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2016 Outlook: Mobile Mania Continues

2016 Outlook: Mobile Mania Continues
Ten years ago, back when George W. Bush was serving his second term as president of the U.S., Tony Blair was still prime minister of the U.K. and rapper Kanye West was burning up the Billboard charts, many people in the adult entertainment industry had a very different relationship with their mobile... More »

2016 Outlook: New Year Paysite Trends

2016 Outlook: New Year Paysite Trends
For many years, the membership website model reigned supreme for online adult entertainment. A long list of Internet-based adult companies made a fortune catering to customers who were happy to be billed on a monthly basis for access to downloadable erotica. But these days, the membership model fin... More »

WIA Profile: Colleen Godin

WIA Profile: Colleen Godin
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. Colleen Godin joined Sportsheets International... More »

2016 Outlook: Technology Keeps Traffic Flowing

2016 Outlook: Technology Keeps Traffic Flowing
There are certain words that can elicit a very happy response from online adult entrepreneurs — words like “conversion” and “retention.” Another word that they like hearing is “traffic,” especially when it is traffic of a profitable, high-quality nature. An... More »

2016 Outlook: Live Cams Keep Blazing

2016 Outlook: Live Cams Keep Blazing
In recent years, the adult webcam sector has been one of the most impressive success stories of the adult entertainment industry. Live webcam sites have become increasingly profitable, and the number of adult models who earn their living from cam work exclusively has grown by leaps and bounds. The ... More »

Q&A With Oxballs' Owner Stephen Lane

Q&A With Oxballs' Owner Stephen Lane
Oxballs, a specialty manufacturer of men’s sex toys, was born with a fashion sense. Company founder Stephen Lane, aka “Ox,” took his expertise from designing men’s apparel to create what has become a widely recognizable brand within the gay community. With an emphasis on uniq... More »

2016 Outlook: Payment Processing in the New Year

2016 Outlook: Payment Processing in the New Year
2016 is now upon us. And when it comes to billing and payment processing, adult companies will have much to think about in the New Year. From fighting online credit card fraud to monitoring payment regulations in the European Union, 2016 is shaping up to be a busy year for adult billing. Mitch Farb... More »

Adult Video Arcades, Theaters Still a Viable Investment for Retailers

Adult Video Arcades, Theaters Still a Viable Investment for Retailers
My topic for this month’s article, although a huge money-maker, is one of the least-discussed topics in this industry. Theaters and arcades can be huge profit centers for your business with very little maintenance cost and expense in general. The initial expense can be pricey but the money ca... More »

Q&A With TrafficPartner Group CEO, Michael Reul

Q&A With TrafficPartner Group CEO, Michael Reul
It would be safe to say that Michael Reul, CEO of TrafficPartner.com Group, is a serial entrepreneur. After all, just look at the number of adult brands he and his partners have under their belt — TrafficPartner.com, SexGoesMobile.com, SGMPro.com, DatingPartner.com, CamPartner.com, Webbilling... More »

Porn Again: Adult Entertainment Can Offer Unique Educational Tools

Porn Again: Adult Entertainment Can Offer Unique Educational Tools
Nothing demonstrates the importance of sex like the risks we take to get it. How many powerful men have risked careers for a kinky night in a hotel room? How many middle-aged men have risked marriages for a few visits with a college girl? How many women and men have contracted HIV in 20 minutes of ... More »

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