It’s tough out there. Who to trust? Who is a professional with experience in the adult industry? Who will tell you the whole truth about everything from revenue streams in adult, to how much they really charge for their services?
You found this site because you are thinking about getting into the adult entertainment industry as a producer, or investor, and you probably found a lot of sites that claim to do what Start My Porn Company does. You probably also found at least one other site that also claims the people behind it have the experience that the people who run Start My Porn Company do. Well, truth be told, Start My Porn Company is the only one out there that provides real, experienced and honest business consultation and management services to people who want to start their own adult production companies.
Whether you are only interested in investing in an existing company, or you want to own and run your own adult business, you need to work with someone that is honest and truthful with you in every aspect of how the porn industry works, what it costs to produce adult content and also what your consultant or manager is charging you.
Recently, an investor with another self-proclaimed “professional adult business manager” was charged close to $40,000 for a production that in reality was budgeted at a little over $30,000. That investor is still trying to find out exactly how much he over paid for the production, and where that money went.
Where did the remaining money go? Well, my bet is that the people behind the “management company” that arranged that particular production are living well on the money they pocketed from that investor.
What is really tragic, is that this “management company” claims that they ‘make no money until the investor makes money’. Well, making close to $10,000 before the movie is even shot doesn’t sound to me like those people “make no money until the investor makes money.” Does it sound like that to you?
As an investor in the adult industry, (whether it is for your own production company, or as an investor in an existing production company) you owe it to yourself to get all the facts before you lay out even one penny to anyone, for any reason.
Here’s some questions you should ask anyone that is trying to sell you on using their business management and consultation services to start any adult company, even if you are only an investor:
What are the six revenue streams in adult and what type of content do I need to make to profit from all of them?
Do I have ownership of the productions that I pay for and how much ownership?
Can I see the production budget before I decide if I should give you my money?
Who is really managing my production?
Once you have those answers from the person you are thinking about working with, then contact Start My Porn Company and get the truth about those same questions.
A year or two back members of ProNet attempted to train at least one of the other “adult business consultant and management” providers in how this industry works, but it must not have stuck. We try our best, but some people just choose to remain ignorant and clueless.
Now that “provider” is out there attempting to convince people that they know all there is to know about the porn industry. Unfortunately, we are hearing all about how their investors are getting ripped off for more money than the production actually is budgeted for, the productions are not being started on schedule and that the fool doesn’t even remember the multiple revenue streams content can be sold through, no matter how hard we tried to teach them . . . . I guess this is a case of “You can lead a whore to culture, but you can’t make her think.” LOL
Be smart – don’t listen to slick sales jobs from people that are wanna-bes (or never-beens) in this industry. Linda, Sherry and the rest of the Start My Porn Company ProNet have over 175 years of collective experience in this industry. We know everything there is to know about the porn industry and practically everyone in it.
Be careful out there!