Updated: Sep 15
Blog Post Written By: Melrose Michaels
As an adult creator in today's competitive online world, it's essential to stand out from the crowd. Think about it, there are over 2.1 million creators on Onlyfans alone, and you need to stand out from the crowd, no matter which adult platform you call home.
Standing out from the crowd can be a challenge, especially in a crowded market. However, one proven way to set yourself apart is by presenting a one-of-a-kind offer that differentiates you from your competitors. But before we dive into the benefits of having a unique offer, let's clarify what an offer actually entails.
An offer is defined as, a proposal or suggestion made by one party to another, with the intention of reaching an agreement or transaction. An offer typically outlines the terms of a proposed deal or exchange, including what the offering party is willing to provide and what the receiving party is expected to do in return.
That’s a pretty technical definition, so let’s remix it into adult content creator terms.
For an adult content creator, an offer could be a proposal to provide exclusive or extra content or services to subscribers in exchange for a fee. For example, an adult content creator could offer a monthly subscription that includes access to daily posts, behind-the-scenes content, or one-on-one virtual chats. This offer provides value to the subscriber by giving them exclusive access to content and experiences they wouldn't otherwise have. The subscriber, in return, pays a fee to access this exclusive content, and the creator benefits by earning a steady income from their subscribers. This exchange represents a clear and mutually beneficial offer.
It's understandable to assume that simply having a subscription price on your fansite constitutes an offer. However, with so many other creators offering the same (in Onlyfan’s case, 2.1 million), it's crucial to differentiate your offer and make it stand out from the rest. But how do we achieve this?
A unique offer can help you build a loyal following, attract new customers, and grow your brand. Below I'll explain why you need a unique offer and provide tips for creating one.
Why You Need a Unique Offer
Differentiation: With so many creators vying for attention, having a unique offer can help you differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack. It gives you an edge in the market and makes you more memorable to your target audience.
Increased Value: By offering something that others don't, you can increase the perceived value of your work. This can lead to higher sales and increased customer loyalty. For example, if your offer includes something time-intensive like cosplay, you can charge a higher price because you’re letting the subscriber know your content has to do with cosplay which is costly and higher production. Yet without including these unique words and expectations in your offer, your subscription price won’t feel justified to the user and could be costing you sales.
Brand Building: A unique offer is a great way to build your brand and establish yourself in your niche. It shows that you're innovative and willing to go above and beyond to provide value to your customers. Using cosplay as an example again, it’s important to mention cosplay in your offer so when users or fans think of you as a creator, they think of the brand and content associated with you.
How to Make a Unique Offer
Understand Your Target Market: It's surprising how many content creators, whether established or starting out, haven't taken the time to consider their audience. Invest time in analyzing your data, interactions, and brand vision to determine your unique target audience. This will guide the way you communicate with them. To offer a personalized experience that resonates with your target market, you must comprehend their needs and wants. What challenges do they face? (For instance, a large portion of your audience seeking sexual advice because your brand openly discusses sex education). What do they prioritize? (Perhaps your audience values humor, and they keep coming back to your content because of the laughter you bring). What do they aim to attain? (While the answer might be obvious, they may also be seeking connections, can you offer that? Advertise it with phrases such as 'digital girlfriend experience' etc.). With a clear understanding of your target market, you can tailor your offer to meet their specific needs and provide real value.
Offer Something Unique: Think outside the box and come up with an offer that sets you apart from others in your niche. It could be a special product, service, or experience that you provide. It could be a new approach to solving a problem or delivering value. Whatever it is, make sure it's unique and offers real value to your target audience.
Create a Sense of Urgency: To drive sales and encourage people to take action, create a sense of urgency around your offer. For example, you could limit the number of available slots, offer a time-sensitive discount, or create a limited-time offer. The same approach should be taken with PPVs or interactions you're having on your fan site in DMs, using copy that reads “This message self-destructs in 24hrs, so get it while you can” or something similar.
Fine-tuning Your Offer: To ensure the success of your unique offer, it's crucial to test it and gather feedback using the data available on your platform. Start by crafting a concise version of the offer to use in your subscription area and complement it with a more detailed version in your page bio. Both versions should clearly communicate the value you bring to the table and what sets you apart from other fan pages. Give this offer a trial run for 30 days and monitor your analytics to track the growth of your subscriber base. If the results are not as expected, take the time to make improvements and repeat the process until you find an offer that resonates with your target audience. Once you have perfected your pitch, use it consistently across all your platforms and social media posts, including TikTok's and reels (SFW, obviously). Your offer should serve as the cornerstone of your brand and effectively communicate why someone should subscribe to you.
In conclusion, a standout offer is crucial for adult creators striving to make an impact in the current digital landscape. By identifying your target audience, presenting a distinctive proposition, generating a sense of urgency, and continually refining through experimentation, you can craft an offer that sets you apart in your niche, boosts your brand, and draws in new clients.
If you enjoyed this blog, you'll really love the Twitter space we did focusing on this topic! It gave way more real-time examples, answered real creators' questions regarding their own offers, and more. You can find that Twitter space here: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1LyxBqOyOjpJN I think you'd really enjoy it!