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Convert DVD Content for Web

Convert DVD Content for Web
While the future holds the promise of total convergence of media and delivery systems, most adult studios are still playing catch-up with industry leaders like Vivid, which recently added a download-to-DVD option to its website. For the stragglers, though, the future is now. They need to jump into t... More »

Autumn in China

Autumn in China
On the inside of her left ankle, Topco Sales' Autumn O'Bryan has a Chinese Kanji tattoo in red and black. The tattooist told her the symbol translates to "strength" in English. O'Bryan used a recent trip to Topco's Chinese factory to make sure she hadn't been a victim of tattoo quackery. ... More »

The Latino Explosion: 2

The Latino Explosion: 2
In part one, we looked at Brazil’s Porn Valley and the explosive growth of Latin erotica. In this conclusion, we'll look at how Latin hotties are fueling consumer's appetites and the language barrier. Hotties Fueling Appetite One of the things that has encouraged the explosion of Latin-themed ... More »

Babeland Offers Workshops

Babeland Offers Workshops
If universities awarded Ph.D. degrees in the care and feeding of erogenous zones, you'd have to refer to every staffer at Babeland as Doc. With stores in Seattle, New York and Los Angeles, plus a lively presence on the web, Babeland is a female-friendly venue for sex toys, lubricants, specialty con... More »

The Latino Explosion: 1

The Latino Explosion: 1
In recent years, the ever-increasing power of the Latino market in the U.S. has been a frequent topic in the mainstream media, and that power is illustrated by everything from the high ratings of Univision, the largest Spanish-language television network in the U.S., to the CD sales of such major La... More »

Adult Retail in Georgia

Adult Retail in Georgia
In Georgia, the state Legislature has been considering a bill that could — if it is passed and becomes law — make it considerably more expensive for video retailers to sell or rent adult titles in that Southern state. Under Georgia House Bill 1553, which was introduced earlier this year, any st... More »

Hardcore Content: 2

Hardcore Content: 2
In part one, we'll look at hardcore content, the definition of obscenity and the Miller test. In this conculsion, we'll look at Internet issues, self-censorship and beyond. Internet Issues Unlike a magazine or video, the infinite nature of works displayed on the Internet — with capabilities fo... More »

Hardcore Content: 1

Hardcore Content: 1
Hardcore content. It’s not hard to find, if you know where to look. Websites like CumFarters. com or PornJackass.com feature some of the most extreme hardcore content available online. At CockBrutality.com, the words “gaping,” “pissing” and “choking” often appear. On Khan Tusion’s... More »

Free Tools for Webmasters

Free Tools for Webmasters
Aside from content, the most important factor that will distinguish one adult site from another is the site’s design and overall feeling. If a site looks mediocre, well then, how important can it be? If a website is flashy and slick and stands out, it has a better chance of being taken seriously a... More »

Looking After Adult Talent

Looking After Adult Talent
Compare a porn star to a professional athlete. Both must possess certain physical attributes and skills. Both are employed in physically demanding jobs that require good conditioning, and at times the “players” are at risk for chronic injuries. Both can be relatively short-lived careers, and bot... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

Evil Angel Chief Adam Grayson Champions Brand Evolution

Evil Angel is hardcore. More than a quarter-century after John Stagliano revolutionized adult filmmaking with his unique brand of gonzo titles and a lucrative director-as-producer business model, CFO Adam... More »

WIA Profile: Lupe Martinez

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 »

Jose Sanz Weaves a Profitable Tapestry at FreeWebCams

Navigating the complexities of customer service in the camming industry is a varied and oftentimes chaotic task, pulling even the most seasoned professionals in a multitude of directions. Fortunately for... More »
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