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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 »

The Fabulous Mobile Market

The Fabulous Mobile Market
The phrase “content is king” has often been used in connection with erotica that is created with desktop computers in mind, and the phrase is still applicable. But as the summer of 2014 heats up, more and more adult content is being designed specifically for smartphones and other mobile... More »

A Man’s World: Male Sex Toy Sales Continue Upward Trajectory

A Man’s World: Male Sex Toy Sales Continue Upward Trajectory
For many years, the very idea of a “male sex toy” was regarded by most people as something of a joke. The term brought to mind images of cheap, rubberized blowup dolls and their ludicrous puckered mouths, or clumsy penis pumps that looked more like medieval torture devices than something... More »

Sexual Enhancement Products and Shifting Consumer Attitudes

Sexual Enhancement Products and Shifting Consumer Attitudes
Over the history of the sexual enhancement products market, there have been two constants on which you can rely: strong sales and outrageous marketing claims. Whether the miracle promised by the manufacturers of items like penis enlargement pills was manifest or implied in its marketing claims, comp... More »

Mobile Traffic: Leading The Market Or Falling Behind?

Mobile Traffic: Leading The Market Or Falling Behind?
Mobile traffic continues to generate much better sales rations than desktop traffic, and while the overall volume has not yet equalized, even on a smaller amount of traffic mobile can outperform larger desktop impression acquisitions by a very wide margin. The issue for marketers is now the fact th... More »

Traffic: Finding Tomorrow's Money Today

Traffic: Finding Tomorrow's Money Today
In a challenging and unsure market like the one that the online adult entertainment sector has become, companies must find opportunities for growth wherever they arise. Just as they do for mainstream businesses and entrepreneurs, emerging markets represent a potential means for adult businesses to g... More »

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 »

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 »

Micropayments Making Headway in the Adult Space

Micropayments Making Headway in the Adult Space
For years adult online business owners have looked at payment models like iTunes with envy. Massive traffic portals that maintain payment information from a massive amount of consumers and provide one click payment functionality for content providers. Now the micropayment method of billing consumers... More »

QUICKBITE FEATURES

Dev Depot: Create a 3D tilted scroll effect with this jQuery plugin

As the capabilities of today’s digital display devices, mobile and otherwise, continue to evolve, many web designers are seeking to keep pace by introducing new processes, as well as a healthy dose... More »

How Studying a Site’s Traffic Will Help It Grow

If you’ve been running a website for any length of time, you are no doubt familiar with the need to study your stats — either using a server log solution such as AWStats, a hosted third-party... More »

Dev Depot: NanoGallery, Next-gen Galleries With a Touch-enabled Jquery Plugin

Offering image gallery creation simplified, NanoGallery (nanogallery.brisbois.fr) is a responsive, lightweight and touch enabled jQuery gallery plugin that pulls its images from remote resources. As for... More »
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