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Google's "Florida" Update: 2

Google's "Florida" Update: 2
In the first installment of this series, we looked at some of the common theories surrounding the reasoning behind Google’s Florida update. Today, we’ll look at some alternate views about what really happened. What Really Happened Although Google's results state how many matches were found... More »

Google's "Florida" Update: 1

Google's "Florida" Update: 1
On November 16th 2003, Google commenced an update (the Florida update) which had a catastrophic effect for a very large number of Websites, and, in the process, turned search engine optimization on its head. It is usual to give alphabetical names to Google's updates in the same way that names are gi... More »

Form Follows Function

Form Follows Function
You might consider this another rant, or you might consider this helpful. I bet if you’re considering this a rant, you’re one of the folks who’s making the mistakes I’m about to address. In any business, not just the adult industry, there are ways to sell something and ways to be thought... More »

Set Goals, Reap Rewards

Set Goals, Reap Rewards
January is typically a month for calendar-induced idealism about the New Year. We tend to spend time reflecting on the previous year and set lofty goals for the coming 12 months. But as the weeks and months roll on, many of us find ourselves wondering what happened to those plans we dreamed up in ou... More »

Markman Hearing Primer

Markman Hearing Primer
For those following along with the Acacia Saga, Feb 6th is an important date. It is the first day of the Markman Hearing for the defendants against Acacia's DMT patent infringement claims. In order to get everyone up to speed on this event, I have written a Markman Hearing Primer... satirized for yo... More »

Internext's Marketing Seminar

Internext's Marketing Seminar
Last weekend Las Vegas played host to a week of the biggest trade shows in the adult industry, attracting a hodgepodge of attendees and exhibitors ranging from businesses, manufacturers, distributors, producers, promoters, fans and everything else in between the world of porn so many of us have com... More »

Internext Wrap Up

Internext Wrap Up
Internext is over, emails are flooding back and forth between new contacts and old alike, and things are settling back down as Webmasters return to work. For those who were unable to attend, here’s a glimpse at a few of the show’s highlights: Parties A Plenty One of the things that you can c... More »

Getting Gay At Internext

Getting Gay At Internext
The gay audience is one of the most sought after demographics in today’s adult Internet industry and at Internext Expo in Las Vegas last week, a few experts gathered at the Gay and Lesbian Webmaster panel to discuss the state of the market segment and its future. The panel, moderated by Fredric... More »

What's With All The Google Stuff?

What's With All The Google Stuff?
After jumping into the adult web industry, I found that all roads lead to Google. For an industry full of the most amazing innovators, this dependence on the 'Big Brother' search engines seems to be an anomaly, and one which has me wondering what could happen in the near future and what are the alte... More »

Advice Can Be Golden

Advice Can Be Golden
With the New Year now here, you can bet that there’s a sudden influx of newbies with it; and so this article is written specifically toward them, in an effort to smooth their way. Welcome to the wonderful world of Internet pornography. This business, just like any other, has its ups and downs ... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

WIA Profile: Kate Hodgson-Egan

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 »

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 »
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