Episode 124: XBIZ goes Virtual, 10 Reasons You Aren’t Making Money, and more!
Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast! This week your host is Webcam Startup CEO Aerie Saunders.
(Camland Podcast) Cammodel Directory adds new payout options – Skype show payment processing and listing site Cammodel Directory (part of IndieBill) has added 3 new payout options for models. They have added 2 e-payment options, Cosmo Payment and ePayService. Cammodel Directory has also added Tether as a cryptocurrency option.
(Camland Podcast) Clips4Sale “July JOI” Clip Promotion (July 2020) – Clips4Sale has announced that their July 2020 promotion theme is “JOI: Jerk Off Instructions”. They have a special promo page with a graphic link on the main Clips4Sale homepage to feature videos and studios that choose to participate.
(Camland Podcast) XBIZ makes all 2020 events virtual – XBIZ has announced that they will be hosting their remaining 2020 events virtually. XBIZ Miami, XBIZ Berlin, the XBIZ Cam Awards, and the XBIZ Europa Awards have all been rescheduled as online-only events.
(Camland Podcast) Flirt4Free updates Cam2Cam feature – Flirt4Free has announced some upgrades to its cam2cam function. They have finally added the feature that models and members care the most about: cam2cam access for tablets and smartphones.
(Camland Podcast) Cam4 SFW / Safe For Work photo contest (July 6-12, 2020) – Cam4 is creating a gallery of non-explicit, SFW (safe for work) photos to show to site visitors from countries that require age verification to view pornography. To kick off their new SFW galleries, the site is running a contest! All approved Cam4 performers can enter, and there are daily prizes from July 6-12, 2020, as well as overall winners.
(Camland Podcast) Clips4Sale partners with Takedown Piracy – As of July 1, 2020, fetish clip site Clips4Sale has partnered with the company Takedown Piracy to protect performers and studios from the scourge of online piracy. Clips4Sale’s new partnership aims to change that, promising digital fingerprinting technology that will be automatically applied to all studios, for all of their content both past and future.
(Camland Podcast) Pineapple Support launches parent/performer support group – Pineapple Support has announced that they will be running a 6 week support group for parents and performers beginning on July 12, 2020. The group will meet once weekly on Sundays at 3pm Pacific/6pm Eastern time. The group is completely free and no experience with therapy is required. A confidential application is required to be considered for the group.
(Camland Podcast) APClips adds video ratings, improves search – APClips gives the search function a collection of upgrades, adds 5 star video ratings.
(Camland Podcast) OnlyFans may owe UK back taxes for unpaid VAT – OnlyFans could be on the hook for nearly 4 years of UK/EU 20% Value-Added Tax payments. OnlyFans is owned by Fenix International Limited, a company that is both registered and based in the UK. It appears that OnlyFans decided that they were an “agent”, which meant they were not responsible for collecting the 20% VAT (Value-Added Tax) for the UK and EU, while HMRC’s own review indicates that OnlyFans most likely does not fit that category.
(Camland Podcast) BongaCams now automatically records private shows – BongaCams has made private show recording automatic. Models who enable the “record private show” feature will now have their private shows automatically recorded and added to the member’s video collection. Private show recording is fairly common on token sites, and is a popular feature for members, who then get a copy of their private show to re-use forever for no additional cost
(Camland Podcast) Manyvids Influencer Vid Contest (July 13-18, 2020) – Manyvids announces Influencer Vid contest with $150 cash prize for most popular video in selected categories.
(Webcam Startup) 10 Reasons You Aren’t Making Money as a Cam Model / Pornstar – 10 reasons you aren’t making any money (or enough money) as an online sex worker. Follow our tips and tricks to boost your income to where it ought to have been all along!
(Webcam Startup) EARN IT Act passes committee, heads to Senate floor – The Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act (EARN IT Act) is another piece of legislation in the mold of FOSTA/SESTA: claiming to “protect victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation”, the bill’s actual language takes aim at Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, sometimes referred to as the “First Amendment for the internet”.
(Webcam Startup) Exhibit at YNOT Summit July 20-22 – Are you an adult company interested in exhibiting at a virtual summit?
(Webcam Startup) YNOT Summit 2020’s Best Sessions for Models – If you’ve been dying to visit an adult industry event but haven’t gotten around to it, I’ve got great news for you! YNOT Summit is completely virtual this year and is free to attend. Grab a note pad and pen, and some snacks, because there are 3 days choc-full of important and valuable information for models that you won’t want to miss.