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Advertising Online Escorts: 2

Advertising Online Escorts: 2
Continuing from Part 1, this article will briefly analyze some of the interesting and occasionally complex legal issues for the aspiring online escort agency Webmaster: Commercial Speech & the 1st Amendment Did you ever wonder how High Times® magazine can get away with talking about the cultiva... More »

Advertising Online Escorts: 1

Advertising Online Escorts: 1
Online escort directories have proliferated in recent times. Although many of the legal issues pertaining to operation of an adult Website are equally applicable to online escort venues, such as §2257 compliance, copyright, etc., a host of unique legal concerns are generated by this particular busi... More »

Search Engines and RSS Feeds

Search Engines and RSS Feeds
Starting from 10,000 computers at Google, the Googlebot wanders around the Internet, blindly indexing whatever it finds. The level of interaction between the crawled Website and the bot is so limited that it's highly improbable that you can get across to search engine users the exact message you wa... More »

Fighting the Fight

Fighting the Fight
After seven months of trying to bring attention to patent abuse cases like Acacia, in searching for prior art to help invalidate Acacia's DMT patent, and chatting with so many webmasters about this issue, FightThePatent.com and I are calling it quits for my full time involvement. The website will co... More »

The Google Dance

The Google Dance
Monitoring the Google Dance is a useful means of determining the effectiveness of changes you’ve made, and of indicating the need for changes, in your site’s pages. Here’s a basic guide to understanding the dance and how you can monitor its progress: What Is The Google Dance? Approximately... More »

Janet's Nipple

Janet's Nipple
Well, it’s begun: a mainstream American backlash against porn and the permissiveness that enables it. While few cultural shifts are immediate (the patriotic surge after 9-11 being an example to the contrary), the furor over Janet and Justin’s racy duet during the Super Bowl’s half-time show is... More »

8 Simple Rules For Web Writing

8 Simple Rules For Web Writing
Writing for the Web is different than writing for print, mainly because people read differently on the Web: they scan text looking to pick out information rather than reading your article or text word-for-word. Here are eight simple guidelines for making your online text content “scannable” – ... More »

The Terrible Twins

The Terrible Twins
What's currently driving the Internet revolution? New hardware or software? Population pressure on the conventional job sector? The merging of communications technology? The smartest minds in the world? While all of these are certainly factors, I'll say that in addition to the above, there are two i... More »

Improving Inbound Links

Improving Inbound Links
Link text (the text that is clicked on when clicking on a link) is singly the most important factor when Google determines the rankings for any given search term. This article isn't about that aspect of inbound links, although it briefly touches on it. Rather, this article discusses inbound links fo... More »

In Advance – Or Not?

In Advance – Or Not?
The issue of pre-payment for content or services in the adult business has been nothing if not controversial. Some demand it, others take half up front, while still others don’t want payment until they have delivered the content. Let’s take a look at the three sides of this issue... The “... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Retailers Talk BDSM Shopping Trends

These days, BDSM is so mainstream that it is being depicted in everything from beer commercials to telenovelas. Floggers, paddles, ball gags and handcuffs were once considered the bad boys of adult retail;... More »

Specialty Manufacturers Talk Popularity of Handcrafted BDSM Gear

The proverbial cat is out of the bag for fetishes — and the dog, and the dragon, and a whole other slew of kink accessories that put blindfolds and handcuffs to shame. “Fifty Shades”... More »

Mainstreaming of BDSM Broadens Category, Consumer Reach

It’s been just more than 30 years since Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke lit the silver screen on fire in “9 ½ Weeks” with the film’s underlying themes of BDSM. And more than... More »
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