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I was reading the thread entitled "Adultwork or nothing" and it suddenly dawned on me that the only escort directory website that gets continuous publicity on Punternet is the one that Galahad hates.    There are other directories out there and someone who has been punting for a long time probably knows about them but how would a newbie to punting or a relatively inexperienced punter find them easily?   I'm sure that Galahad would be delighted if the number of punters using other directories increased substantially and AW decreased in comparison.

 

Three comments from that thread caught my eye.  "we will need a directory listing all the directories"  and   "you can't be bothered to actually seek the alternatives"   and   "google is not the smartest search engine  -  did come across some directories (not sure if it's ok to mention them?) but I'm sure some of them were missed".

 

So I thought that i would ask the question/put forward the suggestion.     Is there any reason why this post, or another post perhaps by Galahad,  could not be pinned and then punters and escorts alike add their own posts suggesting escort directories that punters could go to as an alternative to Adultwork?   I am specifically not mentioning any at the moment just in case I would accidentally be contravening any rules.   I have done a trawl through the rules and I've also clicked on the "links" on the main page but that doesn't give the information that I'm suggesting and I can't see anything in the rules to warn me off.

 

I'm not saying that punters or escorts should suggest individual independent ladies or establishments that other punters should go to merely escort directories that the indies/establishments might be listed on.    Apart from making Galahad happy it would also be helpful to punters which is the main aim of this site?

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Best way to combat 'the evil Adultwork' is to offer, point to and/or advertise its competitors.

A directory of directories would be great and would see my AW usage decline. Why? Curb crawling is illegal but searching the net for a punt is a type of curb crawling and in and of itself is almost as exciting as the punt itself (sometimes moreso). There would be days where I'd set about finding a punt that wasn't from AW (I liken this to a curb crawler choosing a new area over their normal area).

So yeah a directory of directories would be great.

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You see you dont  need a directory of directories, you just need your search engine. Just use the ones you find. You wont find as many girls on them as aw but if its about NOT using aw then there are other directories such as select an escort , punterlink , UK Adult Zone, UK Punting Zone, UK and Ireland Adult Contacts Direct, Sexy Independent Escorts and Escorts.co.uk, Back Page, this new one Adultway, PUNTERNET, punterchat, Oldestprof etc Im on those ones at the moment, there is also the west yorkshire sex guide for yorkshire fun, there are plenty more, the only reason I didnt sign up with some others is because the escort has to pay or i couldnt find their banners.

 

If everyone started checking all the others FIRST and using AW as a last resort then mentioned the sites you usually use to the girls you do see from aw then they would start signing up for them too and the other sites would rise back up the rankings x

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You see you dont  need a directory of directories, you just need your search engine. Just use the ones you find. You wont find as many girls on them as aw but if its about NOT using aw then there are other directories such as select an escort , punterlink , UK Adult Zone, UK Punting Zone, UK and Ireland Adult Contacts Direct, Sexy Independent Escorts and Escorts.co.uk, Back Page, this new one Adultway, PUNTERNET, punterchat, Oldestprof etc Im on those ones at the moment, there is also the west yorkshire sex guide for yorkshire fun, there are plenty more, the only reason I didnt sign up with some others is because the escort has to pay or i couldnt find their banners.

 

If everyone started checking all the others FIRST and using AW as a last resort then mentioned the sites you usually use to the girls you do see from aw then they would start signing up for them too and the other sites would rise back up the rankings x

You missed a good one, Chloe, but then you are from 'Darn Sarth'  ;)

 

LBB for Manchester area ?

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You see you dont  need a directory of directories, you just need your search engine. Just use the ones you find. You wont find as many girls on them as aw but if its about NOT using aw then there are other directories such as select an escort , Punterlink , UK AdultZone, UK Punting Zone, UK and Ireland Adult Contacts Direct, Sexy Independent Escorts and Escorts.co.uk, Back Page, this new one Adultway, Punternet, punterchat, Oldestprof etc Im on those ones at the moment, there is also the West Yorkshire Sex Guide for yorkshire fun, there are plenty more, the only reason I didnt sign up with some others is because the escort has to pay or i couldnt find their banners.

 

If everyone started checking all the others FIRST and using AW as a last resort then mentioned the sites you usually use to the girls you do see from aw then they would start signing up for them too and the other sites would rise back up the rankings x

 

I started punting May 2012.    During the last 15 months I have been very active punting and also in the last 10 months very active on this forum but as of this moment the four sites that I have emphasised plus adultwork are the only ones, of those you mention, of which I am aware.

 

I came across Punterlink last May and that lead to my first three punts.    The third lady that I saw told me of Adultwork and Punternet.  Another lady who I visited as a result of her being on this forum told me of the WYSG.    I came across UK AdultZone by accident whilst looking for something else.  I've used AW for 90% of my first visits because it is the most accessible and gives the most information.    Just as an example I've just searched Punternet for within 25 miles of Lancaster and got 2 results.   50 miles of Lancaster came up with 13 but 6 of those were establishments.   I know that searches for Manchester,  Birmingham or London will provide more results but I don't live there.  That's why I enthusiastically received the news that Galahad was thinking of building a directory to match  AW but that was months ago.    UK AdultZone is similarly very limited with suggestions.   Punterlink is a little better but nothing fantastic.

 

One of the big differences between punters and escorts is that the average punter just dips in and out of the industry when he feels like it whereas for the escort it's usually, like my friend Chloe, their 24/7 job.    So it stands to reason that the escort will be better informed than the punter.

 

Chloe mentions "like this new one Adultway".  What new one Adultway?   How new is it?    I've never heard of it.     Would it not be nice if there was a pinned thread so that someone, punter or escort, could come up with a post that says "just heard of a new escorts site  -  this is the link for it........"       With my simplistic mind that would be very helpful to punters and probably to escorts as well.

 

So how about the next post on this thread being a list of websites and were appropriate commments about them.

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I started punting May 2012.    During the last 15 months I have been very active punting and also in the last 10 months very active on this forum but as of this moment the four sites that I have emphasised plus adultwork are the only ones, of those you mention, of which I am aware.

 

I came across Punterlink last May and that lead to my first three punts.    The third lady that I saw told me of Adultwork and Punternet.  Another lady who I visited as a result of her being on this forum told me of the WYSG.    I came across UK AdultZone by accident whilst looking for something else.  I've used AW for 90% of my first visits because it is the most accessible and gives the most information.    Just as an example I've just searched Punternet for within 25 miles of Lancaster and got 2 results.   50 miles of Lancaster came up with 13 but 6 of those were establishments.   I know that searches for Manchester,  Birmingham or London will provide more results but I don't live there.  That's why I enthusiastically received the news that Galahad was thinking of building a directory to match  AW but that was months ago.    UK AdultZone is similarly very limited with suggestions.   Punterlink is a little better but nothing fantastic.

 

One of the big differences between punters and escorts is that the average punter just dips in and out of the industry when he feels like it whereas for the escort it's usually, like my friend Chloe, their 24/7 job.    So it stands to reason that the escort will be better informed than the punter.

 

Chloe mentions "like this new one Adultway".  What new one Adultway?   How new is it?    I've never heard of it.     Would it not be nice if there was a pinned thread so that someone, punter or escort, could come up with a post that says "just heard of a new escorts site  -  this is the link for it........"       With my simplistic mind that would be very helpful to punters and probably to escorts as well.

 

So how about the next post on this thread being a list of websites and were appropriate commments about them.

They may not be as good a search engines as aw but at the end of the day if guys use them more and mention them to all the girls they do visit then more girls will be aware of them and probably sign up to them.

 

There is no point guys moaning that they cant punt when aw goes down if they are not prepared to seek an alternate route. The only reason I know about the other web directories is because I googled for them, something every punter is perfectly capable of doing himself also.

 

I knew about punternet because someone told me about it, the same for punterlink and aw, the rest I found by a very quick search and wether you are in the industry permenantly or a popper inner, google works equally as well for all.

 

Perhaps if the punters contacted directories and made search suggestions based on their own experiences then the directories may shape up their sites a bit. I cant do it, I have no idea what a guy puts into the net to search for a girl. I can guess but I dont do the searching x

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Adultway is the current king of the spam texters, and their site is beyond crap - I have seven or eight different numbers blocked in my phone for them already and every time AW goes down they start all over again. If you reply telling them to pack it in with the carpetbombing, they ring back and abuse/threaten you and have also apparently been texting punters - it's not clear how they got these numbers and it would seem that a database somewhere has wandered off the beaten track :rolleyes:.

 

Anyway, I get the most site hits by far from Google (typing in 'scarborough escort', or whatever, fortunately isn't beyond the ken of most punters despite what gets said here and I don't get a lot from AW at all, unless I'm working away somewhere where it's popular) followed by here, Punterlink, Puntingzone, Select an Escort, UK Belles, My Local Escorts, Girl Directory, Adult Contacts Direct, Cherry Girls, Blonde Escorts, niche places like Big Tit Hut and whatever extra ads I have up (such as Escort Ireland which is expensive but the Escort England one is free) and Eros if I'm using it. I don't link my site to Adultwork.

 

There are also regional sites and forums (Forum X, Northern Pleasures, WYSG, TOP) general/free classifieds like Vivastreet and Backpage and other niche/specialist sites (Fetishlink, Pretty Big Escorts and the TLC Trust site, all of which have good traffic although I don't qualify for the first two) plus God alone knows how many also rans which will chuck up the occasional hit - looking at this month I've had hits from LolaEscort, 2Escorts and quite a few from something called Naughty Times.

 

As Chloe says, the only reason Adultwork has so many members of the 'punting forum community' which shouldn't be confused with punters generally (and I say this because the majority of my clients don't use and have never heard of either punting forums or in many cases Adultwork, which doesn't really Google) by the bollocks is because they've let it. The more it's allowed to become ubiquitous, the more ladies will think there's no point putting other ads up so it's a self-perpetuating situation.

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One reason I've not yet succumbed to Adultway are the numerous reports from punters claiming after making tentative contact with ladies from the directory, they then received spam from them. Some of this was directly to their telephones. I'd also heard the owners have been fined in the past for sending unsolicited adult content to mobile phones belonging to under 16s.

I value discretion and do not wish to be associated with such behaviour. I also detest text adverts-am completely turned off any company who use this form of promotion.

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There is no point guys moaning that they cant punt when aw goes down if they are not prepared to seek an alternate route. The only reason I know about the other web directories is because I googled for them, something every punter is perfectly capable of doing himself also.

 

The sad fact is that every punter, including myself, is just downright lazy and wants everything made as easy as possible for him and AW fits the bill in that respect.

 

All punters are capable of surfing the net but if it's 5 steps in the process of booking an escort we all want to jump straight to at least 5.

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Thats cool, just dont moan and complain next time aw goes down for a week then Grandad  :ph34r:

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The sad fact is that every punter, including myself, is just downright lazy and wants everything made as easy as possible for him and AW fits the bill in that respect.

 

All punters are capable of surfing the net but if it's 5 steps in the process of booking an escort we all want to jump straight to at least 5.

Lots of people like it easy in all walks of life but not every punter(or every person) is like this. I know of many people who use the internet who simply aren't proactive, we also see it here when people are posting about various topics, ask "What's that then" when they could easily put the same word into google and get an answer much quicker, and in the same time it took them to write the post on punternet and press the 'post' button. It happens all over the internet, across many subjects of interests. There are however many people who are prepared to do a little research, find their own way and what happens is that person becomes educated and should something fail or change they are able to adapt. There's also a sense of pride and responsibility to be gained, not being at the mercy of others.

 

Only a small proportion of clients find me via Adultwork, and if they do they often also go on to find my own website despite there not being a link displayed.

 

I remember during an AW outage a guy posting on a local forum, he'd relied on looking up the lady he'd booked phone number on the day of his booking and now  didn't know what to do. All I did was go to google, type in the ladies name, 'escort' and location lo and behold I found her number on another website. The time he spent posting, sitting waiting for some one else to see his post and do the leg work, he could have easily found the number.

 

Before anyone actually brings age and 'technological' ignorance into this, I find the older, retirees are much more internet savvy and resourceful than the younger age groups who try to save money by using facebook or twitter as main methods of communication........ :blink:

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Not too far OT, I hope!

 

I clicked on a WG's photo on Punterlink, (another Directory site, d'you see) and found that her agency says (inter alia) "Flawless Carmel skin and sexy eyes were proud to present her to you."  !!!  Hmmm! 

 

MY first guess is that the writer is not British, which, then, obviously, puts me on warning that the young woman might not have come spontaneously from (er, maybe Israel??) entirely of her own volition.

 

I then wonder whether "Carmel" with the upper case "C" does indicate that the lady has escaped from the kibbutz, or is simply another indication of no spika da engleesh verry well, and actually simply says that she has a "mediterranean" skin colour, like caramel?

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The problem with a lot of directories is that they work in a Web 1.0 manner. That is, a few pics, vital stats, and a contact number. There's no way to tell how well updated or current a page is. I can guarantee that if looked over UK Punting Zone, Sexy Independent Escorts, Ace Massage etc today, I'd find the same static pages I saw there five years ago.

 

A benefit to the profile methodology of Adultwork is that a profile is easily and quickly updated, it's easy to search within the context of the overall site and a WG can build the content of the profile over time, which reflects better on her. The gulf between a great, informative profile and a poor one is huge.

Unless a lady has their own site with a regularly updated blog, I'd likely treat their AW profile as gospel.

 

Those old directories were quite poor before AW came and took their lunch. Awful designs, poor content parsing and zero accountability. To want to trawl through them now is a joke. It's punting's wasteland. Is there even a clear #2 to AW, cause I've never seen it.

 

Adultway is gash. Only a plucky upstart with an interest to do things things better will unsurp AW.

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The problem with a lot of directories is that they work in a Web 1.0 manner. That is, a few pics, vital stats, and a contact number. There's no way to tell how well updated or current a page is. I can guarantee that if looked over UK Punting Zone, Sexy Independent Escorts, Ace Massage etc today, I'd find the same static pages I saw there five years ago.

 

A benefit to the profile methodology of Adultwork is that a profile is easily and quickly updated, it's easy to search within the context of the overall site and a WG can build the content of the profile over time, which reflects better on her. The gulf between a great, informative profile and a poor one is huge.

Unless a lady has their own site with a regularly updated blog, I'd likely treat their AW profile as gospel.

 

Those old directories were quite poor before AW came and took their lunch. Awful designs, poor content parsing and zero accountability. To want to trawl through them now is a joke. It's punting's wasteland. Is there even a clear #2 to AW, cause I've never seen it.

 

Adultway is gash. Only a plucky upstart with an interest to do things things better will unsurp AW.

There is this, and it's also incredibly frustrating for ladies who have listings when directories ignore requests to update or correct profiles which are misleading to the punter, and also cause issues for the lady.

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There is this, and it's also incredibly frustrating for ladies who have listings when directories ignore requests to update or correct profiles which are misleading to the punter, and also cause issues for the lady.

So true.

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Just because a lady outs a piccy on aw though doesn't mean it's not ten years old akready. If you find a girl on a directory try what strawberry did. X

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Great list Chloe. I would just add International Sex Guide to the list. For iphone, Gentleman's navigator.

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There is also, escort-Ireland.com, escort-Scotland.com and escort-England.com.  Maybe not quite as comprehensive as AW, but they have their good and bad points!    

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There is also, escort-Ireland.com, escort-Scotland.com and escort-England.com.     

 

such as Escort Ireland which is expensive but the Escort England one is free

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There is also, escort-Ireland.com, escort-Scotland.com and escort-England.com.     

 

such as Escort Ireland which is expensive but the Escort England one is free

 

 

Indeed (and there's also Escort Wales). The Escort Advertising people have pretty much cornered every country including China, Norway, Singapore and God only knows where else as far as registering the names go, but in the same way as AW technically has listings for everywhere but is only really used in the UK (with a handful of exceptions), I don't know if anybody much looks at the others :).

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I really love eros.com. Not a huge amount of phone calls, but some really charming and interesting clients, usually international business travellers. Many North Americans.

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I really love eros.com. Not a huge amount of phone calls, but some really charming and interesting clients, usually international business travellers. Many North Americans.

Yes I've heard that from escorts I know who advertise on there, said they get nice clients from there. Can't wait to put my ad up on Eros when I'm back in London :) love Americans!

For Londoners London Escort Guide and London Independents are reputable directories that haven't been mentioned yet x

ps. McCoys Guide is not to be trusted, he pinches photos and publishes incorrect information about escorts, plus writes a daft 'review' writing as though he has seen the escort, then calls escorts being abusive and refusing to remove their unwanted and incorrect listing.

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I like Americans too but looking at eros the only lady advertising in the uk outside od London is a lass in the midlands so I wonder if its worth it for me?

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The problem with a lot of directories is that they work in a Web 1.0 manner. That is, a few pics, vital stats, and a contact number. There's no way to tell how well updated or current a page is. I can guarantee that if looked over UK Punting Zone, Sexy Independent Escorts, Ace Massage etc today, I'd find the same static pages I saw there five years ago.

 

A benefit to the profile methodology of Adultwork is that a profile is easily and quickly updated, it's easy to search within the context of the overall site and a WG can build the content of the profile over time, which reflects better on her. The gulf between a great, informative profile and a poor one is huge.

Unless a lady has their own site with a regularly updated blog, I'd likely treat their AW profile as gospel.

 

Those old directories were quite poor before AW came and took their lunch. Awful designs, poor content parsing and zero accountability. To want to trawl through them now is a joke. It's punting's wasteland. Is there even a clear #2 to AW, cause I've never seen it.

 

Adultway is gash. Only a plucky upstart with an interest to do things things better will unsurp AW.

 

Yep, this is all spot on. I rely on three sites (AW, Escort-Scotland and VivaStreet) because there's not really anything else going on in the north-east of Scotland - and even then, I only really use VS for reference and only really book someone from E-S who isn't on AW if I'm desperate for a shag. Occasionally I'll find a new site, but I quickly work out it's just trawled VivaStreet or Escort-Scotland for profile information (or is just another front for those sites - either way, nothing new).

 

Most directories just don't cut it, at least not if you punt in Scotland, especially outwith the central belt. For example, some folk have mentioned Punterlink. Now if I look at Punterlink for an escort, first of all it treats the whole of Scotland as a region (http://www.punterlink.co.uk/escorts_scotland.htm), so I can't just get a list of escorts working in Aberdeen. But that wouldn't be that bad (I can just use CTRL+F to search on the page for "Aberdeen") if it wasn't for the fact that there are profiles on here of girls that I know aren't working any more. And the fact is, if some of them are out-of-date, they might as well all be out-of-date, because I'm nae trying every number until I find one that actually starts ringing.

 

There's a William Burroughs quote about drug dealers that goes: "The junk merchant doesn't sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to his product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise. He degrades and simplifies the client." Unfortunately, most escort directories seem to have the same attitude towards punters. How else to explain why sites think it acceptable to be showing old profiles of girls who no longer work at all, never mind still working in the area? They have no need to convince us we want sex, so they can just serve us up a shitty website and put the onus on us to try and wade through it all to (hopefully) find someone.

 

So whatever its faults, at least AW makes it far easier to find providers who are local and current than any other site I can think of (and to give you the ability to hide profiles of folk you have no intention of ever seeing).

 

Quite simply, there are two golden rules for any successful website: make it easy to navigate, and make sure it's updated with new content regularly. 99% of escort directories fail both spectacularly.

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Yep, this is all spot on. I rely on three sites (AW, Escort-Scotland and VivaStreet) because there's not really anything else going on in the north-east of Scotland - and even then, I only really use VS for reference and only really book someone from E-S who isn't on AW if I'm desperate for a shag. Occasionally I'll find a new site, but I quickly work out it's just trawled VivaStreet or Escort-Scotland for profile information (or is just another front for those sites - either way, nothing new).

 

 

Well you see it seems to work both ways in Scotland, my friend is on quite a few directories but when she started doing a week every month in Scotland she just wasnt getting many booking. Eventually a kind client told her that she had to be on Viva street for anyone to find her. So the girls use viva street as the scottish guys dont look anywhere else and the scottish guys dont look anywhere else because all the girls are on vivastreet.

 

Its kind of the same for the uk and adult work. If everyone started mentioning other directories to girls and they signed up then those directories would then become more useful to the guys. 

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