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Monetize your Snapchat

Cam models, get creative with these smart ways to monetize your Snapchat and increase revenue from fans.

Do you use Snapchat? If not, here’s why you should get on it…

  • Snapchat is a social media networking app, available for desktop and mobile.
  • Free to download and packed full of fun features.
  • Flexible options including text messaging, photo and video “snap” messaging, video calling and phone calling.
  • Snapchat is discrete. Messages between users are private and delivered in real time.
  • Privacy features: You can see if the other person screenshots or saves. This helps you to monitor their behaviour.
  • Chat history auto-deletes after 24 hours. This removes all chat which has not been saved.
  • Snapchat keeps your phone number and personal information private.
  • You can make your Snapchat undiscoverable to those on your personal contact list.

  1. Create a username which supports your cam/creator name (not your real name). It takes around 5 minutes, via Snapchat.com or Snapchat on the App store.
  2. Have a play around with making photo and video snaps, and exploring the fun filters so you know what to do once you get your first Snapchatters on board.
  3. Sell your Snapchat for a reasonable subscription cost. Promote this on your cam site (if permitted), along with your content pages and social media.
  4. Once you have some followers, make photo or video snaps. They view these on their snap feeds to stay connected with you.
  5. Post daily, if you can. You can show off your look, personality and update fans what you’re up to in chat clips.
  6. Give them hot teases to keep them interested, and bring them to you for interaction – which you then monetize.
  7. Provide calls to action. Custom content deals, instructions to visit you on cam, information on your availability to “play” on Snapchat. Let fans know what their options are and how to request/book.
  8. Post the links they’ll use to pay, or visit you online.

One of the amazing things about Snapchat is you can offer a variety of subscription options.

Make it clear what you include with the subscription. You have messenger chatting and sext (sex texting), photo/video Snap swaps, GFE packages (Girl Friend Experience), video calls, phone calls and custom content.

Alternatively, you can offer your Snapchat subscription-free.

You would monetize it by promoting offers for any of the above benefits, to your captive audience.

Suggested subscription pricing:

  • One week £5 (or equivalent in tokens)
  • One month £15
  • One year £65
  • Lifetime £100

Monetize your Snapchat with one to one video calls. These are private and done over Wifi or 4G data.

Offer a time package such as 15 minutes or 30 minutes, with a one-off payment.

Let your Snapchatters know what they can do with you on a video call.

Ideas include masturbation, toy play, blowjob, femdom, roleplay, fetish, and shower or bath shows.

How about enjoy deep and meaningful conversations with your favourite supportive regulars?

Once show is agreed, have them tip prior to starting. This way you are assured of the money and they don’t benefit from your time for free.

Snapchat video calls are usually cam to cam, which means you both can see each other.

If your Snapchatter disables their video so you can only hear but not see them, this is because they wish to guard their privacy.

This should not bother you, however discuss preferences first, so there are no misunderstandings.

For video calls to be successful, everyone needs to be comfortable.

Suggested video call pricing:

  • 15 minutes £20 (or equivalent in tokens)
  • 30 minutes £50
  • 60 minutes £75
  • One week GFE including messaging with a daily call £400-£500

Monetize your Snapchat with audio (phone) calls. These work really well. Offer packages for time.

Shout out your phone call offers on your snap feed. Do this as a photo snap with text over the top (don’t forget to include how to pay).

Alternatively, do a video snap talking to your followers, hyping it up with a call to action!

As with video calls, there is so much scope for creativity. I have personally used this feature a lot through my years of camming. It is a favourite!

Suggested phone call pricing:

  • 10 mins call £15
  • 20 mins call £25
  • 30 mins call £40
  • 60 mins call £65

Monetize your Snapchat with sext packages, these are so fun!

You can sext via the messenger-style text chat feature or by sending video snaps, pic snaps or voice notes.

Offer sext on a daily, weekly or monthly rate. Also offer short time period sext sessions such as 15, 30 or 60 minutes.

Make it clear how much time they get, along with frequency and method of messaging.

Suggested Snapchat sexting pricing:

  • Daily sext £45
  • Weekly sext £250
  • Monthly sext £600
  • 15 mins sext £15
  • 30 mins sext £35
  • 60 mins sext £50

  • Create a banner or flyer using a photo editing app.
  • Choose your best photo to add your offers in text over the top. Include your subscription deal, video call, phone sex and sext options.
  • Post on your social media and add your pay methods.
  • Instruct fans how and where to tip for the package they would like.
  • Let them know to provide their Snapchat username with their payment.
  • Add custom tip amounts for your Snapchat packages to your cam site (usually you can do this in a tipping menu or bio).
  • Once fans monetize your Snapchat, be responsive and interact with them right away.
  • Make sure you honour what they purchase and deliver amazing service – if you want them to monetize regularly.

Here are my guidelines to monetize Snapchat on a continual and controlled basis:

  1. Respond to fans in a positive manner, but don’t be a pushover!
  2. Be aware of the individuals who regularly reward your time. Show these guys you appreciate them with extra attentiveness.
  3. Be aware of those who do not respect your time, once on your Snapchat. You can always remove them.
  4. Remind monetized fans to tip again for future engagements. Do this by posting your pricing at least twice per week.
  5. Run flash sales, for example pairing up options at a reduced rate (or offer a freebie). Consider deals like custom video + free 20 min phone call package; 15 min video call + 30 mins sexting; free 15 min sexting with every subscription renewal. Deals often trigger action from fans.
  6. If any fan creeps regularly into your DMs without monetizing your time, you can delete them.

Now you are armed with all the basics you’ll need to monetize your Snapchat, go ahead and make that dough!

Want some show ideas for cam, or Snapchat? Read here!

Want to know how you can gain 100k followers in 6 months? Read Honey Martinez’ interview here!

Would you like to make more money on cam with interactive toys? Read here!

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Get subscribers to your fans page

Are you a creator stuggling to get subscribers to your fans page? It’s time to join the platform that brings the fans to you!

Do you spend hours every week making content, uploading to your page and promoting on social media? If yes, read on…

From experience, I know creating content and building a fans page can take a lot of time out of your day.

Once you have it all made, it looks amazing!

You’re proud of it and want to show it off. People may look, but do they commit? You need to get subscribers.

Sure, you can try shouting about it on Instagram, X, TikTok and other social media channels.

That’s great!… If you have 1M followers on those platforms.

Even at that level, it is a numbers game. Followers can be flaky, even invisible.

The vast majority of social media followers are not willing or able to pay to see content. Many are not even genuine accounts.

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Out of those social followers who are genuine and understand what its all about, some will join for a snoop.

They’ll sub’ one time for a month to see what’s on offer, then don’t bother to renew.

Winning fans’ pledges for monthly subs is the arduous part of building a successful fans page.

Without getting monthly commitment, it barely seems worth the hassle. You end up feeling undervalued for your time and effort.

Many models attempt to get subscribers to their fans page by offering it subscription free. They will put a certain amount as free to view and the “good” stuff behind paywalls.

That is a smart strategy, providing fans are good quality and have the funds (or the desire) to pay to unlock the good stuff. And when they join for free, then don’t spend, this only advances the headache.

If this scenario sounds tediously familiar, you are in the same boat as the vast majority who have the same dream as you.

That dream is, to make thousands of pounds selling content on a subcription-based fans page.

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How creator sites work

If you’re one who’s already dived in thinking it’s easy making money from a fans page, I’m sorry you have learnt the hard way.

You will have been told to promote, promote, promote on social media. This is because generally, creator sites have no traffic of their own, therefore are unable to send subscribers to your fans page.

Creator sites provide the framework on which creators host their fan pages. They’re packed with all sorts of neat features which creators can use as tools for selling content.

How they make their money, is they drive creators to bring them the fans. They ean their commission for the privilege of creators bringing the business to them.

These sites ultimately rely on influencers and celebrities to fund a vast percentage of fans payments to their site. Big name creators advertise their fans pages which raises greater awareness of the brand.

As a result the creator sites gain member signups along with more creators, who then bring them more member signups and attract more creators. It is a very clever business model.

Unfortunately, those members signups brought in by influencer creators do not benefit the unknown creator who starts at the bottom.

Newbies have have to build their presence by finding their own fans.

It can take years to get to “influencer” level and still, most will never make it. Usually this involves a lucky break.

The bottom line is… if you are not an influencer or celebrity, getting interest for your fans page is a hard hustle. Many individuals soon realise this, and give up.

Now I can see you shrugging your shoulders with a “been there, done it, bought the T-shirt” type sigh.

So it gives me great please to say… “Wait! There is a way!”

You can build a successful fans page and you can find fans willing to pay.

Forget about wasting more time making those cliched “link in bio” posts (yawn) on social media, (the ones very few bother to click are they’re too busy scrolling).

How to get subscribers to your fans page

Join the platfrom that brings the fans to you!

Being a successful creator is not just about creating high quality content. It is about being a great salesperson too.

We know that face-to-face marketing works, as people buy from people.

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Do these things:

  1. Join the right platforn (I’ll help you with this at the end of this article).
  2. Position yourself in a live chat scenario and meet your subscribers face to face, online. This way, you directly engage them.
  3. Chat, let them get to know the face behind the photos. Be personable and charm them.
  4. Unleash your powers of persuasion by upselling your fans page – simply, talk about what’s on offer there.
  5. Offer them a joining gift or incentive such as an introductory discount. Alternatively, offer a free personalised photoset or short welcome tease video.
  6. Offer their incentive on-the-spot (like a flash sale) if they instantly subscribe.
  7. Once they’re in your page, do your great customer service. Message them on the day they join to connect in chat and arrange their welcome gift.

Why this works

When you meet your potential subscribers face to face on a chat-based platform, the numbers game has greater odds.

This is because the fans you chat with are registered network members, with billing in place.

These are not the same social media ghosts who lurk on Instagram and never like or comment, let alone click that link in the bio.

These network members already spend money. They engage in live chat, tip models and do private shows (which you too can benefit from). They buy media content and customs.

All you need to do once you’ve got their attention is point out the “click to buy” button in your chat room.

They do not need a seperate signup.

Just one click and they are on your fans page.

Another click and they’ve subscribed.

Piece of cake!

Ongoing commitment

Once you have your fans, you need to work smart to keep them on board. This is very important, otherwise they may get complacent.

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Do these things:

  1. Add a piece of high quality, high definition content daily, or as a minimum five days per week. This can be an HD video, a photoset (make sure the lighting is great), some POV snaps (make sure these are clear definition), or an audio message, for example.
  2. Message with your subscribed fans often to keep them engaged and returning to your page every day, hungry to see more of you.
  3. Offer them custom content packages on photosets, videos and audio content. This way you will build a strong and personal relationship with your fans.
  4. If they drop away, offer them a rejoining incentive with a % discount to win back their business.

Also, I want to tell you that on this platform, you get 80% payout of everything your fans spend on the content you create for your fans page!

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Finally you have a platform that brings the fans to you!

Register your interest here for a call back and we will help you set this up.

Want to know how to create home-styled content like a pro? Read my article here.

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Things to check before going live

Every new cam model needs a list of things to check before going live. Follow my guide and you’ll be ready to kill it on cam!

  • Completed your profile setup? – Add your bio, stats, settings, rates, tip features, profile images and payout info. Start only when all of this is done and approved!
  • Room tidy? – Be well-organised and clutter-free. A nice looking room will make you appear professional and it is pleasing on the eyes to the viewers.
  • Set up for best framing? – Great camera view is important. You want to show off your most flattering angles. Set up your work station and angle the webcam so you can look directly into it. This enables you to connect your audience with eye contact and encourages interaction from them.
  • Clear of any distractions? Make sure any pets in the house are fed and watered. Deal with anything else that might otherwise disturb you if not taken care of. Eliminate any annoying background noise.
  • Music playlists ready? – You’ll need music to help create an atmosphere. Use a speaker if you have one, but do not have the music too loud. Your viewers will want to listen to your voice moreso than your music.
  • Toys out and placed in reach? – Get everything you’ll need for cam shows out and ready. Ensure toys are sanitised and powered up. Vibrating toys need enough charge for the session. Having props within reach will avoid you having to scrabble looking for things.
  • Heels and stockings in reach? – Stiletto shoes, boots or stockings are common requests, have these to hand.
  • Snacks and a drink handy? – Keep a drink and snack beside you. This reduces the inconvenience of having to disrupt stream to pop to the kitchen.
  • Did you do enough reading and research? – You need to brief yourself on how to be a cam model to make a solid start. Read the articles on this blog and be informed. I am here to help!

  • Set up lighting sufficiently? – Room must be well lit with even lighting.
  • Restarted laptop/desktop and run through updates/scans? – Do this to minimise risk of running slow and stream lag issues.
  • If running on ethernet, have you switched off wifi setting on laptop? – You can do this in the network and internet settings. Allow machine to run solely via ethernet cable and not have the wifi interfere with hardwired connection. This is for best continuity of stream.
  • Installed correct browser? – Some cam sites have specific browsers optimised for use with. Check which browser you need as other browsers may not be able to support all of the features of the site you’re working on.
  • Run speed test? – Ideally you’ll have done one prior to signing up and checked minimum upload speed requirements. If it falls short you need to communicate with your site’s tech team. You may also need to speak with your internet provider.
  • Shut down any other browsers, software or applications that might interfere? – When you’re camming, shut everything else unrelated on your laptop down including anything that runs scans in the background. This is so as not to cause unnecessary slowing down of the machine.
  • Selected right camera in broadcast settings? – This is how you present the best quality picture on cam. If the camera you’ve plugged in is not showing in the settings, plug it in again. Refresh your screen, log out and in again, then look again.

  • Right mindframe to work on cam? – You want to be rested, happy, positive, excited and keen to do this! If not, you will resent being online and won’t make money.
  • Feel physically well? – If under the weather with any health or wellbeing issue, wait until you recover. If you do not, you risk starting on a negative spiral and won’t give it your best energy.
  • Wearing something you feel comfortable and sexy in? – Try on different outfits. Go with the one that makes you feel most confident! If you have a favourite lingerie set or something new, this will help you start strong!
  • Done makeup? – Heavy makeup not essential. A little light work on the face to prevent shiny skin and accentuate your best features will make you look and feel confident online.
  • Taken care of personal grooming? – This includes styling your hair, doing your nails, shaving/waxing legs/armpits/ladybits. Lack of attention to these things leads to self-consciousness.
  • What are your camming goals for today? – Self-motivation check! Be sure to have clear in your mind your motives, goals, income target and visions of your success. It is your commitment and consistency to being on cam that will help you achieve all your heart desires!

To apply to work with LVE Models, click here.

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Wisdom of the LVE cam models

Read on to tap into the wisdom of the LVE cam models. Helpful advice and guidance here for models finding their way in the adult webcam industry.

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We work with some of the world’s elite online performers from the UK, USA, Canada and Europe. 


Proud to have built our reputation on the satisfaction and success of our models, we assist budding and experienced cam stars to thrive in the industry. 


LVE Models provide all the tools and guidance models need to become established. Many go on to make sums of money they never imagined possible!

Word of mouth recommendation is how we grow our business. 
Quite simply, camgirls come to us because they hear of the great things our models achieve and they want to be successful, too.


We have built our studio culture around empowerment. 
Our models are like-minded females who strive to make it big as individuals. 


LVE Models empower each other to rise up and achieve, as a collective. In an industry where competition can be brutal, this is a beautiful thing!


Some of our models have come forward to share their insights and experience with you.


Here is a bunch of wisdom of the LVE cam models!

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Show ideas for new cam models

Models brand new to the adult cams industry often get stuck with what to do on cam. Here are some some helpful show ideas for new cam models.

If it’s your first day or week on cam and you’re experiencing the natural newbie nerves, please first read this article to prepare yourself for getting started.

You will need to spend the early days online becoming familiar with how the site works.

It is very important to learn how to engage with your viewers so they interact back. This is how you generate income opportunities from them.

My article on creating engagement is here.

The next thing to master is how to think creatively on your show ideas, because this is how you convert viewers into fans and keep them coming back.

There are thousands of cam models online on major sites, as such, the competition is fierce. It can be very tough to make it and it is always the stand-out models who thrive.

The models who continually mix up their show types and themes do well versus others that do the same shows week on week.

Don’t let this put you off though! It sounds like a lot to get the head around but I am here to help so you can hit the ground running.

Here are some show ideas for new cam models.

Fantasy telling

Spoil your audience with a themed show where you tell them your sexy fantasies. These can be based on real experiences or make believe, by using your imagination.

If you struggle for ideas, you can always get some inspiration by reading erotic stories and using these to inspire the fantasies.

Erotic stories

To follow on from the fantasy telling idea, try reading stories out to a live audience from an erotic short stories book.

There are hundreds of books available on Amazon or web-based short smutty stories by self-published authors on Medium.

Dirty talk

Polish up your naughty chit chat and sizzle in a show where you turn up the heat with sexy lingo!

Describe your favourite sex positions, how you like to be pleasured or how you like to pleasure a man (or another woman).

With dirty talk, the more detail you can give to the recipient, the more mindblowing the results!

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Google search ‘kinks and fetishes’ to add some new words to the sex vocabulary. You will also stumble upon further inspiration for show themes.

Roleplays

How does the sound of getting into character suit you? With roleplays you can be anyone you want to be! Imagination here is key.

Some popular roleplays are doctor/nurse with patient, teacher/student, stepmum/stepson, boyfriend/girfriend’s mum/dad, boss/employee, personal trainer/client, massage therapist/client, bored housewife or hotwife with the window cleaner/postman/pizza delivery boy.

Set the scene describing who is who, you the female counterpart and the member plays the male.

Talk about what the male is doing to her (you), or what she is doing to him and act along with toys and sexy actions.

Femdom chat

Many cam site members get off on being told what to do. This can be in the form of jerking or edging instructions (JOI), humiliation, mind games, blackmail, and various other forms of domination style chat.

These type of shows are hot property. Research along with a deep level of understanding is essential.

There are so many different ways to do femdom chat shows. It is difficult to coach these skills as they need to evolve in a manner that suits the individual’s persona.

The preferences of the recipient always vary from person to person too. This is because one format does not suit all.

I recommend lots of reading and research online. Look for books about S&M because these provide plenty of ideas.

Games

If you want to do something light-hearted and fun, bring out the game play!

Card games, tarot, dominos, raffles, quiz, are all ways to keep members keen.

Some models love to game online whilst they cam and find this brings in quite a crowd! This is especially the case if the model adds a sexy dimension such as topless or strip tease whilst gaming.

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Striptease

Put on your favourite music, or enable a tip option where viewers can tip to request a song. Bring out your inner stripper by dancing sexy, going with the flow and losing your clothes!

Set these up as tip goals or tip menu options and you have an awesome show right there.

Twerking

A bouncy set of buns twerking is a massive turn-on for many guys on cam sites! Twerking is fun and it creates energy. It is a great vibe when done to your favourite tunes.

You can build twerks into tipping shows, give them as prizes on games and use them to tease and encourage members to spend more money.

Bikini twerks, micro thong twerks, even naked twerks are sure to get the members gravitating.

There are plenty of amazing tutorials on You Tube for twerking if you’re not sure now to do to and want to master it.

Just search “how to twerk” and have fun learning!

Topless fun

Do you have a set of ‘funbags’ you’re happy to flaunt and shake around?

Topless shows including oil shows, shimmy, titty twerk, titty fuck, titty licks and spit shows are all extremely popular choices.

The trick with topless fun shows is to keep them playful and sensual, with plenty of nipple teasing.

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Link these shows to tips or goal shows and you incentivise your audience to tip for the tits!

Toy shows

Regarding toy show ideas for new cam models, I totally recommend the interactive toys which react on tips.

Most cam sites nowadays have the interface for Lovense as these toys are extremely lucrative tipping tools.

Members go tip crazy for the Lush, Domi and the Hush. Every cam model I know features one or more of these in their live and/or private shows.

Take a look at these toys right here.

My recommendation is start with the Lush as this one seems to be the crowd pleaser.

As you grow in experience and make money, add others to your collection.

Wet shows

A show in a bathtub, jacuzzi or shower is a fun way to grab the attention of potential spenders and keep them captive in the room!

Plan one with plenty of bubbles, candles and music to set a sexy scene and entice them in.

Use a sponge to seductively stroke the body and keep some waterproof sex toys to hand!

Oral tease shows

Cam site visitors love nothing more than the thought of a hot woman giving them oral pleasure.

A cock-shaped dildo is a cam model must-have prop for shows such as blowjobs.

Use the lips and tongue close to the camera as this is immensely ball-tingling for the recipient.

When performed with plenty of spit and eye contact into the webcam, you’ll get them hooked and coming back for more!

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A blowjob as a show type on a tip menu or tip goal, or offered as a nude show in private, is a smart way to monetize this act of ultimate pleasure and make any man online happy!

Day to day activities

I know it sounds absolutely mad… Try doing regular activites such as the housework, creative things such as playing an instrument or doing art, or fitness workouts on cam.

These are all things that fill potential spenders with intrigue and tempt them into chat rooms.

These activities are often great ice-breakers to start chat.

If you dress in something that’s out of the ordinary for the activity, that’s a dead-cert way to draw attention to yourself on cam!

I hope you enjoyed reading my show ideas for new cam models blog, and that this helps you along in your cam modelling journey.

To learn how to get noticed on cam, read this article.

To apply to work with us, head over to LVE Models.

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How to get noticed on cam

Advice for all cam models on how to get noticed on cam.

Speaking as a time-served successful cam model, I know first hand how competitive this industry is.

With thousands of new cam models signing up every week, the industry is over-subscribed and always will be.

This is why for many new models, it is hard to get noticed. The vast majority will never be successful as they do not know what they need to do to stand out in the masses.

The bigger, famous brand name networks have the capacity to display thousands of performers online at any one given moment.

Thousands of models online and granted, thousands of members online, too.

However not all members will make cam models’ time profitable.

Getting noticed by those who have the spending power, is always the challenge amidst the abundance of options they have.

Every cam model must therefore understand they are one of a thousand or more options. These options are camgirls the tipping members will choose who they wish to spend money on, (or not).

I hereby offer my top three tips on how to get noticed on cam (and be that favoured option to make bank)!

You take a look around the site and there are tonnes of gorgeous girls. You’re gorgeous too, but do you stand out? What makes you unique versus the next model?

To make it as a successful cam model you need a strong identity. This can be a style, a vibe, a look, a particular type of show you do better than anyone else.

Put some thought into who YOU are as a performer. What feels best suited to your physical appearance and personality?

Dress in a manner with fabrics and colours you can make your trademark style. Are you rocking it in black lace, latex/fetish, roleplay costume, luxury lingerie, beach babe bikinis, classy cocktail dresses, stripper style neons?

Think about the way you speak, your expressions, the way you move around on cam. Does this feel genuine and easy to keep consistent through your shows?

Emphasize your assets and strengths. Do you have a skill you can show off? Dancing, flexibility, gymnastics, singing, ASMR, story telling. Fetish or domination chat or acts with props, porn star shows such as squirting, deep throat or hardcore. These all popular on cam.

To experience very quickly how to get noticed on cam, make a point of being available, often.

You can’t be a successful cam model by just popping on for an hour here and there. You have to put the time in.

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This means working to a schedule so members learn when to expect you, and being consistent. Put in proper sessions, 3-6 hours or more hours at a time.

There are always going to be models with better work ethic, grinding out the hours even when it’s slow.

Guess what? These resilient, persistent girls are the ones who are successful. You’ll find they have mega following and usually make mega payouts.

Be literally in the face of all of the members, reminding them continually that you are there. This is how your presence becomes known and you become established as a cam model.

If you don’t have full time hours available, it is not a problem. You can still become successful as a part-timer.

I became very successful working part time, just 16-20 hours a week on cam. I was consistent every week, working to a schedule.

I put exceptional quality into my presentation and shows, which made an impact and attracted the tipping members.

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This strategy worked a treat for me. It works a treat for many of our part time LVE Models, too.

Consistency is key!

So you have a niche, and a schedule. Exellent work!

Those two things alone are not the complete solution.

The next thing you need to do is focus on the quality.

Quality means making every aspect appealing in order to encourage members to spend money.

Pay close attention to and make improvements to your:

Physical appearance – make the outfit, hair, makeup all on point.

Attitude – make this positive, engaging, fun, sexy and personable.

Room – have this well lit, decorated and clutter-free because this is what is most appealing to the eyes to the viewers.

Equipment – make sure your laptop, cam, audio, stream quality is on point. A poor quality or low definition stream never does well versus other models’ streams that are consistent and high definition.

If you need help to improve any technical aspect, speak to your site’s tech support team for advice. Upgrading your internet or equipment is the best investment you can make as a cam model. If you’re unsure of the requirements, read this article.

Effort – approach every stream with good energy and enthusiasm. If the energy output is flat, so will the results be.

Be a cam model with a strong identity, of high quality, who works with consistency!

That’s how to get noticed on cam!

Annabelle

To apply to work with us, head over to LVE Models.

Lean how to start out as a brand new cam model here.

Be inspired! Become a top CamSoda model! JazzyJ’s story here.

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What to do when it’s dead online

Models often ask me for advice on what to do when it’s dead online. Here are some tricks to help your chat room pick up when the site is slow.

We are entering a time of year where cam sites are notoriously slow. Year on year cam sites across the board see a downturn in traffic over the summer months.

Members head on out to enjoy fair weather and light evenings, family gatherings, gradulation parties, summer vacations and school holidays.

I always reassure our models that this is normal and not to take it personally if their regular spenders are around less often.

Many models are demotivated as they struggle to make the same weekly figures they made in March through May.

During these times it’s all about managing expecations learning to be content with lower average hourly rates.

On the big live stream sites, there are thousands of cam models online at any one time, hustling for business.

There are also still hundreds of newbies joining cam sites every week, all with big money aspirations.

For established cam models, these slow times are a frustrating slog with fierce competition from their established peers.

They also have the issue of the new girls up and coming, and guys who normally spend money keen to try out the “fresh pussy.”

Members love choice, as this is what cam sites are all about. All cam models have to get their head around this.

The models who are smart will not let this get them down. Instead, they up their game.

Try new things to encourage greater earning potential and attract new spenders.

For the new models, summer can be a tough time to join. They might be just one slow chat room amongst thousands of others. Cam sites are a numbers game.

Such models need to focus on building their following in the early days. I understand the need to make enough money to maintain motivation, but there is no overnight success in cam modelling.

Many join sites expecting it to be instant easy money, but in reality its not like that. The rewards of patience and persistence online may not be realised until 6, 12 or even 18 months down the line.

As an experienced cam model I know first hand how demotivating it can feel when there’s not much going on. I’ve had online hours SO tedious that I’d rather stick pins in my eyes than be stuck talking to a bunch of zombies who don’t respond.

Now this is an important bit of field research here: I noticed that the more fed up I felt and the flatter my energy levels became, the slower my room got.

As difficult as it is to stay enthusiastic when it’s dead online, the absolute last thing a cam model should do is let her energy slump.

Looking bored, irritated, scrolling through the phone, sitting/laying in a lazy manner will do nothing more than encourage viewers to mirror the same energy.

As a result, they leave the room or become more complacent and less inclined to interact.

Energy attracts energy of the same frequency, so up-tempo your vibe and kick-start your viewers into action!

Annabelle

Be aware of this and keep it positive and approachable. Switch up the body positions from sitting to laying, move around in the camera view to display movement and stay energised.

Keep the facial expressions interested, smile and be sexy. All of this gives the illusion the room is busy even when its quiet. It also encourages anybody popping in for a look to stick around rather than click out uninspired, a few seconds later.

So nobody’s talking back, who cares! Chat anyway! Learning to be comfortable with talking to oneself is a really valuable skill to learn as a camgirl.

Chat about anything. What you did at the weekend, what music you’re listning to, how much you love your new sex toy. Any topic that’s engaging and fun for the viewers is good for keeping their attention.

You can even make stuff up for jaw-dropping effect or comedy if your mind works in cheeky ways! Nobody will know whether it’s your real life or not.

Do something fun or crazy to grab members’ attention and make them feel more inclined to interact. Here are some ideas:

  1. Melt ice on your butt/cleavage, talk about how warm it is and ask if they’d love to see a naughty show with ice.
  2. Do a squats workout, ass to camera, in some hot pants or yoga pants. This sets pulses races!
  3. Eat a banana seductively, or some strawberries or grapes. Ask your audience if they’re into food play.
  4. Rub your feet over a dildo and talk about how much you love foot massages.
  5. Show your sex toys and talk about them, share some experiences.
  6. Rub oil/lotion on your body. You don’t need to strip. Wear a bikini to spark their imagination.
  7. Do a hot fashion show, trying on different outfits and asking for their feedback.
  8. Do sexy stretching, splits, headstands or anything else athletic if you’re a fit girl.
  9. Do something articstic like drawing if this is your thing, or play a card trick/game.
  10. Do some preening – curl your hair, paint your nails, do a pedi etc.

Whatever happens, keep that sparkle as this makes potential tippers warm up, rather than go cold and leave.

Personality is what usually wins fans over on cam sites. Make you cam persona appealing and maintain a consistent good attitude no matter how slow or busy.

A cam model with a persona that sparkles always stands out versus those who do not know how to be personable or engaging.

Annabelle

Please, go ahead and try out my tricks! You may not set the world alight in every session, but some improvement is better than none when it’s slow.

I would love to hear if my advice helps your chat room pick up. Please let me know in the comments!

Lastly… Always remember to adjust and manage your expectations during the slow times.

To apply to work with us, head over to LVE Models.

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First day on cam

It’s your first day on cam and you’re feeling nervous. Allow me to offer some guidance to help you make ‘taking the plunge’ feel less daunting!

At LVE Models we coach new models every week. Many of the models joining us have webcammed before, however some have not.

Feeling nervous when faced with the prospect of going on cam for the first time is totally normal.

The vast majority who come to us suffer first day nerves to some degree, whether they have cammed before or not.

Everyone was once a newbie facing the task for their first time, so you are not alone!

The reason for ‘first day on cam’ nerves is this: feeling nervous is the body’s natural reaction to the unknown.

In most cases, this fear is mostly due to not being prepared. Things that are straightforward to do and learn can seem overwhelming if information not available.

How to set up a profile, how to go online, what to look for and how to engage an audience… These are basic training requirements that should be covered prior to going online.

Unfamiliar territory can bring a host of anxieties based on fears over things that have not yet happened (and may not happen).

If you’re thinking these thoughts, don’t worry, it’s perfectly rational and you are not alone!

This is why a support network is essential.

Most cam site interfaces are not as complicated as they might look on a first glance. Take some time to click through each screen, read and understand. If it’s a good site, it will be user-friendly.

There will always be training information available, whether this is via a link or another type of online document. If it is not supplied on registration, ask the site admin or agency you signed up with.

If anything is not clear within the performer account, there will be an admin team, either at the site’s head office or through an agency or studio you registered with.

Ask, ask and ask questions! Nobody minds! These people are there to help you get familiar with how to operate your login features and navigate your profile.

Observe how the site works from a member’s perspective to see what they see when visiting cam models.

Look at how models are displayed. Check this both on the home page and when viewing individual profiles.

Take note of where to find key features such as tip menus and games. Identify where a member would go to take a model into a private show and how they would private message a model.

If you do all of this, you will know where and what to direct members to do when they visit your profile.

Some members, just like you, will be brand new so take a proactive approach in understanding your own site.

This will help them to spend their money – which is precisely what you’re there for.

To assist you getting through your first day on cam, seek to connect with other cam models on your site.

Group chats, forums and social media neworking groups are universal things on most cam sites. Ask the site admin or your agency how you can join these.

These groups are where you’ll find like-minded models who, like you, were once brand new and nervous.

Connecting with other models who have been through the same motions is invaluable.

You can draw on their experience, share your worries and have your mind put at ease.

Annabelle

We have a community here at LVE Models where models, both new and experienced alike, are joined together via a WhatsApp chat.

They swap ideas and experiences, offer motivation to one another and look out for the newbies.

I know in some cases, having this chat group has been the difference between certain individuals dropping away and going on the be successful models who make four figure weekly payouts.

There is no point in going online if you’re highly strung. You’ll be in a weird vibe and as such, struggle to get people spending.

To draw people in to part with their cash you’ll need them to feel relaxed and comfortable in your presence.

This starts by making yourself comfortable in the hours and minutes before you go live.

Whether it’s a workout, taking a bath, breathing exercises or pouring a glass of wine; do what you need to do on your first day on cam.

Steadying the nerves can be done in various ways and we are all different in that sense. Choose whatever makes you feel chilled.

If you need to take your time getting ready and thinking about how to approach your first cam show (over a glass of wine), do so!

You can always watch some other cam models for ideas and inspiration, whilst getting ready.

Once the preparation is done and you feel ready, take some slow deep breaths and go for it!

Be bold, commit yourself to the time you’ve set aside to cam, and persist.

There is nothing to lose and a wealth of potential to gain.

Your new opportunity brings a new path, a new money source, a new following and new doors opening. This is all very exciting!

All members love meeting the latest models joining their site because this is exciting for them. Enjoy the buzz of connecting with new people. Tell them you’re new and learning.

They won’t expect you to know everything on your first day. Many will be keen to support you if you’re personable towards them and appreciative of their support.

Remember what motivated you to start in the first place and hold this thought.

You’ll get through initial nerves if you focus on the reasons you’re there.

Annabelle

It’s your mission to accomplish and you are accountable for your own success (with a little support and guidance)!

Once you’ve got your first day on cam out of the way, you’re already one day experienced! This means you’re one day more knowledgable than you were prior to starting!

Each day thereafter continues the learning curve on your journey into webcamming.

Over time, your understanding grows as does your confidence.

Girl, you got this!

Annabelle

Here are some helpful articles for brand new models preparing for their first day on cam.

How to be a cam model

What to wear on cam

Can I cam without showing my face

Bring out self-confidence naturally

Engage your audience make more money

Wisdom of the LVE Cam Models

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To apply to work with us, head over to LVE Models.

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How to manage slow days

Learn how to manage the slow days on cam in order to stay disciplined, motivated and focussed on your goals.

All cam models, whatever their level of experience, may find some days online seem more arduous than others.

Live stream cam sites can vary dramatically in volumes and patterns of traffic and every site has its typical peak and off peak hours. With models working in different timezones, not all are able to be online during the peak hours. Because of this, they may feel the site is ‘slow.’

The key to staying resilient and pushing through this is learning how to manage slow days.

I will say that despite the peak and off peak patterns, any site with high traffic (which is most of the live stream sites) will have thousands of users online 24/7. For this reason there is always the potential to make money no matter what time you log on.

For maximal potential to make money no matter what time you’re online, the power is entirely in your hands. Here’s what you need to do:

Members will feed of your energy. Bear in mind if there are people in your room who are not bringing value, they will often be reciprocating your energy.

Always remember that energy attracts the same type of energy.

Annabelle

First and foremost: create a spectacular vibe. Put out good energy this will make people warm up and feel more inclined to bring value to your day. You can start by creating a pleasant atmosphere with background music.

Dance and shake your butt, movement helps prevent the atmosphere feeling flat.

Keep body language and body positions open and receptive. Smile and be appreciative of your viewers’ presence.

If you find viewers are not talking back, work harder to get them being interactive. Up your game with the chat.

Try to directly engage them by usernames and break the ice with small talk. Ask how their day is, where they’re from.

You’ll need to master the art of chatting to yourself. Get busy doing your nails or taking selfies to upload to your followers on social media with a shoutout that you’re online. Talk through what you’re doing.

Chat about your tipping options, on-sale media, Snapchat subscriptions and anything else you can promote.

Chit chat as though you’re talking to an imaginary friend. Nobody knows who you’re talking to, and this trick is often a game-changer as it keeps you appearing occupied!

Annabelle

The psychology behind this is: you’re actively engaging a person (be it a real person or not) and this makes others want your attention. They will want to be a part of your session if they see you’re interesting and fun to chat with.

Don’t let potential tippers step into your room and see staring down at your phone or looking fed up. They will find this boring, and leave.

Make your chat patter a regular habit and all of a sudden one or more people start to interact back, and interaction leads to tipping and private shows.

The onus is on you to be positive and don’t let the traffic lulls be a problem for you. Always be of the mindset that slow times won’t last providing you work hard to make your room busier.

Be constantly mindful of your vibe and think how you can up your game. Work hard to be the stand-out model online.

Stay optimistic with a good attitude, every hour will bring different members logging on. One slow hour does not mean the next one has to be.

Never lose site of your goals, even when it feels like you’re flogging a dead horse online.

Remind yourself you’re there to work and you will get the very best out of your sessions providing you bring good energy, work hard to be interactive and display positivity.

Do affirmations, write your goals down, DO IT ANYWAY! The best way to self-discipline, self-motivate and stay focussed is by giving your cam session a purpose.

Your goals are your reason to stay online and complete your scheduled hours. They are your motivation to keep your hustle game strong.

You never know who is about to step into your chat room and love your amazing vibe. He could be your next big tipper or long term regular!

If you slip into a negative vibe or log off, he will never get the chance to connect with you.

Annabelle

Sometimes a break is all that’s needed. If you’ve been online a couple of hours and find your efforts seem in vain, take a break.

Go for a walk, do a workout, meditate, listen to music, read a book, bake a cake, do some visualisations and goal setting. Do whatever makes you feel energised and positive.

When you log back on you will feel fresh again and it will likely be a whole different crowd. Tell them what you’ve been up to just now, ask them how their day is going. Notice the shift in energy and be appreciative for their receptiveness.

If after trying all of the above it is still stagnant in your chat room, give yourself complete overhaul. Try something new with a change in shows, tipping options, outfit or personal styling.

If you have cam model friends, bounce ideas off them. If you have a mentor or coach, as them for guidance. A good coach will assist you with ways you can encourage greater interaction and tipping.

It can often be of benefit switching up the hours. Going online at a different time to your usual time means you can meet a whole different crowd. You can gain new followers and expand your presence online.

As CAM MODEL MENTOR I am hands-on with our LVE Models. Active in their chat rooms, assisting and directing when needed.

Also being experienced cam model who learned first hand how to manage slow days, I have all the tips and tricks to pass on.

This is empowering for me and it is empowering for them to learn that my methods work for them too.

Their slow days become fewer and farther between. More frequent are the days they are busy, killing it on cam.

To apply to work with us, head over to LVE Models.

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Secrets of self-motivation

What are the secrets of self-motivation? We all have days where we’re ‘not feeling it,’ but persistent lack of self-motivation means lack of earning potential. Here’s how to tackle this problem.

It is the ability to fulfil a motive. It is the drive to do something based on the benefits it will bring.

Self-motivation is telling yourself, “no matter how I feel, I have a mission and I am going to do it anyway!”

In order for self-discipline to be motivational and engineer the desired results, it must be supported by regular reminders. These reminders are reasons why you must do it anyway.

Getting ready and logging online sounds like an easy thing to do. In principle it is, however one of the biggest barriers to success is where lack of self-motivation results in not showing up.

Annabelle

During my time in the industry I have discovered many factors that cause this problem and unravelled the secrets of self-motivation. This awareness has led me to identify ways to help de-motivated individuals. Making sense of how they feel and understanding why they’re stumbling is the first step.

I have mastered techniques designed to renew the sense of self-motivation. If done correctly and with care, these empower individuals to march strongly onward and reach their goals.

First I want to talk about some of the common causes of lack of self-motivation in cam models.

Lack of self-motivation is a negative and unproductive state to be in. It often stems from self-limiting thoughts or beliefs.

These are thoughts and beliefs lacking the positivity and confidence required for a person to achieve.

Thoughts and beliefs starting with “I can’t,” “I’m not,” “I won’t” for example, are prime culprits.

Where there is lack of willing or faith fuelled by negative thoughts; individuals will often opt out (elective failure).

There can be a whole catalogue of factors that trigger self-limiting thoughts and beliefs. Phyisical, psychological and emotional barriers are the main sources.

For example, there might be inconsistent moods due to hormonal ups and downs, personal or relationship problems. There could be tiredness of feeling physically out of sorts. Underlying mental welfare issue such as anxiety or low self esteem are common denominators.

There could have been a few poor sessions on cam, or a bad experience with online trolling.

We are all human beings and it’s normal to have ‘off’ days. We should never feel bad for taking time out when we need to rest.

Self care is crucial, but staying focussed on our goals is one of the secrets of self-motivation.

Annabelle

While mindful of creating a healthy work/life balance, money moves can only happen if the effort is not put in.

Hold this thought at the forefront if success is desired and know you have the power to push through the difficult times. This is essential to growth.

Often this simply involves giving ourselves a shake, dressing up and showing up. Be that badass cam model queen who achieves her goals no matter what!  

I believe it is important to have a support network and/or a mentor when camming because sometimes all that’s needed is a little friendly support or encouragement.

Take inspiration from those who know how to push through the tough times. These are the models you see grinding out their sessions online, making bank week after week.

For sure they get their ups and downs, but have mastered the ability to stay self-disciplined and motivated.

Annabelle

If I lost £1 for every time I felt like flaking out, even with a fleeting thought… Damn! I would not have reached my goals thus far and not be in the comfortable position I am in today. 

That symbol of £1 lost for every time is in reality worth a far greater loss because every working day on cam had far greater value than £1 to me.

It translates to thousands of pounds of lost income over time if every off day was a day I chose not to commit to my goal.

There are numerous times I have worked on cam with PMT. Others I have worked feeling low after bad news. Endless occasions I have worked on cam with sleep deprivation, but the show has gone on.

Nothing would stop me putting on my Cam Queen hat and working to my schedule. Only exceptions being in cases I genuinely was too sick to work, or my child was sick.

My secrets of self-motivation include my unfaltering determination to be successful.

Never satisfied with not hitting my income targets or reaching personal goals, knowing these are things I have complete control of.

Annabelle

No matter what, the show must go on!

DO IT ANYWAY is a a Boss mindset. Filled with purpose, determination, resilience and prosperity!

DO IT ANYWAY sees me smile and give myself a pat on the back! It is a sense of pride and accomplishment on completion of goals!

DO IT ANYWAY continually asserts me as a professional and a role model!

DO IT ANYWAY is uplifting, empowering and feels incredible!

Adopt DO IT ANYWAY is one of my secrets of self-motivation! The steps below open the door to life-changing results!

1. RELAX TO PREPARE

Take 30-60 minutes for relaxation and rejuvenation of the body and mind. I recommend a walk in a natural setting or an energising exercise session.

Go for a massage, do meditation or listen to music or motivational podcasts. These are superb ways to unwind. This ie because they open the positive mindset channels in preparation for successful working.

2. SET MOTIVES AND GOALS

Spend five minutes visualising all of the things you want to achieve (goals) and necessities you need to cover (costs of living etc) as a result of working on cam. Do this because these are your key motives to work and you should remind yourself of them continually.

Without goals, there is no ambition and as a result, no purpose to work. Set some if you have not already, add quantifiable measures along with timescales. I share more about how to do this in a few moments as you read on.

Goals and motives are one of the primary secrets of self-motivation as without these, there is not much point in doing anything… at all.

3. THINK ‘FAILURE NO OPTION’

Nobody likes the word failure. Consider the things you would miss out on if you were to give way to self-defeat and not work. Giving in to self-defeat is the worst type of failure, as it is elective failure.

Think about details, pictures and emotions along with what the loss represents in monetary terms because this serves as a kick up the butt to get going.

Not being able to afford that holiday with the girls next summer, having that loan forever hanging over your head, not being able to get that new car… These such thoughts make me sad and more determined not to let this happen!

Do you see how focussing on doing anything but failing is such a powerful secret to self-motivation?

4. FOCUS ON SATISFACTION

Along with the physical losses that happen as a result of lack of self-motivation, I need to tell you that the subsquent regret is not a nice feeling to experience. This can often be the culprit for the forming of negative, self-defeatist habits where lack of self-motivation is the default setting.

Be mindful of the implications of regret but focus on the opposite feeling – satisfaction. This encourages a positive sense of self-worth. Linger on on the satisfaction you will experience on the achievement of your success and become emotionally involved with that feeling!

It is easy to see wht focussing on the feelings of satisfaction are one of my secrets of self-motivation.

5. CLARIFY & REASSERT MOTIVES

You have your goals and motives… Clarification and reassertion of these will continue to set the intention of the purpose and the positives therein you will gain.

Whilst getting ready to go online, think exciting empowering thoughts about your goals which reinforce why you need to dress up, show up and get the job done in order to reach those goals.

This constant reminder makes your camming mission 100 times more meaningful and helps with setting a schedule in order to fulfil the required hours online.

Your purpose is the choice you make to see it through with a strong motive which leads to the end gain.

Clarify and reassert the purpose by way of affirmative mission statements in order to self-program and place yourself firmly in that driving seat.

6. CREATE MISSION STATEMENTS

Set out exactly what you want to achieve in specific, quantifiable measure. Include these five elements:

  • TASK – webcamming.
  • PURPOSE – why you’re doing it along with the target earnings you require.
  • TIME – number of hours you are going to persist for.
  • OBJECTIVE – the ultimate goal that needs to be met.
  • EMOTION – the pleasant outcome in terms of the feelings that compeltion of the mission will bring.

Form a strong, affirmative, motivational mission statement including the above elements. Make this affirmative (affirmative = “I will”) and filled with enthusiasm, as a result this elevates the positivity and unleashes this powerful secret of self-motivation.

Here are two examples to guide you.

1. “Today I will work on cam and make the money I need for my holiday (PURPOSE). I shall persist online until I have reached my target earnings, this will be for a minimum of 5 hours (TIME) in order to pay the sum of £xxxx I need for the flights (OBJECTIVE). Knowing I can book my flights thanks to my work ethic, will make me feel on top of the world!” (EMOTION).

2. “This day is devoted to working on cam (TASK) and I do this as I am a professional (PURPOSE). I will work for 8 hours (TIME) and make £xxxx to pay off the rest of my loan (OBJECTIVE). Finally I shall be debt free and celebrate this weekend! This is the greatest sense of freedom and happiness I have ever experienced!” (EMOTION).

Can you feel the enthusiasm in these mission statements? They’re specific, quantifiable, with a positive emotional attachment. Do you know understand why mission statements are one of my secrets of self-motivation?

You do?

Now go ahead and have fun creating your own, clearly define your goal(s) and WRITE IT/THEM DOWN!

7. REPETITION

… Now REPEAT your mission statement ten times.

The act of repetition is one of my secrets of self-motivation. It is a key part of mental programming because not only does this make create a prolific thought in the conscious mind, it also helps that thought become ingrained into the subconscious mind.

Our conscious mind is the mental compartment for thoughts we can control. We can choose what we think about by switching and replacing one dominant through with another.

That elusive subconscious mind is the trickier part of the mind to convince. It is the part of the mind that controls the feelings, actions and behaviours of an individual, i.e. the subconscious habits.

Thoughts provoked by subconscious habits are difficult to control because the average person does not know how to control or change them. Most people are not even aware it is possible to do so. It takes training.

Subconscious mind reprogramming is an in-depth subject I go into, for instance with one to one mentoring training if this is required.

Make daily self-motivation with mission statements and repetition a positive habit. You will be on your way to striking gold, armed with effective self-motivation techniques!

I am rooting for you and all the unlimited potential you will unlock as a self-motivated, goal-orientated cam model!

Annabelle

I hope you find this article helpful, I have only scratched the surface of my secrets of self-motivation. There are layers of issues that cause lack of motivation because this is often a complex issue.

Where there is a persistent lack which results in the inability to work on a frequent basis, with or without low moods or feelings of indifference, I advise to very carefully about whether camming is the right avenue.

I am a great believer of if something doesn’t feel right or there are too many off days, it is just not going to work out.

To learn what webcamming success depends on, read this article.

To apply to work with us, head over to LVE Models.

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