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The creator-friendly Patreon alternative you’ve been looking for

Podia is a Patreon alternative with no transaction fees, a beautiful interface, and 24/7 support from a team that’s on your side.

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See why Amanda Boleyn loves Podia.

"I love that they keep their product simple, there are no hidden upcharges, only one flat investment each month and you can create as many courses or products as you want."

Patreon vs Podia for Memberships

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5-12% of sales ($300 minimum in monthly fees for Premium)

Transaction fees


2.9-6%, plus per-transaction fees

“Free” Plan



Free migrations

Yes, with Shaker (or annual Mover) plan







Up to 30 day delay

Video hosting

Yes, unlimited

Limited (200MB size limit, and members can’t play video online, but must download)

Sell Online Courses



Sell Downloads



Live chat support



Your own membership site


No, must be on Patreon’s site

Why creators are making the switch.

No transaction fees, no matter how much you sell

Whether your members pay you $5, $50 or $500, you pay the same low monthly fee. Because you earned it, and you deserve to keep it.

24/7 support for all

This isn’t a deli, so you’ll never wait to be served. If you have a question or an issue, you can always reach us on live chat, email, phone, or video, regardless of your plan.

A Membership platform you can be proud of

Feel confident knowing your supporters will love the look and feel of your membership site. Not only will your content look awesome, but it’ll be organized in a way that makes engagement easy.

There’s a better way for creators to make money (’s us!)

Podia is a Patreon competitor that believes that creators deserve to keep what they earn. Start earning a living from your passion, without the sneaky fees.

See how other creators are using Podia to sell online courses

Solopreneur Business Tracker

By Dewane Mutunga
View Dewane's Digital_download

Building and launching online courses can be overwhelming. Luckily, Podia makes creating exceptional courses easy and fun. They just 'get it.'

Dewane Mutunga

Business coach and social entrepreneur.

Irresistible Podcasting

By Adam Clark
View Adam's Online_course

I was blown away by Podia's feature set, UX, and customer service. It’s a delight to use. It has everything any course-maker could ask for!

Adam Clark

Web designer, podcaster, professional strategist.

The Ultimate Lifestyle & Fitness Pack

By Paul Knight
View Paul's Online_course

Having looked around for months to find a great way to realize my dreams of an online business, to the point where I was considering giving up, I finally found Podia. Simple to use for both me and my customers, Great to look at and the most impressive thing is the Podia team are not finished yet! Always open to feedback and always improving the platform.

Paul Knight

Lifestyle and fitness coach

Sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting

Our FREE migration service makes switching to Podia easy.

Need some help moving your online courses, membership or downloads to Podia, and switching your customers over from Patreon?

Good news: we’ve got you covered.

Migrations are completely FREE with our Shaker plan (billed yearly or monthly) or our Mover plan (billed yearly).

Just sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting by moving all of your content and customers to Podia.

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Sell faster by letting us help you migrate

Need some help moving your Patreon content to Podia? Good news: we’ve got a moving truck. Just tell us where your stuff is, and we’ll move it quickly and efficiently onto Podia. We’ll also give you a free demo and make sure all of your questions are answered before you start selling.

Sell more than just membership subscriptions

Feeling limited by Patreon? Use Podia to sell whatever you want, from membership subscriptions to online courses, eBooks, templates, guides, audio files, and more, all in one place.

Make your supporters fall in love with your community

Send your supporters to a beautiful, modern, mobile-friendly membership experience that’s not only easy to use, but easy on the eyes.

Support that actually responds

Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We never let issues go unchecked and you’ll never feel like you’re alone in tackling a problem. If something is wrong, let us know, and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours or less (usually less).

Still have questions?

Start building your membership site

And do it on your own terms (and keep your customers, data, and money) by signing up for Podia.


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