Episode 62: St Patrick’s Day, Event News and Tips
Welcome back to another Webcam Startup Podcast! This week hosted by Roselynn Locks the Cadillac of Camgirls! We’ve got an exciting week going on. St Paddy’s Day is coming up and the camming and clip sites have started announcing their contests and promos. There’s also some EroAward drama going on, Texas is trying to ban unsolicited dick pics, tips for performers and so much more!
What We Cover:
Saint Patrick’s Day Tips For Cam Models + 2019 Contests – Aerie put together a piece on St Patrick’s Day tips and information for camming models. St Patrick’s Day isn’t as big in Cam Land as other holidays, but there’s still contests going on. Although very seasonal, St Paddy’s Day clips can generate exposure in sales whenever the holiday comes around and models can always add a bit of green to their shows.
EroAwards Drops Sexual Assault Victim Nominee – EroAwards is under fire over their response to a model taking a hiatus due to recent sexual assault. EroAwards dropped the model with the reasoning that “they can’t support people who don’t want to support their Ero Awards nomination.”.
Snapchat Sending Models Cease and Desist Over Domain Names – Are you using a domain name to redirect to your private Snap? Does it have either “Snap” or “Snapchat” in the domain? You might be getting an angry email from Snapchat legal as a result. Snapchat is sending cease and desist orders over trademark violations in domain names.
Private Snapchat Guide (Updated 2019) – We’ve revamped our premium Snapchat guide to include more information. Updates include elaboration on Snapchat’s terms, addressing the issue of taxation of premium Snap, information on using Snapchat for 1-on-1 sessions and more tips for models.
Selling Panties: Save Money By Buying In Bulk – Are you selling panties? One of the easiest ways you can increase your profit margin is by buying panties in bulk. This helps cut down on the per-pantie cost. As panites and shipping is the major overhead, anything that you can do to reduce either of those expenses will make your panty selling ventur more profitable. Aerie gives some tips on buying bulk panties.
Texas Bill Would Make Unsolicited Dick Pics Illegal – Tired of getting unsolicited dick pics? A Texas lawmaker wants to make it illegal. HB 2789 would ban all “unsolicited electronic transmissions of sexually explicit material”.
ManyVids – New MV Live Features: Muting and Messaging – ManyVids has added new features to MV Live. It’s now possible to mute members in chat. The members can still watch and tip, their messages just won’t show up in chat. Messaging members while on MV Live has also gotten easier and ManyVids has improved the blocking functionality as well.
2019 QWEBEC Expo Information – QWEBEC Expo is coming up this August and we’ve got all the information available as of right now. There’s free passes for models, affiliates and studios, but the badge limit is limited! QWEBEC Returns to Toronto from August 6th to the 9th. Although primarily B2B in nature, QWEBEC started catering to models last year and continues to make themselves more model friendly. This post will be updated as more information becomes available.
Camming and Clip Sites Offering Daily Payouts – Interested in getting paid out daily (or at least more frequently?) There’s multiple networks that support daily payouts. There’s also studios that offer Daily Payouts for select networks. This is an ongoing list that will be updated as new options for daily pay become available.
Camming Model Laws and Legal Issues – We’ve put together a collection of the biggest legal issues that models should be aware of. This ranges from 2257 Compliance to intellectual property laws to tax and filing laws. Keep in mind that this relates primarily to the United States and legal issues will vary based on locale.
Muscle Fetish Information and Tips – Roselynn Locks puts together some hints and tips on how to cater to the muscle fetish. Roselynn also shares her personal experience working within the fetish and gives samples of the type of muscle fetish content she’s producing.
NewTumbl: Adult-Friendly Tumblr Alternative – in 2018 Tumblr banned all NSFW content from their platform. Many networks rushed to put together some sort of Tumblr alternative. NewTumbl was one of the companies that was developed as a result of the Tumblr porn ban. If you’re looking for more adult-friendly social networks, we’ve got all the information on NewTumbl.
List of 2019 Lalexpo Winners – Lalexpo, the annual camming industry trade show and award show taking place in Colombia, has wrapped up. The winners for the Lalexpo Awards have been announced and we’ve got the full list.
YNOT Cam Awards Return To Hollywood: August 7th, 2019 – The YNOT Cam Awards is returning to Hollywood on August 7th, 2019. The nominee suggestion period for YNOT Cam Awards 2019 will open in May, with voting scheduled for mid-June through late July. We’ll update this post as more information becomes available.
2019 XBIZ Cam Awards Information – The 2019 XBIZ Cam Awards is coming up on May 30th, 2019 in South Beach, Miami . The event will take place during XBIZ Miami. The XBIZ Cam Awards honors the best camming models and clip producers. The pre-nominations are wrapping up March 20th and XBIZ has yet to specify on the voting period. We’ll update this post as more information becomes available.
BongaCams Affiliate Program: New Responsive Slider – BongaCash, the official afiliate program for BongaCams, has announced a new promo tool. A fully responsive slider where users can swipe left or right between the various online models featured on the ads. The widget is fully customizable as far as appearance and niches go.