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It all started in 2001, when “Bones for Cumpuppy” showed a different side of Treasure Island Media — one strictly dedicated to oral sex aficionados. Since then, the studio has made an effort to keep fellatio fans happy.
“What’s new?” That phrase keeps companies creating new products, new stimulators, new vibes, new things to stick in, new things to rub on, new, new, new. Every sex toy show has vendors displaying what’s new so they can be bought by distributors to bring them to their retailers to show them what’s new because a customer will always ask, “what’s new?”
The high-risk processing space is one of the most tightly regulated and rapidly changing parts of the adult industry online and one of the more complicated components of any successful adult venture.
The alternative payments market is becoming a bit of a misnomer because many aspects of what used to be considered “alternatives” are now being absorbed into the heart of mainstream payment services. Aspects of paperless check transactions, online verification methods and geo-targeting were once the hallmark of people trying to think differently about payment processing and like most great ideas they eventually evolve their way into commonly accepted business practices and after a while the former alternatives are now the marketplace norms or best practices.
Before I happened upon the emotionally satisfying profession of selling topnotch adult “pleasure products,” I actually had aspirations of creating a series of fairy tale books. The easiest part for me was imaging the wild characters and the outrageous situations they would get themselves in to.
When adult online first began, there was a dearth of processing solutions available and early pioneers of digital porn scrambled to find ways to help willing consumers to become paying customers.
Despite the endless advances in personal broadcasting and one-on-one contact through texting and social media — email is still very much alive. Sure, many of us have long since created phantom email addresses to catch the buckets of spam and cryptic messages from robot phishers that constantly deluge our inbox, but still. There’s no denying that a worthwhile email marketing strategy can increase sales and help expand your business.
One of the amazing things about the sex retail industry is that you’re on the front lines of dealing with sexual shame. You have allies among therapists, counselors, coaches, educators, writers and plenty of other professions. But selling pleasure products puts you in a unique position that nobody else covers.
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