All those words sound good together, which makes me consider optimism. But optimism for me automatically leads to disasters, so I'm building no expectations, only planting a small seed of hope and letting it sit.
Whether it sprouts, I will only know when it is time.
Fingers crossed. ^_^
I had a smidgen of business classes while getting my degree, so I know enough to fake it but also know enough not to do it? If that makes sense? XD
I can design a product, an ad campaign, a restaurant... and they'd probably be workable or mostly workable. They're researchable things, after all.
(But I also have no interest in finding out the exact value society has for me; I fear it is lower than zero, and I fear for the consequences if it's too far in the other direction. 🤣)
People are a very difficult thing for me, particularly of late. That's probably why I had never heard of it. ^_^
(Also, kudos for reinforcing that learning is often a collaborative process, not an alpha/omega struggle of who gets to be the "smartest" or "best"! It seems nearly all of us forget this at times...)
@anthracite @weird_hell This looked interesting until I looked at the fees page. I dunno if I'm missing something here but it looks to me like these guys aren't a payment processor, they just use Stripe and then charge creators an extra 2.5% for... something? Which takes the fees up to over 5%, yikes. I can't figure out what this company's actually doing, except being a middleman.
@ifixcoinops @anthracite my guess would be hosting. They might be taking something in repayment for development costs, but hosting and maintenance cost money.
Also, as far as I understand: not a company; and patreon takes its 5% before payment processing costs, so a total cut of 5% beats patreon's 7.5+%
But yeah, none of these services are ever anything but middlemen and organization. But paymemt requires a middleman to be convenient, so it is what it is
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