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Consumers Embracing BDSM, Fetish Products Like Never Before

Consumers Embracing BDSM, Fetish Products Like Never Before
By all accounts, consumer interest in BDSM has grown in recent years, a trend that some observers of the market attribute to the popularity of the “50 Shades of Grey” trilogy. Whatever its inspiration, increased competition within the BDSM/fetish pleasure-product sector has spawned the d... More »

White Labels Turn Gray

White Labels Turn Gray
White labels are evolving as marketers continue to refine their use is leading to some interesting new developments in the dating niche. For the uninitiated, the dating site white label phenomena started for several reasons. The main two were a matter of brand continuity and facility. Previous mark... More »

Size Matters

Size Matters
Legendary Hollywood film producer David O. Selznick once quipped that there were only two ways to make money in motion pictures — either via very cheap, or very expensive productions — illustrating how profitability across the vast middle ground of content production has remained perenni... More »

Q&A With JT of the Really Useful Cash Network

Q&A With JT of the Really Useful Cash Network
If you’ve been in the online adult industry for any length of time, you probably already know about JT, “The YouPorn Guy.” JT, formally known as Jonathan Todd, was chiefly responsible for guiding YouPorn.com to its user base that grew hundreds of millions of monthly visitors and d... More »

Diversity Drives Market Trends in Fetish Video

Diversity Drives Market Trends in Fetish Video
Fetish video is here to stay, with the market changing but remaining strong. While some longtime fetish producers complain about the difficulty of finding DVD distribution, online companies are thriving and branching out in new directions, while mainstream producers have found a new income source in... More »

Dev Depot: BttrLazy Loading, “Lazy loading” jQuery plugin

Dev Depot: BttrLazy Loading, “Lazy loading” jQuery plugin
According to French front end developer Julien Renaux, nowadays with the device (mobile, tablet, desktop etc.) and connectivity diversity (3G, 4G etc.) confronting coders, serving optimized information to specific environments is paramount, though not easy. “Many techniques exist to answer pe... More »

Breaking an Addiction to Paper

Breaking an Addiction to Paper
Ideas were coming from everywhere and I wanted to do them all. First it was the Post-It notes. Everywhere. Endless yellow notes with scribbles that were barely discernable. Then came the notebooks, scraps of paper, as the ideas grew as quickly as my company. Affiliate promotional ideas, scripting id... More »

Paysite Power: Keep Them Coming Back

Paysite Power: Keep Them Coming Back
This is the second in a series of three articles focusing on specific ways that paysite owners can optimize the user experience and present sites and content in ways that attract modern customers and keep them coming back. Whether it comes to streamlining, keeping up with tech trends or increasing ... More »

Hosting Talk: Site Security, Content Protection

Hosting Talk: Site Security, Content Protection
Online adult business owners and webmasters face an array of challenges in the current market, everything from competition to piracy, but most recently the Web experienced a world-wide shock with the Heartbleed Bug. This serious OpenSSL vulnerability allowed hackers to steal protected information th... More »

Playing for Keeps: Future of the Fetish/BDSM Market

Playing for Keeps: Future of the Fetish/BDSM Market
It doesn’t take a degree to figure it out, but Dr. Clockwork is happy to remind everyone that BDSM and fetish consumers are a very unique market. “They’re a very discerning group of people,” says the President/Mad Scientist of Dr. Clockwork’s Home for Electrical and Me... More »

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