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Switch Hitting

Switch Hitting
I was once asked, "Don't you have to be gay to do gay site promotions?" My answer was a resounding "No." There are many opportunities within the gay or straight market for webmasters and affiliates of any sex or sexual orientation to increase their revenue and earn some extra cash. Recent tes... More »

Brave New World of Gay VOD

Brave New World of Gay VOD
No gay adult producer needs to be told that the industry is changing. A flat DVD market, increased competition from smaller, amateur studios coupled with the quick penetration of broadband, both at home and abroad, all threaten the current business model. While only a small percentage of profits for... More »

Adult Content Evolves

Adult Content Evolves
For webmasters, adult content has historically been more of a product, but today it seems as if the production and distribution end of the business has moved into the service sector, with traditional photo galleries and individual video clips purchased on CDs and DVDs having been largely replaced by... More »

Shooting Content 101

Shooting Content 101
Covering the basics of adult content production in a single article means that only the briefest of treatments can be given to a mind-boggling array of concerns. Having said that, there is a never-ending supply of people who are embracing low-cost, high-tech, user-friendly photo and video equ... More »

Expert Content Tips

Expert Content Tips
Unless you're able to produce vast amounts of quality exclusive content in your basement rumpus room, licensed content is a mainstay on your member site. In order to keep converting and retaining today's savvy surfers, webmasters are under constant pressure to update with fresh offerings and deli... More »

Pay Per View for Studios

Pay Per View for Studios
We've extensively covered why pay per view is an intelligent choice for webmasters and affiliates, but what about the studios that actually produce the content? On the surface, it might seem like a bad idea for them to be interested in pay per view. After all, they are in the business to sell DVDs,... More »

A Primer on Partnerships: 2

A Primer on Partnerships: 2
In part one, we began our look at the dynamics of successful partnerships. In this conclusion, we'll continue our look: Staying Together The longest-standing partnership by far is the pairing of two New Yorkers, namely Gregory Clayman and Chuck Tsiamis, an unbreakable and unbeatable bond that b... More »

A Primer on Partnerships: 1

A Primer on Partnerships: 1
Chemistry. It is either the key to success or the critical element that throws caution to the wind in a relationship. When addressing a business pairing, it can be defined more in terms of cohesiveness and corporate compatibility than just simple basic animal attraction. How does one strike a suc... More »

Insurance Basics

Insurance Basics
Adult website operators face a double whammy when trying to insure against high-tech risks such as copyright infringement, trademark claims, patent matters and other intellectual property and media-related exposures. The fact is that high-tech coverage is notoriously expensive. Adding to this pri... More »

The New 2257

The New 2257
On July 26, with much media fanfare on the White House lawn, President Bush signed the Adam Walsh Child Protection And Safety Act Of 2006 ("Walsh Act"). On the White House website the law was characterized as strengthening "federal laws to protect our children from sexual and other violent crimes, ... More »

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