Greater Visibility for VIP & Premium Members in Browse

We recently made some changes to the search result pages in Browse. Our research shows that search behavior on Model Mayhem is much the same as anywhere else online, from search engines to directory listings, and that users tend to click more frequently on results displayed higher on each page.

The updated version of Browse is designed to provide increased visibility for VIP and Premium members. Each page of search results now displays VIP and then Premium members at the top. This added benefit will give a boost to VIP and Premium members by listing them first when people search for artists to work with.

This sorting occurs on a per page basis. That means it doesn’t change the results you would normally get on each page, it simply re-weights them to display VIP members at the top, followed by Premium members and then Basic members.

Here’s an example of how it works. This search is looking for female models in Los Angeles that have logged-in within the past 30-days and have Verified Credits. It displays them based on Last Activity.

  • Artist Type: Model
  • Gender: Female
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Display: Last Activity
  • Logged in within: 30 days
  • Search only: Verified Credits

Here’s a link to run the above search.

Based on this search we used to display the models solely in order of last activity. However, the new results place VIP and then Premium members at the top (still sorted by Last Activity). In some cases this results in moving VIP and Premium members above Basic members that may have been active more recently.

As mentioned previously, this new sorting occurs on a per page basis and it applies to every page of results. In other words, everyone that used to appear on page one in our old search still appears on page one now. For example, if you’re a VIP member on page two this change will not move you to page one but it will move you nearer the top of page two.

This feature is one of many new benefits coming soon for VIP and Premium members.

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2 Responses to “Greater Visibility for VIP & Premium Members in Browse”

  1. November 15, 2018 at 10:58 pm, facebook-1367416859 said:

    Do you have to be a premium member to get contact info, or to message the model? It used to be here and I cant find it now


  2. July 15, 2018 at 10:25 am, Jon L. Miller said:

    In my opinion the “new” look of MM is worst than the original and here is why.
    When doing a search there is no way to tick for details and the results are a lot of models that has nothing to do with what I’m looking for . An example is if I’m looking for a nude model in Perth I end up with a lot of model that do not do nudes.
    Also where is the ability to email a model? If its there its well hidden.


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