Podcast 140: Cam4 Contests, Streamate Alternatives, and more

Episode 140: Cam4 Contests, Streamate Alternatives, and more

Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast! This week your host is Webcam Startup CEO Aerie Saunders.

News:

(Camland Podcast) Pornhub November 2020 Viewers’ Choice Contest– November Pornhub Viewers’ Choice Contest theme is “Toys ‘In’ Us”.

(Camland Podcast) JustForFans adds “Travel Dates” to FINDR– JustForFans adds Travel Dates to FINDR and Model Search Engine to help performers connect.

(Camland Podcast) Cam4 Profile Contest (ends Nov. 30, 2020)– Cam4 Profile Contest gives 50 tokens to all UK and Australian models who complete their profile page.

(Camland Podcast) Flirt4Free updates main page layout– Flirt4Free reduces text over profile pictures and adds new flyout with model information.

(Camland Podcast) JustForFans adds new features to fan club, live camming– All-in-one fan club platform JustForFans has rolled out 2 new features. One of the updates is designed to help members find their favorite content, and the other aims to help models maximize their tip earnings.

(Camland Podcast) BongaCams unveils new streaming console– Models still have the option to use the old BongaCams design if they prefer it.

(Camland Podcast) Streamate joins Pineapple Support as Platinum Sponsor– Cam site Streamate continues financial support of Pineapple Support.

(Camland Podcast) JustForFans partners with FSC for INSPIRE webinar (Nov. 12, 2020)– The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has partnered with adult fan club platform JustForFans to present a webinar targeted at content creators looking to maximize their income on the site. Titled “Maximizing Income on JustFor.Fans”, the webinar will be hosted by porn star and FSC Industry Relations Advocate Lotus Lain with JustForFans founder Dominic Ford.

(Camland Podcast) Cam4 Launches Adult Reality Series– Cam4 Amateurs will be available to watch on tube sites through the Wolf Wagner Network.

(Camland Podcast) Cam_Girlfriend snags mainstream web show award nominations– Chaturbate’s YouTube comedy series nominated for a handful of web awards.

(Camland Podcast) 2021 Transgender Erotica Awards pre-nominations close Nov. 13, 2020– Pre-nominations can be submitted directly through the TEAs website before the submission period closes on November 30, 2020. The 2021 event is presenting some interesting challenges for the TEAs organizers, but they have vowed to proceed with the one and only awards show dedicated to the accomplishments of performers and producers in the trans adult industry.

(Camland Podcast) Stripchat launches “Oral-ytics” AI technology for all performers– Stripchat adds machine learning technology to identify cam shows containing oral sex to its platform.

(Camland Podcast) Pornhub pays 100% on video sales on model’s birthday– Tube site Pornhub has announced a special perk for models who sell clips through the Modelhub platform. Models will receive 100% payout on all sales on their birthday. 100% payout applies to all for-sale videos, tips, Fan Club subscriptions, and custom videos.

(Camland Podcast) SoulCams Nifty November Contest (ends Nov. 14, 2020)– SoulCams launches contest with total prize pool of 6,300 tokens.

(Camland Podcast) Clips4Sale “Happy Holidays” Clip Promotion (ends Jan. 5, 2021)– Popular fetish clips site Clips4Sale has announced that their November and December 2020 promotion theme is “Happy Holidays”. They have a special promo page with a graphic link on the main Clips4Sale homepage to feature videos and studios that choose to participate.

(Webcam Startup) Trademarking Your Performer Name / Alias– Unauthorized use of your performer name can hurt your reputation and image, and unfortunately the use of your performer name is not protected by default. Without a trademark, anyone has the right to use your name and many people will use this to their advantage to profit from your likeness and falsely represent themselves as you.

(Webcam Startup) Streamate (Private Camming) Alternatives– Streamate is a popular website for providing private chats with customers and their traffic is very consistent due to their high payouts for member affiliates creating multiple highly viewed white label sites. Unfortunately Streamate does have flaws, including: very low payout, paying out affiliates and models at the same percentage, high technology requirements, occasional technical errors and glitches, frequent competitive events, and communication issues between management and performers.

(Webcam Startup) Instagram updates content policies– Mainstream social media platform Instagram has announced that it is updating its breast-related content policies, as well as finally accepting submissions for its “Oversight Board” to review. At first glance, these changes may seem like they will give a huge boost to sex workers who have been unfairly treated by the platform, but it is unlikely that either of these changes will make much difference.

(Webcam Startup) Customer Service Tips for Cam Models– While an adult webcam model may not be working at a call centre, a restaurant, or a retail store, they’re still in a customer service job. Providing good customer service as a cam model will increase your number of return customers, creating the kind of fans who will pay for cam shows, buy your porn videos, and subscribe to your fan club.

(Webcam Startup) COVID Collaborations: Keeping Your Distance while Keeping Your Income– Collaboration ideas for content creators living in remote areas or during quarantine. There are numerous ways to shoot content with someone without actually meeting up in real life.

(Webcam Startup) How to market toys on cam and in clips– Using your performer traffic to promote toy affiliate programs can help generate more income!