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XR Brands: Branding Beyond the Niche

XR Brands: Branding Beyond the Niche
What happens to a company when they realize they are much more than what they’re known for? The answer is simple: they diversify their offerings and spread the word wide – that’s exactly what XR Brands is doing. What began as a niche manufacturer specializing in fetish and SM prod... More »

Google: Online Adult’s Latest Challenge

Google: Online Adult’s Latest Challenge
Google’s changes will put money in their pocket, as well as yours. If you are working in the adult industry and do any business with Google, you have undoubtedly run into some sort of problems over the years. Dropped positions from the algorithm changes, deceptive marketing and optimization p... More »

How to Gain Memberships by Touting Your Credentials

How to Gain Memberships by Touting Your Credentials
In past XBIZ Premiere articles I’ve touched on the fact that many of adult’s major producers aren’t making the most use of their brand power. When a web surfer is clicking around, be it on a tube site, Google or typing in names of video companies, production companies have a tremen... More »

Hosting Talk: Scaling Back Intelligently

Hosting Talk: Scaling Back Intelligently
While some Internet-based adult companies continue to thrive, it’s no secret that the last six or seven years have seen the downsize of many adult companies and their affiliate programs with extensive (yet necessary) cost cutting. Staying competitive and comfortably afloat in this industry req... More »

Paysite Power: Just How Good is Your Performance?

Paysite Power: Just How Good is Your Performance?
There’s been a lot of discussion on XBIZ.net lately on the importance of paysite optimization. The responses that follow are typical of any message board discussion, where you get varied opinions stated as facts. It’s difficult to know who’s right, who’s wrong and what reall... More »

Understanding the German Live Cam Biz

Understanding the German Live Cam Biz
Germany is one of the worldwide top markets when it comes to traffic and profits in the adult industry. The most profitable services these days are webcams and dating. When it comes to webcam business, a lot of things have changed the past years. But on the other hand a lot of things are still the ... More »

Not Done Yet: Porn Execs Ponder DVD Market

Not Done Yet: Porn Execs Ponder DVD Market
Once the centerpiece of content-driven revenue streams, the market for adult DVDs has taken a figurative beating over recent years, driven by factors ranging from profligate digital piracy to the advent of technologies that have greatly diminished the relevance of physical media in all entertainment... More »

Searching for a New Business Model

Searching for a New Business Model
For several years now, people have been wondering what the “next big thing” in porn will be. Understandably, much of this conversation has focused on making money the old-fashioned way, by selling porn, or the slightly-less-old-fashioned way of giving porn away using the ad-supported re... More »

Digital Production: Is the Revolution Over?

Digital Production: Is the Revolution Over?
As any adult professional can attest, a virtual revolution in how adult films are produced and distributed rose up in what felt like overnight once the Internet took hold. The lightning fast accessible and anonymous web not only provided a new way for porn content to reach millions — and to t... More »

Best Practices for the Live Webcam Space

Best Practices for the Live Webcam Space
As the live webcam business continues to surge in popularity, more attention will be focused on operators and performers by law enforcement and other government agencies. The best time to consider operational risks and develop best practices is before commencement of an investigation or formal inqu... More »

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