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Billing: Stick Shift or Automatic?

Billing: Stick Shift or Automatic?
Driving a stick shift automobile can be a lot of fun for the experienced driver. But I wouldn't want to put my ride in the hands of someone who had never driven one before. And that manual transmission can be really tedious in heavy traffic. I've written a lot of articles over the years about ... More »

Back to Basics

Back to Basics
A recent XBIZ poll reveals that nearly 37 percent of respondents (the largest group) believe that the best way forward is to go back to basics — a strategy that isn't as basic as it may outwardly appear. Let's take a look at some of the factors and considerations that may impact on this fundamenta... More »

Pros Predict Porn's Future

Pros Predict Porn's Future
Hollywood, Calif. — A powerful panel of adult industry pros gazed into their crystal balls at XBIZ LA recently and predicted what they believe is the future of the business. The packed-house seminar, “Fast Forward: The Future of the Porn Industry,” revealed that the key components for the n... More »

Mac vs. PC: Which is More Secure?

Mac vs. PC: Which is More Secure?
Once upon a time, the answer to the question of which is more secure, the Mac or the PC, would have been drawn upon predictable party lines amongst the ranks of the faithful to either brand — but in the public's perception at least, Apple's robust offering has had fewer issues with security, in co... More »

Adult Mobile Goes Mainstream

Adult Mobile Goes Mainstream
One of the most inescapable lessons of this year's XBIZ LA event is that the mobile adult marketplace is coming into its own — supplementing consumer offers from established players, while providing a tempting arena for would-be players attempting to supplant existing adult entertainment offers. ... More »

Mobile Erotica and the North American Market

Mobile Erotica and the North American Market
From VCRs to DVDs to the Internet, the adult entertainment industry has been quick to profit from technological innovation. The mobile/wireless sector is no exception; mobile erotica or "cell-phone porn" has been quite popular in Europe — and now, North America is turning out to be an importan... More »

It's No 'SERPrise' — Search is Evolving

It's No 'SERPrise' — Search is Evolving
With the recent approval of the U.S. Justice Dept. and European Union of Yahoo and Microsoft's deal to combine their search operations, the ongoing rollout of Google's new "Caffeine" back-end which includes real-time incorporation of Twitter and MySpace data, and the emerging Google Goggles image se... More »

Adult Mobile Overcomes Obstacles

Adult Mobile Overcomes Obstacles
In the last several months 'mobile' has become an adult industry buzzword that attracts instant attention. The voracious expansion of mobile devices on a global scale is quickly leading to a moment when every person on the planet has their own mobile device. On January 8, 2010, Mr. Olli-Pekka Kallas... More »

A "Wicked" Change for the Better

A "Wicked" Change for the Better
Being able to turn on a dime and create new revenue streams usually applies to small companies that have somehow latched on to a hot product or star. Once the buzz is in place these companies can then outsource manufacturing or production and take advantage of the frenzy while it’s still hot. ... More »

Adopting "Brand" New Plans

Adopting "Brand" New Plans
Diversifying, expanding and creating new products and adapting new technologies is a great strategy in trying times. But the cold, hard reality is that what looks like a plan on paper is often difficult to accomplish. According to a recent XBIZ research study, 72% of adult entertainment companie... 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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