Last Updated on October 16, 2020
By now you’ve narrowed down your choice of platform between IsMyGuy and AVN Stars. Both have fantastic ways to sell content, but which is the best for you. You’ll find out as you read on.
IsMyGuy is an all-male platform from the creator of IsMyGirl that has many of the same features as its sister site. With strategic partnerships of over 35 million followers strong, they have a massive network they can help promote you on.
AVN Stars is a social media site created by and for the adult entertainment industry. AVN, short for Adult Video News, is a media juggernaut in the adult space and has many products including AVN Magazine, the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas every year, and the AVN Awards.
In this article, we’ll compare and contrast the two platforms so you can get a clear idea of which one would work for you. By the end of the article, you will know exactly which premium social media platform will help you grow a fan base, gain dedicated subscribers, and make a lot of money.
Ways models make money on IsMyGuy and AVN Stars
One of the most important things to consider when deciding on a platform to start uploading content to is what can you upload to that platform. Imagine planning on doing something like audio recordings or live streaming and realizing that’s not an option. Both IsMyGuy and AVN Stars have great performance options.
You can create content and make money on IsMyGuy by
- Monthly subscription services between $10 and $60
- Pay to unlock clip store starting at $10
- Pay to unlock private messages
- Custom content
- Premium Snapchat management
- Live streaming
- 1-on-1 camming
- The referral program
Models on AVN Stars can make money by
- Monthly subscription services between $2 and $50
- Pay per message
- Clip or video sales
- Tips from fans with a minimum of $2
- Live streaming
- The referral program (more on this later)
- Contests that fans can vote on
- Top models of the month cash prizes
As you can see, there are a lot more ways for male models to produce content on IsMyGuy. If you’re interested in community involvement, the AVN contests can really help you boost your subscriber count. Those cash prizes are great as well if you make the top ten.
If those contests are something you’re interested in, give AVN Stars a whirl. If you’re more interested in a variety of content you can create and sell, IsMyGuy IsYourPlatform.
Payout rates & frequency for IsMyGuy and AVN Stars
Following what kind of content you’re able to create and sell, how much and how often you get paid is very important. Every platform has different payout schedules, and IsMyGuy and AVN Stars is no difference. Let’s get into it.
IsMyGuy pays out 80% on all subscriptions, video sales, and tips and pays out 70% on all live streaming. The 20 and 30 percent, respectively, goes toward payment processing, hosting, maintenance, and research & development.
The pay periods for IsMyGuy are the 1st to the 15th and the 16th through to the end of the month. There is a $50 minimum for withdrawals and they are automatically deposited by the 2nd & 17th of the month, assuming you meet the minimum requirements. If not, those earnings are carried over to the next month until you break that threshold.
AVN Stars pays out 80% to its creators. The other 20% goes to cover operating expenses like credit card processing, hosting costs, and paying referral fees.
Models on AVN Stars are able to make withdrawals from their accounts on-demand. There is a $25 minimum for each payout and additionally a 7 day hold period from the time you earn the money to when you can withdraw it. This is to safeguard against fraudulent purchases.
Models are also able to set up automatic withdrawals weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly.
As you can see, both platforms pay out the industry high of 80%. If you’re comfortable getting paid on the twice a month then IsMyGuy is for you. If you’re interested in potentially daily withdrawals, AVN Stars is amazing for that.
Which platform helps models get more fans
Both new and popular models can benefit from a platform that helps their content creators grow. Fortunately, both IsMyGuy and AVN Stars can help you grow in major ways.
IsMyGuy boasts a massive network on social media that helps new fans find you. The onsite search allows users to browse by the newest verified men. Although it is not a requirement, if you are exclusive to the platform they will promote you heavily on their social network and even feature you on the homepage of the platform.
On AVN Stars, there is an explore page that has so many features for discovery. The explore all page is a catch-all for the most recently uploaded content. There are also filters to see the most recently uploaded videos, photos, clips, and stories. Whoever is live, as well as the top models on the platform, are shown as well.
The search function on AVN Stars acts as its own directory with whatever search term you put in. No matter what word you put in, you can refine your search by filtering by people, posts, videos, photos, and clips. Both the explore page and search encourage posting frequently and getting your content out there.
If you’re exclusive to IsMyGuy, you can easily reap the benefits of their million-strong network. Couple that with your great content and that’s a recipe for success.
AVN Stars acts more like a social media platform like Twitter or Instagram so it’s easier to get discovered. The contests talked about earlier also help you get discovered, especially when you’re in the top 10 because you’ll show up in that place long after the contest is over.
Which referral program is better
In case you don’t know, a referral program is a benefit for you if you have friends that are trying to get into the business. Your incentive to recruit more models is generally a percentage of their earnings that doesn’t come out of their earnings.
IsMyGuy’s referral program offers you 5% of all earnings for every model you refer forever. You can refer an unlimited amount of models.
The AVN Stars referral program pays out 5% earnings for every model you refer to the site for their lifetime. There is no limit to how much you can earn from a model you refer to AVN Stars.
Both platforms offer 5% so that’s great. If you don’t plan on recruiting new models, no big deal.
Which should you use IsMyGuy and AVN Stars
You should have a pretty good picture of the two platforms side-by-side now. In our opinion, IsMyGuy is great for content creators that want to work alone with a variety of content mediums at their disposal. AVN Stars is more for the men that want community growth and have a competitive edge.
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- How to make money on AVN Stars
- Is AVN Stars legit?