Episode 131: Anal-ytics, JFF Tip Jar, OF Lists Disputes
Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast! This week your host is Webcam Startup CEO Aerie Saunders.
(Camland Podcast) Stripchat launches “Anal-ytics” AI technology for all performers– Stripchat has announced the roll-out of its new “Anal-ytics” video recognition technology that has been trained to detect butt sex. After 4 months of beta testing to work out the kinks, the Anal-ytics feature is now available to browse all performers, 24/7. The artificial intelligence(AI)-based technology is able to recognize with 92% accuracy when anal sex is occurring in a performer’s live stream. Streams that have been AI-verified to be offering anal sex at the moment of search will appear at the top of anal-related search results.
(Camland Podcast) JustForFans adds individual tip jar feature to live shows– JustForFans rolls out OBS update that lets viewers choose which performer to tip in multi-model live streams.
(Camland Podcast) 2020 XBIZ Cam Awards Winners– XBIZ has announced the winners of the 2020 XBIZ Cam Awards presented by MyFreeCams and hosted by Molly Stewart. The awards were presented virtually on XBIZ.tv.
(Camland Podcast) SpankChain Updates: August 2020– Cryptocurrency payment processor SpankChain has continued its action-packed summer with announcements of platform updates, a new site partner, and a new withdrawal option. In addition to its promo model search, SpankChain has also announced its new “SpankMate of the Month” feature.
(Camland Podcast) APClips adds discount features– APClips rolls out coupon feature that allows models to run sales and add mark-ups to prices. There are 2 different discounting options available to choose from, that each have their own settings and features.
(Camland Podcast) 2021 AVN and GayVN Awards pre-nominations now open– Adult industry media company AVN has announced that the pre-nomination period for the 2021 AVN Awards and the 2021 GayVN Awards is now open. Both events will take place virtually in January 2021, with the GayVN Awards (presented by Chaturbate) on January 18, and the AVN Awards (presented by MyFreeCams) on January 23.
(Camland Podcast) Clips4Sale “Spank Me September” Clip Promotion (September 2020)– Clips4Sale has announced that their September 2020 promotion theme is “Spank Me”. They have a special promo page with a graphic link on the main Clips4Sale homepage to feature videos and studios that choose to participate. They also select clips from the monthly promo to feature on their @clips4sale Twitter account throughout the month.
(Camland Podcast) IsMyGirl announces changes to attract more models– Fan club platform IsMyGirl is hoping to capitalize on the Bella Thorne/OnlyFans uproar with some changes to its earning and payout options. IsMyGirl has announced that there is now no limit on member tips. Additionally, they have raised the limit for locked messages to $500. They have also raised the payout percentage to 80%–from its previous 70%–to match the 80% that OnlyFans offers.
(Camland Podcast) Manyvids Vid Page Contest (ends September 5, 2020)– Manyvids is opening up the coveted carousel on the main “Vids” page with a Twitter contest. Usually, the videos featured in the large video carousel on the right side of the page are chosen by Manyvids staff. Now, Manyvids is asking models to tweet out their videos in the hopes of being chosen for 1 of 10 featured spots in the carousel. Manyvids claims that having a video in that carousel increases earnings by 287% for the 24 hours that the video is in rotation.
(Camland Podcast) Cam4 offers option to pay to boost placement– Cam4 is now offering models the opportunity to improve their cam room’s placement by paying for a “boost”. For 25 tokens, a model can improve their site placement by half for 5 minutes. A performer can boost their placement at any time while they are streaming, and can use the feature as much as they want. Members can also purchase boosts for their favorite performers for 25 tokens.
(Camland Podcast) BIPOC-AIC grant program opens applications– BIPOC-AIC offering 3 x $500 microgrants to adult industry members in financial need. Applications close on September 10, 2020 and grants will be disbursed on September 15, 2020. Grants are for US residents only.
(Camland Podcast) Manyvids ends MV Crush 90% payout– MV Crush Club, has announced that it is ending the 90% payout for the first 12 months promotion on September 30, 2020. Since October 2019, models were paid out at the 90% rate for the first year after they activated their MV Crush Club. After the first year, payout reverted to the standard 80% rate. Any models who launch their MV Crush Club on or after October 1, 2020 will receive 80% payout from the start.
(Camland Podcast) 2021 XBIZ Awards pre-nominations now open– Adult industry publication XBIZ has announced that the pre-nomination period for the 2021 XBIZ Awards is now open. The XBIZ Awards presented by MyFreeCams are scheduled for January 14, 2021.
(Webcam Startup) Cam4 Cam of the Month Awards– The Cam4 Cam of the Month Awards recognize the most popular broadcasters by viewer count throughout the preceding calendar month. All broadcasters who earn more than $250 during the contest period are automatically entered. The viewer count (only logged-in members count) is determined through peak viewers daily, with the daily peak viewer leaders earning points. At the end of the month, these daily points are added up, and the 20 broadcasters with the highest point total win cash prizes. The prizes are awarded to overall winners, across all genders.
(Webcam Startup) The 2:2:1 Ratio on Exclusv.Life– It is important to post regularly to keep your profile looking active and exciting. We recommend using the post schedule tool to upload multiple posts in one sitting to maximize your time elsewhere. The post schedule tool in conjunction with the Custom Twitter announcement tool allows your fans to be notified when a new post is published on your profile. We have watched very closely and we have come up with a pretty balanced structure for maximizing Interactions, Subscribers, Sales, and Tips: 2 Public Posts – 2 Subscriber Posts – 1 Pay-to-Unlock Post.
(Webcam Startup) Clip / Porn Video Editing Tricks When You Don’t Have a Cameraman– So you want your work to look cleaner, more professional, or at the very least you want your hard work to better translate to your final product. Most people would tell you to just get a cameraman. Unfortunately, as simple as your fans make that sound, you know you can’t just pick those up at your local retail store. Here are 5 tricks you can use if you don’t have a cameraman!
(Webcam Startup) OnlyFans adds “Disputes” tab– OnlyFans now allows creators to review their chargebacks/refunds at any time from their dashboard. This feature is available in the “Statements” section of your account. Here you’ll find a list of all of the chargebacks that have been placed against your account, including details like the date and the user screen name.
(Camland Podcast) WCSU Webinar: Episode 2– Bella Thorne and OnlyFans, Inspiration, Halloween in Cam Land, Earn More as an Affiliate