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Coffeelinks by Buy Me A Coffee

A new, beautiful way to sell with just a link πŸ”—πŸ’°

Coffeelinks helps you sell with just a link! It's like Bit.ly for payments. πŸ’° Some use-cases:

🎁 Sell a digital product by sharing the zip file [Dropbox + Coffeelinks]

πŸŽ₯ Share your upcoming video with your most loyal fans [YouTube unlisted + Coffeelinks]

🏷️ Take order for advertising on your blog or Instagram [Typeform link + Coffeelinks]

Larisa Deac- UX/UI Designer
I think it's a really simple and clever way to collect contributions, and it looks great too, which I appreciate!
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Drip by Kickstarter

A new way to back creators. A Patreon competitor.

Fund your creative practice through the ongoing support of people who love your work.

TechCrunch
Kickstarter hasn't done a lot with Drip since acquiring the service from the Ghostly International record label a year and a half ago. Since then, the site has mostly continued its mission of helping bands and labels fund their projects through a subscription-based plan, with little input from its new owners.
The Verge
Amid stagnant growth and a leadership exodus, Kickstarter's co-founder returns to the helm. Today, the company is launching its first new funding product since launch, Drip. Instead of supporting a project, backers can now pledge a recurring donation to a creator.
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Patreon Developer

Funding the arts across the web with Patreon's new API

Patreon Developer creates an opportunity for technical creators and partners need to build amazing tools that help creators run their membership business. Our portal offers APIs and documentation that make it easy for developers to create tools for Patreon everywhere across the web.

The Patreon Blog
Introducing Our New Creator App Directory and Developer Portal You creators are a tech-savvy bunch. From content distribution to email marketing to community engagement, no one knows what works for your fans better than you. And if there's one thing we've learned from watching you operate, it's t
TechCrunch
Pay a monthly subscription to a content creator on Patreon, and now it will earn you exclusive access to their patron-only WordPress blog, Discourse forums, Discord chatrooms, and soon, other apps like Slack. Essentially, Patreon is becoming your content membership card for the whole Internet, not just its site.
Engadget
Another service called Zapier gives you a way to connect over 750 applications, including Google Sheets and Twitter, to your page without having to tinker with codes. You can also use App Directory to give patrons instant access to your exclusive Discourse forum or Discord chat room.
The Verge
Patreon is letting users directly link its payment platform to WordPress, MailChimp, and other services. Today, it's launching an "app directory" of plugins based on its existing API, along with a developer portal that includes documentation for building new tools.
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Ko-fi

A free and friendly way to receive donations from fans β€οΈβ˜•

Ko-fi.com is the free and friendly way to receive donations from fans who love your work. If you make art, run a blog, write code or simply want to make some money from your side hustle, Ko-fi.com has already helped people just like you receive $2.2m in direct donations. Not into coffee? Not a problem, coffee is just a metaphor for the donation.

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Patreon

Bringing patronage back to the arts

Patreon is a membership platform that makes it easy for artists and creators to get paid.

Fans pay you a subscription amount of their choice in exchange for exclusive experiences & behind-the-scenes content.

Predictable income from your patrons means you can create on your terms. No strings attached.

Forbes
Musicians used to be able to rely on record sales to keep them in business, but in the past decade or so those numbers have dropped off a cliff. Consequently, a number of different revenue streams have suddenly taken on new significance.
TechCrunch
In an era where art is shared and streamed for free, Patreon offers new hope for turning content creation into a career. Illustrators, comedians, game makers, and musicians use Patreon to let fans pay a monthly subscription fee for special access to their work. In exchange, Patreon takes only a tin...
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Curious Fictions

Patreon for professional authors ✍️

Reward award-winning short stories, support independent authors.

TechCrunch
Most of you, I suspect, haven't read a short story in a long time. Well, there's a Y Combinator -backed startup called Curious Fictions looking to change that - and to turn those stories into a regular source of income for their writers. The company was founded by Tanya Breshears, a designer who previously worked for Airbnb.
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SportyCo Beta

Decentralized sports investment & funding ecosystem platform

The SportyCo platform now enables prospective athletes to receive donations from fans and supporters. The release version of the platform, expected end of March, will also enable small investors to invest into prospective athletes for a percentage of their future earnings. The launch of the platform comes less than three months after the successful conclusion of our token crowdsale, and we are very proud of the work done by our designers, developers, partners and the whole SportyCo community.

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