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Facebook Commerce

Facebook Commerce
As the quest for new traffic sources heats up, some forward-looking website operators place an increasing emphasis on garnering mainstream sources of adult website visitors. While a delicate touch and creative marketing when working with these sources will maximize returns and avoid terms of servic... More »

Google Refines Its Search Engine’s Algorithm

Google Refines Its Search Engine’s Algorithm
Search giant Google recently announced substantial changes to its search engine algorithm and website ranking system in an attempt to penalize sites producing low-quality content of little value — penalties that will apply to sites representing approximately 12 percent of Google’s search... More »

Privacy in the Cloud

Privacy in the Cloud
According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), responsible for developing standards and guidelines including minimum requirements for providing adequate information security for agency operations and governmental assets, interest in cloud computing has rapidly grown due to t... More »

Members Area Integration Strategies

Members Area Integration Strategies
For adult webmasters seeking ways to implement a members area for use with WordPress based websites, a wide variety of free and premium options exist — some of which are more suitable to the task than are others. These options include everything from setting up a standard .htaccess protected ... More »

jQuery for Mobile Developers

jQuery for Mobile Developers
Mobile developers seeking to unleash the full potential of the jQuery framework are a step closer to fulfillment, with the Alpha release of jQuery Mobile (www.jquerymobile.com). According to its backers, the jQuery Mobile touch-optimized web framework for Smartphones and tablets offers a unified us... More »

Here’s Some Join Page Tips

Here’s Some Join Page Tips
For operators of adult subscription-based and other premium offer websites, building or revamping a join page that garners and increases sales is among the top priorities — but is a wearisome task that is often overlooked in the quest to simply duplicate other, unrefined efforts — for ex... More »

Conquering the Cloud

Conquering the Cloud
Cloud-based apps, products and services are becoming increasingly popular, but just what is this thing called “the cloud?” While everyone from confused consumers to marketers and technology services providers have their opinion on just what constitutes “the cloud,” perhaps t... More »

Tracing Your Content

Tracing Your Content
Watermarking digital content, such as adding your site’s URL to a photo or video clip, has long been a way to establish “ownership” and to (hopefully) drive traffic via type-ins, but these approaches are in need of an update to keep up with the times. The challenge of our evolving... More »

Slice of American Pie

Slice of American Pie
It’s scandalous As a foreign professional who was relocated to the U.S. by an American-owned company, I opened a bank account with no problem but a credit card from that same financial institution was another concern for the bank altogether. You see, no matter how conservative you are, how gr... More »

Online Billing: Be Aware of New Tax Rules

Online Billing: Be Aware of New Tax Rules
During the billing panel at the XBIZ Conference in LA earlier this month, I spoke about a new tax-reporting requirement for merchants that we all need to be aware of and prepare for in the payment community. As part of the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008, which was added to IRS Code Section 6050... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Porn ‘Public Health Crisis’ Is False, Dangerous

We are witnessing the early stages of a moral panic, the likes of which we have not seen since the Reagan Administration. As I write this, there are 27 states in the process of passing mandatory porn... More »

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »
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