Essential Technology for Your Adult Web Stream Business | Adult Web Stream Merchant account

May 29, 2015

The adult industry is quickly changing. Now some of the most profitable avenues for adult merchants are web stream businesses. Massive profits can come from well-run web cam companies. However, these ventures can be expensive and require some research and planning before proper execution. The following are the essentials to get your web stream business up and running.

Make Your Website. Hire a web designer or create a web page to get the business started. Be sure to download the required media software with live encoder. Ensure your web hosting plan has enough storage space to host all your videos.

Set Up a payment System. Decide how your customers will pay for your services. Will you create a membership plan, or will you charge per video? Many adult cam sites report that some merchant service providers will not process payments from adult content websites. Last year, there were multiple stories from adult entertainers about having their accounts frozen or dumped due to content. So choose carefully.

Make Room for Ads. Make sure to include ads and spots for sponsoring companies that can supplement your income. Allow companies to buy banner space, but monitor ad spaces so that your business provides more content than ads. Create your own promotions as well to generate traffic to your website. Funny videos and clips from previous episodes, or previews can serve as effective free ads for your website.

Know the Rules. Learn the regulations for your particular region. The United States has no rules about distribution of adult content, but still place a warning on the Home page to prevent minors from accessing content.

Despite the growth of the adult streaming industry, many merchants have a difficult time creating and maintaining adult web stream merchant accounts. Adult merchants and their customers deserve to be able to pay using debit and credit cards, and to receive payment without complications from payment processors. is an experienced payment processor who won’t suspend or freeze adult merchant accounts.

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Having a merchant account allows an account holder to take advantage of merchant cash advances. When a merchant is approved for an advance, the business agrees to receive a lump sum of cash in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of future credit card sales.

Pricing varies depending on the merchant’s industry, past credit card processing history, the type of business seeking the account, average ticket sales, and average transaction volumes.

Yes, EMB works with merchants who are building their credit, as well as those who have poor credit. EMB also approves merchants that have no credit card processing history and businesses that have lost their merchant accounts due to high chargebacks.

Several factors influence a merchant’s risk level. Though only one factor likely will not get a merchant classified as high risk, a combination of these may: business size, location, and industry, credit score, credit card processing history, a industry’s reputation for excessive chargebacks, a prior history of high chargeback ratios, and whether a merchant exclusively sells online.

Virtual terminals are stationed on a merchant’s website, making it easy for customers to make a payment or purchase online. Merchants or a payment processor can easily set up virtual terminals, so online businesses can accept credit and debit card and e-check transactions.

A merchant account is a business account with an acquiring bank. Without this business account, which actually works more like a line of credit, a merchant cannot accept and process credit and debit card transactions. Businesses need a merchant account to accept major credit cards via a static point-of-sale terminal, mobile card reader, or through a virtual payment gateway.

After filling out EMB’s simple online application and submitting any necessary, requested documents, many merchants get approved within 24 and 48 hours.

EMB specializes in working with high-risk merchants. EMB works with many merchants, including but not limited to businesses in these industries: gambling and gaming, adult entertainment, nutraceuticals, vaping and e-cigarettes, electronics, tech support, travel, high-end furniture, weight loss programs, calling cards, e-books and software, and telecommunications.

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