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Deep Submission

Deep Submission
If I ask you how many web sites do you have? You may say "One, yes it is www.mycompany.com" or "two" in case you have a second organization or company. When I first began promoting my web sites I was, like most people, only thinking in terms of one web address, the URL of my main page. And I thought... More »

SMS for Dummies

SMS for Dummies
Editor's Note: The ongoing woes facing many adult webmasters searching for stable billing mechanisms leads many to consider "alternative" billing mechanisms. For the non-US market, one of the most attractive options is Premium Rate SMS. Here's a closer look: The fact that SMS (Short Message Servi... More »

Premium Rate Scams

Premium Rate Scams
Since their introduction in the eighties, premium rate telephone lines have been controversial and have not had an easy ride since their introduction into most developed countries. A multi-million dollar industry in its own right, the premium rate industry has long been regarded as the 'bad boy' of ... More »

In Pursuit Of Excellence

In Pursuit Of Excellence
I was talking to my old friend, Wasteland owner Colin Rowntree, the other day, and the discussion turned to a focus on the fundamentals, and how building one site to the best of your ability and taking it as far as it will go, was a much preferable stratagem than the typical one of repeatedly "throw... More »

Got MILF?

Got MILF?
Sometimes you need to step back away from your website to take a look at the big picture. Sometimes you see it, sometimes you don't, and sometimes a light bulb goes off in your head and you think to yourself, "Why didn't I think of that before?" Such is the case with my newest project, which I'd lik... More »

The SEO World Circa 2005

The SEO World Circa 2005
After the latest PR update at Google and MSN's beta search going live, there is one thing for certain in 2005: the world of search is in for some major changes. There has been growing speculation around the SEO world that reciprocal linking is a thing of the past. Rumors are abound that PR means ... More »

Pornzilla Meets Firefox

Pornzilla Meets Firefox
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The phone picks up and a monotone voice answers. It's 8 a.m. East Coast time, which means it's 5 a.m. on the West Coast. Just about time for UC San Diego computer science graduate student Jesse Ruderman to wrap up a long night's hacking session. "I keep weird hours," admits ... More »

Link Popularity

Link Popularity
I've found myself involved in a lot of discussions about the dropping importance of link popularity lately. Numerous people have said to me that they think incoming links no longer hold as much weight as they once did, and that the only links worth obtaining are relevant links. I have to vehemently ... More »

A Look At Worker Status

A Look At Worker Status
The adult entertainment industry is one that — often quite literally — is built on the backs of independent contractors, a transient labor force that trades the legal protections of full employment for flexible hours and ready cash. The arrangement works to the advantage of adult business ow... More »

Country Code TLD Benefits

Country Code TLD Benefits
Editor's note: I found this article particularly interesting, and timely, since I just received an e-mail from Network Solutions offering me the ".co.uk" version of my domain names. For some projects, this might make a lot of sense; for others, it won't. But it is food for thought: Most new websi... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Data Privacy Is Tightening Up in the E.U.

Have you begun preparing for GDPR? If you are like most, you haven’t even heard of GDPR, but also if you are like most, it is going to affect your business, starting May 25, 2018. The GDPR, or General... More »

Preventing Legal Problems Before They Start

Dentists typically recommend that a person’s teeth be cleaned every six months and that oral X-rays be taken at least once every year. Internists recommend that a person receive a physical examination... More »

Could Adult Content Be Banned?

Earlier this month, I met with the Free Speech Coalition’s board of directors for our annual review. Despite the headwinds our industry faces, politically and economically, we are, as an organization,... More »
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