Every single starting musician should be using all the available resources, platforms, and applications to get their music to a bigger audience. We are all familiar with the social media powerhouses like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter as the best means to communicate with fans and develop a career, however, using Patreon is a gem not a lot of artists are taking advantage of. So in this article, we will go through the basics of Patreon and how you can use it to your advantage.
As Patreon is a membership-based deal with users who pay a monthly fee to interact or view the artist’s contents, this creates a prominent revenue for any starting musician as they accumulate funds from different places. It’s been calculated that if your musical campaign is successful, at least 1% of your fanbase will be paying members when opening an account on Patreon. This means if you have 50k followers, 500 will be monthly paying members– a great asset for any beginning artist. The basic template for getting successful on Patreon is adapting to fans’ requests and giving back what they want from you. At the end of the day, the core fans know exactly what their favorite artist needs to do to become successful.