Patreon defends new pricing after user uproar

Patreon yesterday announced a new fee structure, and people aren’t happy. Before the change, pledges were subject to a 5% fee plus payment processing fees, which were anywhere from 2%-10%. Now, instead of the processing fees, the platform makes patrons pay an additional 35 cents plus 2.9% for each pledge made. This adds to the … Continue reading “Patreon’s new payment structure is likely to hurt small creators” Patreon yesterday announced a new fee structure, and people aren’t happy. Before the change, pledges were subject to a 5% fee plus payment processing fees, which were anywhere from 2%-10%. Now, instead of the processing fees, the platform makes patrons pay an additional 35 cents plus 2.9% for each pledge made. This adds to the amount of money that patrons are asked to shell out, rather than having the fees come out of the creators’ income.Read Full Story

Patreon defends new pricing after user uproar

Patreon is defending a new payment structure that critics say hurts smaller artists. The change, which goes into effect on December 18th, adds a processing fee to each individual ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from The Verge

Patreonís fee change punishes supporters who make small pledges

This week, the popular patronage system Patreon made an announcement that has shaken its user base to the core: It's implementing a fee change that will gut the current pledge ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Engadget

Patreon's updated service fee could do more harm than good

Patreon, a platform that makes it easy for people to financially support the artists and creators they love, is making a controversial change to its service fee structure.

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Techspot

Patreon is shifting processing fees from creators to supporters

On December 18th, Patreon will be changing how it handles service fees. Currently, Patreon takes five percent of whatever creators make on the site but because of various processing ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Engadget

Patreonís new service fee spurs concern that creators will lose patrons

 Patreon announced a new service fee policy that it says will help creators keep more money, but many are worried because they believe it will instead discourage their patrons from pledging. ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from TechCrunch

Patreon’s new payment structure is likely to hurt small creators

Patreon yesterday announced a new fee structure, and people aren’t happy. Before the change, pledges were subject to a 5% fee plus payment processing fees, which were anywhere from 2%-10%. ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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