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Keeping It Juicy: Buying Great Ad Spots

Keeping It Juicy: Buying Great Ad Spots
Change is all around us; it's pretty much the only thing that's constant, especially in advertising. The same goes for the different types of billing for advertising — there’s always something new that promises to be the “next big thing.” Something new that’s popped up... More »

Tailoring Toys: Sexual Diversity Drives Demand For Specialty Products

Tailoring Toys: Sexual Diversity Drives Demand For Specialty Products
Find a need and fill it, the old saw goes. According to manufacturers of products designed for the LGBT community, that cliché is as true now as it ever was — particularly because the “gay community” is not one, uniform community but several, each with a distinct individuali... More »

Paysite Power: Take a Look at Your Payment Setup

Paysite Power: Take a Look at Your Payment Setup
If you’ve been to an industry trade show in the past several years you probably noticed that many of those in attendance and most of the show’s sponsors and exhibitors are either ad networks, dating sites, web hosts or billing companies. All of the above deal in high volume and billing i... More »

The Gender Factor

The Gender Factor
Transgender and gender expression products are evolving in today’s adult marketplace, due in part to growing cultural awareness and availability. What inspires today’s current products and marketing? And what is the difference between gender expression and gender play products? Metis Bl... More »

Law Between the Sheets: Independent Contractor or Employee?

Law Between the Sheets: Independent Contractor or Employee?
All too often, adult business operators spend so much time focusing on things such as obscenity, record-keeping and intellectual property that they neglect some important corporate issues, including taxation and employment law, which can have a tremendous impact on a business owner. Make no mistake... More »

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities
The decision to sell dildos and cock rings is fraught with many of the same questions of specificity that plague any retail shop. Does one focus sales on a particular segment of the buying public, refining that demographic as narrowly as you can and be perceived not only as working for that communit... More »

Courtrooms in the Cloud: For 2257, What Comes Next?

Courtrooms in the Cloud: For 2257, What Comes Next?
In resolving the latest assault against 18 U.S.C. § 2257, a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals roundly rejected the Free Speech Coalition’s broad assault on the substantive provisions of 2257, largely centered on arguments arising from the First Amendment. But cur... More »

The Live Adult Webcam Sector Is Thriving

The Live Adult Webcam Sector Is Thriving
Having undergone nearly two decades of erotic evolution, today’s highly professional live adult webcam industry is big business — and a far cry from its humble beginnings as an exhibitionist’s personal project, and the haven of amateur adult website operators. Widely regarded as t... More »

Web Depot: Sanitize Your CSS For Better Style

Web Depot: Sanitize Your CSS For Better Style
According to its author, sanitize.css renders elements consistently across browsers by styling with today’s best practices. CSS inheritance is assigned universally so that styles cascade naturally and consistently, and wherever possible, allow the box model to operate more intuitively — ... More »

WIA Profile: Jenny Gonzalez

WIA Profile: Jenny Gonzalez
Each month, XBIZ World spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of women in the adult industry. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of the industry’s most influential female executives. This month’s WIA woman of the month is Dating Fa... More »

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