This is both a bit of feedback regarding the site and a question for fellow creators.
I’m revising my rewards for the first time in ages and just noticed the new reward editor. In a way it’s super functional and simple, especially for adding images, but there no longer is any way to add a note of any sort in that column. And that’s precisely what I need to do because I’ve decided to add one-off cumulative rewards, like patron milestones, that all patrons regardelss of monthly pledge can look forward to. It’s important for this to be mentioned at the top of the pledges column so that prospective patrons can’t miss it, but it’s impossible to do that now. It would be really handy to have a text box at the top of the rewards editor so we can mention anything we might need. Otherwise we’re kind of forced into conformity.
To illustrate what I mean, I would like to be able to make my rewards column say something like:
"In addition to the monthly rewards below, all my patrons regardless of pledge will receive milestone rewards when their total contribution reaches a certain amount:
- $50 [something]
- $100 [something]
- $200 [something]"
Now my question is for fellow creators who are already offering this kind of cumulative rewards: how are you presenting it in the current site architecture? How do you make sure that idea comes across clearly and is visible on your page? Please link me to your creator page so I can have a look!
PS: I’m very struck by this cumulative reward idea because it is so native to the Patreon philosophy of long-term support. The tiered monthly pledges, in contrast, are clearly Kickstarter-inspired (not that I want them replaced altogether). I wonder if as the site grows, we’re going to find that the cumulative rewards become more prominent. It would be great to provide the right soil for it to take root. It gives all patrons something to look forward to even if they can’t afford higher tiers.