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Are Your Sites User Friendly?

Are Your Sites User Friendly?
Everyone can think of at least one example of a site that is absurdly lacking in the user-friendliness category, but no one thinks that it could possibly be THEIR site. Here’s a brief guide to some common problems, and warning signs that YOUR site isn’t as friendly as it could be: One of my p... More »

Successful Internet Marketing

Successful Internet Marketing
Most Internet entrepreneurs concentrate too much on "getting the hits" and fail to look at the big picture. Marketing is the process of moving a product from the producer to the consumer. That includes research, development, promotion, advertising, sales, and delivery of the product. In this arti... More »

Filesharing: The New Kid On The Block

Filesharing: The New Kid On The Block
Filesharing has arrived for the adult industry: Everybody's talking about it, and how it works. Swapbucks’ new program is picking up fast, and it won't be long before a lot of other companies jump in. Here’s a few do’s, don’ts and how-to’s for putting your files on filesharing networks. ... More »

Content Management: Inhouse Vs. Outsourcing

Content Management: Inhouse Vs. Outsourcing
Whether pushing a product, selling a service, or sharing information, a Website does not exist without content: pictures, streaming video (or audio), bodies of text, Flash animations and more. The files that collectively make a site worth visiting are its raison d’etre. Today’s Websites are g... More »

Google FAQ for Webmasters

Google FAQ for Webmasters
Editor’s Note: After our recent and very in-depth series on Google’s PageRank system, many questions have been raised about Google and how Webmasters can maximize their share of the traffic available from this top search engine. Here’s some answers to some of the questions being asked. ~ Steph... More »

Insomnia Can Be Fun

Insomnia Can Be Fun
So it’s 1a.m. and you’re sitting there staring blankly at a monitor full of stats that may or may not have fluctuated in the past five or so hours. The coffee isn’t helping, and your hands are starting to shake. Sound familiar? If it does, take heart: this is another of those things that ... More »

AVS Sites for "Real" Amateurs: Part 2

AVS Sites for "Real" Amateurs: Part 2
In Part 1 of this series I outlined some of the legal benefits of using an AVS system rather than having a traditional pay site. In today’s conclusion, I’ll look at processing without any VISA / MasterCard fees, and most importantly, “content leveraging.” Enjoy! Payment Processing Beyond... More »

AVS Sites for "Real" Amateurs: Part 1

AVS Sites for "Real" Amateurs: Part 1
While much of the ‘mainstream’ adult Webmaster discussion over the future of Age Verification Systems (AVS) centers on their apparent impending demise, for ‘real’ amateur site operators, some AVS programs are an even more attractive alternative today than ever before. As an experienced ad... More »

PageRank Explained: Part 4

PageRank Explained: Part 4
In today's conclusion to our series on understanding and increasing the Google PageRank of your sites, we'll take a look at some helpful tips and tricks: Domain and File Names To a spider, www.domain.com/, domain.com/, www.domain.com/index.html and domain.com/index.html are different URLs and, t... More »

PageRank Explained: Part 3

PageRank Explained: Part 3
In this installment of our ongoing series on understanding Google's complex PageRank system, we'll take a look at inbound, outbound, and dangling links, JavaScript, form actions, and moving up the Google Toolbar: Inbound and Outbound Links Examples of these could be given but it is probably cle... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The... More »

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »
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