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Increasing Surfer Retention

Increasing Surfer Retention
It's no secret that one of the main reasons many amateur websites retain members far longer than typical mainstream adult websites is because they tend to focus on providing a highly personalized, interactive experience for their members. From personal emails to text messages, live cams, chat or mem... More »

Traffic Boosting via RSS

Traffic Boosting via RSS
For many, the thought of website content syndication is more naturally associated with mainstream e-commerce than with online adult entertainment. This perception may be in for a change as an increasing number of adult websites are deploying news feeds as a multifaceted marketing tool. Since the ... More »

Great American Porn Script

Great American Porn Script
Over the years, many people have asked me how to write a script that will grab an adult film producer's attention. These people come from all walks of life and are driven by a need to contribute creatively to the social soup. And to meet Jesse Jane. Regardless of motive, I offer the following advice... More »

Working the Asian Market: 2

Working the Asian Market: 2
In part one, we looked at cultural differences and the Asian market. In this conclusion, we'll look at legal problems over shooting in Asia as well as the issue of age verification: Adult Producers Jailed "In Japan," Goldfisher says, "a couple of people have been jailed for very long periods of ... More »

Police Raid Survival Guide

Police Raid Survival Guide
You're the owner or manager of a retail adult entertainment outlet, and your worst nightmare just began. A police SWAT team pours into your store from three directions. Lots of shouting. TV cameras recording it all. Search warrants. Barking drug dogs. Shocked customers. That awful feeling you won't ... More »

Working the Asian Market: 1

Working the Asian Market: 1
Any casual look into recent adult entertainment sales figures will show that there's a hefty market for Asian models. This has been a lure for many companies to produce movies in Asia, but some of them have learned a hard lesson. The nectar of that blossom covers some sharp thorns. In the past... More »

Toxic Novelties

Toxic Novelties
As consumers are becoming better informed and more discriminating about the health implications of what they eat, aficionados of sex-enhancing toys are discovering that there are products they may not want to insert into their or their partners' nether regions. Recent research has highlighted the p... More »

Put An End to Chargebacks

Put An End to Chargebacks
The global network of millions of interconnected computers is the growing heart of the Internet – and the phone lines needed to connect them are its blood. By definition, practically everyone who has access to the web has access to a phone or cell – which is why if you are not offering phone ... More »

The Great Condom Debate

The Great Condom Debate
The debate over condoms often boils down to a numbers game. Players are willing to wager health concerns and the potential for infection against the demand for marketable content that feeds consumers' condom-less fantasies. Male performer Dino Bravo looks at it like this: "Say we did 800 movie... More »

SEO: Beyond the Basics

SEO: Beyond the Basics
One of the most important aspects of SEO is to stay on top of current trends and keep up with what surfers are searching for on an ongoing basis. Whether it's a new celebrity scandal, political mayhem or a hot new movie hitting the big screen, being able to forecast new trends can translate into a... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Visa Cracks Down on ‘Shell’ Billing Firms

There was a time not so long ago when website operators created billing companies in favorable jurisdictions, whose sole purpose was to bill customers for services provided by the operator and remit the... More »

Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017

With the New Year barreling down upon us, retailers already are anticipating product categories to grow, and what both vendors and consumers can expect in the coming year. Promotions for 2017 and the release... More »

Sex Toy Manufacturers Offer Predictions for 2017

In 2016, it was evident that the pleasure products sector of the adult industry was thriving when Forbes Magazine quoted CalExotics President Susan Colvin as saying that it now “stands as a $15 billion... More »
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