David Di Franco


Patreon Update: April 2015

Welcome to my Patreon Update for April 2015. This is my monthly report of how my Patreon campaign is performing, as well as my chance to thank everyone for their ongoing support.

As always, let's get started with last month's earnings. Below you can see my transparency report regarding all the pledges that were received and processed for March.

March 2015 Earnings

Continuing with the success of introducing patrons-only vlogs, last month's earnings are the highest they have ever been. And with this, I am hoping to see a month-to-month increase as the year progresses.

Below are my detailed earnings for March 2015:

  • Pledged: $1,900 by 311 patrons
  • Processed: $1,845 by 301 patrons
  • Deductions: $115.36 credit card fees, $91.00 Patreon fee
  • Final Paid: $1,638.64


What can I say? Well, simply put, March was my best month yet on Patreon. I now have a steady 300+ patrons making their pledges every month, and with more on the way. You truly are making a significant difference in my life, especially this time of year.

As a self-employed content creator, tax season is never fun. It's a very stressful time of year, but I can say with confidence that Patreon has made the experience much more pleasant than what I am used to. And that is not an exaggeration, so please allow me to take a moment to extend a simple thank-you for your help.

So what else has been happening with my Patreon campaign? Honestly, not all that much has changed since last month, at least in terms of perks — and it's going to stay that way for a little while yet.

Since introducing patrons-only vlogs, my numbers have seen a sharp increase. I am extremely happy with this outcome. For just $5/month, it's a lot of fun to be able to provide exclusive vlogs every Friday. This perk alone, in my opinion, has proven what Patreon is capable of from a content creator's perspective.

Exclusive content sells, and that's powerful.

$25+ Pledge Promotions

Every month I promote websites and/or services ran by those who are kind enough to pledge within the $25+ tier. Please take a moment to review anything below that you may find interesting:

Joel Shaw: Web Developer | Graphic Designer

Eli | Your Daily Dose Blog

Pancho Joshi's YouTube Channel

If your pledge is $25+ and you are not featured above, please contact me!

Monthly $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Continuing with my monthly $25 Amazon gift card giveaway, I would like to congratulate David Henry for winning April's drawing! You will be hearing from me shortly.

If you would like to participate in this monthly giveaway, all you need to do is become a patron. Click here to make your pledge now!


Concluding this month's Patreon Update, I would like to thank everyone once again for their amazing support. We are quickly coming up on year since my Patreon campaign was launched, so perhaps I'll do something special. If you have any ideas, please contact me.

Until next time, stay awesome!