A Follow-Up on Cam Girl Blog Services

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Tumblr and Camgirls, A Cam Girl Blog Service Update

In my last post on no-cost blogging services for cam girls I outlined the ‘big three’ (wordpress, blogger and tumblr) and explained how the acquisition of tumblr by Yahoo was causing concern amongst camgirls who were worried that their cam girl blogs would be shut down, or flagged as ‘adult’ by the service. At the time it appeared that tumblr, like blogger, was simply targeting affiliates who use these services to spam their advertisements for major porn companies (not cam girls), but over the past few days it appears that a small content site used heavily by camgirls has been affected by tumblr’s new stance on adult material, as have a few camgirls who posted material on tumblr that heavily linked to the content site.

The site in question, a small content site used by cam girls to sell videos and skype cam shows, featured a tumblr ‘auto-post’ function wherein advertisements for new video uploads were automatically published to tumblr when they were published on the content site. Now, posts containing the name of the site are blocked from tumblr, the ‘publish’ button grayed out for any post in which the name of the site appears. Not good 🙁

For what it’s worth I suspect that this particular content site was targeted by tumblr because of the volume of automatic posts containing affiliate links generated from the site. While I don’t agree with tumblr’s policy, these automatic posts containing affiliate links do fit the category of ‘affiliate spam’ in that the content is not unique and the entire purpose of these posts is to drive viewer traffic to a commercial adult site. From my perspective, the only change between then and now in terms of tumblr’s stance on adult is that it’s evident that cam girls can’t assume that we’ll fly ‘under the radar’ when it comes to policies intended to target spam affiliates. We cam girls and the sites we work are becoming big business, and it’s increasingly important that free blogging services are not used for automatically-generated, affiliate link-laden posts if we want to use them for our cam girl work.

For those who are interested in a new no-cost blogging service similar to tumblr that doesn’t have any restrictions on adult, soup.io seems to be becoming a viable alternative. While this service still doesn’t have nearly the amount of traffic one can find on tumblr, it’s growing and I do believe the customer traffic will eventually follow the adult content producers who use it. It’s a new service, but it’s an adult-friendly service that does not feature any of the restrictions of the ‘big three’ no-cost cam girl blog options.

In sum, while the censoring of adult content on tumblr is disappointing, it still doesn’t appear that cam girls are at any significant risk of having our blogs shut down if we’re smart about how we use them, and strive to create unique, meaningful content that is more than just a bunch of affiliate links. While it appears that camgirls and webcamming are becoming increasingly high-profile, and as such subject to the same scrutiny as other forms of adult content, we ARE unique in that our businesses are ourselves. We’re unique individuals, not static pay sites. If we put ourselves, our unique personalities into our work we’ll attract great customers AND stay within the guidelines of no-cost blogging services such as tumblr. Auto-generated posting may be efficient but it’s not creative, and it doesn’t differentiate us from spam affiliates. Take the time to write your own content, use affiliate links sparingly and these services still do have some value.

An Update on an Update

So appears that tumblr has reversed it’s stance regarding the content site I’ve referred to above. Yay 🙂 Still, a lot of independent camgirls are pretty upset with the censoring of adult content on tumblr, and understandably so. While a few camgirls are leaving tumblr in protest, I guess I look at it like free blogs aren’t going to be around forever anyways. They aren’t something we pass down to our grandkids 🙂 We don’t own them, and thus, our control over the content we post there is somewhat limited. That’s the trade-off I guess. I still think tumblr is a great way to meet new customers and it’s ideal for skype camgirls who aren’t able or willing to put the immense effort that goes into running and promoting a full website (I love it but fuck it’s a lot of work).  I’ll take the good with the bad, I guess.

Happy camming 🙂

 

When the Bad Influence Gets Influenced

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A Camgirl Under the Influence

Haha, I made a (bad) pun :). In all seriousness though, I pride myself, nay revel in being not just a kick ass camgirl but also a dreadfully bad influence…inspiring respectable upstanding citizens to drop their clothes and act thoroughly improperly for my delight and entertainment while rarely losing my regal composure. This week though, it was a bit of the other way around 🙂

I arrived home from the office at noon and turned on my skype only to be immediately messaged by a certain naughty Englishman who’s appeared in all his glory on the pages of my cam sex blog here more than a few times over. It all started out innocently enough (by my standards of innocence, of course)… he stripped off his clothes and modeled his adorable derriere for me as he started in on a bottle of bubbly. I had put on my regular home summer attire of bikini and a smile. Next thing I know one of us got the idea that drinking alone is a terrible idea, and it only seemed proper that I add a dollop of vodka to my fair trade coffee. Those of you who are familiar with my ridiculously low tolerance for alcohol know what’s coming next 😀 Somehow I ended up completely blasted at 2pm on a weekday afternoon, changing from outfit to outfit until we both realized clothing is for losers and we decided I should wear nothing at all, figuring out what sort of outfits we can make out of pastries and planning our trip to Vegas to dress him in a sequined tutu in the middle of a strip club. Is it odd that aside from the fact I was tanked that this is completely normal for us? 🙂

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There are no pictures of our drunken fetish revelry, mainly because I was way too bombed to take screen shots, had I even remembered to do so. That said, since it was a rare example of me losing total control and being led astray by one of my pets I figured the experience was totally camgirl blog-worthy, even without some captures of my playmate in the buff.

So yes, for once someone led me down the garden path, and it was a wicked change. After I sent him off to take a nap I worried that I would be totally useless for the rest of the afternoon but turns out Dylan Thomas et al. were on to something…writing whilst drunk is actually pretty fucking effective 😀

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Independent Cam Girls and Creativity

 

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Ingenuity is Integral to the Success of Independent Cam Girls

Of all the things I respect and appreciate the most about my peers who are successful independent cam girls is the creativity and ingenuity that they (we) bring to our careers. As this is a fairly small field successful independent skype cam girls understand that it doesn’t do anyone any good to have us all be the same, with the same websites with same site content all over the web…first off it bores our cam sex playmates, it’s uninspired, and those cam girls who don’t really take a risk, think creatively and put themselves into their work are missing out on the best thing about our jobs, namely that as independent skype cam girls we can turn our online presence, our personas, our work into anything we want them to be.

Think about it, your website, what you write, how you present yourself essentially is who you are online. Who we are as individuals is the strongest asset all independent cam girls bring to our respective work, and from what I’ve seen the girls who don’t get that flounder. Being an independent skype camgirl has an emphasis on the ‘individual’ part…camgirls who don’t get that aren’t cut out for this work. Being an entreupreneur is essentially about doing one’s own thing. I love seeing my peers succeed, particularly new independent cam girls who have decided to take a risk and venture out on their own but at the same time I find it sad when intelligent, creative women doubt their own abilities and don’t extend their careers beyond what’s already been done, who simply mimic others because they don’t have the confidence to do their own thing. I find it sad because these independent cam girls are missing out on the amazing freedom that comes with being able to completely express ourselves, and I find it sad because it means that they aren’t contributing to this niche in a manner that will excite our shared customer base in new and meaningful ways.

I really can’t stress this enough, to succeed independent skype cam girls need to bring our unique individuality to our work. Do something crazy, do something completely organic to who you are, that separates you from every other cam girl. Those who don’t understand this are missing out on a shit ton of creative fun, and from what I’ve seen, end up returning to the cam sites.

 

To Newly Independent Cam Girls

A small favor to ask. I think it’s amazing whenever I see camgirls getting into this niche, and I appreciate that the process of learning about becoming an independent webcam girl can be a slightly overwhelming process initially. That said, if you have specific questions I can answer for you I’m happy to do so, just please email me at jesse@quinn69.com. Please do not contact me on yahoo messenger. When I’m online I’m either working at my computer or I’m on skype doing a cam show, I don’t have the luxury of dropping everything to have a conversation whenever I wish.
Also bear in mind that while I’m happy to answer specific questions if I can, a salient feature of being independent is doing your own research and using your own creativity. I won’t write you a blueprint on how to become an independent webcam girl because there is no ‘one’ way to do things. I’ve received a lot of questions and messages lately from webcam girls new to skype cam sex so I just wanted to explain where I’m coming from.
Thanks for your consideration and happy camming.

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How To Give Wicked Webcam Sex

 

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What is Amazing Webcam Sex?

In the past I’ve written some tips for the guys on how to have amazing webcam sex, but based on a question I stumbled upon recently I figured I should write one for camgirls as well, particularly those who are new entrants to the field of skype cam sex.  Much of what I have to say applies equally to both camgirls the webcam sex fans who visit us, but I think as skype camgirls it’s far more important that we understand what we’re doing, as we’re the ones essentially running the show, so to speak

So what is webcam sex all about? Simply put, amazing webcam sex is a wholly unique and symbiotic interaction between people, between individuals. As skype camgirls essentially our webcam sex shows are about us, not about any specific act we can demonstrate. I see alot of new camgirls enter the field of webcam sex assuming that they need to do outrageous and extreme sex acts in order to be successful, but really nothing could be further from the truth. Don’t get me wrong, some camgirls do amazingly well providing ‘extreme’ webcam sex experiences, but they choose to do those extreme types of webcam sex shows because they truly enjoy doing them. NO camgirl can be successful long term doing something she truly dislikes, as taking that path is a surefire recipe for burnout and dissatisfaction. What makes being a camgirl so amazing is that there is no one way to do things, and all of the successful camgirls I know (myself included) bring our unique personalities and creative ideas into our webcam sex play. Trying to copy another camgirl’s style will never work because each of us are individual: the key to being an amazing camgirl and giving kick ass webcam sex shows is to do things that no other camgirls offer, or at least not exactly how they offer them.

 

The Difference Between Live Webcam Sex and Video Recordings

I really believe the defining feature of great webcam sex lies in the difference between live cam shows and video recordings. We all know that pirated webcam sex recordings exist on the internet and any guy that wants to find em can easily do so (I hope those that do so get horrible computer viruses!!). Why do guys visit us then? Why do they pay for webcam sex shows when they can find free porn all over the net? The reason they do is because we offer something no video could ever provide: unique, individualized webcam sex experiences that are interactive. In my time as a camgirl I’ve seen a ton of girls come and go, and the ones that last understand this. Those that simply go through the motions, offering the same rote ‘performance’ to each playmate tend to be low end earners who don’t have alot of fun on cam, and it shows. To give great webcam sex experiences you need to interact with your playmates, explore different fantasies and ideas, laugh together when you stumble into something that ends up being ridiculous. Be energetic, creative, do your own thing and you’ll make amazing money giving kick-ass webcam sex shows and have hella fun doing so. Never be afraid to look silly or explore something you’ve always wanted to try, pay attention to what your playmates want and lead them into things that will truly blow their minds. That’s wicked webcam sex, and it’s why camgirls have the best job in the world 🙂

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