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Less Traffic, More Profit?

Less Traffic, More Profit?
On the first read, the title of this article might sound a little insane, but by the end of it, you will realize that I am totally right. I have been running an adult site for three years now. The site is not doing badly and provides me with a normal living. But I was always a man of analytical t... More »

Battle Against Adult Piracy

Battle Against Adult Piracy
From Pedro Almodóvar movies to hip-hop CDs to video games, entertainment piracy has been pandemic in the 2000s. And like mainstream entertainment, the adult entertainment industry has been hit hard. Chris Norman, vice president of operations for Evil Angel Productions, estimates that video piracy ... More »

U.S. Obscenity Law

U.S. Obscenity Law
When adult entertainment providers hire attorneys to review their films, magazines or websites, they frequently ask, "Could this material cause me legal problems?" But quite often it is difficult to offer a simple yes or no answer because for many years the American courts have been wrestling with w... More »

The Future of Free Porn

The Future of Free Porn
I know this topic has been hashed, rehashed and then some on every board and discussion forum in the adult industry. Let's just say I got tired of making galleries which my free-loading visitors enjoy but don't want to pay for, and I needed a break. Also, I guess have a right to add my two cents to ... More »

Successful Store Signings

Successful Store Signings
It's a bright, beautiful, sunny Saturday in Oxnard, Calif., a good day to be outdoors playing ball, riding a bike or just enjoying the warm weather. But dozens of the locals are choosing instead to spend their Saturday indoors. They've packed into the A View To Video adult store, hoping to meet Pen... More »

Using Expired Domains

Using Expired Domains
Thousands of domain names expire every day and can be used by others. If you want more traffic or want to resell the domains for profit, these expired ones can be a valuable resource. An expired domain may have been used by one or more persons in the past. They may have designed a website, adver... More »

Winning the Obscenity War

Winning the Obscenity War
In 2006, the adult entertainment industry is bigger than ever. But adult entertainment also is a convenient target for politicians in some countries. U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been quite vocal about his desire to greatly increase the number of obscenity prosecutions — and in Great... More »

Which Width Works?

Which Width Works?
Lately I've been seeing message board threads asking about the best screen size to design web pages for; a question for which there is no one "right" answer. There are several factors involved in deciding which resolution is the best choice for your particular project, but the question brings up iss... More »

Google's Sandbox

Google's Sandbox
If you've been dabbling in search engine optimization the past few months, you may have noticed it has become much more difficult to get your listings into Google's index. Well, you're not alone. The fact is there have been endless discussions on SEO forums about the possible theories that Google ha... More »

The Industry's Best Asset

The Industry's Best Asset
One amusing phenomenon in the war over sexual expression has been the tendency of the opposing sides to use the same data to make mutually exclusive arguments. It happens all the time in positions taken by advocates and public officials, and it occurred in full display during U.S. Senate hearings in... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

WIA Profile: Nancy Moore

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »

WIA Profile: Janet Rini

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »

Rise of SFW Cams for Voyeurs

Since its inception, Chaturbate could be called many things from sexy to successful, but one thing it can’t really be called is safe for work. It’s no secret that the entire adult cam industry... More »
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