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Selling Free: Mechanics of the Business Model

Selling Free: Mechanics of the Business Model
There’s a lot of discussion in adult webmastering circles these days about the future of premium porn and the move to free, ad-supported websites as the business model of choice for many operators. Piracy is frequently cited as the culprit driving porn’s market shift and indeed, porn&rsq... More »

XBIZ Summit Sets New Standards

XBIZ Summit Sets New Standards
The scent of muddled mint filled the air as Mojitos mixed with marketing in the Miami moonlight — accompanied by strains of hard rock guitar, wailing in wanton abandonment. But this was only one small scene from a week of wining, dining and workshops, highlighting this year’s XBIZ Summit... More »

Power to the Pill

Power to the Pill
Blame it on mainstream’s newfound love affair with all things adult, or the simple fact that people are living longer and want to extend their sex lives well into the golden years. Whatever the reason, sexual enhancement products are fast becoming the next wave of pleasure products right behin... More »

The Skinny on NDAs

The Skinny on NDAs
It is axiomatic that not all knowledge is obvious; in commerce, just as much as in science, information, know-how, and the means and methods by which results are achieved are often the result of extensive work, creative thought, insightful analysis, and laborious trial and error. There would be litt... More »

Tube Sites: Going Full Circle

Tube Sites: Going Full Circle
Tube sites have a lot of paysite owners unraveling at the seams. Others are eager to jump on the bandwagon as tubes start giving back some of the traffic they control. The controversy surrounding tubes and what to do about them has paralyzed a number of adult entertainment businesses. Recently one ... More »

Topical Sexual Enhancers: Pleasure Products' Hot Topic

Topical Sexual Enhancers: Pleasure Products' Hot Topic
Although topical enhancement is the new “hot topic” in the pleasure products world, the sex jazzers have been a mainstay in the industry for nearly three decades. So what’s all the noise about, and where is the market headed? Like all pleasure products, new, different and better ... More »

Doing More With Less

Doing More With Less
With relatively few exceptions, most adult entertainment companies that have a significant number of years under their belt are generating less revenue these days than they did in years past. As a result, many have scaled back their operations, some have simply disappeared, and others have divested ... More »

Peak Performance — Sexual Enhancement Marketshare

Peak Performance — Sexual Enhancement Marketshare
Sexual enhancement supplements have become one of the strongest sectors of the pleasure products market. Pills, usually made from a blend of herbal ingredients, are proliferating. There are pills for bigger erections (Reload, SexVoltz), pills that boost stamina and endurance (AmErect, XploZion, Phuk... More »

DMCA, Safe Harbor — Tube Sites Take Note

DMCA, Safe Harbor — Tube Sites Take Note
On March 14, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an important ruling for companies that operate websites that allow users to upload content for display, as well as for content producers whose material is uploaded to such sites without their permission. The case, Universal Music Group ... More »

According to Planogram — Setting Up Retailers for Success

According to Planogram — Setting Up Retailers for Success
Planogram (also plan-o-gram) n. a diagram or model that indicates the placement of retail products on shelves in order to maximize sales. The planogram is a marketing tool that helps retailers display products to their maximum advantage. Long used by mainstream retailers (the practice is said to ha... More »

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