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How to make money on Pornhub in 2021

Updated: Dec 11, 2021


Why Pornhub?

Did you know that PornHub is the largest porn site on the entire Internet? It gets over 2.5 billion unique visits every month. That's a lot of people.

As with any huge advertising platform, the opportunities to make money on Pornhub through ad revenue are also huge. That's why today I'm going to teach you how to profit and start making money on PornHub.

Making money on Pornhub

To make money on Pornhub, you will basically be creating, publishing, and monetizing your own adult video content.

The first thing to know is that you must own the rights to any adult content you publish. In other words, you can't publish someone else's adult videos and make money from them. It has to be your own videos.

There are many different ways to monetize your videos (we'll talk about that later). However, no matter how you choose to monetize your content, the five basic steps for making money on Pornhub remain the same. They are here:

Step 1: Sign up for a free Pornhub account

Step 2: Get verified in the amateur program (it's also free)

Step 3: Make adult videos and post them on Pornhub.

Step 4: Promote your content and create subscriptions (get people to watch your videos)

Step 5: Get paid!

How much money can you make on Pornhub?

How much money you make on Pornhub depends on the performance of your videos. In that sense, it is very similar to making money on YouTube. As with YouTube, you don't have a regular, guaranteed paycheck. Instead, your monthly earnings will depend on the performance of your videos.

As I said, there are several different ways to monetize your content, so it's hard to say exactly how much you can earn, but many Pornhub creators get the bulk of their income from advertising revenue.

Your ad revenue depends on factors such as:

  • How many views you get

  • How many of those viewers click on the ad

  • What country are these viewers from?

The average ad revenue per 1,000 views in 2020 was9 $0.6, and it's growing year over year.

Based on that figure, if your videos received a total of 10 million views per month, you would earn about $6,900 from ad revenue.

In addition, there are many ways to make money on Pornhub besides ad revenue. Let's take a look at these other methods.

7 ways to make money on Pornhub through a model payment program

There are 7 ways to make money with the Pornhub Amateur / Model Payment Program. These are:

1. Get ad revenue with free Pornhub videos.

2. Sell adult videos on Modelhub, Pornhub's sister site.

3. Publish your videos on Pornhub Premium for more revenue.

4. Create a subscription fan club.

5. Get paid for creating user-generated videos

6. Earn tips

7. Invite other models and earn referral bonuses

1. Monetize free videos on Pornhub

This is the most common way to make money on Pornhub. All you have to do is upload your videos to the platform and let them be viewed for free. You will then receive a share of the revenue from the ads your video generates.

The share of ad revenue depends on the effectiveness of your videos. This means both views and ratings. The more views and the higher the ratings, the more money you will make.

2. Sell adult videos on Modelhub.

After checking out on Pornhub, you can register on their sister site Modelhub and sell your videos there for cash. Every time someone buys your video, you get 65% of the sale price.

If you don't get any sales, you can add them to Modelhub for free and get ad revenue just like you do with free Pornhub videos.

Bonus tip: If you go the free route, limit your downloads to paying customers. That way, your free video will be like a marketing tool to increase sales to viewers who want to download it.

3. Make money through Pornhub Premium

Proven fans can upload videos for sale and make them available on Pornhub Premium by checking the "Available for Premium Viewing" box.

This is great because Pornhub Premium views give you significantly more ad revenue. You'll get about $45 per 1,000 views in Premium, not $0.69 per 1,000 views in the free section.

4. Create a fan club.

Once you've uploaded some videos and gathered a few loyal fans, you can start making a lot of money through fan clubs.

Fan clubs are a kind of subscription service for your content. You can set your own prices for viewers to sign up for your fan club and reward them with things like photos, videos, or anything else you can think of.

If you get enough followers, this can be one of the most lucrative ways to make money.

5. Selling user-generated videos

If fans are willing to pay you for your subscription service, they'll probably want to pay you for custom videos as well. Pornhub allows verified creators to accept custom video requests. You can use this feature to set up your own offers and get paid for fulfilling custom fan requests.

6. Earn tips.

Another way to make money through tips. Fans who appreciate your content can visit your Pornhub profile and leave you a tip. You'll keep 80% of all tips, and Pornhub will take the rest.

If you combine this with all of the other 5 sources of income above, you can make a lot of money.

7. Earn referral bonuses.

Pornhub offers a generous $50 referral bonus. All you have to do to earn it is to encourage anyone you know to get interested in signing up using your unique referral code.

Every time someone signs up for Model Payment using your referral code and uploads 2 verified videos, $50 will be credited to your account.

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