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i'm so sorry if this has already been posted but i really need some help with pricing. i did my research, put what felt fair, seemed pretty average and what i thought i was worth. i only made 10 tokens tonight and everyone who came into my room said my prices were too high. can someone give me honest feedback, and what i should do? i really want to be successful on mfc.

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My advice is to always set prices at what you think you deserve, and don't let members tell you, you are worth xxx amount. Being new you'll have to play around with prices of certain things to get a feel. I would suggest taking a trip to models rooms to get ideas and see how they are operating their rooms and how they have things priced. Since MFC takes a 50% cut, you have to remember that whatever the members tip you, they are also giving that amount to MFC.

I'm just going to use the example of one of your set prices. The automatic True Private cost is 5000 tokens/$250. So that means to start the show with you that's $500 + pay per minute of 80 tokens per minute. That's a huge chunk of change, but if you are comfortable setting that and True Private is something you want to make your specialty by all means do what you got to do.

Can't say well flashes are using this much, dancing is usually this much. Every girl is different. With ideas, prices, values, it'll take some time to figure it out, but will be easier with each broadcast.

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Since MFC takes a 50% cut, you have to remember that whatever the members tip you, they are also giving that amount to MFC.

I'm just going to use the example of one of your set prices. The automatic True Private cost is 5000 tokens/$250. So that means to start the show with you that's $500 + pay per minute of 80 tokens per minute.
Common mistake. It's actually less than 38% mfc charges for the range of tokens mentioned there. The higher token packages are at a reduced $/token price.
 
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i'm so sorry if this has already been posted but i really need some help with pricing. i did my research, put what felt fair, seemed pretty average and what i thought i was worth. i only made 10 tokens tonight and everyone who came into my room said my prices were too high. can someone give me honest feedback, and what i should do? i really want to be successful on mfc.

Okay, I'm just going to run down the prices listed on your profile. Keep in mind this is just my opinion and not set in stone or anything. Also, based on the activities you have listed, I'm going on the assumption you are non-nude in public, group, and true private. You don't do any sexual activities to speak of, even in privates.

From your Tip Menu graphic. The question, draw, read, sing, accent and dancing seem okay pricing as is.

The choose a game seems off putting. Personally I'd get rid of that. Maybe consider changing it to a regular countdown to play a game and let the high tipper during the count choose the game. Something like that.

Flash bra and/or panties seems okay. The lotion leg/arms and the lotion tease seems redundant. I'd just make that one general lotion activity. The price is okay, but depends on how long you tend to do the teasing. If you go a few minutes, it's okay. If you're just rubbing a few drips on and then done; then not so great. I wouldn't tip that amount again if it was just a short time. If it is short, then i'd lower it.

Clothed spank seems high. That may be some confusion there however. Do you consider spanking to be a single smack? If so, many models do around 10 to 50 tokens each. Some do higher of course. But 300 tokens wouldn't get many tippers for an individual slap, especially a clothed one.

The 5000 tokens just to go True Private. I'd get rid of that. You'll find a very small percentage of member will pay that even for top models, especially never nudes. Basically that means you want a lot of money for the privilege of giving you more money. That is the sort of thing everyone in Lounge10000 makes fun of all day long. What you are really saying there is you don't want to do privates, but you will if the price is right. If you had a camscore of 12000 the price might be right for some. Just starting out with a sub 1K score, you're not going to be tipped for it. So it doesn't need to be there, just tell people you don't do privates. If they persist then tell them tip 5000 jokingly. If they go for it, be happy.

The next few areas all seem reasonably priced. Skype seems right in there with averages, basically around the private/minute pricing with discounts for greater time allotments.

The daily raffles. You may want to suspend those for awhile. They're good pricing. But until you get more tippers for sure, you probably don't want the expense of mailing off those items for just a few entries each raffle.

Again, just my opinions based on what I've seen, not a hard and fast rule.
 
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I agree with what Jerry write. In general yes your prices are too high. In some case like the tip 5000 for true private way way too high and as Jerry suggest, the subject of mockery. Keep in mind that True Private cost member $380/hours more than good lawyers, accountant, and right up there with escorts. I find the flash of feet, bra etc to be too high, especially when even models with 5K+ often do any tip gets a flash.

Your activities, jumping jackets British accents etc. are all reasonable. Since virtually all of your profile is the tip menu. I'd look at simplifying the menu, into fun stuff I do accents, singing etc; physical activities, art, and sexual teasing.

The good news is your skype price are quite reasonable, I assume there is no nudity involved.

While there is some merit in LLNiner suggestion to set your price on what you think you deserve. The question I always ask is are you camming to validate your sense of self-worth or to make money? MFC is a marketplace and prices are set but what will seller and will buyer agree to, If you only made 10 tokens, and people complained about prices then I think you have your answer.
 
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I work on chaturbate .. not sure if mfc's tokens are about the same amount as chaturbates .. but 1 cb token is about 3p or 5c (USA) money. I am in the UK so I always work it out by thinking ok 3 pence. 0.03 multiply by however many tokens = (what it's worth in money). Don't put your prices sky high but don't ai, too low either .. keep them reasonable and remember you don't always make more money with higher prices .. you can make just as much with low prices with more people purchasing. Think of it that way .. but like I said .. not too low because your worth more than that as a person.
 
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I'm not sure that a static price list on your profile is the way to go until you are established.

At this stage you want people to get to know you and, most of all, you want to attract some regulars. I'd try to have a theme, at least in your head, of what you'd like to do in a session. You can post a few prices and maybe a countdown in your topic to give members an idea, but mostly you will want to use your topic to let people know what to expect if they just hang in your room for a bit, because that's what most members do with new models.
 
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I agree with what the others have said about the true private charge being a bit of a stretch even for one of the very top models, and also since you are offering skypes for 600 then what is the difference between that and the 5000 token trueprivate?

As for the rest of your stuff I think its all pretty reasonable and the silly fun stuff is great. In a non nude room thats the kind of stuff I would tip for.

Then the rest is down to your personality. You need to be upbeat and create a positive happy vibe where people will want to come and stick around to hang out in your room. Staying upbeat even when inside you probably want to cry because no one is tipping, or worse not even talking, is a very impressive skill. I have immense respect for the cam models that can do it.
 

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Hi @dredhed ! Welcome to the wonderful world of caming and, more specifically, non-nude camming! I'm also a non-nude model. From my experience and opinion, your prices are too high. Everything looks okay until the 200+ token items. @JerryBoBerry also had some great perspective for you.

What works best for me is having an activity/game to do in free chat that isn't necessarily focused on, "Hey guys, tip me x amount to see a flash". Especially as non-nude model, I find the focus needs to be more about a personality, talent, skill and/or activity. I made a big post about this on this thread here which you can check out: https://www.ambercutie.com/forums/threads/non-nude-camming.22136

Best of luck! ^_^
 
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Your prices seem fine, yo. The only suggestion I'd make is to make some of them a little clearer and maybe add a few things. Snapchat for 150 - is that per month, or a lifetime add? Panties for 650 - does that include international shipping? Do they come perfurmed? Worn for one day? Two? Cummed in? Would that cost extra, etc. etc.

As for other menu items, just going by your tags I can see you're funny (x tokens to tell a joke), you're a dancer (x tokens for a dance, y tokens for a dance to a particular song), you're 420-friendly (maybe charge x amount take a bong hit if you're comfortable doing it on cam), you're nerdy (list some of the things you're nerdy and knowledgeable about, charge x tokens to ask a question on one of those subjects, if you can't answer then member gets a flash of their choosing), you're dominant and like humiliation (x tokens for 2 minutes SPH/public humiliation/JOI), you're tall and like fetishes (maybe tap in to the Giantess fetish and charge x amount to place the camera on the floor looking up at you to really emphasise your height). I'm sure there's more you could do but I've already exhausted my limited imagination.
 

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Your prices seem fine, yo. The only suggestion I'd make is to make some of them a little clearer and maybe add a few things. Snapchat for 150 - is that per month, or a lifetime add? Panties for 650 - does that include international shipping? Do they come perfurmed? Worn for one day? Two? Cummed in? Would that cost extra, etc. etc.

As for other menu items, just going by your tags I can see you're funny (x tokens to tell a joke), you're a dancer (x tokens for a dance, y tokens for a dance to a particular song), you're 420-friendly (maybe charge x amount take a bong hit if you're comfortable doing it on cam), you're nerdy (list some of the things you're nerdy and knowledgeable about, charge x tokens to ask a question on one of those subjects, if you can't answer then member gets a flash of their choosing), you're dominant and like humiliation (x tokens for 2 minutes SPH/public humiliation/JOI), you're tall and like fetishes (maybe tap in to the Giantess fetish and charge x amount to place the camera on the floor looking up at you to really emphasise your height). I'm sure there's more you could do but I've already exhausted my limited imagination.
Wow that was incredibly helpful! I will definitely add those things, thanks for the great ideas man.
 

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You might want to arrange your tip menu starting with lower prices and going up (in order). Some members might not be able to afford much, and see 50, 90, 70, etc, and stop reading before they get to the 20. However, if you put the 20 first, you might get more hits.
 
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