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A View From Capitol Hill

A View From Capitol Hill
On Jan. 19, the Senate Commerce Committee took a look at the issue of Internet pornography in a session titled "Protecting Children on the Internet." Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, and co-Chairman Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, along with witnesses from the FBI, the Justice Department, America Online and... More »

Miller Turns 33

Miller Turns 33
June will mark the 33rd anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision in the case of Miller vs. California. Handed down on June 21, 1973, the Miller decision established what is known as the Miller test for obscenity — a three-part test that has been applied in countless obscenity case... More »

Google Adsense

Google Adsense
Where would we be without Google? Well I can tell you one thing for sure, without Google's Adsense advertising program we'd be exposed to a whole lot less substandard publishing on the web. It seems every man and his dog has fallen for the "earn $5,000 a month for doing nothing" rubbish that any... More »

Getting Your Name Out There

Getting Your Name Out There
I've been thinking about a recent thread that I saw on the XBIZ boards a few days ago, where digitaldivas (DD) asked for some advice on website promotion and beyond. Things have changed significantly over the years in this arena and since every webmaster is interested in traffic building, I thought ... More »

Third-Party Stability

Third-Party Stability
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "Do you feel that third-party processing is more stable now compared to before?" Here's what they had to say: "Changes in Visa and MasterCard's policies toward third-party processors who operate domestically in the U.S. have... More »

Trademark Basics: 2

Trademark Basics: 2
In part one, we looked at the primary purpose of a trademark, along with some common examples. In this conclusion, we'll look at the benefits of trademarks and how to register them: Benefits of Trademarks There are a number of important benefits to registering your mark with the federal governme... More »

Trademark Basics: 1

Trademark Basics: 1
Many adult entertainment entrepreneurs are unaware of the value and importance of creating and protecting trademarks and service marks to identify the products and services that they sell. Trademarks are a form of intellectual property that provide a trademark owner with a limited monopoly in the u... More »

Many Flavors of Amateur: 2

Many Flavors of Amateur: 2
In part one we looked at Homegrown Video and the evolution of the amateur market. In today's conclusion, we'll examine Karups, FTV Cash and finding loyal customers. Karups is another name that has become synonymous with amateur content. The nine-person company is owned by two brothers that starte... More »

Many Flavors of Amateur: 1

Many Flavors of Amateur: 1
Aspiring armchair directors and tech-savvy people with an eye for adult entertainment have never had it so good. It's easy to see why, what with low-cost cameras and the ease with which you can distribute content on the Internet. There is a big difference, though, between producing amateur content a... More »

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Put Your Best Foot Forward
In what promises to be its most heavily attended event yet, The Phoenix Forum returns to Arizona this week, set for another industry-leading round of networking and fun in the bright desert sun. While I don’t have any official attendance figures, the last number that I heard was that around 1,500 ... 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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