A Day In The Life Of A Cam Girl

IBM Electronic Data Processing Machine - GPN-2000-001881

7:00 AM: The sounds of the unwelcome alarm. Hit snooze.

7:15 AM: The sounds of the unwelcome alarm. Hit snooze.

7:30 AM: Head to the shower. Shave pubic hair trying to avoid any razor burn.

7:46 AM: Explain out loud to your cats that you have awful razor burn today and that you aren’t in a good mood. Ask them nicely not to vomit on the floor in the middle of a private show like they did yesterday.

8:00 AM: Begin applying a large amount of makeup to account for the low resolution of the cam.

8:30 AM: Try to remember which costume your regulars votes to see you in today. Was it the sexy firefighter costume or the school girl costume?

8:35 AM: Go with the school girl costume. Everyone loves it.

8:45 AM: Wash all of your toys for the day, restock your baby wipes, double check that everything is charged or has fresh batteries.

9:00AM: With a fresh cup of coffee in hand, begin your webcam show.

9:03 AM: Ignore 50 requests to see your pussy on the public free setting of your show.

9:05 AM: Remind GUEST38590 (free account user) that you do not perform sex acts on the public free setting of your show.

9:06 AM: Due to GUEST38590s very rude comments, ban him for the maximum length of time possible.

9:07 AM: Remind GUEST38591 that you do not perform sex acts on the public free setting of your show.

9:08 AM: Ban all visitors using a “GUEST” profile from even entering your show.

9:15 AM: Update your sexy on-cam playlist.

9:20 AM: Inform 6 users simultaneously that although everything that they are suggesting in the free messaging system is very sexy, it would be a better fit for a [paid] private show but it’s all very exciting to hear.

9:30 AM: While still managing to look perky and sexy on cam, update some of the graphics on your profile page with your new photos.

10:00 AM: Finally, a private show request!

10:03 AM: User enjoys your show so much, it finishes up very quickly.

10:15AM: Update your rules for private shows adding a minimum time of engagement.

10:30AM: Check your “token” stats page. Each token pays you roughly $0.05. You have earned 2,000 tokens so far this week. This amounts to $100.

11:00 AM: Announce a very special raffle for your guests! One raffle ticket costs 25 tokens and everyone can enter as many times as they like. The prize will be a free 30 minute cam session on Skype. Hope this encourages your token numbers to go up.

11:30 AM: Design a new graphic for your profile page advertising your raffle.

11:45 AM: Another private show request!

11:46 AM: User requests that you defecate in a box. Inform him that you do not do this.

11:50 AM: Update your terms and rules to specifically state that you do not provide scat shows.

12:00 PM: Lunch break!

1:00 PM: Freshen your lipstick and get back into performance mode.

1:07 PM: Receive a very nice tip for flashing your breasts. It amounts to roughly $0.10 for you, but it’s a good start.

1:15 PM: Raffle tickets are beginning to sell.

1:45 PM: Begin posting your pre-written thank you message on the profiles of users who have rated your profile well. Include a nice graphic.

2:00 PM: A real private show! User is very excited to see you masturbate and wants to know all about your favorites. Give him a great show and tell about the features of all of your toys before finally selecting a dildo and your Hitachi Magic Wand.

2:20 PM: Both you and the user are feeling very good at the end of your private chat. Private chat is 60 tokens a minute ($3).

2:23 PM: Post your extra-special graphic on his profile so that he’ll remember you and come back for another session.

2:30 PM: Cat vomits on the floor in view of your webcam. Decide to take a break.

3:00 PM: Raffle tickets have been selling pretty well. You have 15 entries so far and you’ll continue collecting them until the end of the week.

3:15 PM: Research the profiles of the top selling cam girls on your site. Notice that they all sell passwords to their “private” photo collections to users for 100 tokens a pop. Make a note to do a sexy photo shoot later on the week.

3:30 PM: Do some basic bondage in your free public chat. A lot of people are beginning to get to know you for your fancy tricks. Receive several tips for your efforts.

4:00 PM: User requests a private show featuring some anal play. Explain that for the base rate you are willing to use your finger, but anything larger will cost more in tips.

4:10 PM: Polite negotiation and teasing works out for you. The user did tip well to see your favorite buttplug in action.

5:00 PM: Another user requests a private show. He is a foot fetishist and asks to see you massage your feet with oil.

5:12 PM: User leaves his show and rates you very well. Foot fetish shows are rapidly becoming your favorites. Make a note to take lots of pictures of your feet after a nice pedicure to hopefully attract more foot fetish customers.

5:30 PM: Check your token statistics once again. With all of the tips, raffle tickets, and private shows today you’ve doubled your number of tokens. Realize that camming takes a lot more time and effort than you once thought but think to yourself that you may finally be getting the hang of it. Log off for the day.

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About Miss Maggie Mayhem

Miss Maggie Mayhem has worn many sex positive hats over the years. She has six years of experience as an HIV Prevention Specialist proving testing, counseling, and results disclosure as well as street based outreach for at risk youth. She is also a volunteer at the San Francisco Sex Information Hotline offering education and information to callers from around the world. She is also an erotic performer in San Francisco and loves to meet new people and show them new things. Maggie has also just recently returned from Haiti where she was part of the earthquake recovery and is looking for her next chance to go back and pick up her beloved 16lb sledge hammer once again.

  • twisted8

    Ahhh Maggie. Well Done. I liked the structure of the piece as it give the reader a good sense of how ‘Cam Girls’ spend their time. And of course the daily grind of being sexy for money. Good Going! twisted8