Podcast 49: MV Tube, XBIZ, Modelhub Updates and More!
Episode 49: MV Tube, Modelhub Updates and More!
Welcome to another Webcam Startup podcast! This week’s podcast is being hosted by Empress Mika. We’ve got an exciting week this week. ManyVids has just announced the launch of MV Tube, which they’re branding as an ethical adult tube site. ModelHub is also launching their fanclub functionality and hosting a contest and we’ve got tons of event updates and information for you!
What We Cover:
ManyVids Launches MV Tube (Free Video Content) – ManyVids has launched MV Tube. MV Tube is a new free adult tube site functionality built directly into ManyVids. Any uploaded videos set to ‘Free’ will automatically be added to MV Tube, gaining the MV Star increased exposure. ManyVids is also giving away cash prizes to the top three MV Stars featured on MV Tube. ManyVids is branding MV Tube as an ethical tube site that doesn’t leverage stolen content for monetization.
2019 Adult Webcam Award Winners – The voting for the 2019 Adult Webcam Awards has wrapped up and the winners have been announced. The Adult Webcam Awards is an online award show that takes place annually. The Adult Webcam Awards honors the best models, studios and camming sites in the industry.
2019 BBW Awards Information – The 2nd Annual BBW Awards is coming up early 2019. In January, the BBW Awards will recognize the best big beautiful women in the adult industry. We’ve got all the information, as well as voting instructions and the list of 2019 nominees.
SkyPrivate Plugin Now Compatible With Skype 8 – SkyPrivate has announced that their Skype plugin is now Skype 8 compatible. Previously, SkyPrivate has advised models to keep running Skype 7 in order to avoid issues with the SkyPrivate app. Now the app can handle Skype 7 as well as the upgraded Skype 8 version.
2019 Phoenix Forum Information – the 2019 Phoenix Forum is coming up at the end of March ’19. The Phoenix Forum is one of the top B2B adult industry events, which takes place each year in the Phoenix, Arizona area. The Phoenix Forum is giving away free badges for performers this year. The number of badges is limited and the promotion is time-sensitive, so if you’re interested in attending, act fast!
BongaCams Launches Chatbots (Automated Tasks) – BongaCams has launched Chatbots. Chatbots perform automated tasks in the chatroom. The current Chatbots available are: Rotating Notifier, Time-Based Rotating Notifier, Tip Response, Welcoming Bot, Tip King and Tip Menu Bot. BongaCams promises that more Chatbots will be released soon!
Pornhub / ModelHub JOI Video Contest – Pornhub and ModelHub is hosting a JOI themed video contest that is going on until December 1st, 2018. This contest is a little bit different. It’s based off Modelhub and Pornhub Premium views, instead of regular Pornhub video views. Upload your JOI themed videos to Modelhub for a chance to win up to $5,000.
Video: Premium Snapchat Subscriptions 101 – Aerie_SM put together a premium Snapchat 101 video tutorial for YouTube. This video goes over the Snapchat basics, how to monetize Snapchat via subscriptions, how to manage both a public / promotional and private / premium Snapchat account and what sites to use for monetization.
Selling Premium Snapchat Subscriptions On ManyVids – ManyVids is a popular clip site, but that’s not the only way models can make money on the platform. ManyVids supports many services, including Snapchat subscriptions. There’s multiple ways to sell Snapchat sessions via ManyVids. You can either create custom store items for Snapchat packages, or use the built-in texting service for Snapchat or other messaging apps.
Modelhub Launching Fanclub Platform – Modelhub, the premium clip store powered by Pornhub, has informed us that their fanclub platform will be launched within a matter of days. Also, within a month, Modelhub should also support custom content requests.
Nominees For The 2019 XBIZ Exec Awards – In more XBIZ LA news, XBIZ has also announced the nominees for the 2019 XBIZ Exec Awards. The XBIZ Exec Awards honor the top professionals in the adult industry. Winners will be announced on Jan 15th, during XBIZ LA.
Informational Pages For Products and Services Added:
Outside of the newsworthy pieces, we’ve also added new informational pages for various products and services. Here’s what is new on Webcam Startup:
CamLust: New Network For Skype Shows, Content and Snapchat – CamLust is a new network specializing in adult Skype shows. Here in a matter of days, CamLust will also be rolling out support for panties and other tangibles, photo and video content, and Snapchat subscriptions here in possibly a matter of days. There’s also an affiliate program in the works that will be rolled out soon, as well.
Intimate.io: Adult Industry Cryptocurrency – Information on Intimate.io, one of the new adult industry coins that recently stepped onto the stage.
OneLink.Cam: Manage and Share Model Profiles/ Links – OneLink.Cam is a new product that was recently debut during the Online Cam Summit. OneLink.Cam is a platform for listing camming sites, clip sites and social media accounts. Simply place your OneLink URL into a site’s Website field (for social sites and networks only offering one network link) and users can use OneLink to find all your different sites and profiles.
OurLittleSecret: Sexting Using WhatsApp – OurLittleSecret is a platform for monetizing WhatsApp, a popular messaging app. With OurLittleSecret, models can charge per message or per multimedia message. OurLittleSecret models also get listed in the directory. OurLittleSecret is powered by SkyPrivate.