Best Patreon Alternatives

    Patreon is described as 'In 2013, YouTube musician Jack Conte was looking for a solution to his problem: millions of people loved his videos, but only hundreds of dollars were hitting his bank account' and is a Crowdfunding Service in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Patreon for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, SaaS, Android, iPhone and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Liberapay, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Patreon are MintMe (Free), Bandcamp (Freemium), Ko-fi (Freemium) and Open Collective (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      GuruCan is a self-managed platform that allowed influencers to create Apps (iOS & Android), publish content & monetise the audience. You can launch app & sell workouts, online courses, challenges, paid chat, live streams and more features in 1 day.
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      • Online
      Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe. With Kiva you can lend as little as $25 and make a big change in someone's life.
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      Sther is for creators who want to earn money by tapping into their fanbase. It focuses on ending online abuse toward women, LGBTQ+ and people of color. Unlike Patreon, Sther helps new creators grow their fanbase and has a transparent fee structure.
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      sther vs Patreon opinions
      Most users think sther is a great alternative to Patreon.
      shuvaxu Treats all creators fairly, regardless of gender, race, orientation, or profession. Gives creators their money instantly, and takes a smaller percentage fee.
      Positive comment about 3 years ago

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    1. Partelo is a new way to generate income by answering questions with personalized video answers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      PeachPay empowers creators and freelancers to convert their passion into income, and start accepting payment easily with a personally branded Pay Me page.
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      PeachPay vs Patreon opinions
      Almost everyone thinks PeachPay is a great alternative to Patreon.
      CreativeMusician Personal branded payment page, quick and fast support, easy set up and lowest commissions. I get to keep more of what I make.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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      PeachPay is fast to set up. It allows me to have personal branded page to collect payment.
      Positive comment 11 months ago

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    2. Steady helps publishers to convert their readers, listeners and viewers - in short, their audience - into paying supporters. Publishers are individuals and teams who regularly publish content, whether via blogs, videos, photographs or podcasts.
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      Steady is the best solution for European creators. It supports $, € and several languages. Also, it integrates with your website and gives you all kinds of tools to market your membership.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Bitcoin
      Contribute to Open Source, donate bitcoins to open source projects or make commits and get tips for it. How does it work? People donate bitcoins to projects. When someone's commit is accepted into the project repository, we automatically tip the author.
    3. Cloud Patron is an open source membership platform that enables fans to support creators with monthly subscriptions. Creators can customize support levels, set goals, and post updates for their patrons. Supports monthly credit card billing using Stripe.

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      Project has been inactive since 2019

    4. [Defunct] MakerSupport makes it easy to support content creators on a monthly basis. Pledge different amounts to earn different monthly rewards and perks from the creators you follow. " - MakerSupport.
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