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Kink Comes Out

Kink Comes Out
When it comes to fetishes, the pleasure products industry is blowing the lid off of hidden fantasies with extensive collections and matching accessories to encourage deeper exploration of desires sometimes considered obscure and extreme. With a built-in consumer base of experienced fetishists, manuf... More »

Processing Video in the Cloud

Processing Video in the Cloud
Recently introduced to the U.S. market, Aframe (www.aframe.com) is the latest contender in the cloud-based video processing arena, bringing stunning new technology to workflows everywhere — with many intriguing adult applications included. Boldly stating that “if you’re making TV,... More »

APHSS Will Hold Meeting to Address Performer Testing, Condom Legislation

APHSS Will Hold Meeting to Address Performer Testing, Condom Legislation
APHSS.org is calling a meeting to be held on July 10, to address performer testing, as well as issues around condom legislation. The meeting will feature several speakers. Attendees will learn how the APHSS.org program works; how the program was developed; factual information on HIV t... More »

Performance Testing for Hosted Ads

Performance Testing for Hosted Ads
Ask any group of online marketers if they measure the performance of the third-party advertisements that appear on their site, or of their own ads, which appear on other sites, and you will likely hear a discussion centered on A/B split tests and clickthrough rates. There is, however, another major... More »

Vicious Vixxxen - Julie Simone

Vicious Vixxxen - Julie Simone
You don’t see her smiling much in her photos and video. But that’s part of adult star and fetish queen Julie Simone’s unique brand — “Stylish Brutality.” With a new distribution deal for her line of films with Pure Play Media, several websites and a lucrative mod... More »

Infringing on Someone’s Domain?

Infringing on Someone’s Domain?
I spoke with Dan Pepper of the Pepper Law Group not too long ago, about copyright and trademark.  There is a lot of copyright discussion these days; piracy and lawsuits, but our conversation drifted to a discussion of domain names, and when is the use of someone else's trademark in a domain nam... More »

Free Sites 2012

Free Sites 2012
Free, advertising supported websites are an increasingly dominant force on the adult Internet today. Deprived of any direct revenues from “selling” the content they contain, these sites have to find alternative ways of dealing with the cost of purchasing content — still one of the ... More »

King of the Kinkdom

King of the Kinkdom
Say Kink.com and the company’s king springs to mind. And rightly so. CEO Peter Acworth has gone far beyond most adult industry leaders by building a daring and groundbreaking website that for the first time mixed hardcore sex with fetishes and delivers content that pushes the very limits of wh... More »

A First Date With Fans

A First Date With Fans
Whether you are talking about the submit page of your site where potential new subscribers can enter their email address and desired user name, or the processing page of your site where credit card information is requested and billing information is required — the join page conversion content ... More »

The Premium Value Of Exclusivity

The Premium Value Of Exclusivity
One size does not really fit all; whether you are talking about shoes, or pornography — where exclusive content has long held an appeal for consumers — but the Internet has forever changed the dynamics of exclusivity, for better and for worse. First, everyone loves exclusive content and... More »

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