I’m a writer with a day job, and my work experience covers digital marketing for small businesses/non-profits and database and gift management for non-profit organizations. That’s just a fancy way of saying that I help maintain an accurate constituent database and update their Facebook pages.
In fall 2015 I created a Patreon page out of curiosity. As a fundraising platform, it was still a new-fangled thing, and I was curious. My creator page did not actually go live with a proper “hard” campaign until January 2017, as several personal things affected my launch. After a soft and hard launch my pledges have stabilized, which allows me to pursue more creative projects I haven’t been able to do before! Continue reading