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Executive Seat: Call Him Hands-On

Executive Seat: Call Him Hands-On
When LFP/Hustler hired John Desjardins as vice president and general manager of the LFP Internet Group in late 2010, it wasn’t hard to understand why the position was so right for him. Desjardins, who now oversees all of Hustler’s Internet operations except for its ecommerce (which is h... More »

WIA Profile: Audrea Mata

WIA Profile: Audrea Mata
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. How did you get into the business? I was an a... More »

Irregularity Begins at Home

Irregularity Begins at Home
On July 26, 2008, when the First National Bank of Nevada failed, seemingly taking adult processing favorite Humboldt Merchant Services along with it, one of first signs of trouble on Wall Street showed up on Main Street in Porn Town: Whether you are an affiliate program, a performer, a hosting compa... More »

How to Sell Downloads

How to Sell Downloads
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Ask Your Pornographer First

Ask Your Pornographer First
Ironically, as the adult industry works quietly in a responsible manner (checking hundreds of 2257 documents a day, ensuring performer testing still goes on, and labeling our sites properly to ensure no one accidentally runs into explicit content), the mainstream continues to demonstrate how irrespo... More »

Spencer: On Fire

Spencer: On Fire
On a cold Saturday in February, Spencer Reed arrives at a crowded Starbucks in northwest Washington. As he climbs the stairs and makes his way to a table, he draws the curious eyes of onlookers — not because they know his profession, but simply because his striking presence is impossible to ig... More »

Reading the Tea Leaves? Discerning the Ultimate Fate of Section 2257

Reading the Tea Leaves? Discerning the Ultimate Fate of Section 2257
Adult content producers and webmasters have become increasingly resigned to the fact that Section 2257 compliance is here to stay.  Renowned industry attorney Greg Piccionelli, Esq., has recently written a detailed set of articles reminding producers of their complicated obligations necessary t... More »

2257 Danger Without Obama

2257 Danger Without Obama
Recently a client provided me with an excerpt from an online blog discussing the question of whether a webmaster using explicit sexual materials provided by an affiliate marketing program had any federal recordkeeping or labeling obligations regarding the use of the materials. The laws at issue were... More »

What's Current Thought on Testimonials?

What's Current Thought on Testimonials?
I've read consistently that one of the most effective affordable marketing aids you can employ is a sincere testimonial from a satisfied customer, and certainly this makes rational sense. ...A third party raving about how amazing your product is, or how fantastic your services are...  If you us... More »

If There’s a .XXX Elephant in the Room, Shoot It

If There’s a .XXX Elephant in the Room, Shoot It
Okay, it may be a slight overstatement to say that .XXX was the elephant in the room at last week’s XBIZ Summit held in Chicago. The adult online “sponsored” Top Level Domain was represented by IFFOR Board Executive Director Dr. Joan Irvine and ICM Registry’s Vaughn Liley, ... More »

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