Sunday, 12 February 2017

Seeking Patrons of Permaculture

If you like the practical permaculture Our Permaculture Life blog and YouTube Channel that I regularly share, I'd be honoured if you'd consider becoming my patron. 


I really don't like the idea of having advertising all over this blog and my Youtube ChannelI think it would take away from the integrity of the material, and let's face it, it's pretty annoying. I know for example, when I read blogs that are full of advertising links, I do question the independence of the thinking embodied in the articles.  

I also get quite frustrated with YouTube advertising at the start of films, and also the pop-up ads throughout. I did have the wrong setting on my YouTube channel for a while and I was aghast when I realised that adverts for huge fast food chains and other totally unrelated businesses were at the start of my films.

I hope you've noticed that I'm not into the selling and marketing side of blogging - just a sharing of practical and useful information about living more simply. 

I want to live my life with meaning and purpose, share widely, be there for my family and make a positive contribution in the world. 

Because I'm so determined to keep my blog and YouTube channel ad-free, my brother (my film making and photography advisor) suggested I look into Patreon - a way supporters can contribute small regular amounts to authors and creatives to continue their work. 

Basically it works like this:

  • supporters pledge $1, $5, $10 or more per month (and can stop at any time, no questions).
  • supporters receive behind-the-scenes pics and videos, discounts on my masterclasses and access to a monthly live-streaming Q&A session, and more.



So today, hiding away from the 44 degree heat outside, I sat down and created my own Patreon page. Please check it out on www.patreon.com/moraggamble

It's there on that page that you can pledge $1/month or more to support me in creating more authentic, original and ad-free youtube clips and blog posts that include practical, easy-to-follow ways we can:

  • grow great food
  • detox our homes
  • support nature kids
  • care for communities and the planet. 


With a community of supporters I feel I could create so much more useful content. Will you join me?


Thanks for reading!  I'd love if you would share this post to those you think would also find good value in the Our Permaculture Life blog and YouTube channel. 




8 comments:

  1. I got a 404 error for the patreon link.

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    1. Thanks for trying Barb. The link that works is www.patreon.com/moraggamble

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    2. I think there was a full stop at the end making it go wrong. Please try this: www.patreon.com/moraggamble

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  2. Sounds great Morag. But the link didn't work for me

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    1. Thanks. I think there was a full stop at the end making it go wrong. Please try this: www.patreon.com/moraggamble

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  3. Hello Morag, I tried your link to your Patreon page only to get a message that the page was not available. I love the idea though and will try again later, thank you.

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    1. Thanks Trudi. I found a full stop at the end of the link which made it go wrong. Please try this: www.patreon.com/moraggamble

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