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Choosing A Billing Mechanism: Part 1

Choosing A Billing Mechanism: Part 1
Billing – it's the mechanism by which the surfer is separated from his cash; and a necessary consideration for Webmasters seeking to charge for access to their content, products, or services. Here's some factors to evaluate when deciding which option is best for you: While this article was born... More »

Buying Adult Traffic

Buying Adult Traffic
There are two parts to this article: "Bulk Adult Traffic" and "Pay Per Click Traffic." We will look at the costs, conversion rates, gross and net profits, plus other factors involved in each separately. Bulk Adult Traffic Buying traffic and making it work for you is a skill, not a silver bull... More »

Giving Away The Money Shot

Giving Away The Money Shot
"Lifer" recently started a discussion on the XBiz boards about the discrepancy between what seems to be common-sense marketing and what most adult Webmasters actually practice: "Giving Away the Money Shot." For those who are unfamiliar with the term, "the Money Shot" is the scene showing the man'... More »

Making the Old Seem New Again

Making the Old Seem New Again
Ever have one of those days where you just have no idea what to do? Have you done everything that you can think of, and yet you just keep muddling through the same old thing time and again? Worry not, o weary webmaster. There are many ways of making even the most glum and boring of tasks seem b... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 5: Choosing A Niche

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 5: Choosing A Niche
So far, we’ve set up a strong company foundation, laid out our workspace, and picked an overall strategy, for better or for worse. It’s time to apply those new business models to a specific area of focus within the industry... These niches run the gamut from the tame (“JNC”, or Just Nake... More »

How To Succeed As An Adult Webmaster

How To Succeed As An Adult Webmaster
You've created a great adult Web site. You've got some quality picture content and possibly streaming video content. You also have an adult store that is supplied through an affiliate marketing program. But, you're not sure how to build quality traffic and the revenue that comes with it. Don't worry... More »

Sex Stories On Adult Sites

Sex Stories On Adult Sites
Perhaps, the rarest section on adult sites is the “Stories” section. While much has already been said in their defense, there are still people who need additional arguments before spending money on adding story content to their sites. Let’s study the "Stories" section and its contents in detai... More »

The Party's Over

The Party's Over
I've written before about "the end of the gold rush," but today, it seems that we've gone beyond all that, and if asked for a sound bite, the quote would be "the party's over – all that remains to be seen is who will stay to help clean up, and who will be stuck with the bill." It's not that opp... More »

Okay, I’m Lost

Okay, I’m Lost
If you’re absolutely new to the adult webmaster business, this article is specifically for you. Let me welcome you and give you some advice that hopefully you can take to the bank. Before you get into the webmastering business, the first thing you need to do is make out a business plan. A bus... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 4: More Business Models

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 4: More Business Models
Last week, we took a peek under the hood of the free site and AVS program business models. This week, we’ll test drive the pay site and link directory options. These sites generally require more work on user retention, as your repeat customers will comprise the majority of your traffic and monet... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Paysite Meetup: Catching Lightning in a Bottle

We just completed the first XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup in Prague. We caught lightning in a bottle. I first heard that expression from a friend who works in TV. He started in TV in the 1960s selling advertising,... More »

Why a Traffic Network Killed a Popular Offering

Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast. If a man habituated to a narrow circle of cares and pleasures, out of which he seldom travels, step beyond it, though for never so brief a space, his departure... More »

Luring Cam Users With the Right Ad Format

The live cam marketplace is highly competitive filled with big-, medium- and small-sized players. So how do you stand out from the crowd to attract new users or persuade users to come back and spend their... More »
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