Last Updated: April 13th 2016
WHAT IS LIVECAMNETWORK?
LiveCamNetwork is a Software as a Service (SaaS) that allows you to display live video chat services on your website and charge anything you like per minute for your customers to view, chat and interact with your webcam models. It includes various public, private and semi-private modes, pay per minute billing, tipping functions and detailed accounting system that tracks every penny, and suite of software and services to help your business grow quickly.
HOW DOES LIVE VIDEO CHAT MAKE MONEY FOR ME?
Various forms of entertainment based content has always been one of the most profitable industries on the Internet. Today's consumers appreciate live one-on-one interaction, especially in various entertainment industries, and are ready & willing to pay well for those services.
HOW DO MY CUSTOMERS PAY FOR MY SERVICES?
Customers pay you online via an included credit card payment system. All payments are processed, reported and credited in real time. Mastercard, Visa, JCB and Discover cards are accepted.
With funds in their accounts, your customers can now begin private one-on-one webcam chats, or semi-private webcam chats, or spy on various webcams presented on your site, for any per-minute price you want to charge.
Your customers can also show their appreciation by offering instant tips to any webcam model on your site. The amount of the tip is up to your customer, while the tip-split between you and your webcam models is decided by you.
DO YOU ALLOW ADULT WEBSITES?
Yes. Adult websites with legal adult content is allowed.
WHEN AM I PAID?
Payments are sent on the second Wednesday following the end of the billing cycle, about nine days after the billing cycle ends. Our billing cycle begins Saturday morning at 00:00:00 Eastern time, and ends Friday night at 23:59:59 eastern time. Payouts are made by your choice of check or wire transfer directly to your bank. All payouts are in USD. All credits for all sales occur in real time. All reports are updated every 24 hours.
HOW MUCH MONEY CAN I MAKE?
The sky's the limit! Some sites generate a few thousand dollars per month in sales, while others generate $100k per month or more. How much you make depends on the types of content you provide, and the types of customers you attract
CAN I STREAM VIDEOCHAT SERVICES TO SMART TV'S?
DO BROADCASTS APPEAR ACROSS ALL DEVICES SIMULTANEOUSLY?
Yes. Live video can be streamed to All desktop and laptio computers (Apple Mac, Mac Pro, iMac, Mac Air) running Windows OS/X, All Desktop, Laptop and Surface computers running Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10, Most Smartphones and tablets running Android, and Apple Tablets running the latest iOS.
CAN MY LIVECAMNETWORK WEBSITE CREATE ARCHIVES OF MY CHAT MODEL'S VIDEO CHAT PERFORMANCES?
Yes. Each video is saved in 3 formats : The original .mp4 format for desktop and laptop computers, a mobile-optimized version in .mp4, and a 3rd version in flash.
DO CHAT MODELS / PERFORMERS GET THEIR OWN ADMINISTRATOR AREAS?
Yes! Every chat model you choose to work with gets her (or his) own admin area where they can keep their own profiles up to date on their own, update photos, profile text, links, review their sales, and see a history of payouts as well as other date.
I ALREADY HAVE MY OWN WEBSITE. CAN I USE LIVECAMNETWORK AS AN ADDED SERVICE?
Yes. LiveCamNetwork can operate as an addition to your existing website, or as a stand-alone website.
IS A WEBSITE INCLUDED WITH MY PURCHASE?
Yex. LiveCamNetwork includes 15 web pages that can be customized to look the way you like, or have its look-and-feel match your existing website.
DOES LIVECAMNETWORK OVERWRITE MY EXISTING WEBSITE?
No. If you already have a website and are using LiveCamNetwork to add video chat services to it, we would install LiveCamNetwork on a sub domain of your existing domain. Nothing on your existing website is touched, and nothing is overwritten or changed in any way.
CAN YOU OFFER A CUSTOM LICENSE TO MEET MY SPECIFICATIONS?
Yes. Contact us and let us know what you need, and we will put together a custom license and setup just for you.
CAN I USE LIVECAMNETWORK FOR MY MEMBERS-AREA?
Yes! LiveCamNetwork can be installed to provide live video chat only to your own members. You can provide free chat shows to your members, or charge per minute, or tips, or all of the above
I MANAGE A NETWORK OF MEMBERS-ONLY WEBSITES. CAN I USE LIVECAMNETWORK TO MANAGE THEM ALL?
Yes! In fact there are many things LiveCamNetwork can do for you here, including:
- LiveCamNetwork can be installed on each members-only site
- Live chat model streams from each can remain restricted to that members-area only, or can be streamed to each of your other sites
- Each chat model stream can have their own pricing, pay rates and tip-split properties.
- Each website can be paid for the services they render to each of the other sites.
- Each stream from each site can also appear on your own "super site" if you like, complete with detailed accounting so each chat model or site owner is paid for every minute sold, and every tip generated.
- Other access rules such as allowing only members from multiple websites are easy to create too.
CAN I CUSTOMIZE THE LOOK-AND-FEEL INCLUDING MY OWN LOGOS, GRAPHICS, IMAGES AND COPYRIGHT?
WHAT ARE THE CHAT ROOM OPTIONS I CAN OFFER MY CLIENTS?
- Free Chat: Broadcast to unlimited number of your websites visitors, members or customers, at no charge to them. Use Free Chat to have general discussions, or as up-sell to private pay per minute chat.
- Semi-Private "Group" Chat: Broadcast a semi-private video and audio chat to an unlimited number of Paying customers at the same time. Built in Pay Per Minute billing and accounting tracks exactly how long each customer spends, and limits their time based on account balances. Charge any amount you like per minute.
- Private "VIP" Chat: Broadcast a private video and audio chat to a single user, for any per-minute price you want to charge. Built in accounting insures accurate times and funds collected.
- Passive "Voyeur" Chat: Broadcast to additional users in both private VIP chat and semi-private Group chat modes to customers who just want to watch!
- Virtual Private Rooms, or "ViPeR". Viper is a recorded chat room play-back system that lets you earn additional revenue while your customers watch previously recorded chat sessions. You can also use the Viper system to Play video clips or entire movies for a per-minute fee of your choosing.
- Tips / Tributes: Allow your customers to tip any broadcaster on your website, for any amount, in any chat mode. Adjustable tip splits and detailed accounting insure that both you and you broadcasters receive their fair share of the tip.
- Tip Goals / "Gold Shows" (New!): Now your models can create "tip goals", and then perform shows once the goal is reached. It incldues features such as multi-goal support, automated prompts, automatic goal count-downs, and customizable alerts .
You can charge anything you like per minute for all VIP, Group, Voyeur and Viper modes above. You can also receive tips from any customer in any chat room including free chat, and assign any "split" you like.
DOES LIVECAMNETWORK STREAM TO MOBILE DEVICES?
Yes! LiveCamNetwork streams Live chat broadcasts to most Android-powered & Apple mobile devices including smartphones and tablets.
CAN I SELL ADVERTISING ON MY LIVECAMNETWORK SITE?
Yes. You can offer advertising space to anyone at any price you like. Your ads can be in any format you like as well. FTP Access to your server is provided, letting you install ads on any page you want.
CAN I STREAM FROM MOBILE DEVICES?
Soon, Yes! Streaming from Mobile devices using LiveCamNetwork is currently in beta test stage and set for release this spring (last updated March 7th 2016)
IS AN ONLINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENT SYSTEM INCLUDED WITH LIVECAMNETWORK?
Yes. Your site can instantly accept online payments from all Mastercard & Visa credit cards & debit cards.
CAN I USE MY OWN MERCHANT ACCOUNT OR 3RD PARTY PROCESSING ACCOUNT?
Yes. With LiveCamNetwork, you to use optional payment processors such as CCBill, Epoch, PayPal, Segpay, and Netbilling to process your payments.
DO YOU PROVIDE BUSINESS SUPPORT?
Yes. Optional business, marketing and other support services are available.
WHERE WILL MY LIVECAMNETWORK SITE LICENSE BE HOSTED? AND WHAT KIND OF HARDWARE AND OPERATING SYSTEMS ARE USED?
The servers that power your LiveCamNetwork sites are located in the United States as well as in Cloud servers located around the world. Co location services are provided by Peer1 Networks. Each server is running the latest version of Redhat Linux, Wowza, MySQL, and other technologies. Please see our hosting section for more information.
WHAT IS MBASE?
MBase increases your revenue potential by allowing you to license your live chat model content to other websites in our network, and by giving you the ability to instantly add live content to your own site, and sell that content for any price you want to charge, per minute.
As a new site owner, you can use MBASE to populate your website with existing, live chat models instantly, giving your site more content for your customers to chat with. This also gives the appearance of a website that is very active even though it is still new, making it easier to attract new customers and new chat models.
Mbase also works in reverse, letting you license your live chat model feeds to other websites. This gives you and your chat models customers instant customers and helps you to build your business.
CAN CUSTOMERS TIP MY WEBCAM MODELS, OR OFFER PAID TRIBUTES?
Yes. Your customers can tip or pay tributes to your webcam modls in both public and private chat. A "Send private message on tip" function is built in to encourage even more tips. The accounting system will split the value of the tip between the chat model and you, the site owner, any way you like.
DOES LIVECAMNETWORK HAVE A TIP-GOAL OR "GOLD SHOW" OPTION?
Yes! LiveCamNetwork now offers a tip-goal option allowing models to generate much higher tip revenue than ever before.
CAN I EDIT THE "META TAGS" AND APPLY MY OWN SEO STRATEGIES TO MY LCN WEBSITE?
Yes. Each page can be edited in any way, including changes to each pages Title, Keyword,Description and other tags. Each broadcasters Profile page includes unique names and keywords that can also be used in various tags.
CAN I ADD MY OWN SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS AND TAGS?
Yes. You can add Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and virtually any other social media links or tags you like.
CAN I LINK TO ANY OTHER SITES, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES?
Yes. There is no limit to where you can link. You can link to any other website or service you like.
DO I HAVE TO INCLUDE LINKS TO 2MUCH?
No, however we would consider it a nice favour if you did. By linking to us you help us to sell more LiveCamNetwork licenses which reduces our operating costs, as well as attract more chat models and users to the network and to your site..
DOES LIVECAMNETWORK 6 SUPPORT FLAT-RATE PAYOUTS?
Yes. LiveCamNetwork supports both flat rate payouts as well as commission payouts.
WHAT ARE THE HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS?
Chat models can use any desktop or laptop PC running Microsoft Windows XP, Visa, Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher, OR any Apple Mac Pro, IMac, Macbook, Macbook air running Apple OS/X. A webcam, microphone, and a high speed Internet connection is also required. Broadcasting from Tablets and smartphones is coming this spring.
Customers will require a PC or Mac as well as a popular browser such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Chrome or Firefox, and a high speed Internet connection as well. Tablets and Smartphones are supported.
CAN I DESIGN MY WEBSITE MYSELF?
Yes and in fact we provide you with a basic site template to start.
IS THIS THE SAME 2MUCH AND LIVECAMNETWORK CREW THAT IS ON THE WEBDREAMS TV SHOW IN CANADA?
Yes, this is us. Webdreams was a reality TV show about the various companies and individual in the industry of which the crew of 2Much were prominently featured in the first 2 seasons of the show. It can be found on channels Showcase and IFC.