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The Death of A Porn Star

The Death of A Porn Star
There comes a time for many people in the adult entertainment business where they take a look inwards and decide that this type of life no longer holds any interest for them. Regardless of their reasons, there comes a day when they wake up and say "enough is enough." For Dawn Elizabeth, that day was... More »

US Supreme Court Declines Peek at VoyeurDorm

US Supreme Court Declines Peek at VoyeurDorm
Fred Lane returns with another legal update to help keep you well informed of the important issues affecting Adult Webmasters and society today. As always, keeping "abreast" of these issues is one of the most important responsibilities we face. Check it out: Pornography & Obscenity in the Courts ... More »

Abuse, Neglect, Encouragement and Guidance

Abuse, Neglect, Encouragement and Guidance
How do YOU treat the visitors to your Web site? All too often, visitors to 'adult' Web sites in particular are treated with an appalling lack of respect — and this not only hurts our sales, but the industry as a whole. Here are a few thoughts on the different ways in which surfers are, could b... More »

Search Engines 102: Another Look at Frames

Search Engines 102: Another Look at Frames
The traditional wisdom when it comes to using 'frames' on pages that you wish to submit to the Search Engines is "DON'T!" Of course, the 'traditional wisdom' of many design gurus when they discuss the use of frames is also "DON'T!" Not being a traditionalist — in point of fact, I do fancy myse... More »

Dr. Stephen's Snake Oil

Dr. Stephen's Snake Oil
Adding products to your site as a way to increase and diversify revenue streams through targeted up sells is a fabulous and already popular idea, but is it an effective method for increasing brand recognition? Here are some thoughts on this subject, and more, for your consideration... It all bega... More »

Search Engines 101

Search Engines 101
Getting profitable, high-quality traffic from the Search Engines is not as hard as some people think (or want you to believe) it is. In this first part of my new series, I'll show you the two biggest factors to getting a decent listing: Before deciding to get into the "adult business," I worked o... More »

xOTD Extras

xOTD Extras
Picture Of The Day (POTD), Movie Of The Day (MOTD), Joke Of The Day (JOTD), Story Of The Day (SOTD), Quote Of The Day (QOTD), and more! By whatever names you know these popular programs, they all share one common denominator: they all provide your site's visitors with fresh daily content ~ and this ... More »

Successful Trade Show Marketing

Successful Trade Show Marketing
Well, it's that time of year again: Later today I'll make my hotel reservations for the summer InterNext, and I have my eye on a few regional gatherings as well. Adult Industry Trade Shows are one of the best learning, networking, and marketing opportunities available, besides being loads of fun! He... More »

Network: Part 2: A Wireless Wonder

Network: Part 2: A Wireless Wonder
I'm at it again, delving into the arcane black arts of computer networking, attempting to bend what I call "plumbing" to my will. In this case though, rather than turning on a faucet in hopes of seeing water pour out, I'm turning on my laptop, in hopes of seeing data pour in — all without my o... More »

Peeking at Privacy Statements

Peeking at Privacy Statements
Privacy Policies are an often overlooked facet of adult Websites, but a facet that Webmasters overlook at their own peril. In an era of increasing governmental scrutiny, it behooves us all to ensure that we comply with the guidelines and mandates of those who have the ability to enforce their wishes... 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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