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How To Make Money on Fansly as an Adult Content Creator?

How can you make money on Fansly as a creator? The definitive guide for creators to start making money on Fansly.

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The future of adult subscription platforms is very bright and the business itself is very lucrative. You can make pennies on uploading your videos for free on tube sites or you can make good money on hosting your content on adult subscription sites like Onlyfans or Fansly.

If you want to make money on Fansly and looking for a better Onlyfans alternative, this article will definitely help.

The creator’s economy is changing the way people earn money and pay off their monthly expenses.

What’s interesting is, that the world after covid-19 led pandemic has become even more digital than before, and thus the demand for more content is fast growing. To fill that void, new platforms such as Fansly are emerging.

Fansly, which is often labelled as a competitor to Onlyfans, is growing fast and attracting users worldwide. It does not matter where you come from, or where you live; as long as you can make content that people will like, having a Fansly will certainly work for you.

Making money from Fansly as an adult content creator is not difficult at all largely because Fansly is designed to be a platform for adult creators. In this guide, I will walk you through how you can make money as an adult content creator on Fansly.

So let’s get right into it.

What is Fansly, and how is it different from Onlyfans?

First things first, you have to get a grip of the platform you are going on. You need to understand the bits and pieces of the platform to better understand how you can use it to your advantage.

Fansly was developed to be an adult content exclusive platform where creators will be able to sell adult content and make money, very similar to that of Onlyfans. Secondly, the fee structure of Fansly is also similar to that of Onlyfans where the platform takes 20% of your income and the rest 80% given back to you. Fansly became popular when Onlyfans in mid-2021 announced its move to ban all adult content creators from its platform.

While it did not do that, the announcement made several adult creators explore other platforms that work similarly. Fansly became a popular choice due to it being more friendly and exclusive to the adult creators; thus building trust between the adult creators and their subscribers.

There are some minor differences between Fansly and Onlyfans but both work in a similar manner where creators can charge a fee on their exclusive content.

It is up to the creators how much they want to charge. If their content is good, the platforms will help to show their profile to more people and if the content is not that worth it, well, not much success can one expect.

How do you make money on Fansly? Different monetization ways:

On Fansly, you can make money through all the possible ways that any creator is making money on Onlyfans or other adult subscription platforms.

Following are some of the ways through which you can make money on Fansly;

  • You can create a fan page on Fansly and make money by getting paid subscribers or paying members.
  • Can sell your videos as a pay-per-view model.
  • Can get tips on your content or in messages.
  • You can also make money responding to personal requests from your fans.
  • Anyone can follow you so it is better to produce a mixture of free as well as paid content. Free content will help you with discoverability or getting exposure.

How to get started on Fansly as an adult content creator?

Now that you have an understanding of what Fansly is, and in what ways it differs from Onlyfans, it is time to discuss how you can get started on Fansly as an adult content creator.

The following steps are what I recommend the way to go about:

1. Own a camera and know some editing tools:

Remember there are a lot of Fansly creators making money with no good DSLR camera, you can still use your smartphone camera and make good money on Fansly.

As your viewership grows or you started getting more personal requests and getting more paid subscribers on your Fansly, it is better to hire a photographer and invest in a quality camera.

Good content is key and thus cannot be produced without you having a good camera setup along with knowing how to edit your pictures. Now I am not saying to buy an entire setup but rather my approach is to encourage you to invest in a good camera and learn some Photoshop.

At the end of the day, you have to understand the competition on Fansly is growing and without standing out from the crowd, there is not much success that you can achieve.

2. Build your Fansly profile:

To make money on Fansly the №1 thing you should do after getting verified is to make sure your profile is looking awesome. It includes adding a powerful and attractive Fansly Bio,

The first impression is your profile. Do some research, look at how people in your niche have set up their profiles, what keywords they are using in their bio, what makes their profile picture stand out, and so on. Know that the more seductive your profile is, the more subscribers it will attract.

Building a great profile is not difficult at all and some people make this small and ordinary step extremely difficult which does not have to be. The more professional your profile is, the more it will stand out. Everything matters here.

I would be wrong to say you can get away by putting a normal selfie or not completing your bio.

You will have to do everything in order to stand out and make your profile as professional as possible. Consider yourself as a service giver, not a content creator. Would you be okay paying your hard-earned money to someone who does not know how to write a complete bio, or who does not spell the posts they share correctly?

The more you understand the money of your subscribers will not come free, the more hard work you will put into it.

Some Potential Fansly Alternatives to make money:

Following are some of the potential Fansly alternatives where you as an adult content creator can make money in all the possible ways;

  • FriendsOnly:

FriendsOnly is an adult subscription platform where adult content creators can make vertical videos like they do on TikTok and make money through getting paid subscribers, selling their videos as PPVs, communicating and putting personal video requests to creators, and getting tips (or gifts) from your fans. FriendsOnly also give gifts to creators who achieve a certain milestone.

The one big problem FriendsOnly is solving is helping creators get discovered or helping them get exposure to their content. Sign-up for FriendsOnly here as an adult content creator.

3. Post daily on your Fansly Page:

There is no exception to this rule. The more content you upload, the more money you make. In the very beginning, you might not see more traction on your consistent content uploading schedule but with time you see a compounding effect.

You have to post daily. If you do not engage with your subscribers daily, there is a chance your profile will not go much further and there is a chance your subscribers start to leave you for others.

Posting daily is also good for how Fansly’s algorithms view your profile and thus improve its overall SEO; something that will give you much-needed organic subscribers.

4. Sell your selfies for free:

On Fansly, you can post your nudes or naked pictures or private sex recorded videos for free. Fansly also solves the problem of giving exposure to your content and when you post more free content, they list your free content on the ‘For You’ section where users who are looking for new models could discover your content and subscribe to you.

Trust me, your effort will not go to waste but will rather help to attract more subscribers and long-term customers. Giving free selfies gives a taste to your subscribers as to what they are missing out on by not paying for the full subscription.

5. Market your content:

Now that everything is in order including your profile, your rates, and your content. The next step is to market yourself. This, along with the other steps, is also going to be a process, and the more consistent you are, the more success you are going to win.

I would recommend you make the best use of social media. It is cheap and gets the job done.

Reddit is a great platform that has a subreddit for every niche i.e. if you are in feet, you can find some great and progressive feet subreddits; once you start posting content there, people will also start to reach out and you can start linking them to your Fansly profile.

You can also make money selling your Feet pics and videos on FeetFinder. On FeetFinder, you can make money through selling your Feet albums — a feet album is a one-time created product that could be sold many times, also, you can make money on FeetFinder through subscriptions. Your fans pay a fee every month in order to consume your content. FeetFinder is an amazing website for Feet sellers where you could be discovered or get more exposure compared to other platforms. Join FeetFinder here to sell feet pics.

On the other hand, you can make an account on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook where you can post teasers and start to interact with people from your niche, thus slowly allowing you to attract subscribers to your platform. In addition, you can also buy shoutouts on social media that will help to give your profile a boost.

How much can you earn on Fansly as an adult content creator?

Fansly is a growing platform and has so far over 2.4 million users. It has a strong competition with Onlyfans but is slowly growing.

How much you earn on Fansly depends on the number of paid subscribers you have. Fansly has announced that some of its adult content creators earn over $10,000 to $20,000. As the platform keeps on growing, there is a chance that the number of subscribers will grow and thus increase the amount users content creators will earn.

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