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Incorporating in Nevada

Incorporating in Nevada
Five years ago, Las Vegas resident John Vanhara was your average Czech expatriate looking to make money on the Internet. Then came the bursting of the dotcom bubble, 9/11 and the subsequent dramatic reshuffling of business plans. "When the Nasdaq went down, I was just thinking, what else can I do... More »

Sex, Lies and Videogames: 2

Sex, Lies and Videogames: 2
In part one, we looked at how "censorship is the bastard child of technology." In this conclusion, we'll take a look at what the future holds: What Does the Future Hold? The losses in court have not dissuaded censorship advocates from encouraging lawmakers to keep trying to pass these laws. For... More »

Sex, Lies and Videogames: 1

Sex, Lies and Videogames: 1
It has been said, "Censorship is the bastard child of technology." Technological advances in video gaming software have created a rapid evolution from 1970's arcade game technology to today's role playing games, featuring an almost life-like level of realism, which mirrors the natural world in all ... More »

VOD Hits its Stride

VOD Hits its Stride
Video-on-demand has finally emerged in the mainstream market — years behind its implementation in the adult industry. VOD has been around since the 1990s, when a small number of adult companies began branching out into unknown territory with new technology and a new game plan for delivering adult ... More »

Premium Rate Billing

Premium Rate Billing
The abbreviation IPRS stands for “International Premium Rate Services” – a technology born in Hong Kong way back in 1994 when a small group of entrepreneurial Brits approached the then incumbent Hong Kong Telecom with a simple but brilliant idea: If they sent the phone company (telephony) traf... More »

Tough Porn Bill Surfaces

Tough Porn Bill Surfaces
If a Utah Congressman has his way, the federal courts would no longer be able to determine whether state anti-pornography laws violate the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. On June 6, U.S. Rep. Chris Cannon, R-Utah, proposed a new bill, HR 5528, titled the Pornography Jurisdiction Limitatio... More »

Video to Go

Video to Go
AVI, MPEG, WMV, Real — experienced adult webmasters, content producers and other online publishers already are familiar with the alphabet soup of established video format acronyms as well as the technical benefits and drawbacks of each. Video formats are continually evolving to maintain pace wi... More »

The Competitive Edge: 2

The Competitive Edge: 2
In part one, we looked at mainstream entertainment and the benefits of offering more choices and value. In this conclusion, we'll look at targeting customers and using technology: In the end, it is the end users' experience that keeps them interested and not just content. Good content is critical... More »

The Competitive Edge: 1

The Competitive Edge: 1
I recently attended a mainstream entertainment industry conference held in Los Angeles that focused on new methods of reaching target audiences within the digital world. Obviously, the Internet and the technologies associated with IP deployment were the hot topics, as these technologies are finally... More »

The Last 5 Percent

The Last 5 Percent
In our last two articles of this seven-part series we touched on how A-I ("artificial intelligence")-like programs can reduce your cost and massively increase your profit margin by creating the illusion that a real human is reacting with your webcam clients. Part two, “When Seeing is Believing,”... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

Paysite Meetup: Catching Lightning in a Bottle

We just completed the first XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup in Prague. We caught lightning in a bottle. I first heard that expression from a friend who works in TV. He started in TV in the 1960s selling advertising,... More »

Why a Traffic Network Killed a Popular Offering

Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast. If a man habituated to a narrow circle of cares and pleasures, out of which he seldom travels, step beyond it, though for never so brief a space, his departure... More »

Luring Cam Users With the Right Ad Format

The live cam marketplace is highly competitive filled with big-, medium- and small-sized players. So how do you stand out from the crowd to attract new users or persuade users to come back and spend their... More »
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