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If you are looking for the best ways to promote your OnlyFans, this handy guide is for you. While OnlyFans continues to grow in popularity, many users are using it as a way to make some money on the platform. In order to make more of it, you need loyal followers who can be converted into subscribers.

Looking to promote your OnlyFans profile? Use our popular promotion platform – it could help boost views, fans and help you earn more.

Where else can you create premium content and sell it at a price that you think is good enough for your followers? Plus, if you need to grow your following and make more money, you’ll need to promote your OnlyFans. We’ll be taking a look at six of the best ways to do that.

We live in an age where digital marketing has taken its rightful place on the throne as the top dog when it comes to promoting things. Even Facebook ads have been more favorable compared to standard advertising tactics. 

If you are serious about starting an OnlyFans or already have one but want to grow it, read on so you have a few good ideas on how you can promote it for more followers (and eventually paid subscribers).

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Where to promote OnlyFans

1. Use social media

Almost everyone is using social media. With so many platforms, it may seem overwhelming to choose which ones you’ll want to use to promote your OnlyFans. The platforms that we’ll be focusing on are Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Before you go any further with social media, it’s important to know some of the guidelines and boundaries of each platform before you post about your OnlyFans. Since OnlyFans does allow adult content on its platform, it doesn’t mean that it’s acceptable on others (unless stated otherwise).

What can you post when it’s OnlyFans vs. Instagram? Is it acceptable to post nude content on Reddit of all places? Let’s take a look at the three social media channels and give you a good idea of what kind of content is appropriate and what is considered off-limits:

Facebook and Instagram

While it is OK to promote your OnlyFans on both of these platforms, you need to be really careful about what to post (especially if you are using photos or videos). Facebook and Instagram will not allow any posts that contain nudity or sexual content.

If your OnlyFans does sell or broadcast adult content, then subtlety is key. The caption for your post shouldn’t be too overly sexualized. This can be tricky, but a simple “check out my OnlyFans” or the like is a good start (followed by an attention-grabbing image).

On Instagram, you can post a link to your OnlyFans to your bio. In an Instagram post or story, you can let people know about it and direct them to your link or get them to “swipe up” if you are using Stories.


Out of the major social media platforms that allow adult content, Twitter is the best option here. The good news is that Twitter has a feature that will filter out or block adult content (unless the user changes their settings). Unlike Instagram or Facebook, you are allowed to post content that contains nudity without any repercussions.

If you have the ability to post something about your OnlyFans in 140 characters or less, Twitter just might be the platform for you. Plus, it’s been the staple of many adult performers who use OnlyFans as of late.


Reddit is another social media platform that allows NSFW content. Like Twitter, you can be able to set it to make such content visible. Also, you’ll be able to make an indicator that your content may be sensitive for viewers because it contains such content (the same as Twitter).

There are plenty of subreddits that allow adult content. If you post there regularly, you may get followers that can become paid subscribers at any given point.


YouTube has a video platform. So does OnlyFans. In the case of Onlyfans vs. YouTube, who wins? In the case of adult content, OnlyFans obliterates YouTube in that regard since the latter has restrictions. But you don’t have to have adult content on your OnlyFans to be successful.

You can have a solid YouTube following and leverage your OnlyFans so your subscribers can get extras they won’t find on your channel or anywhere else on social media. It can be extra videos, PDFs, digital products, and so much more.

Of course, you can add your OnlyFans link to your profile or video description. You can also remind them to check out your OnlyFans and subscribe as a call to action towards the end of almost any video. You know how people on YouTube say “if you like this video, click subscribe” and such?

YouTube is more of a long game approach. The longer your video is up there, the more people over time will see it. That can lead to some residual growth over time since people find you because of one video or another.


Snapchat has grown in popularity over the years. And there are those who have to sell premium Snapchats to followers. If you offer premium Snapchats, you already have a number of followers who might be primed for subscribing to your OnlyFans page.

At any given point, you can drop the link to your OnlyFans page so your premium Snapchat subscribers are able to “swipe up”, follow and subscribe to you. Although many creators post adult content on their Snapchat accounts, a link is probably safest and most respectful considering that there are many minors using the app.


TikTok is massive – and so another great way of promoting your page. The only problem is that it REALLY doesn't like users to mention adult content, and if you do it too obviously then you're on the fast-track to getting banned.

So you've two options.

Firstly, use Ohh.me (a free social profile tool) and promote that. Ohh.me is totally innocent – and if it just happens to have your OnlyFans profile on there for people to discover, that's up to them.

The second is to go live on TikTok, and mention your OnlyFans without linking to it. Tell your viewers what your profile name is, or where to find you. Don't do an all-singing, all-dancing ad though, as that'll still get you in trouble. Just subtly mention it while live.

2. Use PornHub Community*

*Note: Only if you produce adult content

If you are someone who consistently creates adult content regularly, you can use the PornHub community in order to promote your OnlyFans so your followers and subscribers get additional content.

Since PornHub is one of the most popular YouTube-style platforms that allows you to view adult content (albeit videos), this is a perfect place to upload samples of your videos.

The PornHub community has members that will post adult content that they share with other members using a “public post” setting. Of course, you gain followers through the PornHub community. So why not leverage them into paid subscribers on OnlyFans?

Before you ask: will OnlyFans ruin your career if you produce adult content? Here’s something you need to know if you are worried about that. You can be completely anonymous.

In fact, there are those on OnlyFans who maintain an anonymous identity by never showing their face. Alternatively, you can be known by a stage name or a pseudonym. In short, you don’t have to use your real name if you don’t want to.

If anything, a lot of people won’t care what you do in your private life. Some will say that anyone with an OnlyFans is not reflecting “corporate values” or crap like that. If you are worried about someone “outing” you for having an OnlyFans, take the necessary precautions to make yourself as low profile and anonymous as possible.

If you do product adult content, PornHub might be what you’ll limit yourself to in terms of promotion. Also, you can consider other social media platforms listed above that allows adult content (like Twitter or Reddit). Those are two platforms that can allow you to promote your OnlyFans under a stage name or when you want to fly under the radar and be anonymous.

This means you’ll need to avoid Facebook and Instagram since there’s a good chance your friends or family could be following you on there. Not to mention, you could have a snoopy co-worker or employer that could be checking out your Facebook or Instagram and not know it. Yes, there are people like that out there.

The PornHub community is one of the best ways to promote your OnlyFans without social media. Especially when a majority of your content is mostly NSFW. Not that you need to, but OnlyFans profiles with adult content seem to be growing quite fast compared to others.

3. Use Ohh.me

Today, you can put together all of your social media and OnlyFans links all in one place. Ohh.me is a new, completely free tool that lets you host links to all of your profiles in one handy place. It's also a really memorable name, so it's easy to post it everywhere.

Once you've added all your links, and started sharing your Ohh.me profile, your followers and subscribers who may be from one platform can also follow you on another. It’s also the perfect place to include your OnlyFans in there. Will you get more subscribers that way?

It's worth noting that Ohh.me has extra features too which make it worthwhile, including offering even more chances to make money. Fans can buy you a virtual gift, paid straight into your bank account via Stripe. So it's worth getting it just for that reason too.

Link ideas

  • Your Amazon Wishlist – so fans can buy you stuff!
  • Your OnlyFans link (Free and Paid if applicable)
  • Other fan platforms like AVN Stars
  • Your PayPal.me link

Don't forget to add a good profile pic and short bio.

The short answer is yes. Ohh.me will keep your social media and other related links organized all in one place. That way, your most loyal fans will follow you on almost any channel you have. And with more new features being added every week, it's a must-have tool for promoting your various platforms.

4. Adult cam sites*

*Note: If you create adult content

Now, this is probably one of the best ways to promote your OnlyFans if you create adult content. Especially if you've got some time each day to dedicate to it. It's perfect for male, female and trans creators PLUS it's yet another way to earn money!

If you are consistently broadcasting shows on cam sites like Chaturbate, then you can use that to promote your OnlyFans.

There are plenty of Chaturbate users that are always viewing live broadcasts, which is the perfect platform to leverage the extra content that you may have.

Sure, you can sell your past content on these cam sites. But what would be the difference between how much you earn there and what you earn on OnlyFans?

Keep in mind, if you sell content on OnlyFans, you keep 80 percent of the total money you make plus if you continue to make awesome content, you'll get a recurring payment every month on OnlyFans!

5. Shoutouts/cross promotion

One of the most common ways to promote your OnlyFans page is with cross promotions, our shoutouts.

This doesn't mean you simply start bombarding other OnlyFans pages and ask them to link to your own – that's never going to work.

Instead, start by finding profiles that complement your own and build up a rapport. Promote them – don't go nuts, your priority is still pushing your own content live, but share a link to them every now and then.

Make sure you're messaging them too, to let them know you've seen their page and you like it, so you've promoted it to your own fans.

Some will then start giving you shoutouts back. Some won't – that's fine, you can't force them. But the ones who do promote you, keep in touch and promote them every once in a while.

Over time, you'll be building up a network of profiles to cross-promote and you'll start seeing fans flocking to sign up to you.

6. Promote your profile with us

And here's our cheeky sixth tip – and it’s promoting your OnlyFans profile using our very own fan promotion platform. We wanted to give you some other ideas before we plugged our own option but hear us out.

Anyone going to Facebook, or Twitter, or the PornHub community or any of the other sites above isn’t actively looking for OnlyFans profiles to follow. Our website visitors are, and we get a lot. So, if you promote with us; you’re reaching a dedicated audience who are already searching for your kind of content. It’s an easy win!

Frequently Asked Questions

The following is a list of frequently asked questions regarding promoting on OnlyFans. Use this as a guide to give you a good understanding of how the promotion process works. Here are the following questions:

🤔 How do you get followers on OnlyFans?

One of the best ways to get followers on OnlyFans is by leveraging your social media accounts. However, it would be a good idea to hold off on doing that until you are able to grow your following on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, etc.

🤷🏼‍♀️ How much do girls make on OnlyFans?

You can make a good amount of money on OnlyFans. As an estimate for having 10,000 followers on OnlyFans, if one to five percent become paid subscribers at the price of $14.99 each, you can earn anywhere between $1500 to $8000 per month.

🤓 Can OnlyFans creators see who subscribes?

As a content creator, you won’t know exactly who follows you on the platform. You will not know their names or their identities. The only way that you may know that is when they message you and they reveal their identity themselves.

📈 Can you grow your OnlyFans without promoting?

While it is possible, it might be hard to do. If you do not promote your OnlyFans, your growth will likely be slow. Sure, the promoting process can be tough, but it’s worth doing rather than nothing at all.

👀 Do you need to use your real name on OnlyFans?

Whether you are creating content or promoting your OnlyFans, you do not have to use your real name. In fact, you can be able to use an assumed name if you want to be anonymous. Furthermore, you do not have to show your face in any of your OnlyFans content or in posts related to your OnlyFans page.


If you want to know where to promote your OnlyFans page, these are five of the best ways to do it. You'll now be able to grow your following and eventually get enough subscribers to reach your earning potential and more. Don’t forget that subscriptions are not the only way to make money.

Be sure to suggest tips each time you publish content. You can also sell digital or physical products to your fans or subscribers as well as leverage your Pay-Per-View messages. All this success can be possible if you promote your OnlyFans page on a regular basis.

Be sure to know where your potential fans and subscribers hang out so you have an easier time promoting your page. It’s better to be in front of the right people at the right time.

  1. What is the best way to promote an OnlyFans that I have just started please? I’m struggling to get new subscribers!

    1. Hey Jack! There are a few different ways that you can promote yourself. A lot is covered in the above guide. Put simply, you need to get your profile in front of people that are likely to be interested in subscribing. It just requires a bit of thought and planning, as well as being consistent (and persistent in some cases). Don’t just give up after a few days/weeks of promotion if you haven’t seen results. Keep going!

  2. This is completely false. You cannot mention, link, suggest or talk about onlyfans on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat or Reddit. I’ve had them deleted and so have my friends.

    1. Hi Jessica! You are right that there are sites and platforms that you shouldn’t mention it on too much, but you can use ‘OF’ or another term. Reddit will depend on the specific sub Reddit and its rules. We also recommend using a service like Ohh.me that allows you to link from your bio to your OnlyFans or similar fans platform and mark it as 18+. Hope that helps!

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  5. Snapchat’s policies clearly states that you cannot post nudity or sexual content and for good reason. The age Required to create a Snapchat (without adult supervision) is 13 years of age. But there’s no screening process for this and someone’s age isn’t posted anywhere on their profile either. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had someone add me on Snapchat because there’s some unknown mutuals and then without even saying Hi or asking how old I am they send me lewd photos of their nether bits and ask for pictures in return. Too many children on the app for that. Safe way to advertise your only fans is through twitter, and if you have to use Snapchat just post a link saying you have a new video up. I like peen as much as the next guy, but there’s a reason the report buttons have a “nudity/ sexual content” button. To promote Snapchat as a place for posting nudes and pornography knowing their age requirement and their policies regarding the content, you’re enabling the creation and distribution of child pornography 🤷🏻‍♂️

    1. Hey! Thanks for your comment, we appreciate it. We’ve updated the guide to recommend just posting a link on Snap as the safest and most respectful method of promotion there.

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