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Patreon is going to let you gift subscriptions

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Patreon is gearing up to allow gifting on its subscription platform, alongside a host of new features to help content creators build their communities. Artists, writers, podcasters, and other content creators will also soon be able to sell individual posts and even set a countdown clock for the release of new work.

“Gifting is one of the all-time most requested tools for creators on Patreon — and now it’s in the works,” says the Patreon team in a blog post. “We’re testing the ability to gift membership to fans for a set amount of time.” The gifting feature will be available in a new promotions tab on the subscription-focused creator platform and will be part of other new tools for discounted products and automated offers.

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