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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 switched to 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

See how we compare side by side

Podia
Patreon
Pricing

$79/mo

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

Transaction fees

No

2.9-6%, plus per-transaction fees

“Free” Plan

No

Yes, with transaction fees

Free migrations

Yes, with Shaker (or annual Mover) plan

No

Messaging

Yes

No

Payout

Instantly

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

Yes

No

Sell Downloads

Yes

No

Live chat support

Yes

No

Your own membership site

Yes

No, must be on Patreon’s site

Why creators are making the switch from Patreon to Podia.

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.

A support team there's here for you ❤️

Being a creator is hard, and it's even harder when you have to wait days or weeks for a reply from the platform that powers your business. Our customer service. We’re responsive, receptive to feedback, and always here to help with real people offering live chat support, 7 days a week.

Own your platform 🏠

You worked hard to build your audience, don't let some massive platform own your relationship with them. With Podia, you own your customer data, your sales, your content, and your platform.

Run a business, not a tip jar

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

Why creators are making the switch from Patreon to Podia.

Use Your Difference (UYD) Collective

By Tayo Rockson
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"What attracted me to Podia as a content creator was the ability to build and foster a community while developing all my content in one place. I don't know any other platform that does these two things so well."

Tayo Rockson

Author, consultant, professor, & speaker

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.

Game Creator Pro

By Jesse Freeman
View Jesse's Online course

Podia allowed me to launch a custom storefront for my fantasy console, Pixel Vision 8, in no time at all! What I loved most about Podia was how it enabled a unique monetization model around one-off purchases, monthly membership subscriptions, and handcrafted courses.

Jesse Freeman

Game developer & author

Sit back, relax and let us do the heavy lifting

Our FREE migration service makes switching to Podia easy.

Need some help moving your content or patrons to Podia?

Good news: we’ve got you covered.

Migrations are completely FREE with any annual plan.

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

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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