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WIA Profile: Melody L

WIA Profile: Melody L
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? It certa... More »

Professional Speaker or Just Pitchman?

Professional Speaker or Just Pitchman?
Have you dealt with a seminar speaker who made you angry? Plenty of “public speakers” out there are amazing at what they do. They inspire, motivate and educate you. But a few douchebags ruin it for those of us who try to deliver value. If you are a speaker take notice. Don’t treat your au... More »

It’s About Model Behavior

It’s About Model Behavior
My columns are usually aimed at affiliates: after all, we all make our living one sale at a time and unless you have spent the last few years living lottery dreams, we all know that sales are anything but easy these days. Our ability to make sales often lies with a tremendous X factor: the talent. W... More »

Naked Ambition

Naked Ambition
For NakedSword, 2010 may very well go down in history not only as the year in which the San Francisco-based company celebrated its 13th anniversary, but also, as the year in which it seriously expanded into producing original content. Naked Sword, which CEO Tim Valenti founded in 1997, has long been... More »

Looking For A New Model

Looking For A New Model
As adult website operators seek to refine their business models in an attempt to bolster sagging sales, some are considering other means besides recurring memberships as the billing option of choice — with many operators eyeing the success of iTunes and its ala carte pricing as the only way to go ... More »

3 Questions and Answers from the Show Floor

3 Questions and Answers from the Show Floor
Attending the Adult Entertainment Expo and the Internext Expo, I had the opportunity to speak with consumers, newcomers to the business, industry veterans, and journalists. There are always a few questions that tend to represent a trend and a few questions where I feel I could have been more candid... More »

Do you understand saturated markets?

Do you understand saturated markets?
It occurred to me today that people use the term “saturated market” very loosely. If you do a little research (Wikipedia) you will learn what market saturation really is. The term is used to define a product that has hit the diffusion point in a marketplace. The best examples here would b... More »

7 Content Licensing Tips

7 Content Licensing Tips
Adult entertainment companies are licensing content more often than ever before. The trend, which is accelerating for both content licensors and content licensees, is supported by a number of interrelated factors. One factor is, of course, the declining cost of content due to a content glut resultin... More »

Analyzing The XBIZ Award Nominations

Analyzing The XBIZ Award Nominations
It seems every year, as soon as the XBIZ Award Nominations are announced the reactions bubble up on message-boards from people who only take a cursory glance at the companies being named or only look for specific people they already know. Then a few start claiming the process isn't impartial, others... More »

Fighting Back

Fighting Back
When examining the most problematic issues facing adult operators today, “piracy” consistently ranks near the top of the list. Unlike “the economy” or other factors that are outside of operators’ control, however, piracy is a problem that can be tackled head on — as a growing number of c... More »

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