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Men’s Products: Sexual Health Awareness Boosts Sales

Men’s Products: Sexual Health Awareness Boosts Sales
In recent years, terms like “health and fitness,” “wellness” and “all-natural ingredients” have been used more and more in connection with men’s sex toys. These days, men’s sexual wellness is increasingly recognized as an important part of their overal... More »

Publishers: Here’s What You Can Do About Ad Blocking

Publishers: Here’s What You Can Do About Ad Blocking
Ad blocking is a problem that impacts the whole advertising industry and the foundations of the Internet for free content distribution. Here are some key questions on ad blocking and what publishers can do about it. What Are Ad Blockers? As its name suggests, an ad blocker simply hides all types o... More »

Male Toys: Innovation, Quality and Variety Driving Sales

Male Toys: Innovation, Quality and Variety Driving Sales
The market for men’s sex toys is evolving, and an expanding variety of men’s products means new popular products and new trends that retailers are striving to keep up with. At Hustler Hollywood, buyer David Ballow says masturbators and dildos are its No. 1 sellers, with cock rings being... More »

Bitcoin: The Next ‘Must-Have’

Bitcoin: The Next ‘Must-Have’
In early 2015, when I started to focus on bringing Coinsnap’s Bitcoin payment solutions to the adult industry, following successful experiences in similar markets, I had to do a lot of explaining. Most people in the adult world that I talked to — despite being online professionals with ... More »

Men’s Underwear Designers Discuss Style Trends

Men’s Underwear Designers Discuss Style Trends
Just like men’s outwear, men’s underwear styles follow fashion trends. What colors, styles and feel are the most appealing for today’s lifestyle? Designers and manufacturers explain. According to Matt Miller at the Jack Adams Group, their line of underwear and action wear focuses ... More »

How to Respond to Chargebacks

How to Respond to Chargebacks
Chargebacks are a topic with which we are all familiar. Unfortunately, a bulk of them in our industry can be attributed to “friendly fraud.” Chargebacks can occur for many reasons, but the most common reasons such as “cardholder does not recognize” or “canceling recurr... More »

Fraud Mitigation a Top Priority

Fraud Mitigation a Top Priority
I’ve always had a holistic approach to our business. We all exist in a complicated business ecosystem with a lot of interdependencies that are not always readily apparent. Internet payment service providers (IPSP) are a critical part in the online high-risk adult industry ecosystem, linking ba... More »

WIA Profile: Nicole Adams

WIA Profile: Nicole Adams
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. Nicole Adams, EroAdvertising’s sales man... More »

Q&A With Sliquid/Mad Toto's Dean Elliott

Q&A With Sliquid/Mad Toto's Dean Elliott
When Dean Elliott founded Sliquid in 2004, he had a long list of mainstream accomplishments. The Dallas resident, now 51, helped coordinate well-known reality television shows such as “Joe Millionaire,” “The Bachelor” and “Temptation Island,” and he worked in the ... More »

Q&A With Porndoe's Yannick Ferreri

Q&A With Porndoe's Yannick Ferreri
Meet Yannick Ferreri, who’s in charge of business development for the PornDoe properties. Launched early in 2015, the PornDoe and PornDoe Premium tube sites offer a different business model than traditional tube site entities that rely on user-generated uploads — the sites are dependant... More »

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