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The Ultimate Guide to Patreon for Musicians

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We’re familiar with the typical crowdfunding formula: a large sum of money is fundraised by many people for a one-time project, like an album release. Patreon allows fans an opportunity to support the ongoing creative career of a musician by pledging small amounts per month, or per creation, in exchange for fun rewards. Most game changing of all, artists are able build a steady, fan-funded income stream with monthly payouts.

The most basic explanation: it’s a subscription service to your favorite indie artists.