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Building A Strong Foundation

Building A Strong Foundation
Porn’s perennial appeal means that there is a never ending flow of entrepreneurs that enter the business seeking their slice of the pie — but knowing where to start isn’t always easy and many prospective operators lack a cohesive business plan, or the industry savvy needed to come ... More »

The Proper DMCA Takedown Notification

The Proper DMCA Takedown Notification
On October 28, 1998, President Bill Clinton signed into law the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”). Since becoming valid law, the DMCA has been controversial to say the least, with many demanding reform. For many in the adult industry, the DMCA has been helpful and beneficial ... More »

Paysite Power: Define Content

Paysite Power: Define Content
If you’ve been in this business for more than five minutes you’ve probably heard the adage “content is king.” After all, it’s the most overused cliché since “porn is dead” or “the tubes destroyed adult” so I’m sure you must have hear... More »

DVD Distribution Goes Back for the Future

DVD Distribution Goes Back for the Future
Traditional adult DVD distribution is dead. Wait, no it’s not. Well, it’s waning — unless of course you have a great niche and international reach. The conundrum is enough to make studios; producers and directors abandon the whole hard goods DVD distribution model and go all in onl... More »

Technology, Skepticism and Missed Opportunities

Technology, Skepticism and Missed Opportunities
It seems insane to me now, given the central importance of mobile traffic and mobile content sales to Pink Visual’s bottom line, but I used to be an unrelenting mobile skeptic. “Why on Earth would people want to watch porn on their phone?” I used to ask myself. “Didn’t... More »

You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!

You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby!
Last November, the adult entertainment industry heaved a collective sigh of relief at the news that Barack Obama had been reelected. Widespread concerns that a Romney victory might usher in a new era of federal prosecutions were, in my opinion, not at all unreasonable. But now what? Is the federal ... More »

FSC Thanks Opposition to AB 332 Volunteers

FSC Thanks Opposition to AB 332 Volunteers
(l to r) Attorney Karen Tynan, FSC CEO Diane Duke, director Eli Cross, performer Alana Evans, former performer/blogger Lydia Lee Free Speech Coalition would like to express gratitude to the industry members and experts that volunteered their time to speak in Sacramento, on opposition to Assembly Bi... More »

Kinky Couples: Couples-friendly Retailing

Kinky Couples: Couples-friendly Retailing
Retailers have a major opportunity to engage customers in a meaningful and long-lasting way that will keep them coming back even after the spell of Christian Grey’s steely eyes wears off. XBIZ spoke with The Stockroom, Hustler, Peekay, Inc., Fairvilla Megastores, Babeland and The Pleasure Che... More »

Dev Depot: POSTLING.com

Dev Depot: POSTLING.com
Small businesses today, including porn companies, require tools, alerts and expert insights, in order to make the most out of social media marketing methods. Like it or not, we live in an increasingly connected world, where the demands of being in touch crossover into new opportunities for promotin... More »

Dev Depot: Color Scheme Designer

Dev Depot: Color Scheme Designer
From complimentary and contrasting color schemes to displays optimized for color-blind users, ColorSchemeDesigner.com handles all your palette picking needs When it comes to selecting colors, whether it’s for a new website, print advertisement or office makeover, successful designers know tha... More »

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