So you’ve created an OnlyFans account, now what? How do you succeed on OnlyFans and use this platform to its full potential? (And make a ton of money, of course!)
1. Set the *right* subscription price
Although it might be tempting to set your monthly price as high as possible (OnlyFans’ current limit is $49.99/month), my advice is to balance that with what your fans would reasonably afford to pay. You’ll get more followers at a lower price (say, $9.99 or 14.99) and they’ll be more willing to pay for the Pay-Per-View messages and will end up spending ore on you overall. At the same time, don’t shortchange yourself and don’t set your subscription price too low where you might get people expecting too much for too little. It’s all about balance and also knowing your audience! If you’re into Findom, you may very well be able to set a high monthly price.
2. Promote your OnlyFans link online + Advertise your content!
Get creative with this! Definitely promote on Twitter and Instagram, if you’ve got it, as well as promoting your link during your cam shows, if you stream online. You can also share your link on TikTok, Reddit, or your official website/blog. The more places you can showcase your OF link – the better! Of course, don’t go completely overboard and spam viewers with it. Having your link in your twitter bio or even your Twitter name is a great promotion idea. Additionally, make sure your followers know what kind of content they’re signing up for by posting short clips, pics, and polls on your social media.
3. Talk to your fans
The road to a successful camming career and beyond is consistency and communication, so don’t neglect this crucial part! Make a posting schedule and try to stick to it, as well as reply to comments and DMs, which will lead to greater loyalty and subscription renewals. There’s nothing worse than losing subscribers because you simply didn’t post enough content. It might be a good idea to shoot some videos and photo sets in advance, so that you can slowly release them over the course of the month.
4. Try Tiered PPVs (Pay-Per-View Messages)
PPVs are a great way to create stronger connections and make members feel like they’re getting something really exclusive and special to them. You can set different prices (say, $1-3, or $10+) for their messages to unlock. Messages can be anything – photos, videos, or text posts! You can really use your imagination here and create some special photosets, videos or a sexy chat that would make members want to see it. This is a great way of making extra money on OnlyFans!
5. Get to know your audience
You can use your intuition or see what other camgirls are posting, but a really useful way to really find out what YOUR fans want is by making polls! Knowing your audience is the KEY to a successful OnlyFans account! You can figure out what kind of content members want to see next and track which of your posts were successful with the help of the analytics features on OnlyFans. For your PPVs, you can track how many messages have been opened, read, and which prices were the most profitable, so you can learn and make more informed decisions for your future posts.
6. Do promotional campaigns throughout the year
Sales are a great way to draw new people in or engage your current followers by making them feel they’re getting a bargain. Everyone loves a bargain, and promotions create excitement for members. There is always an excuse to do a promotional campaign, be it Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s day, your birthday – whatever you can think of!
7. Consider making your account free – At least for a while!
An alternate strategy to consider is making your OnlyFans account free! This can allow for a higher following as subscribers don’t have to commit to paying a monthly subscription fee. Free accounts can use the pay-per-view post feature, which allows you to monetise individual posts, in addition to pay-per-view messages and tips. Although you don’t have the predictability of subscription income, this strategy can be lucrative and lead to wider brand recognition.
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