A Quick Note About Tip Platforms Like Buy Me A Coffee

I read so much hate on here about tip platforms like Ko-fi and Buy Me A Coffee.

Sure, it felt weird the first time, asking strangers to give me money for no reason. But a good friend and supporter kept nagging me to do it and it’s been a big success.

(Problem #1: It’s not “for no reason”. Your writing is a commodity like any other. Getting paid through a tip platform is no different than getting a check in the mail

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Bev Potter

Bev Potter

Legal secretary by day, insomniac by night. BA, MA. Humor, pop culture, and things that make you think. My weekly-ish newsletter is bevpotter.substack.com.