is that the more people you can get to support you at a smaller level, the bigger your...

Do I have to stay on topic? (Patreon Content)

When it comes to creating content for anything, your blog, your Patreon, you may wonder if you need to stay on topic or theme. What if inspiration strikes and you really want to write about something? Should you? Will it hurt? While topics and themes help your readers...