She and hundreds of other cam models will be in South Beach this week as the fifth annual Cam Con, and rival XBIZ Miami, both kick off Tuesday in South Beach with an array of industry-only pool parties and soirees.
You're not likely to hear a Florida politician boast about these jobs or a Chamber of Commerce rep tout the web cam industry as one of the state's tech successes.
"The only problem with me is I'm depressed and lonely.
At one point, I was in shape sexy and but I'm a little overweight and sexy," he wrote in one email to her, cited in an arrest warrant.
It's not a category that shows up in labor statistics, and streaming companies don't make their stats public, although at any given time on numerous internet sites, hundreds of models appear live. Last week, two cam sites ranked among the top 50 most visited in the United States: Live Jasmin at No.
40, ahead of sites such as Zillow, Apple and Bank of America, and Chaturbate at No. That's according to the Amazon-owned website Alexa, which tracks web traffic.
But the same economic downtown that shrank the 401Ks of America's office workers a decade ago also gutted large porn production companies.Klark works for a few hours every night, after her classes.Her niche: online fetishes, sometimes dressing in rubber and latex outfits, armed with gloves, whips, handcuffs, chains and masks.In the digital age, many sex performers increasingly operate as private entrepreneurs, and business, marketing and tech savvy can make big differences to the bottom line. We like that we are one of the reasons the community is evolving and building." How many people work as web cam models in South Florida or the state?"In all of the internet, there is a sea of content. In truth, there's no telling, although hundreds likely work at least part time.All of it topped off by a "Cam Model Olympics" competition and an awards night at the swank Liv nightclub at the Fontainebleau Hotel.