with all these things going on about patreon, I wonder if I should make the effort to just set things up separately from using these platforms, like how I eventually broke away from a premade storefront, and use my own website. 🤔
in theory, it's doable. It's just that a lot of the tools in place are not that small time artist business friendly. Previously you could use a business paypal account to set up recurring payment, but now PP will pretty much lock your $$ away for like half a year like lmao
@korokke It sucks that it IS basically making you restart at this point. I'm kind of glad I put it off before Patreon changed. I think a lot of people will follow you to another platform but at the same time, there isn't an alternative.
For a while, I have been thinking about how much I can't rely on things and have to do things myself. But how is difficult in itself. Difficult and tiring.