Ko-fi (pronounced co-fee not coffee) is a donation platform for creators. Competitors in this space include Patreon and Buy Me a Coffee.

As well as accepting one-off donations, Ko-fi lets you set up membership tiers and offer exclusive content to your members. You can also use Ko-fi to create a shop selling physical and digital products.

A basic Ko-fi account is completely free. To unlock extra features, you can choose between paying a 5% platform fee on donations and sales, or a small monthly subscription.

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James Clark
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