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Domain Auctions

Domain Auctions
Last January at the Internext Conference, the adult entertainment business tested the waters with its first-ever live domain auction. It was a home run. The auction produced more than $2 million in domain sales. GMail sold for $520,000. Interracial Sex sold for $150,000. BDSM.com sold for $295,000. ... More »

Developing Traffic Sources

Developing Traffic Sources
Without the benefit of quality traffic, webmasters would find monetizing their sites to be an impossible task. Finding sources of traffic can be an art, and like anything worthwhile, it takes time to learn and sometimes a career to master. While almost any webmaster can arrange for a few sources ... More »

SEO Simplified

SEO Simplified
There are many companies and experts that webmasters can hire to tweak their websites and increase their Google page ranks. However, some hires will garner results while others will merely empty wallets. Approach the idea of search engine optimization (SEO) through the eyes of a site user followi... More »

Straight to the Bank

Straight to the Bank
OK, it's actually the brave "Old World" of Europe that has embraced e-commerce the past several years and offers excellent options on individual merchant accounts for e-commerce sites. It's no surprise what's happening on the continent. Europe has always been a leader in technology in general and te... More »

India: the Sleeping Giant

India: the Sleeping Giant
India is the world’s second most populated country, with some 1.1 billion inhabitants. With the world's 4th largest economy in purchasing power, India has made rapid economic progress in the last decade, and is widely acknowledged by economists to become a major player on the world stage as t... More »

Adult's New Math

Adult's New Math
Who says politics and money are not important to all aspects of the adult entertainment industry? Anyone who does not believe that such plays little to no impact on this industry is living in a fairytale world. The November election show just how important politics are for the growth of every aspect... More »

Selling Tangibles

Selling Tangibles
Many webmasters make a lucrative living selling memberships, driving traffic to their own pay sites as well as affiliate sites. As the adult Internet has matured, paysite operators are continuously looking to increase their bottom line using upsells, cross sells, member retention and other methods. ... More »

Country Snapshot: Russia

Country Snapshot: Russia
Nearly twice the size of Canada, Russia is the world's largest country, extending over a vast expanse of Asia and Europe. It has the world's eighth-largest population, with some 142m inhabitants. Furthermore, Russian speakers also live in the neighboring countries that were once part of the USSR,... More »

A Pound of Flesh

A Pound of Flesh
2007 will bring some prosecution efforts against the adult industry but fewer than expected when George W. Bush was re-elected in 2004. Several years ago, word began to leak out of a concerted effort to re-ignite obscenity prosecutions against the adult industry by the Justice Department. The ... More »

Billing Outlook 2007

Billing Outlook 2007
Positive cash flow — it's the lifeblood of every commercial enterprise; and the operations of online adult entrepreneurs are no exception. The foundation of your company's cash flow is dependent on your ability to implement a robust and reliable way of processing sales transactions — one of the ... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Sex Toy Storage Creators Discuss Growing Consumer Demand for Hygienic Options

Growing up, you probably had a few toys. When playtime came to an end, you were probably asked to put them away. Now, you are a grown up, and you probably have some toys of a different variety. But where... More »

Uncovering the Newest Trends in Alternative Billing

For adult merchants, especially adult website operators, the notion of “alternative billing” hasn’t really evolved from its Ameri-centric “anything but MasterCard or Visa”... More »

Sexual Enhancement Market Sees Growth From Couples-Friendly Approach

From cock rings and penis pumps to creams, gels and sprays, male sexual enhancement products have long been a fixture in the pleasure products/sex toys sector. But the marketing of those products has evolved... More »
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