Episode 160: JFF is Hiring, YNOT Summit Returns this Summer, Cryptocurrency
Welcome (or welcome back) to the Camland Podcast presented by WCSU News! This week your host is Webcam Startup CEO Aerie Saunders.
(WCSU News) eBay Removes “Adult Only” Category, Adult Items Banned– Though it has long been divorced from prudish PayPal, eBay had decided to take a similar pearl-clutching approach to adult items sold on its platform. eBay has announced that it is removing the “Adults Only” category (and all of its sub-categories) effective June 15, 2021, and is permitting only a handful of items to be listed on its site going forward.
(WCSU News) YNOT Summit Returns (July 7-8, 2021)– Following a successful 2020 event, YNOT has announced that its virtual YNOT Summit, presented by Chaturbate, is coming back this summer! The event takes place on July 7 and 8, 2021, and registration is now open.
(WCSU News) Pineapple Support Transgender Support Group (June 8, 2021)– Adult industry mental health organization Pineapple Support is offering a free 6 week online support group for members of the transgender community working in the adult industry. The group meets on Tuesdays at 2pm Pacific/5pm Eastern time starting on June 8, 2021.
(WCSU News) Manyvids “May Flowers” Contest (May 17-26, 2021)– Manyvids “May Flowers” paid vote contest hands out over $6k in total prizes to 4 models.
(WCSU News) FanCentro “Dealing With Cyberbullies” Webinar (May 27, 2021)– Fan club platform FanCentro is teaming up with adult industry attorney Corey D. Silverstein to offer a webinar as part of their Centro University education series. The webinar, titled “Dealing With Cyberbullies” takes place on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 11am Pacific/2pm Eastern time.
(WCSU News) 2021 XBIZ Miami Show Schedule Announced– XBIZ Miami, presented by Chaturbate, is fast approaching! Taking place from May 24 to 27, 2021, the event is entirely virtual and culminates in the 2021 XBIZ Cam Awards on May 27.
(WCSU News) Clips4Sale Studio Admin Gets a Facelift– Clips4Sale takes steps towards more functional studio admin dashboard.
(WCSU News) APAG Confirmed As Union With Department of Labor– Following a contentious split from their parent union, the Adult Performance Artists Guild (APAG) has been approved by the Department of Labor as a standalone union.
(WCSU News) Loyalfans Requires W-9 to Receive Payouts– Adult fan club platform Loyalfans is requiring all US performers to submit an updated W-9 tax form in order to receive their payments. As of June 1, 2021, performers who do not have a W-9 on file – or those whose payment information does not match their submitted W-9 – will not be paid.
(WCSU News) UKAP Rebrands As SNAP (Support Network for Adult Professionals)– UK Adult Professionals (UKAP) updates name, reorganizes structure.
(WCSU News) JustForFans is Hiring!– JustForFans is hiring for a customer service rep position.
(Webcam Startup) Beware of the Twitter “Tip Jar”– If you’ve been excited about the news that Twitter has launched a “Tip Jar” for creators to receive money from their fans and followers, I’ve got bad news for you: as a sex worker, you DO NOT want to activate this feature. Twitter has not created a payment processing platform to power the Tip Jar, instead they are piggybacking on platforms including Cash App, Patreon, PayPal, and Venmo to process transactions.
(Webcam Startup) MFC Share: Where Sharing is Caring– Making Content for MFC Share can Turn a “Slow Day” to a Passive Income Builder
(Webcam Startup) Cam and Clip Performer Beginners Guide to Cryptocurrency– What is Cryptocurrency? Why is it suddenly popular in porn?
(Webcam Startup) Story-Based Premium Social Media Website Fanstories TV– Get started earning money on fanclub content with Fanstories TV.
(Webcam Startup) Surviving Your First Summer Slump– The June / July slowdown is real, and it can be scary if you’re new to online sex work! Don’t panic, this too shall pass – a bit faster with these tips.
(Webcam Startup) Why You Should Start Doing Skype Cam Shows– 4 reasons to start offering Skype shows ASAP!
(Webcam Startup) Interview with Bruce Friedman – Owner of Adult Site Broker– Katy Churchill and Bruce Friedman talked about his first forays into the adult industry with a pair of failed paysites, and how he grew his initial marketing business into project management and consulting, then on to Adult Site Broker. Bruce walks us through the typical sale process, and we discuss the impacts of site sales on models. Finally, Bruce talks about the threat that credit card companies pose to the industry, and gives performers tips on how to build a business that they can sell in the future.