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The Gender Factor

The Gender Factor
Transgender and gender expression products are evolving in today’s adult marketplace, due in part to growing cultural awareness and availability. What inspires today’s current products and marketing? And what is the difference between gender expression and gender play products? Metis Bl... More »

Trends in Webcam Tech and Business Models

Trends in Webcam Tech and Business Models
As the live cam proliferation continues, new technologies and business models are emerging that will have a lot to do with creating a competitive advantage for some savvy performers over the rest of guys and girls trying to go online part-time. Mobile, fan clubs, new platforms and bi-directional ca... More »

Does Audience Sexual Orientation Change How Money Is Made Online?

Does Audience Sexual Orientation Change How Money Is Made Online?
One of the most interesting aspects of modern American culture is the interplay between LGBT rights and gay adult industry marketing. In years past, just “being gay” was an edgy concept and the hidden subculture of gay sex online was in many ways its own unique niche lure. Now, as gay m... More »

Studio Execs Discuss State of Fetish Video

Studio Execs Discuss State of Fetish Video
Fetish video has had a good year, according to several of its major producers. And they agree that it’s due in no small part to the phenomenal international success of the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Ropes, cuffs and blindfolds have never garnered so much mainstream attention &md... More »

‘Fifty Shades’ Bumped Business, but the Fetish Market Remains Unchanged

‘Fifty Shades’ Bumped Business, but the Fetish Market Remains Unchanged
The more things change, the more they stay the same, at least when it comes to the manufacturing and marketing of fetish products. With modern technological advancements and continually shifting sands of cultural acceptance, how manufacturers and sellers of fetish products — a term which can ... More »

Mobile Mania: Forget Your Wallet, Mobile Payments Are the Future

Mobile Mania: Forget Your Wallet, Mobile Payments Are the Future
Does anyone still remember the first iPhone? I still remember getting my hands on the first model years ago and realized that this was just the start of mobile. Apps like a gun sound simulator and casual games attracted me from the first moment; that’s ridiculous when we look back how smartph... More »

Kink Turns Cool With 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' Impacting BDSM Business

Kink Turns Cool With 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' Impacting BDSM Business
It was a typical weekend of running errands. Walking down the aisle of mainstream retailer Target, I stopped dead in my tracks. What to my wandering eyes appeared? A vibrating cock ring? I immediately searched for the store’s trusty logo, in hopes of confirming my surroundings. Yep, Target. I... More »

Regulation Breeds Innovation in High Risk Processing

Regulation Breeds Innovation in High Risk Processing
The high-risk processing space is one of the most tightly regulated and rapidly changing parts of the adult industry online and one of the more complicated components of any successful adult venture. That’s why billing experts have emerged and become trusted strategic partners, capable of smo... More »

Alternative Payments Overcome Obstacles

Alternative Payments Overcome Obstacles
The alternative payments market is becoming a bit of a misnomer because many aspects of what used to be considered “alternatives” are now being absorbed into the heart of mainstream payment services. Aspects of paperless check transactions, online verification methods and geo-targeting w... More »

Selecting the Right Billing Company

Selecting the Right Billing Company
When adult online first began, there was a dearth of processing solutions available and early pioneers of digital porn scrambled to find ways to help willing consumers to become paying customers. Over the years the proliferation of processing alternatives has continued to expand, and many of the be... More »

QUICKBITE FEATURES

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities

The decision to sell dildos and cock rings is fraught with many of the same questions of specificity that plague any retail shop. Does one focus sales on a particular segment of the buying public, refining... More »

Web Depot: Sanitize Your CSS For Better Style

According to its author, sanitize.css renders elements consistently across browsers by styling with today’s best practices. CSS inheritance is assigned universally so that styles cascade naturally... More »

Web Depot: Boost Google Traffic By Detoxifying Site Links

With Google’s ongoing algorithm updates decimating the traffic volumes of numerous adult websites, it’s no wonder that site owners are seeking a way to fight back. Enter LinkDetox.com, a link... More »
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