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Anyone know how to become a cam girl...

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Nina92 Fri 23-Nov-18 08:44:57

... cause I'm sick of being broke!

AnchorDownDeepBreath Fri 23-Nov-18 09:00:39

Look into it a lot first. A lot. Most people have hugely unrealistic expectations; formed when it was the new thing on the internet, and times have changed. It might not bother you at all and you still may want to do it; but go into it with your eyes open.

You will need to show your face; you usually need to be free for chats for long periods to build regulars, you'll need to be willing to interact and let people pay you small amounts (usually £1/£5/£10) to do exactly what they request from you. You'll need a lot of lingerie and usually a niche. The stats last year showed most lucrative requests were for "extreme forms of anal"; which at work we classify as being paid to insert specific large objects on camera. There can be quite a lot of waiting around until you build up a pool of regulars.

It's not really lucrative anymore. My work offers some professional support to people who used to do it; to prevent them being dragged into escorting and things to make the money that they used to make before the prevalence of porn.

If you're okay with all that; you usually find a cam company and interview. Most of the time they'll have a two stage process; you apply with your details and a test cam session to ensure your equipment/space/niche are what they want; and to see how good you are. Then you get started. If you work for a US company; be careful with the tax documentation.

TheQueef Fri 23-Nov-18 09:02:06

Choose cam girl as a career and you will still be skint.

Have a rethink.

Nina92 Fri 23-Nov-18 09:20:38

No I was just kidding. I haven't the confidence anyway 😂

Thanks though

Nina92 Fri 23-Nov-18 09:21:09

Thanks Anchor, you know quite a lot!

shalda Fri 23-Nov-18 09:22:44

What a pointless post op.
There are people in ALL kinds of jobs on this site so if you ask for advice you will be sure to get it. a PP took her time to really talk you through it. But you were 'joking'. 🙄

sue51 Fri 23-Nov-18 09:24:40

Does your university offer any bursaries or hardship grants to loan parents?

Nina92 Fri 23-Nov-18 11:21:35

It was mostly a joke but I have definitely considered it before. I doubt I'd consider it again after the information I got from Anchor.

HarperMykayla Sun 03-Feb-19 21:17:27

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