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Easy Come, Easy Go

Easy Come, Easy Go
So it’s Monday morning, and you’ve just rolled out of bed to check your email and your stats. Things look fabulous and you’re delighted with what you’ve made so far. Tuesday word comes down the line that you’re not going to be paid for whatever reason. Maybe the program folds because ... More »

Speaking Gay Internationally

Speaking Gay Internationally
The GayCrawler.com search engine team has studied the searches carried out during recent visits to their Internet directory dedicated to the gay community. This study is based on searches carried out during the months of April, May and June 2004 on more than 53,000 keywords, and was ... More »

Interactive Income

Interactive Income
In almost every form of commerce, a mutually beneficial exchange is made, where goods or services are swapped for something of perceived value – usually money – and often with some level of communication and negotiation between the buyer and seller. This isn't always the case with online adult e... More »

Focus On Free Hosts

Focus On Free Hosts
While they have often had a less than stellar reputation, free hosts have their place in the wonderful world of adult Webmastering. Let's take a closer look: For many folks just entering the online adult entertainment business, using a free Web hosting service makes a lot of sense: Not only can ... More »

Multimedia Search Engines

Multimedia Search Engines
For an industry which literally lives off both the display of images and videos, and traffic from search engines, we're all very complacent about the buzz around image and video search engines. In this article, we'll take a look at the developments in this area, and what effect it's likely to have o... More »

Monkey Boys

Monkey Boys
For the legitimate operator in our industry, there's no greater threat than that posed from within, by the misguided, or worse yet, uncaring, actions of the monkey boy... "Laugh while you can, monkey-boy!" The memorable quote by "Lord John Whorfin" in the 1984 sci-fi movie cult classic "Buckaroo ... More »

Keeping It Real

Keeping It Real
The adult industry is one of the best working environments in the world. Those of us who are steadily making names for ourselves are proud proof of what can be accomplished with a little time and a lot of energy and effort. But what of those people who feel the need to lie and cheat in order to ... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 10: Hosting

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 10: Hosting
In this installment of our ongoing series on Webmastering Basics, we'll take a look at choosing a Web host – often the most important decision you'll make regarding your site: You’ve put in a lot of hard work getting an adult website together, and it’s almost time for the world to stand up ... More »

Marketing Adult: Part 2

Marketing Adult: Part 2
In this series' introduction, we looked at some of the various types of marketing strategies. Now it's time to take a look at the actual steps for implementing your target marketing strategy: Steps For Implementing The Target Marketing Strategy What you have to sell determines who buys it, and ... More »

Marketing Adult: Part 1

Marketing Adult: Part 1
When it comes to marketing our adult sites, products or services online, "It's not about Getting Traffic – It's about getting the Right Traffic." In this two part series, Jo Hawke will give us a crash course on the most effective ways to market our offerings. Enjoy! You hear it all the time: "G... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Sex Toy Manufacturers Talk Retailer, Distributor Support

The pleasure products industry, at its best, is a well-oiled machine consisting of manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Distributors make sure that products get from Point A to Point B, while retailers... More »

Pleasure Product E-commerce Experts Discuss Latest Trends

Adult mail order is a concept that has existed for many years. Phil Harvey famously operated a groundbreaking mail order business for adult products during the 1970s. But e-commerce has expanded the concept... More »

Adult Retailers Predict Consumer Trends for 2017

When adult e-commerce was exploding in popularity in the 2000s, some tech writers predicted that brick-and-mortar adult stores would be meeting their demise. But those obituaries were premature. E-commerce,... More »
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