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Camming Issue: Models vs. Affiliates

Camming Issue: Models vs. Affiliates
One of the most contentious conversations among cam models today involves affiliate promotions that include unauthorized photos or videos of the models. This isn’t a matter of a model’s, network’s, studio or other official content licensed for publication — but of affiliates ... More »

Camming Issue: Profits on Rise for Performers

Camming Issue: Profits on Rise for Performers
It’s been 20 years since JenniCam rocked the infant internet with the first adult-oriented live cam shows, revealing the intimate details of this groundbreaking cam performer’s daily life — including her sex life, setting the stage for the growth of today’s multibillion dolla... More »

Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments

Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments
Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented values — which decades later, continues to be a key tenet of Levy’s busine... More »

Caring About Camming: Academia Takes a Closer Look

Caring About Camming: Academia Takes a Closer Look
Editor’s Note: Rachel Stuart is a PhD Researcher at the University of Kent’s School of Sociology, Social Policy and Research, undertaking an investigation of some of camming’s nuances, and now currently seeking input on the subject from performers. Here’s what she told XBIZ: ... More »

AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth

AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth
The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW brand has grown to include an awards program, AWAwards, that accompanies the conference in Romania... More »

Sex Toy Distributors Bolster Retailer Success With Sex Education

Sex Toy Distributors Bolster Retailer Success With Sex Education
Adult sex education is not only valuable for consumers of sex toys and pleasure products — it is also valuable for companies that are manufacturing, distributing or selling them. Knowledge is power in the sex toys/pleasure products market, and when distributors do their part to educate retaile... More »

Finding the Right Payment Business Model

Finding the Right Payment Business Model
One consistency among nearly all paysite owners is that they are creatures of habit. After all, how else could someone tirelessly produce or procure similar content steadily in order to update their commercial enterprise or labor-of-love on a weekly or daily basis? Through passion or routine, it bec... More »

What Payment Plan Suits Your Bottom Line

What Payment Plan Suits Your Bottom Line
The most disappointing aspect of merchant processing is having to tell a merchant that all domestic options have been exhausted and that there isn’t a bank in the U.S. willing to open a merchant account for them. Most merchants will pause and ask, “Why the qualifiers? ‘Domestic&rsq... More »

Adult Retailers Embrace Role as Sex Educators

Adult Retailers Embrace Role as Sex Educators
The sex toy industry has always been at the forefront of the most up-to-date trends. Sexual health and wellness is on everyone’s mind and when it comes to uncharted territory, retailers are doing something they have been doing all along — listening to customers, providing quality product... More »

The Journey Toward Artificial Intelligence in Processing

The Journey Toward Artificial Intelligence in Processing
Let’s be honest. If you’re running a company you spend most of your time trying figure out what the hell is going on. Then you spend the rest of your time — what’s left of it — trying to get your people to do the right thing (based on what’s going on). The first... More »

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