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Industry Execs Say Overseas Distribution Remains Viable

Industry Execs Say Overseas Distribution Remains Viable
Are there any profits still to be gained from foreign sales of adult movies? Shoot that question to Moose, owner of Girlfriends Films, and his answer is immediate and emphatic: “Yes — hell yes!” An informal survey of some top company heads and distributors yielded pretty much the ... More »

Paysite Power: Merchant Account vs 3rd-Party Billing

Paysite Power: Merchant Account vs 3rd-Party Billing
A few months ago I wrote an article about billing that focused on merchant accounts as an alternative to third-party billing services. The intention of the piece was to promote thinking amongst larger scale paysite operators in regards to ways to lower fees. After receiving several emails following ... More »

Global Distributors Discuss Overseas Success of Sex Toy Brands

Global Distributors Discuss Overseas Success of Sex Toy Brands
The international distribution market is changing and growing, offering success to distributors ready to adjust to the current global arena. What are the most effective ways to handle the international distribution of pleasure products? Global marketing experts offer their input on success in this ... More »

Engaging Users: Nine Tips for Mobile Publisher Sites

Engaging Users: Nine Tips for Mobile Publisher Sites
With nearly half of all activity occurring on mobile devices it is no longer enough to simply offer an optimized website anymore. Even though smartphone screen sizes seem to be getting increasingly larger each year, especially with the growth of the phablet segment, they are still small compared to ... More »

Legal Perspectives: ‘Dancing Baby’ Case's Effects on Adult Business

Legal Perspectives: ‘Dancing Baby’ Case's Effects on Adult Business
In 2007, Stephanie Lenz went to You-Tube and posted a video of her baby running around her kitchen, pushing a toy cart, with a few seconds of Prince’s “Lets Go Crazy” playing in the background. Little did she know that this 29- second video would turn into a landmark court decision... More »

Web Depot: Highlight Content By Shifting Elements

Web Depot: Highlight Content By Shifting Elements
According to its publisher, Shift.css is a simple framework to build timed, contained CSS animations that provide presentational eye candy. To deploy Shift.css, first define a DIV to serve as the animation’s container and then define all of the animating child elements within that DIV as Shif... More »

Manufacturers Step Up Global Marketing Efforts

Manufacturers Step Up Global Marketing Efforts
For companies that manufacture sex toys and pleasure products, the U.S. continues to be a highly lucrative market. A few states have restrictions on the sale of sex toys (Alabama, for example), but overall, the U.S. offers many possibilities for selling everything from dildos, vibrators and butt plu... More »

Understanding Europe's Payment Culture

Understanding Europe's Payment Culture
Online transactions are now an integral part of everyday European life. But while a few years ago everybody reasonably expected the rise of the Internet to bring European payment behavior closer in line with the U.S. or at least align across Europe, it remains as diverse as it ever was across the co... More »

Pleasure Product Manufacturers Talk Global Branding

Pleasure Product Manufacturers Talk Global Branding
Manufacturers of pleasure products can be found in many different countries, from the United States to the Netherlands to Sweden. But whether a company was founded in Stockholm or Hollywood, marketing pleasure products globally can be much more profitable than simply marketing them at home. And with... More »

Attempting to Make Sense of Alternative Payment Offerings

Attempting to Make Sense of Alternative Payment Offerings
The way we’ve paid for things has evolved over time. Life used to be simple; we’d barter. I’ll give you eggs and you give me corn. It was face to face and each party got something they needed. And while it might have been simple, it wasn’t very scalable. Then we looked for n... More »

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