Being a creator and a streamer involves more than just making content or going live. It requires promoting your profile so that people know about you and you can receive traffic. However, there are some hurdles along the way. Today we will talk about one in particular: social media restrictions on adult links.
When it comes to certain platforms, like Instagram or TikTok, linking directly to your NSFW profile can be problematic, since both platforms prohibit adult content. This restriction can limit your ability to reach potential viewers and fans who may be active on social media. Luckily for you, there are some effective workarounds to overcome this obstacle and still connect with your target audience.
By directing users to a non-adult platform that links to your adult camming or creator profile, you can comply with Instagram or TikTok’s guidelines while still generating traffic for your business.
URL shorteners don’t provide complete secrecy, since nowadays, web browsers, social networking sites and various programs can easily detect a link’s origin and put a stop to any redirection. However, they still make links more shareable and help maintain readability and engagement. There are many popular link-shortening services that you can turn to. A quick Google search will provide you with plenty of solutions.
A practical approach to avoid running afoul of adult content restrictions is to utilize redirections. While not foolproof, redirections can be an effective solution when implemented correctly, helping you navigate through algorithms that may not be adult-friendly.
It is important to exercise caution when redirecting, however, as there is always a risk of getting your IP address banned or the URL blacklisted if it gets detected. For skilled programmers, creating redirections can be relatively easy, and there are even automated methods available to redirect all the links on your websites.
For nonprogrammers, though, the task can be daunting. In such cases, you can use a URL management solution that will do the work for you. You’ll just have to create an account and access the available redirects.
Link Aggregator Sites
These are the best solution because they successfully dodge social media bans on adult links, while also allowing you to consolidate all your links in one place.
Link aggregator sites provide you with a landing page where you can add links to all your socials. You then post a link to this landing page in your social media bios. By directing users to a non-adult platform that links to your adult camming or creator profile, you can comply with Instagram and TikTok’s guidelines while still generating traffic for your business.
You can and should infuse your link page with your personality. Many of these sites offer various design customization options, such as color themes or even moving graphics.
Adult-Friendly Sites for Driving Traffic
The best way to avoid getting banned is to promote your work on sites that don’t have restrictions in the first place. You may already be familiar with adult-friendly social media sites, but in case you’re not, here’s the list:
This is the main social media hub for all things adult. All sex workers are there, and it’s not by coincidence; Twitter is one of the few major social media platforms that allow adult content, so you can post all kinds of NSFW material carefree. If you want to reach a wide audience in one place, Twitter is your go-to.
Reddit has its pros and cons. As a social media site, it’s simple and not very visually appealing. However, one thing it excels in is its libertarian approach to content. You can post practically anything you want, including adult material.
MojoFire is a versatile microblogging platform that caters to a wide range of creators, including sex workers, for whom the website provides a space for sharing their work and promoting themselves. Given that one of the developers is a sex worker, the hopes and potential for this site are high.
No matter the method or platform you choose, stay versatile and make sure you’re always driving traffic through a variety of channels. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket, in case of bans.
Eva is an industry insider who helps performers make money on their own terms. When she’s not writing a blog post, poking around online or networking, she is practicing yoga or doing Netflix marathons. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.