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How Safe Are You?

How Safe Are You?
As a Webmistress and Model in the porn biz the thought has crossed my mind more than once, and as safe as I might feel hiding in my own house posing nude on the Internet, the truth of the matter is that there is a lot more that you reveal than just your body and sexual secrets... When I first go... More »

Creating An Adult Web Site, Part 8

Creating An Adult Web Site, Part 8
Well, back to the grind: I have my free site up and running, and with the link list and initial TGP submissions taken care, I am starting to get a nice steady stream of traffic. The Next Step Not content to sit on my newfound traffic, I've decided it's time to start really getting things rollin... More »

Branding: A Promotional Pay Off

Branding: A Promotional Pay Off
Traffic and Retention are two of the biggest factors in the Web site game, and targeted site branding through products and promotions are one of the main ways it's played. Here are a few examples of how it can be effectively done: Creativity and repetition are two of the keys to successful brandi... More »

Cutting Edge?

Cutting Edge?
I'm a sucker for all of the latest gadgets and gizmos, especially now during the Holiday Season, the appeal of flashing lights and buttons can be overwhelming. As I'm currently working on the design and structure of a hot new pay site, I'm trying to balance "coolness," functionality, and availabilit... More »

Back to Business: The Porn Industry Begins Its Recovery

Back to Business: The Porn Industry Begins Its Recovery
After a relatively subdued holiday season, the nation begins a slow recovery. There was relatively little news regarding pornography and sex-related businesses, but that will certainly change as the nation's state legislatures get back to work this month. In the Courts Larry Flynt leads the lega... More »

Net Work: Part 1

Net Work: Part 1
Well, I'm at it again; I'm about to perform a simple (for many of you) task, but something that I have never done before: connect my new laptop to another computer, and transfer some files via a shared Ethernet connection. If you've always wanted to try this, but were not sure how it was done, here'... More »

WebRing Update

WebRing Update
Last week I wrote an article here about my recently renewed interest in the WebRing traffic sharing system. Since then I have received an email about their separation from Yahoo! and their growth plans for the future. If you could use some more high-quality targeted traffic, then you'll want to read... More »

Creating An Adult Web Site, Part 7

Creating An Adult Web Site, Part 7
I decided to take a break from my current series of articles, and cover some very basic ground. Most of you will find this information common sense, and perhaps boring, but hopefully someone will benefit from at least a little of it. Optimize The average surfer allows 8 seconds for a page to loa... More »

DivX: An Introduction

DivX: An Introduction
While searching for information on the best techniques and technologies for delivering high quality video over typical "dial-up" or broadband connection speeds, one name kept coming up: DivX. For those who have never used this new media format, here's an introduction… The problem was simple: I ... More »

Tales From The Crypt

Tales From The Crypt
As development of The Smut Factory continues to chug along, I've begun dusting off my old, abandoned, auto-piloted AVS sites – some of my very first adult Web sites from waaay back, and seeing if they can't be resurrected for more profitable uses: I thought that this article might be a grea... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

Q&A: Holiday Products Founder Moe Levy Reflects on Decades of Career Accomplishments

Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., as an only child, Moe Levy learned to become business savvy at an early age from his parents. Even more importantly, Levy says his parents instilled in him their people-oriented... More »

AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe Has Eyes Set on Growth

The AWSummit has quickly made its mark and has become a top draw for chat hosts, studios and cam sites from all over the world. Founded by CEO Alexandru Gheorghe just two years ago, the cam-centric AW... More »

WIA Profile: Elle Sonson

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »
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