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20 Tips to Improve your Profile!

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20 tips to improve your profile

In this article will find 20 tips to improve your profile:

  1. Improving Your Public Profile – Your public profile is where members can go to read information about you and your show…
  2. Qualify for More Options – Gold Shows and TV Broadcast are reserved for established performers with high quality shows…
  3. Cam2Cam – If a member has a webcam, they
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Start Streaming in HD Using the Encoder

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After setting up the Encoder, follow these instructions to view your stream on and other Sites in our Network. If you have any problems with your settings, check out the Tips for Using the Encoder.

If you encounter any problem while trying to stream, contact our support team.

Configure Your Chat Client

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Download the Encoder

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Download the FREE Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder™*

Windows Download

Mac Download

Click the correct link and save the file to a location on your computer.Once the download completes, navigate to the file and open it. Follow the instructions to install the program onto your computer.

Once installed, launch the Flash Media Live Encoder program.

Setting Up the Encoder with

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Check Your Settings to See If You Can Stream in HD

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Before you can broadcast in HD with high quality audio and video, check that your equipment meets the following requirements.

Requirement 1: Processor Speed

You will need a Mac or PC with an i5, i7 or equivalent (AMD, etc.) processor. To check your processor speed.

For Windows users


  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Right click “My Computer” or “Computer.”
  3. Click “Properties.”
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Manual Configuration

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Only follow these instructions if you encountered errors using the Preferred Settings or choose not to use them. If you have downloaded one of the three Preferred Setting files, skip this section and go to Start Streaming in HD using the Encoder to test out your settings.

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Setting Up the Encoder with the Correct Settings

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Once you have downloaded and installed the encoder, you’ll need to configure it with the correct settings. You should use one of the Preferred Settings files provided below. These have been created to work with and provide the best video experience. If you would like to set up the encoder yourself, you can try the Manual Configuration process instead.… Read more..

Interested in Streaming in HD?

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High-definition video gives your stream a high quality, professional look and allows you to look your best. It is very popular with members, and can help improve your placement on the site.

Existing Encoder Users

If you already use the Encoder, go to the Preferred Settings section to download the newest settings file. The settings files were last updated in … Read more..

Tips for Using the HD Encoder

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It’s a good idea to go through these tips after setting up the encoder, even if your video looks fine. If your video looks slow, choppy, or stretched out, these tips can help fix those issues. Contact the performer support team if these suggestions don’t help.

Check Your System Processes

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Improving Streaming Quality and Speed

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Improving Streaming Quality and Speed

The quality of your audio/video stream is determined by several factors. The Ranking Report tool grades these factors on a scale from “Poor” to “Excellent.” If any of your Streaming Quality scores on the Ranking Report are less than “Excellent,” we recommend taking the following steps in order.


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Effective Lighting for Live Cams

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This tutorial is a cost-effective approach to the concept of “3 Point Lighting” which professional photographers and film makers follow.

Just follow these suggestions and you can make your cam shows look professional!


  • Use a common desk lamp as the main light source, with a 60 watt or higher bulb. Set this light up next to your webcam and
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