Podcast 146: MV Adds Payout Fees, Non-stop Contests, XBIZ 2021 Recap

Episode 146: MV Adds Payout Fees, Non-stop Contests, XBIZ 2021 Recap

Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast presented by WCSU News! This week your host is Webcam Startup CEO Aerie Saunders.

News:

(WCSU News) Manyvids adds fees for payouts– Manyvids no longer has a fee-free payment option.

(WCSU News) Pornhub claws back model earnings– Pornhub reduces model / producer payout amounts without notification.

(WCSU News) FanCentro: New Year, New Features!– FanCentro debuts a raft of new features for creators, including livestreaming, a tagging feature to promote other creators, and welcome videos.

(WCSU News) Pornhub removes Modelhub videos from Premium– Former tube site heavy-hitter Pornhub has responded to the backlash against their retroactive earnings adjustments by adding one-time bonuses to model payouts in February as part of January earnings. Pornhub has also announced that, effective immediately, they are removing Modelhub videos from Pornhub Premium.

(WCSU News) Pineapple Support Relationships Webinar (Feb. 5, 2021)– Pineapple Support is hosting a webinar on building healthy relationships, free and open to all sex workers.

(WCSU News) Are Non-Stop Contests the New Normal? Cam4 “My Shop” Contest (ends Jan. 24, 2021)– Popular cam site Cam4 has launched yet another contest. This one, the Cam4 “My Shop” Contest, rewards the top 25 broadcasters who make the most content sales between January 11 and 24, 2021.

(WCSU News) RIP C4SLive.com: End of Adobe Flash spells the end of Clips4Sale memberships– The membership section of major fetish clip site Clips4Sale is being phased out. Previously, studios on Clips4Sale could choose to add clips to not just their regular studio, but to a C4SLive membership site. Unfortunately, the C4SLive platform was built entirely on Flash, and when Adobe announced in 2017 that they would stop supporting Flash in 3 years, the decision was made to leave C4SLive as it was, and not prepare a new platform for launch before the end of Flash

(WCSU News) It’s Not You, It’s Me: IWantClips admits glitches– IWantClips acknowledges serious site-wide tech issues causing problems with back-end function for models.

(WCSU News) Cam4 “Lock-in-Private!” Contest (Jan. 18-31, 2021)– Cam4 launches yet another contest, this one for Romanian, British, and Australian performers – but they have to earn more than prize value to win.

(WCSU News) XBIZ 2021 Day 1 Recap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly– The XBIZ 2021 Day 1 (Jan. 11, 2021) panels that rocked my world – and one that didn’t.

(WCSU News) XBIZ 2021 Day 2 Recap: Sell Me Something!– More tech issues, but moderators and staff more prepared to tackle them in Day 2 of XBIZ 2021 sessions.

(WCSU News) XBIZ 2021 Day 3 Recap: No Complaints!– A strong finish to the final day of webinars at XBIZ 2021.

(WCSU News) 2021 XBIZ Awards Winners– XBIZ has announced the winners for the 2021 XBIZ Awards, presented by MyFreeCams. The XBIZ Awards show honors excellence across a diverse array of categories in Movies & Production, Web & Technology, Pleasure Products, and Retail & Distribution.

(WCSU News) AVN Announces Talent Lineup for 2021 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo– AVN has live shows from 26 porn stars scheduled for January 20-23, 2021.

(WCSU News) 2021 AVN Virtual Seminar Schedule Released– Panels include work/life balance, the history of sex, porn stars as Twitch gamers, and more.

(WCSU News) Streamate “Best Face Forward” Contest (ends Jan. 23, 2021)– Streamate’s January contest includes cash prizes for top 500 models, bonuses for models who stream 25+ hours.

(WCSU News) 2021 XBIZ Honors Online Industry Winners Announced– XBIZ has announced the winners of the of the 2021 XBIZ Exec Awards, presented by Chaturbate. The live streamed ceremony on XBIZ.net was hosted by Charlotte Stokely and XBIZ Managing Editor of Digital Media Alejandro Freixes.

(WCSU News) Megacams adds new payout options– Megacams simplifies sign up, adds more payout options including BitSafe, checks, wire transfers, and more.

(WCSU News) xHamster Valentine’s Day Video Contest– xHamster giving out 3 cash prizes to most popular Vanlentine’s Day POV themed videos from models in the Creator Program.

(WCSU News) qrush Launches Affiliate Program– Fan club site qrush has launched the first fan club affiliate program that rewards you for bringing new members to the site. Affiliates receive 25% lifetime revshare from all subscriptions, video calls, messages, locked content, and tips purchased by customers.

(WCSU News) Manyvids Yummy Vid Contest (Jan. 23-27, 2021)– Manyvids has announced that they’re running yet another contest in January. This time, food-themed videos tagged with specific categories will have their engagement tracked from January 23 to 27, and the video with the most engagement will win its creator a $150 cash prize.

(WCSU News) Livester by SoulCams Short Video Contest (Jan. 23-Feb. 28, 2021)– Cam site SoulCams is encouraging performers to sign up to its sister site Livester using a video contest with cash prizes.

(Webcam Startup) Get More Fans and Money by Posting on XVideos– How to make higher payouts and monetize on tube site XVideos. There are many ways you can stretch your content to monetize it on XVideos without putting in too much additional work!

(Webcam Startup) Protect Your Brand with Beta Launch of BranditScan– Your brand is important to you and you have spent time building it up and producing unique and exciting content to generate income, so why should pirates be able to profit from your brand and steal income from you as the creator? They shouldn’t! BranditScan to the rescue. BranditScan is a new DMCA website that makes DMCA takedowns and brand management so much easier.

(Webcam Startup) Fight Piracy with these DMCA Services– Protecting your brand, content, and image is a very important part of being a performer in the adult industry. Unfortunately, piracy runs rampant and in the digital world it’s hard to keep up with these virtual villains. Finding companies that can help you protect your content can be well worth the money and peace of mind! These websites will help prevent piracy of your content, take care of your DMCA takedown concerns, and put you in charge of your brand again.

(Webcam Startup) How to Utilize Affiliate / Referral Programs as a Performer– What is a referral program and how can performers use it to make more money?

(Webcam Startup) Cam Performers and Clip Artists: Make and Use Gifs To Promote Yourself– GIFs are a great way to catch attention when marketing. Creating a GIF isn’t hard, don’t get discouraged!

(Webcam Startup) Learn How To Deepthroat For Webcam Shows and Clips– Deepthroating is when you give a blowjob (whether to a toy or a real dick) and put the dick all the way in your throat, oftentimes until you gag and your lower lip makes content with the balls on the dildo or penis. This can be a hard skill to learn especially if you are someone who has a tough gag reflex to work with, and although it isn’t necessary if it is something you are uncomfortable with experimenting with, if you are a performer who wants to learn the skill to incorporate it into your shows or maybe even add spice into your own personal bedroom life then here are my tips!

(Webcam Startup) The end of anti-porn banking discrimination?– Government releases new rule designed to roll back the catastrophically negative results of Operation Choke Point.

(Webcam Startup) Inked Cam Girl an Adult Webcam Site Where Alternative Models Shine– Inked Cam Girl was created by an inked content creator and cam model with the intention of giving alternative and inked webcam models a place to call “home,” where fans that are interested in alternative and inked cam models can know they will find exactly what they are looking for. The site was designed to help its users create long lasting connections based on shared love of the alternative community. All models are hand picked by the founder and operator based on things like charm, personality, sexiness, and high energy performance!

(Webcam Startup) An Important Bookmark for Models: AmberCutieForum– Amber Cutie is an experienced adult industry worker who has webcammed on MyFreeCams since 2009 and created AmberCutieForum (ACF) in 2010 for models and members to discuss things! The forum is composed of many parts, including some for public view and some which are for models only. In addition to all of the creative conversation options where models and members can network and chat, there are unofficial support channels where many website support workers or network CEOs/decision makers are active and available to offer assistance.

(WCSU News) WCSU Webinar Episode 9– Missed the live webinar on January 1? Catch up with the recorded version! We discussed the Stop Internet Sexual Exploitation Act (SISEA). The next webinar will be on February 1st, 2021.