Best Passive Income Sources for Camgirls: How to Maximize your Camming Earnings!

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Passive income (Income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis requiring minimal to no effort to maintain it) is something that many dream of. By contrast, “active” income takes consistent work, so live camming earnings is one example of active income. Being self-employed and making your own hours does afford you a lot of freedom to spend that time however you wish, so it’s best to spend it on things that will make you money long after the job is done. Clip-making/selling photos and videos and creating blogs require some upfront investment (your time), but then they can make you money indefinitely, literally in your sleep! If you want to expand your income opportunities and not have to rely 100% on your camming earnings, read on!


Top 3 Passive Income Ideas for Camgirls

 

Selling Your Photos and Videos

Arguably the BEST way to make passive income as a camgirl is to shoot videos and photos to later resell them on sites like ManyVids. You can also sell the same videos on Chaturbate or MFC for tokens or even create your personal site to make them available to even more people. The best thing is that you don’t need much equipment to get started. A webcam or a simple camcorder will work for videos and you can buy a basic DSLR camera to shoot professional-looking photos. Check out my post on how to get started making videos!

 

Posting Pics and Videos on OnlyFans

While it’s not completely passive, OnlyFans (Snapchat clone that requires members to pay to receive your pics and videos) is a great platform to very easily make money and do so without the hassle of trying to get members to pay for Snapchat and making sure they renew on time. It also allows members to send you tips and that’s where the passive component comes in. It’s great waking up to a tip or two. 😉 Read my OnlyFans review here.

 

Camming Affiliate Programs

Last, but definitely not least, is making commissions from camming affiliates. It’s an underrated way to make great money, but if you do it right, it will create absolutely passive, long-term income without you having to lift a finger. The key is to figure out where you will be posting the affiliate links and promoting the site. You can so this by creating a camming-related blog (Read my post about it here) or promoting online on platforms like Twitter, Reddit, or other forums. Get creative! Make sure you’re following their terms and conditions, however, since you can be easily banned for posting adult-related content.

The first thing to do is to sign up to the various camming programs that you want to promote as a Webmaster/Affiliate.

The best-performing programs are those that pay you via “Revenue Sharing”, so they pay you commission on the portion of the revenue that you bring in through your link. Chaturbate and MFC have the highest RevShare commissions (20%!) and are the easiest to get started on, in my opinion. Click on the links to sign up:

Chaturbate Affiliate Program

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MFC Affiliate Program through CrakRevenue

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Check out my full list of Top Camsite Affiliate Programs here. Good luck!

Best Pan, Tilt, and Zoom (PTZ) Webcams for Camming

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You may have seen these webcams in cam land that will pan and zoom around the girl’s body with a remote. The remote control effect is striking and is really fun for the viewers. It really makes the members take notice and stick around for much longer than they would’ve otherwise! While most camgirls use “standard” webcams (Take a look at the top ones here), if you want to take your cam game to the next level and invest in your camming success, these so-called “conference cams” are worth checking out. They’re pricey, but they should be seen as an investment, as you WILL see increased interest and therefore tips after upgrading to them. Additionally, you should always be writing off your camming equipment on taxes, whether it be webcams or laptops, so it’s a win-win situation! Read all about the tax deduction rules here. Without further ado…

Top 3 Pan, Tilt, and Zoom Cameras for Camgirls

Logitech Conference Cam BCC950

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  • Features professional HD video with superior speakerphone audio for simple, small-group conferencing.
  • Carl Zeiss Optics with Autofocus deliver razor-sharp images and allow detailed visuals to be shared close-up . Microphone Bandwidth: 200 Hz – 8 kHz
  • 78-degree field of view and 180-degree remote-controlled video pan, tilt, zoom ensure whole group visibility
  • All-in-one design combines HD video with high-quality audio clarity
  • The built-in, full duplex speakerphone and noise-cancelling microphone. Allows all meeting members to hear and be heard clearly up to 8 feet away from the base.
  • Omni-directional mic pickup and echo cancellation audio. Makes it seem like conversations are happening in the same room.
  • Remote control and base button control options. Quickly control camera pan, tilt and zoom and volume up/down, mute and answer/hang-up functions during call.
  • Broad application compatibility. Optimized for Microsoft Lync and Skype and works with most other popular UC platforms.

Best option for those who are on a budget!

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Logitech PTZ Pro Camera

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  • Premium USB PTZ video camera: Delivers professional video quality to a conference room or event space.
  • Ideal for custom integration: Flexibility to use multiple mounting options and three camera presets.
  • HD 1080p video quality at 30 frames per second: Brilliantly sharp video resolution and outstanding color reproduction.
  • H264 SVC video compression: Processes video within the camera for smoother video streaming using less bandwidth.
  • 90 Degree field of view, mechanical 260-degree pan, 130-degree tilt: Wide field of view and versatile controls make it easy to see everyone in the room.
  • 10X lossless full HD zoom: Zoom wide or zero in on people, whiteboard content and other details. Intuitive remote: Easily control camera pan, tilt, zoom and more.
  • Plug-and-play compatibility: USB connectivity to Windows PC, Mac, Google Chromebook; compatible with most web conferencing applications such as Skype for Business and Lync.

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Logitech PTZ Pro 2 Camera HD 1080p Video Camera With Enhanced Pan/Tilt and Zoom 

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  • Logitech PTZ Pro 2 camera delivers premium optics and life-like video calls to create the experience of sitting together in the same room, even if you are a thousand miles away.
  • It sets a new standard for high-quality, professional video with brilliantly sharp image resolution, outstanding color reproduction,and exceptional 10x HD zoom.
  • EASY TO SET UP AND USEPTZ Pro 2 connects with a single USB cable. Certifications with leading VC applications make it easy to use any video conferencing applications – including the ones you already use.

Best professional webcam you can get as a camgirl!

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⋆ SkyPrivate Review: What You Need to Know

As a camgirl, you have to be extra vigilant about non-paying members and scammers, particularly when it comes to Skype shows. It’s easy to be scammed in this way, since members will promise to pay you in tokens after the show, or even send a fake Amazon gift card as payment, and never follow through. However, Skype shows are SUCH great ways to earn extra income, either on top of your camming income or to replace it if things are going slowly on cam. This is where SkyPrivate comes in. It’s a Pay-Per-Minute Skype plugin that will ensure you get paid for every minute you are on, and there’s no chance for members to talk you into doing extra work for no pay.

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Here is What SkyPrivate Offers:

 

💰 Minimum 75% Payout Rate for Models!  💰

Custom Rate per Member: Special price for special clients!

Multiple Payout Options: Paxum, FirstChoicePay, ePayments, Bitcoin, Bank Transfer.

Dedicated Profile Page: Your photos, videos and profile details.

Country Ban: Family & friends can’t see your profile.

Discreet & Secure: Skype encrypts your calls.

Chargeback Protection: You will never lose money due to fraudulent transactions!

 

How Can You Make Money on SkyPrivate?

 

Pay-Per-Minute Shows

Live Skype shows. Log on whenever you have time and want to make extra cash.

PrePaid Shows

You can also charge in advance for shows. You set the prices and the time.

Sell Stuff

It can be your panties, photos, videos, anything you can think of!

Tips: Members have the ability to tip you before or after a show!

 

Additional Features that Make SkyPrivate Great:

 

Autoreject Freeloaders: If they don’t have the money, they don’t get a show with you!

No FREE shows: No more hoping or begging for somebody’s tip.

Shows on Tablets and Smartphones: Your members can take you with them anywhere.

Less than 14 Days to Withdraw money: Request your payout anytime you need!

Security: Skype allows for text and video encryption of the call. No tracking and no recording of your shows = no worries!

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Camming Scams to Watch Out For

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Although scams happen on both sides of the camming equation – from members AND models, I will focus on the ways you can be scammed as a camgirl, and ways to prevent it, because unfortunately there are a lot of people wanting to take advantage of newbie and inexperienced models who are just entering the industry.

AGENCIES/STUDIOS/PROMOTERS

There is NO need for anyone starting out in camming to be signing up with an agency or a studio. Please remember this very important tip! You should be signing up with the cam sites directly, without anyone else’s interference, as these studios bind you to a contract and take a percentage of your earnings, for supposed “promotion” and assistance. You can do your OWN promotion on OnlyFans, Twitter, Instagram, Manyvids, etc. There are a ton of avenues to bring in traffic, and none should include an agency or a promoter. You may also encounter some Twitter promoters who will ask you for naked photos or even free Skype shows(!) in order to promote you online. Don’t fall for this tactic and don’t do anything that makes you uncomfortable. Be completely independent. Take a look at this post to try out some sites and sign up with them directly and read up on some beginners guides to get started. Studios cannot give you any extra advice that you won’t find yourself online.

MEMBERS WHO SCAM

Unfortunately, there are a lot of members who frequent cam sites who are just looking for a freebie and have no desire to pay for your services, ever. At best, they will be merely annoying and ask for a free show, but at worst, they will promise to tip you or pay you with Amazon gift card or PayPal after you’ve done a show and never do, or will retract that payment. You should approach anyone offering to pay you *too* much for a Skype show with skepticism. It will almost always be over Skype, since they want to take you away from a cam site that would require them to tip for a show. They will always promise to tip you right after the show and then disappear and block you. OR they may pretend that they’ve sent a payment (such as sending a fake Amazon gift card email) or sending money through PayPal. With PayPal, that payment can always be reversed, so please only accept it from a member that you’ve known for a long time and one you trust.

The bottom line is, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. There are so many stories of girls being scammed this way: by giving a long, explicit show and never getting the payment. So, be very careful with Skype and only accept to do a show once the tokens have been deposited to your account, as that is the best method to ensure you’ll get paid.

MEMBERS WHO STALK

There is another type of member who will become enamored with you (in an unhealthy way) and try to get as much information from you as he can by pretending to be your friend. This can be done in a few ways. They can straight up ask you about things like where you live, what sort of events you go to in your city, etc. by acting friendly and curious. Be vigilant about answering these types of questions, as you don’t know how this information can be used and by whom. Read my post about camming safety and security for specific tips. What these members can also do is send you links to supposed funny images or videos that will lead them to get your specific IP address, which will reveal your city and potentially your approximate location in the city. They can then put these pieces of information together to find out who you are and then harass, blackmail, or stalk you.

Being a cam girl is not the easiest job in the world, because it comes with challenges like these and people who will want to take advantage of your inexperience. Be extra careful and use common sense, and when situations feel weird, never be afraid to say No.

Camming Success Tips for Models – 3 Things that will make you GREAT!

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Having been in the camming/adult industry for several years, I see this question come up again and again and is much debated among the models. What makes someone a successful webcam model? Not everyone has what it takes and not everyone can maintain it for years (if you want a long, profitable career).

From my personal experience of camming on MFC and watching hundreds of models, here are the 3 CAMMING SUCCESS FACTORS:

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Don’t believe in the myth that you have to look a certain way and have a certain body type to succeed in camming. After watching hundreds of successful and not-so-successful models and working out what makes them so appealing, I’ve come to the conclusion that it is *mostly* your personality and how you relate to your viewers that will make you a true success. It does not come on its own, however.

1) WORK ETHIC is something that is not often mentioned (or, rather… seen) when you’re searching for that the one factor that makes a top model a top model. It’s that underlying consistency (how often do you go online each week, how long are your vacations and how frequent, how often do you bail on your shifts?) that makes all the difference in the world. It is what keeps the viewers engaged and creates attachment (which does translate to more tips). Don’t come online consistently? Well, your tippers will find another girl to spend their tokens on.

2) PERSONALITY will need another mention in the future, but for now, I’ll say that you need to try to be yourself and be a more carefree and more confident/comfortable version of yourself on cam. If you don’t feel comfortable, it WILL show on cam.

3) As for LOOKS, keeping yourself healthy and feeling good mentally and physically is important. Try not to drink too much alcohol, eat too much fried food, carbs and sugar, which will make you bloated, and try to get enough sleep. When you’re feeling your best, you’ll look better too!

This article will be expanded on in the future, because there is just SO much to talk about, so stay tuned for camming advice and tips!

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