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Bad Science: When Sex Research Doesn’t Matter

Bad Science: When Sex Research Doesn’t Matter
A few months back, some very well publicized research came out that claimed that the G-spot doesn’t exist. It was the latest round in the seemingly never-ending debate about the existence of the G-spot that medical folks, sexologists, and other scientists have been having ever since the public... More »

Nine Reasons You’re Having Trouble Getting Good Press

Nine Reasons You’re Having Trouble Getting Good Press
I’ve covered the adult industry as a journalist for more than 10 years, been backstage at award shows and front row at obscenity trials, and nothing I’ve seen shocks me more than the way the porn industry deals press. (And vice versa.) A few years ago, I got a frantic call from an old f... More »

Mobile Mania: Making Money Out of Ignored Mobile Traffic

Mobile Mania: Making Money Out of Ignored Mobile Traffic
Twenty-one! That is the total number of shows I attended in 2014. From the largest shows in the industry to smaller webmaster meetings, the top mobile experts, including myself, have taken part in these shows with one goal — to spread the word about how to achieve success in the mobile busines... More »

Not All Ad Impressions Are Created Equal

Not All Ad Impressions Are Created Equal
It’s really easy when you’re chasing the CPA dragon to overlook some of the fundamental differences in how ad networks actually calculate what an ad impression is. While this term is used interchangeably across every ad network, how this unit of measurement is actually calculated varies... More »

Adrien Lastic Applies European Savoir-Faire to Pleasure Product Designs

Adrien Lastic Applies European Savoir-Faire to Pleasure Product Designs
It might seem strange to begin a column about an Iberian sex toy company by talking about my family history but bear with me; it will make sense in just a moment. My great grandmother lived in one of the northern ports of England and it was there that she met and had a child with a Spanish fisherman... More »

Kicking Up Sales the Social Way

Kicking Up Sales the Social Way
As the owner of Webstream, I interact with a very diverse group of clients ranging from giant mainstream companies to individual adult entertainment webcam performers. One of the few common denominators that they all share with one another is the significance of their own unique social media presen... More »

A Day in the Life of a Deja Vu MOM

A Day in the Life of a Deja Vu MOM
I am a mother of two beautiful children, but recently I became a MOM in the professional world. A MOM, as Deja Vu defines it, is a multi-operations manager. It’s been a long journey to get to this point in my career! Twelve years ago, I graduated high school and one week later took my first st... More »

The Staffing Equation: Finding the Right Match

The Staffing Equation: Finding the Right Match
They go by many names: employment agencies, staffing agencies, recruitment agencies, headhunters. No matter what name you prefer to use, they all share a common goal — to match employees in search of jobs to employers in search of candidates. To help you understand just how one of these agenc... More »

Processing Solutions: Operation Choke Point Isn’t Over … Yet

Processing Solutions: Operation Choke Point Isn’t Over … Yet
Last summer I received numerous calls from merchants in the adult business, to learn that their bank and merchant accounts had been terminated. Terminated by top tier banks, like Chase, Union Bank, and Wells Fargo. Legitimate businesses with banking relationships that had been established for over 1... More »

Legal Reality: Net Neutrality Turnaround

Legal Reality: Net Neutrality Turnaround
The net neutrality war is still far from over despite the Federal Communications Commission’s historic vote on Feb. 26 that approved a policy for an open Internet. Earlier last month, on Feb. 4, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced new proposed regulations directed to reinstate net neutrality un... More »

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