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Affiliate Program Basics

Affiliate Program Basics
Joining an affiliate program is a ground floor opportunity; all you have to do is send visitors to your affiliated website by placing a text link or banner on your website and you will receive a commission on each sale, without the complication and expense of actually selling anything yourself. Inst... More »

Porn Syndicate

Porn Syndicate
When you hear the word cartel, what comes to mind? Drugs? Dangerous men with large guns? Well, the word cartel actually means "a combination of business firms to control production and marketing and to avoid competing with one another." With this in mind, Javier C. and Alex Ladd, the prin... More »

Adult Ads on the Airwaves

Adult Ads on the Airwaves
Because of its reach and cost-effectiveness, radio advertising usually is the first step up from the print medium for adult-business advertisers. But is mainstream radio truly open to adult advertising? And what can adult industry advertisers really expect from radio today? Debra Peterson, marketin... More »

Stats for Success

Stats for Success
For many website operators, the subject of stats analysis often boils down to a simple matter of asking this basic question: "How many visitors did my website receive?" But while this information is good to know for comparative purposes, it can be a useless gauge of your website's overall health. ... More »

Merchant Accounts

Merchant Accounts
In our line of work, we are constantly approached by merchants of all types asking us: "When is the time right for me to obtain my own merchant account for my websites?" While we would love to just yell out "Right now!" the answer is not that simple. Deciding to obtain your own merchant account a... More »

Password-By-Phone v. Dialer

Password-By-Phone v. Dialer
Historically, the dialer was the solution to monetize your international traffic. Whilst the dialer is dying, the underlying mechanisms on which they are based are still alive and kickin’ – pay-per-call billing. Dialers are blocked or restricted in many profitable key markets, with European m... More »

Ethnic Episodes

Ethnic Episodes
If your customers are looking for something more than just "vanilla" in terms of ethnicity, they're not alone. Adult entertainment has always been dominated by what could be called a decidedly "Caucasian persuasion." But genre-oriented consumers are showing a growing interest in ethnic diversity, as... More »

A .XXX Perspective

A .XXX Perspective
I really care about this industry and a lot of the people in it. We got lucky today, nothing more and nothing less. If anyone thinks ICANN spared the "poor pornographers" I would seriously reconsider that thought. They are a business too, and .xxx stood to put an ass load of money in their pockets. ... More »

May Law Beat: 2

May Law Beat: 2
In part one we looked at Google, Perfect 10, the concept of fair use and beyond. In this conclusion, we'll examine producer's rights and explore the Perfect 10 case and the government's pursuit of Google more thoroughly. Producer's Rights Consequently, if you are a content producer, you may want... More »

May Law Beat: 1

May Law Beat: 1
Here's a poser for you: Where would you find the one company that is simultaneously at the forefront of the federal government's concerns over minors' access to adult sexual content and at the cutting edge of the adult industry's concerns over pirated content? The answer: Google. But I am not su... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Cam World: Camming and Toys Go Hand in Hand

There is nothing more satisfying than pleasure, especially if it is sexual. The size or the presentation of the stimulus does not matter if the sensations and tension the body receives transform the way... More »

Cam World: Injecting Personality Into Your Room

Since the last issue of Cam World, I’ve made some significant life changes. I’m working from Colombia now. This was a decision that was not entered into lightly, but change gives you a chance... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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