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18 USC 2257 Compliance

18 USC 2257 Compliance
In an era where everyone in the industry seems to agree that we are increasingly coming "under the gun," it is amazing that so many adult Webmasters remain seemingly oblivious, ignorant and uncaring of the consequences of not complying with federal record keeping requirements. While the Departme... More »

Which Show to Attend?

Which Show to Attend?
It seems that with the coming of warm weather, the adult webmaster convention season grows into full bloom. There are a great many shows to attend, and each has its various draws. But if you’re trying to decide upon which one to attend, look at each venue and compare it with what you’re tryi... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 9: Pro Design

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 9: Pro Design
Perhaps you don’t feel comfortable diving into design work, or maybe you just don’t have the time. Either way, if you’ve decided to hire a professional designer, you’d better make sure they’re looking out (at least partially) for your interests. Good communication throughout and a few si... More »

Supreme Court Denies COPA

Supreme Court Denies COPA
The United States Supreme Court today decided one of the last controversial cases left this term: Ashcroft v. ACLU, Case # 03-218, involving the issue of online age verification. In a stunning victory for Free Speech advocates, the High Court, in a 5/4 decision, upheld the preliminary injunction ag... More »

Legal Update: June, 2004: 2

Legal Update: June, 2004: 2
In the conclusion of this month's Adult Industry Update, noted first amendment attorney Larry Walters takes a look at civil liberties, Internet wiretapping, video voyeurism, and other important issues facing adult Webmasters today... Trading Rights for Security After the 9-11 terrorist attacks,... More »

Legal Update: June, 2004: 1

Legal Update: June, 2004: 1
In the first installment of this month's Adult Industry Update, noted first amendment attorney Larry Walters takes a look at news from the Department of Justice, the regulation of content production in California, the latest obscenity prosecutions, and other important issues facing adult Webmasters ... More »

Creative Conundrums

Creative Conundrums
Tired of having the same old look and feel to your projects? Facing creative hurdles that you're unable or unwilling to overcome? Maybe you just can't think clearly about what you need to do next. Perhaps you need a new way of looking at things... Currently, I'm about an hour away from my publish... More »

It's Not All Fun and Games

It's Not All Fun and Games
It seems as though every day someone comes into this wonderful world of online pornography with the idea that it's incredibly easy to make fabulous money with very little effort. I'm sorry to say that it isn't as easy as you might think. Making money in any business, including the adult industry... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 8: Design

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 8: Design
The design of a site is a Webmaster's first opportunity to make an impression, for better or for worse. As with all of the areas we've previously outlined, striking a balance between looks, layout, speed of loading, and ease of use is critical to ensuring your first impression is the right one. In... More »

Productivity: Profitable Laziness

Productivity: Profitable Laziness
We are all looking for ways to make money. We have plans, dreams, hopes and yearnings. I don’t know about you, but my little dream is to make enough cash to lie back on a tropical beach while watching hula girls and drinking fruity boozers with pink umbrellas. But in order to have my simple little... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Adult Distributors Reveal Strategies for Success in 2017

It’s time for a look at the future: distributors are gearing up for the New Year with predictions for new product categories, the new “Fifty Shades” film release, and both vendor and... More »

Visa Cracks Down on ‘Shell’ Billing Firms

There was a time not so long ago when website operators created billing companies in favorable jurisdictions, whose sole purpose was to bill customers for services provided by the operator and remit the... More »

Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017

With the New Year barreling down upon us, retailers already are anticipating product categories to grow, and what both vendors and consumers can expect in the coming year. Promotions for 2017 and the release... More »
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