Straight talk on Patreon and patronage for content

I’ve been writing a lot lately about pressures on monetizing content and new monetization ideas. Recently I wrote about a new service called Patreon, which allows fans of your content to say “thanks” with a small monthly donation. I decided to implement this on my site for these reasons: 1) I saw a friend, Scott Monty do this and I thought it was an interesting idea.Read the full article

Social Media Office Hours: Monetizing Content with Scott Monty

Content is under a lot of pressure today and people expect it for free. Mark Schaefer and Scott Monty explore new options for monetization including patronage through Patreon, micro-payments, sponsored content and more.