SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- They say do what you love and you will never work a day in your life. Patreon and Podomatic are partnering up to help independent podcasters continue making quality content while earning ongoing income doing what they love. Podcasters can now link their Patreon page with their Podomatic profile and build a community of patrons.
Podomatic was formed in 2005 with the mission of being the best site for independent podcasters to host their content, and is now the world's largest community of independent podcasters and DJs. Representing over 500,000 podcasters, Podomatic accumulates over 2.1 million monthly listeners. The company is based in San Francisco, CA and is self-financed.
Patreon helps creators of all kinds get sustainable income and connect with their biggest fans. To date, Patreon has moved over 50 million dollars to it's 25,000 creators. They're integrating with Podomatic to make it easy for podcasters to monetize their podcasting business and build a stronger connection with their most devoted fans.
Thanks to Patreon, independent podcasters on Patreon earn as much as $27,000 per month from their patrons. Tom Merrit of Daily Tech News Show has nearly 5,000 patrons and makes over $14,000 a month. He explains, "Patreon has allowed my audience to decide how much value they get from our shows and give back that value to help keep us going. I love the way it makes our team and the audience partners in what we're doing."
Johnny Mansour, CEO of Podomatic, had this to say: "Podomatic's new partnership with Patreon is a match made in heaven. Supporting independent creators and nurturing talent is a strong vision shared by both brands. With this partnership, podcasters can now earn income directly from fans. Millions of podcasters enrich our lives daily, and with Patreon, it's now easier for all of us to participate in adding value to creative work."
Independent podcasters can join Podomatic at www.Podomatic.com and connect a link to a Patreon account via a new integration in their Podomatic profile. A "Support on Patreon" button will appear on the creator's Podomatic page. This way podcasters can focus on doing what they love: creating podcasts, and connecting with their most devoted listeners.
Patreon is committed to providing a way for podcasters to make sustainable revenue. Likewise, Podomatic is certain that this partnership will assist their users in creating high-quality podcasts in the long-term. For more information, visit Patreon's blog post detailing the integration.
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