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Q&A With Digital Sin Director Paul Woodcrest

Q&A With Digital Sin Director Paul Woodcrest
2015 marked a milestone for Paul Woodcrest: in April 2015, New Sensations’ Digital Sin subsidiary released the adult film director’s first all-BDSM video, “Bound for Sex.” And in November, Digital Sin released “She’s in Charge 2,” the second volume in an all... More »

Cam Business: Models Benefit by Luring Huge Audiences

Cam Business: Models Benefit by Luring Huge Audiences
As the adult entertainment evolves online, the eventual dominance of live performances was inevitable. For years, audiences accepted the idea of downloading prerecorded video content due to a number of technological gaps that had to be solved as the market matured. Now, not only do most viewers ha... More »

WIA Profile: Megan Wozniak

WIA Profile: Megan Wozniak
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. As the director of marketing for AdultEmpire.c... More »

Dating World: Pushing Traffic Into Hookup Programs

Dating World: Pushing Traffic Into Hookup Programs
With the dramatic increase in dating brands and hookup sites, I would like to take this opportunity to tell you how I believe you can be more profitable within the dating sphere. Any online marketer knows that they need to target by geo and split the traffic between different sponsors depending on ... More »

2016 Outlook: Adult Retailers Eye Coming Trends

2016 Outlook: Adult Retailers Eye Coming Trends
With the New Year, it’s always a good time to look ahead at the retail picture for the coming year. So take out your crystal ball — or read on for insight into product categories and trends for the coming year. At the retail chain Fascinations headquartered in Tempe, Ariz., buyer Keri B... More »

Keeping It Juicy: Why Do People Sell Their Traffic If It's Good?

Keeping It Juicy: Why Do People Sell Their Traffic If It's Good?
If you were reading last month’s “Keeping It Juicy,” you probably are asking, “But you didn’t answer the question. If traffic is really good, why sell it? The short question is, because its easier to make money by selling advertising and traffic. The largest porn ... More »

2016 Outlook: Marketing Online, In-Store Experience Set to Drive Retail Sales

2016 Outlook: Marketing Online, In-Store Experience Set to Drive Retail Sales
Distributors play a vital role in the marketing of sex toys, pleasure products and adult videos. Whether the products being offered are floggers, vibrators, latex corsets or MILF/cougar videos, getting a product from Point A to Point B is crucial. And for 2016, one can expect to see a variety of dig... More »

Law Dragon: Insurance Comes in Handy When You Get Sued

Law Dragon: Insurance Comes in Handy When You Get Sued
Business insurance is important. Unfortunately, many small business operators fail to think about it until it is too late. That is especially true for startups. Businesses — especially new ones — sometimes overlook what can go wrong. Accordingly, there are some disaster-prevention activ... More »

2016 Outlook: Studio Execs Discuss Plans, Challenges

2016 Outlook: Studio Execs Discuss Plans, Challenges
What will the New Year of 2016 bring for the adult video business? According to an informal XBIZ survey, there’s a lot of hope in the midst of ongoing challenges. Even in an industry dominated by webcams and free online sites, positivity rules. Trends are moving toward doing what has been work... More »

Cryptocurrency: Digital Security or Virtual Paper Trail?

Cryptocurrency: Digital Security or Virtual Paper Trail?
On Dec. 15, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a plan from online retailer Overstock.com to issue public securities via the Internet using the blockchain. A key element in the security of cryptocurrency is the blockchain. A blockchain is an encrypted transaction database, hardened agai... More »

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