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Pleasure Product E-commerce Experts Discuss Latest Trends

Pleasure Product E-commerce Experts Discuss Latest Trends
Adult mail order is a concept that has existed for many years. Phil Harvey famously operated a groundbreaking mail order business for adult products during the 1970s. But e-commerce has expanded the concept considerably in recent decades, creating a long list of companies that prosper by selling ple... More »

Adult Retailers Predict Consumer Trends for 2017

Adult Retailers Predict Consumer Trends for 2017
When adult e-commerce was exploding in popularity in the 2000s, some tech writers predicted that brick-and-mortar adult stores would be meeting their demise. But those obituaries were premature. E-commerce, to be sure, is booming, but rather than making brick-and-mortar stores obsolete, it is co-exi... More »

2017 Outlook: Viewpoints of Top Industry Trends

2017 Outlook: Viewpoints of Top Industry Trends
Executives from the leading businesses of the online adult entertainment industry recently weighed in the question, “What do you see as the likely top trends that will influence the industry?” Here's what they had to say: Gregory L. Clayman President/CEO of VS Media Inc. (Flirt4Free) O... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner
The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss what lies around the corner for the online adult entertainment industry in 2017. Here's what th... More »

2017 Outlook: Carnal Content Still King

2017 Outlook: Carnal Content Still King
With the new year upon us, XBIZ recently asked some of the adult industry’s top content experts to reveal their predictions for major trends in the year ahead. Here is what they had to say: Jack Avalanche CEO, Cherry Pimps Moving into 2017, we see the key trend still focused on better conten... More »

2017 Outlook: Technology Drives Adult Forward

2017 Outlook: Technology Drives Adult Forward
The adult industry is widely known for its driving of technology, but it is an industry that is also driven by technology itself — adopting and embracing the latest in digital media and beyond. XBIZ sought to take the pulse of the industry to discover its predictions for the year ahead. Here&r... More »

2017 Outlook: Adult’s Interactive Future

2017 Outlook: Adult’s Interactive Future
Adult entertainment, while clinging to its past formats and distribution models, is undeniably moving to a more interactive future, with two-way live content, remote controlled sex toys, increasing immersion and augmented reality bringing models into the viewer’s own environment. For a glimps... More »

Adult Distributors Reveal Strategies for Success in 2017

Adult Distributors Reveal Strategies for Success in 2017
It’s time for a look at the future: distributors are gearing up for the New Year with predictions for new product categories, the new “Fifty Shades” film release, and both vendor and consumer expectations. With 2017 just a breath away, these companies also are offering their opinio... More »

Visa Cracks Down on ‘Shell’ Billing Firms

Visa Cracks Down on ‘Shell’ Billing Firms
There was a time not so long ago when website operators created billing companies in favorable jurisdictions, whose sole purpose was to bill customers for services provided by the operator and remit the settled funds to the operator. The customer was typically indifferent to the identity and locati... More »

Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017

Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017
With the New Year barreling down upon us, retailers already are anticipating product categories to grow, and what both vendors and consumers can expect in the coming year. Promotions for 2017 and the release of “Fifty Shades Darker” are also on the table as we enter the New Year. Victor... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Differences Between Static, Smart Links

Affiliate marketing, the concept of paying commission for referred business, was employed long before the internet. But just four years after the invention of the World Wide Web, it made the jump into... More »

How to Exploit Video Banner Advertising

The video banner ad format is becoming more and more popular with marketers. Online research company eMarketer states that in the U.S., by 2019 digital ad spending for video banners will rise to $6.82... More »

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »
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