Feature Articles for Adult Industry Professionals
Studio 20 Owner Plants Roots in California
This past summer, live cam brand Studio 20 planted roots in North American with a production facility in Hollywood, Calif. It’s a remarkable studio that houses 14 sets where glamour cam models provide a live, adult experience to their online visitors, just like the four other established Stud...
Clean Light Labs President Carrie Martz Discusses Uvee Sanitizing System
Clean Light Laboratories has come up with a UVC light system, the Uvee, designed to kill up to 99 percent of infection-causing germs, and scientifically tested by a master biochemist. Carrie Martz, who has 30-plus years of experience in marketing, advertising and branding, founded the company behin...
Boundaries of Language in Advertising
The second of two parts on Peru. The first part appeared in XBIZ World’s August issue. “While planning our trip we worried about the obvious risks — altitude sickness, food and water. What wasn't planned was being on the Inca Trail with a broken foot. A rescue call went out and I ...
WIA Profile: Samantha Brown
Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry's most influential female executives. Two years ago Samantha Brown embarked on a new...
Witnessing a New Dawn in Adult?
Last month I was asked by XBIZ to provide a short blurb for a magazine feature that asked the question: “What will the paysite market look like five years from now?” What I said was, “I’m not expecting the adult site market to look drastically different in five years on a wh...
Xgen Products Celebrates 7-Year Anniversary
In August, Xgen Products celebrated its seventh anniversary with a special promotion. The winner of Xgen’s Lucky 7 raffle, Xgen announced in late July, would win a three-day, two-night trip for two to Las Vegas, with airfare and hotel included. When the contest was announced, Xgen Products Pre...
See Bigger Picture, Participate and Stand United
Anyone who’s worked in the adult industry in the past five years knows the challenges we’ve faced. Some people have even questioned staying in the business. After all, between cheap content, government harassment, regulatory dictates and political platforms that blame you for the decline...
ECN’s Traci Lopez Berry Nurtures Biz Partnerships With Attention to Detail
While XBIZ does do a feature on Women in Adult each month, there are some faces behind the scenes that may not be in the public eye. Nonetheless, they are definitely a driving force in this industry. A strong support system is the pillar for success. Structures can only be as strong as the foundatio...
Developing, Launching New Products
Last fall I discovered that voice-to-text had finally become useful on my mobile. It was 85 to 90 percent accurate in a quiet room. It felt like magic. Since then, my morning walk to work in Barcelona has been full of dictation. No longer do ideas just drift in and out of my head. I capture them. I...
Manufacturers Take Action Against Counterfeit Sex Toys
The mainstreaming of pleasure products is proving to be a blessing and a curse for the sex toy industry. As the demand for pleasure products continues to grow, manufacturers are seeing an increase of counterfeiters selling everything from low-quality and possibly toxic knock-offs to perfectly copied...
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