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Mainstream Sex Shopping

Mainstream Sex Shopping
Imagine strolling into your local Barnes & Noble bookstore and asking the friendly clerk for a copy of the latest Harry Potter book and a look at whatever penis enhancement products they happen to have in stock. It is fair to assume that your request would be greeted with stunned silence, wild la... More »

Peddling Podnography

Peddling Podnography
Just as adult entertainment drove the development and marketing of home electronics such as the VCR and DVD as well as the Internet, porn is now making its mark on podcasting — audio programs sent out through links on Apple's iTunes. Thirteen of the 100 most linked-to podcasts fall into Apple's... More »

Regarding: .XXX TLD

Regarding: .XXX TLD
Editor's note: The following is a letter sent by noted adult industry attorneys J. D. Obenberger and Reed Lee to ICANN, outlining some of the reasons that the "dot xxx" TLD should not be adopted. A well thought out, logical and eloquent statement, I present it for your consideration: We are Free ... More »

Niche TGPs for Profit: 1

Niche TGPs for Profit: 1
Editor's note: On September 1, Ayrora Temple soft-launched her first Thumbnail Gallery Post (TGP) at Amateurs Guide, a project that she'll be telling you about now and again. As she masters the techniques of running a profitable niche TGP facing 2005's realities, she'll share with you a few of the t... More »

A Free Site Model

A Free Site Model
For any business, planning – and more importantly, following the plan – is the key to a smooth ride. In the case of adult websites, which are mostly one-man operations, it is highly important to know where you're heading. With a new trend coming up every day and a fast-changing business landscap... More »

Webmaster Pitfalls

Webmaster Pitfalls
As much as site development is an exercise in creativity and resourcefulness, there are certain elements that can doom any website. As I watch the boards, one of the most frequently asked questions is, "What steps should I take to make money?" Valid as that question may be, I like to reflect ins... More »

Rewards From Reviews

Rewards From Reviews
It seems anyone can build a website these days and almost everyone is looking to cash in on the online adult entertainment industry. A webmaster looking to do more than create just another mediocre paysite in an already crowded market knows the key to success is fine-tuning presentation and content ... More »

Adult Blogging: 2

Adult Blogging: 2
In part one we examined how a new breed of adult sites has quietly come to the forefront. Today we'll look at how to make money and protect your visitors: No Formulas "Just getting a blog off the ground can be the most difficult aspect of any blog," Flaunting It's Bret told XBiz. "Most blogs are... More »

Adult Blogging: 1

Adult Blogging: 1
Everybody's talking about blogs. Just about every daily newspaper with the word Times in its name has run a front page story on how blogs are killing the newspaper business. Blog "experts" are sprouting up like fungi with the usual get-rich-quick schemes, and Guy Kawasaki, managing director of web i... More »

The Silver Lining?

The Silver Lining?
With all of the industry outcry and vociferous objections to the recently-amended Section 2257 regulations, many in the industry have failed to recognize that this otherwise burdensome legislation may have some unintended positive effects. While the entire statute may be unconstitutional, and the c... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments

Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented... More »

AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth

The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW... More »

WIA Profile: Elle Sonson

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 »
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