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Understanding the German Live Cam Biz

Understanding the German Live Cam Biz
Germany is one of the worldwide top markets when it comes to traffic and profits in the adult industry. The most profitable services these days are webcams and dating. When it comes to webcam business, a lot of things have changed the past years. But on the other hand a lot of things are still the ... More »

Mobile Traffic Trends

Mobile Traffic Trends
Some site owners may have had the feeling that finding an elusive sale in a sea of porn freeloaders is akin to finding a needle in a haystack with a long list of piracy sites and file lockers illegally competing with the many free content options that are also available online. Now, thanks to some n... More »

Retail Sales: When to Call in the Pros

Retail Sales: When to Call in the Pros
If you work on the front lines of the sex retail trade, you’ve had customers who came to your store and asked for a product to fix a situation that it simply can’t fix. Some couples try to spice up their sex lives with a toy or a movie, without realizing that their sexual problems are ro... More »

Show Off Your Package: Win Sales With Product Bundles

Show Off Your Package: Win Sales With Product Bundles
Packages, bundles, gift bags, getaway kits — call them what you want, but grouping complementary products is an effective and inexpensive way to boost sales and cross-promote your inventory. Bundling products also makes the shopping experience much easier for the customer, especially first-tim... More »

The Buzz Behind Cloud Hosting

The Buzz Behind Cloud Hosting
The cloud. It’s everywhere (kind of literally, actually) and everyone’s talking about it. But what the hell is it? The cloud is used to market so many different services and technologies that it’s hard to know what you’re being sold, and unless you know the inside details, ch... More »

Initiating a UDRP Claim

Initiating a UDRP Claim
During the 1990s, the Internet emerged as a common platform upon which individuals and businesses, for both commercial and other purposes, could interact and conduct business via websites. As is commonly understood, websites are identified by a domain name, such as Yahoo.com. As the Internet grew, a... More »

Giving Your Website a Health Check

Giving Your Website a Health Check
In addition to logging into sites run by my CMS software customers, I join a good number of websites throughout the year. Once in a while I’m impressed but usually surprised is the word that comes to mind. What’s surprising is that it’s not uncommon to see broken links, missing pag... More »

Risks: A Combative Stance

Risks: A Combative Stance
Taking a positive stance is a great coping mechanism that can keep you on track and moving forward. However, competition within the online adult entertainment industry is simmering past the boiling point and combining with forces beyond a website owner’s control — such as unexpected regu... More »

Mobile Trends: Tablets Are Taking Over

Mobile Trends: Tablets Are Taking Over
Earlier this year, the use of mobile apps overtook PC usage by American consumers for the first time in what signifies a shift in the way that audiences interact with the Internet, and information in general. According to comScore, 2014 kicked off with 55 percent of the Internet usage in the U.S. c... More »

How Studying a Site’s Traffic Will Help It Grow

How Studying a Site’s Traffic Will Help It Grow
If you’ve been running a website for any length of time, you are no doubt familiar with the need to study your stats — either using a server log solution such as AWStats, a hosted third-party service such as Google Analytics, or a self-hosted, open source tool such as PiWik — or ev... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Google: Online Adult’s Latest Challenge

Google’s changes will put money in their pocket, as well as yours. If you are working in the adult industry and do any business with Google, you have undoubtedly run into some sort of problems over... More »

How to Gain Memberships by Touting Your Credentials

In past XBIZ Premiere articles I’ve touched on the fact that many of adult’s major producers aren’t making the most use of their brand power. When a web surfer is clicking around, be... More »

Hosting Talk: Scaling Back Intelligently

While some Internet-based adult companies continue to thrive, it’s no secret that the last six or seven years have seen the downsize of many adult companies and their affiliate programs with extensive... More »
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