Last Updated: 2016-06-27
What is Live Cam Network?
Live Cam Network is Software as a Service (SaaS) that allows you to display live webcams & 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.
Live Cam Network includes software for Per-minute billing for live broadcasts. Every second of every session is acrruately tracked and reported.
How do my customers pay for these 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.
The included Webcam billing software and associated webcam billing scripts allow your customers to enjoy private chat time with the webcam models of their choice, while accurately calculating how much time is spent with each webcam model.
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.
Can I use Live Cam Network on an adult site?
Yes. Adult websites with legal adult content is allowed.
When am I paid?
Your money is paid out to you 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
What devices can view my website's webcam broadcasts?
All PC's and Apple Mac's running any popular browser including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox can view your streams. Most smartphones and tablets powered by Android such as the Samsung Galaxy devices, or Apple iOS including iPhone 5 and higher, as well as Apple iPads are also able to use your service when powered by Live Cam Network.
Can I record the live webcam shows made by my models?
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 my webcam and video chat models get their own reports?
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 a website. Can I add Live Cam Network services to it?
Yes. Live Cam Network can operate as an addition to your existing website, or as a stand-alone website.
Does Live Cam Network include a website?
Yex. Live Cam Network 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 Live Cam Network overwrite my existing website?
No. If you already have a website and are using Live Cam Network to add video chat services to it, we would install Live Cam Network 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 I buy a custom license instead of the licenses currently offered?
Yes. Contact us and let us know what you need, and we will put together a custom license and setup just for you.
I have a website with content available only to members and subscribers. Can I use Live Cam Network to provide live webcam shows to my members only?
Yes! Live Cam Network 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 own many websites. Is there a way to use Live Cam Network for them all?
Yes! In fact there are many things Live Cam Network can do for you here, including:
- Live Cam Network 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 use my own logos and name? And can I customize the look-and-feel?
Yes! Your logo will appear on all pages. Furthermore you can edit all of the text, layout and placement of all elements of all pages to get exactly the look you want.
What are the chat room options I can offer my customers?
- 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.
Can I sell advertising on my website?
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 use my own merchant account or 3rd party payment processor?
Yes. LiveCamNetwork is supported by CCBill, Epoch, PayPal, Segpay and Netbilling, with Zombaio coming soon.
Do you provide business and marketing support?
Yes. We provide advertising and marketing support and services, as well as referral services and business support to help your business grow and steer-clear of common mistakes.
Where will my Live Cam Network site be hosted?
The servers that power your Live Cam Network sites are located in the United States as well as in Cloud servers located around the world, with bandwidth provided by Cogico-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.
What are some of the reports available from Live Cam Network?
Via the Administrator program, you have access to reports on each of the following:
- Real time sales reports
- Hourly and Daily sales comparisons: Know which hours of the day and which hours of the week performer better than others
- Weekly, monthly, and yearly sales comparisons too!
- Cam Model sales comparison
- Cam model conversion reports. Know which cam models sell more time faster than other cam models.
- Retail vs Mbase / wholesale sales. Know which cam girls sell more time on your site vs other sites when using mbase. Very helpful to indetify niche markets
- Customer information including real name, adddress, telephone number, email address, IP address, and partial credit card information.
- Unique Clicks / Pages / Hits
- Bandwidth usage per cam model
- Keyword and Keyphrase popularity
- Operating System and browser types
- Visitor duration
- Referring websites and URL's
- Referring Search Engines
- Detailed Transaction reports
- Top 10 customers, and top 10 cam models
- Detailed sales reports to other websites & other mbase transactions
- Cam model payout history with drill-down to invoices
- See which websites are displaying your live content in Mbase (Optional)
- Plus more...
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 Live Cam Network HAVE A TIP-GOAL OR "GOLD SHOW" OPTION?
Yes! Live Cam Network 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 Live Cam Network licenses which reduces our operating costs, as well as attract more chat models and users to the network and to your site..
DOES Live Cam Network 6 SUPPORT FLAT-RATE PAYOUTS?
Yes. Live Cam Network 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 Live Cam Network 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.