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About the Creative Funding Show a Podcast About Kickstarter and Patreon

The Show

The Creative Funding Show is a podcast where Thomas Umstattd Jr. interviews Authors, YouTubers, and Podcasters who are funding their creativity using platforms like Patreon, Kickstarter.

You will also learn about making money with advertising, sponsorships, merch, and other creative ways to make a living as an artist.


The Host

Thomas Umstattd Jr.

Thomas Umstattd Jr.


Thomas stated his first podcast in 2007 and had his first successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013.  He’s the CEO of Author Media a company that helps make authors rich and famous. For more about Thomas, listen to his intro episode.

More Episodes

007 – Diversifying Your Income as a Creator With Joanna Penn

In this episode, Thomas Umstattd Jr. talks with bestselling author and podcaster Joanna Penn about how and why to diversify your income. This can’t-miss episode is packed with practical advice from an industry leader.

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002 – How to Get Podcast Merch Right – Revolutions Podcast with Mike Duncan Deep Dive

Merchandise is hard to get right, especially for podcasters. It is easy to waste a lot of money on boxes of shirts that collect dust in your garage. In this episode, I break down the recent fundraising episode from the Revolutions Podcast for takeaways for podcasters and YouTubers. Mike Duncan is one of the top history podcasters in the world and he knows how to do a good fundraising episode. 

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