I want to be a camgirl, now what?

March 27, 2023 30 minutes 18867

We understand it can be scary to start for the first time. This “Now what?” extensive guide (interesting for starting models as well as models with more experience) will help you on your way and show you the necessary steps as well as tips and tricks to make your journey as a cam model into a success.  

How to get paid on a camsite

money

So after you start performing and earn money, you need to be able to receive it. All camsites and clip sites have different options on how to receive money. It matters however, where you live, in order to make use of a specific option. The most used payment options at this moment are the following:

  • Direct Deposit
  • Bankwire Transfer
  • Check
  • Paxum
  • COSMOpayment
  • ePayService

If you are in the US checks are still widely used, but this is not the case in Europe. Here in the Netherlands for example, checks are not used at all. And if you want to cash in a check, the commissions are outrages, which makes collecting checks pointless. But Europe has a major advantage with the Bankwire system.

When transferring money via iBan and BIC (within the EU), the costs are next to nothing. Costs you might think? What costs? Well, receiving money, especially in the adult industry, since it is considered a “high risk” branch are higher than in other branches. You have to pay to receive your money.

Payment minimum and fees

So to get paid you need to use a payment option. All these options cost you a bit of money, but there are cheaper and more expensive options. Before you choose, check the rates and fees and if you like to use an ewallet like Paxum, you have to get an account setup there first. There is all kinds of verification necessary, so setting this up in advance, will get you your money earlier.

Most camsites and clip sites work with a payment minimum. You have to earn a certain amount, before you can cash it out. It might also depend on the payment option you have chosen.

The payment minimum when using Paxum for example might be 50 USD, while the payment minimum for a bankwire transfer is 200 USD. (or vice versa)

When to get paid

The different camsites and clip sites work with specific rules on when you get paid. First of all, you need to meet the minimum, but most sites don’t have a daily pay option. They pay for example twice a month (on the 1st and the 15th). Keep in consideration that most sites have a delay of 3 to 4 weeks.

The money you made in May will be paid by the end of June and so on. Some sites do have a daily pay option and when you meet the minimum you can request payment. There rules that come with the daily pay might be more strict, or you might have to pay an extra fee.

Some payment options you should not use

If you do shows via Skype for example and need the customer to pay you directly, there are some payment option you should not use. Paypal has a zero tolerance policy towards adult. When you use it to receive money and they find out, they will remove/block or even blacklist your account and you will lose all your money. You might think, well how will they find out? It will probably be the customer. If they contact Paypal and tell them some excuse, “like I’m hacked” they will look into your account and that may result into you losing all your money.

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