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Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 4

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 4
As I continue to work the numbers, more and more revelations are coming to light. Now that I have a better understanding of the income and expenses of her pay site, I can offer Dawn Elizabeth a little more input on her new pricing and marketing models. In my last installment, I began asking mysel... More »

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 3

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 3
In the previous installment of this series detailing my attempts to get a handle on the revenue stream of Dawn's site, we contemplated pay site revenue models, and some of the basic numbers behind them. I left off willing to pull "around $70" out of thin air as an average member value we should be "... More »

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 2

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 2
In my previous installment, I tried to get a handle on the incoming revenue stream of Dawn's new site, but I had a feeling that I'm only at the beginning. Follow along as I contemplate pay site revenue models, and some of the basic numbers behind them; they just might apply to your own business plan... More »

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 1

Pay Site Revenue Streams: Part 1
This morning I'm contemplating various pay site revenue models, and some of the basic numbers behind them. If you're as new to the pay site game as I am, you might want to look at some of the things that I am considering, and how they might apply to your own business plan. Dawn Elizabeth is in th... More »

It's All About the Bait...

It's All About the Bait...
I've had a few conversations lately that have left me considering just how little some wannabe Webmasters know about the mechanics of profiting from the online adult entertainment industry. This article will try to set out the basics in a fanciful fish story for those who have so far found profits t... More »

Understanding Conversion Ratios

Understanding Conversion Ratios
I've discussed many aspects of sponsor programs in the past, and today I'm going to delve into one of the most mysterious: the correlation of payouts, conversion ratios, and earnings. If you don't understand this, then you better read this article now! One of the most confusing aspects of working... More »

Why I Did It: Working With Walnuts, Part 3

Why I Did It: Working With Walnuts, Part 3
In this installment of my ongoing "Why I Did It" series, I'm going to finish discussing one of my favorite new site building techniques: "Working With Walnuts" ~ a conceptual approach to the use of "includes" for fast and easy page formatting, and simple site maintenance. Check it out: The first ... More »

Why I Did It: Working With Walnuts, Part 2

Why I Did It: Working With Walnuts, Part 2
In this installment of my ongoing "Why I Did It" series, I'm going to continue discussing the use of includes, focusing on PHP and Server Side Includes (SSI) for fast and easy page formatting, and simplified site maintenance. The first part of this article laid the groundwork for today's discussion... More »

Why I Did It: Working With Walnuts, Part 1

Why I Did It: Working With Walnuts, Part 1
In this newest installment of my ongoing "Why I Did It" series, I'm going to redefine the acronym "WWW" from being short-hand for "World Wide Web" to "Working With Walnuts" ~ So what the heck am I talking about now? For some of you, it just might be the coolest thing you've read in a long time... ... More »

Be Prepared

Be Prepared
Working in the Adult Entertainment Industry can really have its ups and downs (so to speak), and sometimes the way we handle these challenges can provide valuable lessons to others. Case in point are the experiences that Jamie J shares with us today: I started out in the adult industry as a dance... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle

On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled... More »

Ad Networks: A Look at Compliance Issues

Among the major concerns of online marketers when evaluating advertising creatives are the return on investment, click-through and engagement rates, (re)targeting and opportunities for micro-tuning monetization.... More »

Ad Networks: Maximizing Precious Time and Resources

For traffic-savvy adult website operators and marketers, buying ad space and premium placement on select sites is a proven method for attracting audiences. This has traditionally involved studying a site’s... More »
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