Episode 122: Jenny Blighe Cam Model Documentary, MV Community Awards, Fanclub Tips
Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast! This week we’re coming to you live.
(Camland Podcast) SexTech Guide hosts UK sex toy giveaway (ends June 30, 2020) – If you’re in the UK, check out SexTech Guide‘s giveaway! In partnership with SexTech.co.uk, SexTech Guide is giving away 3 VIP memberships. These memberships include a free sex toy, a 10% discount site-wide, and free or discounted shipping.
(Camland Podcast) CamSoda launches Semen Zapper male sex toy with coronavirus claims – CamSoda claims that the Semen Zapper “has an ultraviolet emitting light fixture. It zaps the semen as soon it comes out, killing the corona virus, whether the user is masturbating or engaging in sexual intercourse…Just as facemasks have become commonplace and everyday staples to help stop the spread of this virus, we think the Semen Zapper will be that for the sex industry.”
(Camland Podcast) Jenny Blighe announces new cam model documentary project – MFC model and porn star Jenny Blighe has kicked off a fundraiser for her latest project. She won’t just be performing this time, though: Jenny is producing a Netflix Original Series about cam models. As Netflix does not accept unsolicited projects, and Jenny has publicly stated that it will be a Netflix Original, it sounds like the project really has legs.
(Camland Podcast) Clips4Sale warns models of possible email scam – Fetish clip site Clips4Sale has posted a message for models and producers warning of a scam email sent to several C4S studios. The email encourages them to click a link to join a site called “BitLink”, where they can upload their C4S content to earn more money. The subject line of the email is BitLink – Clips4Salele! and it appears to be sent from admin @ bitlink .tv
(Camland Podcast) OnlyFans adds new vault feature – Major fan club platform OnlyFans has added a new feature to their arsenal. The new “vault” feature (accessed through the menu that includes referrals, settings, and statements) allows you to select media previously posted to your timeline or sent in messages to then send as new messages or post to your timeline.
(Camland Podcast) ManyVids Community Awards 2020 – Manyvids has announced the details of their 2020 MV Community Awards. While the MV Awards focus on the MV Stars who excel at creating content to sell, the MV Community Awards promote creators that use the features of the site that Manyvids is trying to promote. In 2019 the categories focused on MV Social and MV Live, and this year is no different, though they have also added several categories for SFW content.
(Camland Podcast) Twitter adds audio tweets – Mainstream social media platform Twitter–one of the few social media sites that allows adult content–has added a new audio feature to its services. This new feature, which is currently only available to iPhone users in a staggered global roll-out, allows users to record up to 140 seconds of audio which can be continuously recorded in an auto-generated thread of up to 25 voice tweets.
(Camland Podcast) TTS withdraws from FSC PASS testing program – The Free Speech Coalition (FSC) has announced that Talent Testing Service (TTS) has withdrawn from the Performer Availability Screening Services (PASS) program. The program, which provides performers access to a US-wide network of STI testing services with electronic access to results, also includes Cutting Edge Testing (CET) and Adult Industry Testing (AIT), both of which continue to be part of the PASS program.
(Camland Podcast) Sharesome adds promoted posts for NSFW content – Adult social media platform Sharesome has announced that users can now promote their profiles and posts through paid advertising on the site. Launched in 2018, Sharesome now has over 1.5 million monthly visits, and aims to be to adult e-commerce what Instagram and Twitter are to mainstream online businesses. Promoted posts are paid for in the platform’s “Flame Credits”, with campaign budgets starting at $5 USD.
(Camland Podcast) APAG board members sue parent union – The feud between the Adult Performers Actors Guild (APAG) and their parent union, the International Entertainment Adult Union (IEAU), continues with a lawsuit filed by APAG board members Alana Evans, Ruby, and Kelly Pierce.
(Camland Podcast) Paxum releases statement on Wirecard – Adult-friendly payment processor Paxum has released a statement regarding the current situation with Wirecard. Paxum is a processing partner with Wirecard, whose CEO resigned in the wake of auditors discovering $2 billion in missing funds.
(Camland Podcast) YNOT Virtual Summit (July 20-22, 2020) – YNOT has announced that, although their Cammunity even has been rescheduled to 2021, they have a summit planned for July 2020. Taking place completely online, the YNOT Summit will have content aimed at both models and webmasters, as well as virtual “hangout rooms” for attendees to chat and network. The 3-day event is free to attend for adult industry members, and is closed to the public.
(Camland Podcast) Cam4 Stars, Stripes & Maple Leaves Contest (June 29–July 5, 2020) – Popular cam site Cam4 is running a contest for Canadian and American models to celebrate their national holidays. Models are encouraged to perform themed shows from June 29-July 5, 2020 to qualify for an automatic 100 token bonus, and the top earners will share in a $625 cash prize pool.
(Camland Podcast) FSC answers FAQs for COVID-19, PASS – FSC has released the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions, and will be hosting live Q&A sessions on June 24, 25, and 26, 2020 at 11:30am Pacific/2:30pm Eastern with FSC Executive Director Michelle L. LeBlanc. Pre-registration for these sessions is required, as they are limited to 20 participants each time.
(Camland Podcast) Lindsey Banks raises $10k for Black Lives Matter, COVID-19 relief – Clips4Sale, Pornhub, and We-Vibe partnered with Lindsey and BanksieTV to support the fundraising effort. Over $10,000 was raised and donations were made to Central Texas Food Bank, Barbados Sole to Soul Foundation, South Africa SWEAT Organization, BLM Campaign Zero, and Black Women’s Health Imperative.
(Camland Podcast) BitVids is closing down – After 2.5 years, cryptocurrency clip site BitVids has announced that it is closing down. BitVids sent an announcement via email that the site was shutting down, and the site itself is already offline.
(Camland Podcast) Bucharest Summit announces new dates (Oct 27-29, 2020) – The Bucharest Summit, a popular B2B event for the international adult industry, has announced that they will be going ahead with the conference in October 2020. The event will take place from October 27 to 29 in Bucharest, Romania at the Sheraton Hotel and will also include the Bucharest Summit Awards.
(Camland Podcast) BIPOC Adult Industry Collective formed to fight industry-wide racism – A diverse group of sex workers has come together to form the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color) Adult Industry Collective (BIPOC-AIC) to advocate for change as the adult industry grapples with issues related to race and representation. BIPOC-AIC released a statement this week outlining their goals and objectives, and provided a specific and detailed list of the changes that the adult industry needs to make in order to move towards correcting the systemic racism that has plagued all parts of the industry for years.
(Webcam Startup) Racism and Racial Fetishization in the Indie Adult Industry – The indie porn community often fetishizes performers by race, whether intentional or not, going so far as to create tags and categories which specifically emphasize the race of performers. The Webcam Startup team has gathered 3 individuals with varied experience in the industry to speak on their experience as a performer dealing with racism and racially charged experiences in the independent side of the adult industry.
(Webcam Startup) Introducing Virtual Webcam Coach/Mentor Studio Steel|King Studios – Steel|King Studios was founded by performers who used their experience of getting started with a lack of information and educational resources available to try to better the industry through their studio. They claim “By partnering with SteelKingStudios, you will enjoy a lucrative, exciting, and thrilling career in adult entertainment, all from the comfort, safety, and convenience of your home.”
(Webcam Startup) How to Make Your First $1,000 On Your Membership Site – Making good money on membership sites is not out of reach!
(Webcam Startup) Maximize Your Paid Promo on OnlyFans or Similar Adult Fanclubs – Investing in paid promotion can be a great investment if you make the most of your traffic boost.
(Webcam Startup) How to Buy Paid Promotion on OnlyFans – Buying paid promotion from other creators on OnlyFans can boost your income.
(Webcam Startup) Get Started as a Cam Girl on MyFreeCams – MyFreeCams is a leading non-gender-inclusive camming website that caters to the “internet girlfriend” experience. The only requirements to get started on MyFreeCams are to be 18 years old, have a webcam and a computer, and to have a vagina while also identifying as female. We highly recommend Chaturbate for models looking for an all inclusive and well composed token style camming site.
(Camland Podcast) APAG Trans Town Hall (June 28, 2020) – Following the relative success of its Zoom town hall on racism in the adult industry, the Adult Performers Actors Guild (APAG) has announced another town hall. Also hosted on Zoom, the meeting takes place on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern Time. Described as “a safe place for trans performers and allies to explore the issues that are important to them”, all are welcome to attend, and APAG specifically encourages company reps to attend in order “to listen as performers share their concerns”.
(Camland Podcast) Clips4Sale webinar with Meana Wolf (June 29, 2020) – Site owner Neil will be joined by Canadian performer and independent producer Meana Wolf on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 1pm Pacific/4pm Eastern Time to discuss topics such as discovering your niche, building your brand, finding traffic, and creating value for your customers. Meana will also be sharing her favorite free and low-cost ways to improve your performance and production, no matter what your level of experience.