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Designing for All Browsers

Designing for All Browsers
Let's face it: Building a web site that browses consistently on multiple platforms and multiple browsers is not always as easy as we would like. It is safe to say that most designers build their sites on a paricular platform. Those with the highest standards should, upon completion, take a look ... More »

Personal Networking

Personal Networking
Since personal networking is key to success in the adult industry and industry boards play a pivotal role in establishing a networking base, it’s vitally important to use them wisely. To help you avoid some common pitfalls, I'd like to present the top eight message board mistakes that can ruin you... More »

Treacherous Toyland?

Treacherous Toyland?
While they might seem like harmless fun to open-minded people, sex toys can cause serious injuries (and serious legal headaches) if they're misused or defective. Novelty makers and sellers face unique challenges when it comes to legal issues concerning product liability and the legality of selling ... More »

Porn-Producing Countries: 2

Porn-Producing Countries: 2
In part one, we looked at five of the top porn-producing countries. In this installment, we'll round out our list of the top ten: 6.) Russia Communist countries are not known for being friendly to adult entertainment, but lucky for the adult oriented entrepreneurs of Eastern Europe, there are n... More »

Porn-Producing Countries: 1

Porn-Producing Countries: 1
Although greatly restricted or banned outright in some parts of the world, adult entertainment is a far-reaching industry that prospers on several different continents. The adult entertainment industry is thriving in North and South America and is equally successful in parts of Asia and all over Eur... More »

Buzz Builds Over .XXX

Buzz Builds Over .XXX
The Commerce Department's June 30 announcement that the United States would retain, and perhaps expand, control over the Internet infrastructure is roiling other countries hoping to see an international body assume that role. But many industry insiders believe the move was a direct response to a ser... More »

Navigating the Minefield

Navigating the Minefield
2257 regulations, proposed sin taxes, age verification and possible DOJ inspections: What have I gotten myself into? If you are concerned about the mountain of new attacks on the industry, don't feel alone; there are many who are proceeding with uncertainty, unsure of the right direction, worrie... More »

Sticky Secrets of Retention

Sticky Secrets of Retention
Let's face it: Adult surfers are a fickle lot. Webmasters spend thousands of hours — and tens of thousands of dollars — to create and market sites they're confident will satisfy visitors in every way. Users sign up, and then 30 days later, they're gone. Most websites take their marketing doll... More »

Dance Circuit Stars: 1

Dance Circuit Stars: 1
At 9 o'clock on a recent Saturday night, Usher's "Yeah!" blasted over the sound system at the Spearmint Rhino strip club in Oxnard, Calif., and porn star Nikki Benz strutted onto the stage in a pink plaid schoolgirl outfit. For the next 10 minutes and three songs, men threw wads of cash at Benz w... More »

Adult Magazines Shift Pace

Adult Magazines Shift Pace
Trying to convince advertisers and readers that the medium isn't dying, Magazine Publishers of America recently unveiled a series of print ads depicting what magazines might look like in the future. "Britney Spears at 70: Still No Pants," reads a headline from Esquire's June 2050 edition, while l... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

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 »

E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »
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