9 to 5 is a grind, we all know that. Long days, tight schedules, and little to no personal time can turn even the most interesting job into torture. One of the best perks of camming is being your own boss.
Do you plug into a larger network, or do you manage your own shows via an independent video-chat service like Skype? Both have benefits and drawbacks. Here's a comparison to help you decide which is right for you.
In some circles, the Skype platform is considered the gold standard for video chatting. It’s inexpensive (free to go cam-to-cam with a fellow Skype user), it works well across all types of devices, and it has lots of great features. More than 300 million people use Skype, which is another benefit.
Color psychology can play an important part in branding. Understanding color psychology can help you be a more effective marketer. Studies show that little color tweaks can lead to conversions just by using a lighter background or adding a pop (up) of color where you want fans to go.
Even super-supreme selfie queens need to learn a little about how to handle themselves when striking a pose for still photos, walking red carpets or streaming on Periscope. You can learn to enhance what you’ve got and feel more comfortable in front of the camera.
Like any skill, looking great on cam takes a little practice. You don’t want to look like you fell face first into a mound of white powder (or have a raccoon tan like Donald Trump). We asked a professional Hollywood makeup artist to tell us what’s most essential to perfect your on-camera look.