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Hardcore Market: Why the Adult Industry Must Make a Great Movie

Hardcore Market: Why the Adult Industry Must Make a Great Movie
I am an accidental pornographer. I studied ancient history and classics and all of my peers thought I’d be a professor or a poet. My wife is one of the most highly trained medical professionals in the country. We live in a small town in the suburbs of San Francisco. We have two kids — a ... More »

Mobile Mania: Differences in Affiliate Management for Mobile, Desktop

Mobile Mania: Differences in Affiliate Management for Mobile, Desktop
If you think affiliate management is the same matter with every device, you better think again. Let’s take a look at the work day of a cams account manager. The affiliate needs regular updates about great landers, new banner sets and assistance with any issue at all possible times. It’s... More »

Retail Rendezvous: The Six Steps to Hosting a Great Retail Event

Retail Rendezvous: The Six Steps to Hosting a Great Retail Event
It‘s important to keep excitement in your business not only for your customers, but for your staff as well! At Deja Vu we are always trying to think of what else can be done in the adult world outside of star signings and ladies nights. We have found that the key to a successful event is staff... More »

Web Depot: Lighten Up Galleries With Lightgallery

Web Depot: Lighten Up Galleries With Lightgallery
A customizable, modular and responsive lightbox gallery plugin for jQuery, the free lightGallery script uses a CSS-only approach for resizing images and videos to make it extremely flexible and considerably faster than using a JavaScript solution. LightGallery comes with a number of built in module... More »

Industry Execs Say Overseas Distribution Remains Viable

Industry Execs Say Overseas Distribution Remains Viable
Are there any profits still to be gained from foreign sales of adult movies? Shoot that question to Moose, owner of Girlfriends Films, and his answer is immediate and emphatic: “Yes — hell yes!” An informal survey of some top company heads and distributors yielded pretty much the ... More »

Paysite Power: Merchant Account vs 3rd-Party Billing

Paysite Power: Merchant Account vs 3rd-Party Billing
A few months ago I wrote an article about billing that focused on merchant accounts as an alternative to third-party billing services. The intention of the piece was to promote thinking amongst larger scale paysite operators in regards to ways to lower fees. After receiving several emails following ... More »

Global Distributors Discuss Overseas Success of Sex Toy Brands

Global Distributors Discuss Overseas Success of Sex Toy Brands
The international distribution market is changing and growing, offering success to distributors ready to adjust to the current global arena. What are the most effective ways to handle the international distribution of pleasure products? Global marketing experts offer their input on success in this ... More »

Engaging Users: Nine Tips for Mobile Publisher Sites

Engaging Users: Nine Tips for Mobile Publisher Sites
With nearly half of all activity occurring on mobile devices it is no longer enough to simply offer an optimized website anymore. Even though smartphone screen sizes seem to be getting increasingly larger each year, especially with the growth of the phablet segment, they are still small compared to ... More »

Legal Perspectives: ‘Dancing Baby’ Case's Effects on Adult Business

Legal Perspectives: ‘Dancing Baby’ Case's Effects on Adult Business
In 2007, Stephanie Lenz went to You-Tube and posted a video of her baby running around her kitchen, pushing a toy cart, with a few seconds of Prince’s “Lets Go Crazy” playing in the background. Little did she know that this 29- second video would turn into a landmark court decision... More »

Web Depot: Highlight Content By Shifting Elements

Web Depot: Highlight Content By Shifting Elements
According to its publisher, Shift.css is a simple framework to build timed, contained CSS animations that provide presentational eye candy. To deploy Shift.css, first define a DIV to serve as the animation’s container and then define all of the animating child elements within that DIV as Shif... More »

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