Home > Features • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

Feature Articles for Adult Industry Professionals

Marching With Aly Against Prop 8

Marching With Aly Against Prop 8
So, in the face of floating embers and rolling blackouts that actually darkened our Valley apartment, Saturday I dragged my sorry butt to downtown Los Angeles to join a massive gathering of Prop 8 opponents gathered at City Hall for speeches before embarking on an energetic if somewhat ragtag march ... More »

Making Quality Softcore Viable

Making Quality Softcore Viable
Fuck softcore! How many times have I heard that exclamation from X-rated video performers, videographers and still photographers? How many times have I shouted it from behind the monitor myself? I’ve long ago lost count. Having to shoot soft versions of hardcore performances is a drag on the ... More »

The State of Merchant Banking

The State of Merchant Banking
Rest assured: Now more than ever, we believe there are excellent choices for merchants to obtain quality merchant account and payment processing solutions. One fact that can describe these times is that the payment industry is more regulated than ever, which may seem problematic to some, but in trut... More »

The Ugly Side of Sitting Pretty

The Ugly Side of Sitting Pretty
As a fairly vain and slightly lazy woman, I am at a disadvantage. I am worried about how I look, yet not motivated enough to spend hours at the gym or to stick to a strict diet. As a photographer, I am at an advantage since I am able to hide behind the camera. This means I am able to hide from ... More »

The Art of the Upsell

The Art of the Upsell
My lovely wife, Dawn, and I recently returned from a wonderful cruise to Alaska, where we spent a week sailing the Inside Passage from Vancouver, B.C., to Icy Strait Point and the Hubbard Glacier; Skagway, Juneau and beyond. It had been about a year since our last cruise, which took us all throu... More »

Commerce Gate Expands into U.S. Market

Commerce Gate Expands into U.S. Market
The ability to process transactions lies at the core of many online adult entertainment operations; as such, the companies that provide transaction services serve as a vital ingredient in a merchant’s profit chain — demanding that these companies provide stable, trustworthy and ever-evolving pro... More »

IPSP vs. Merchant Account

IPSP vs. Merchant Account
Internet billing has undergone a transformation over the past few years, with new stratagems emerging to give merchants a choice in how they want to collect. The two principal systems on the playing field today are Internet Payment Service Providers (IPSPs) — commonly known as third-party billers ... More »

Get Certified!

Get Certified!
Yes, the times are changing. Are you keeping up? The stories of how various people got into the Internet industries could literally fill books upon books… Most developers – believe it or not – got into online ebiz without so much as a bit of HTML training in their backgrounds. Many lea... More »

Billing for Mobile

Billing for Mobile
We're in the midst of an explosion in the use of mobile technology. This means there's an explosion in mobile content providers as well. For many of them, it's a journey into uncharted waters. My purpose in these articles is to clarify those murky waters, because mobile uses an entirely new tech... More »

Country Snapshot: Egypt

Country Snapshot: Egypt
When I first started researching the Internet characteristics of Egypt at the excellent resource site www.internetworldstats.com, I automatically went to the section headed "Middle East" expecting to find it listed there, but I could not find it. Instead, it was listed under Africa. You live, you l... More »

XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

EXXXOTICA Denver

Mar 31 - Apr 02
Denver, CO.

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!