Home > Features > Educational • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

Educational Features for Adult Industry Professionals

Adult Ads on the Airwaves

Adult Ads on the Airwaves
Because of its reach and cost-effectiveness, radio advertising usually is the first step up from the print medium for adult-business advertisers. But is mainstream radio truly open to adult advertising? And what can adult industry advertisers really expect from radio today? Debra Peterson, marketin... More »

Stats for Success

Stats for Success
For many website operators, the subject of stats analysis often boils down to a simple matter of asking this basic question: "How many visitors did my website receive?" But while this information is good to know for comparative purposes, it can be a useless gauge of your website's overall health. ... More »

Merchant Accounts

Merchant Accounts
In our line of work, we are constantly approached by merchants of all types asking us: "When is the time right for me to obtain my own merchant account for my websites?" While we would love to just yell out "Right now!" the answer is not that simple. Deciding to obtain your own merchant account a... More »

Password-By-Phone v. Dialer

Password-By-Phone v. Dialer
Historically, the dialer was the solution to monetize your international traffic. Whilst the dialer is dying, the underlying mechanisms on which they are based are still alive and kickin’ – pay-per-call billing. Dialers are blocked or restricted in many profitable key markets, with European m... More »

Ethnic Episodes

Ethnic Episodes
If your customers are looking for something more than just "vanilla" in terms of ethnicity, they're not alone. Adult entertainment has always been dominated by what could be called a decidedly "Caucasian persuasion." But genre-oriented consumers are showing a growing interest in ethnic diversity, as... More »

May Law Beat: 2

May Law Beat: 2
In part one we looked at Google, Perfect 10, the concept of fair use and beyond. In this conclusion, we'll examine producer's rights and explore the Perfect 10 case and the government's pursuit of Google more thoroughly. Producer's Rights Consequently, if you are a content producer, you may want... More »

May Law Beat: 1

May Law Beat: 1
Here's a poser for you: Where would you find the one company that is simultaneously at the forefront of the federal government's concerns over minors' access to adult sexual content and at the cutting edge of the adult industry's concerns over pirated content? The answer: Google. But I am not su... More »

Pure Play Media

Pure Play Media
It's Wednesday afternoon, and Pure Play Media co-founder and CEO Richard Arnold has been in Los Angeles — 3,000 miles from his family in Ontario, Canada — for a week. He makes the trip to his company's Chatsworth, Calif. offices once a month and admits that he usually feels a tinge of dread whil... More »

Maximizing Profits Online

Maximizing Profits Online
A newcomer to this market needs to consider a few basic questions when it comes to choosing the right cash register for their website. The first decision would be to determine if using a payment gateway and merchant bank account would be best or if using a third-party billing company is more appr... More »

A Comprehensive Approach

A Comprehensive Approach
Whether you're an experienced webmaster developing a new premium website or a newbie looking to start your first paysite project, there are certain considerations that must be addressed, including how to manage, present and charge surfers for access to your content. What if I told you that there... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Lubes, Lotions and Potions: Manufacturers Talk Gateway Products

Sensual body care products have strong consumer interest and plenty of appeal for customers of all types. With lubes, massage oils, creams, lotions, and sprays all bringing in significant sales, manufacturers... More »

Cam World: Top Models Often Reinvent Their Rooms

Throughout my travels this year, after meeting with many cam models and studios, I’ve observed a recurring theme among the crème de la crème — in order to stay on top, they often... More »

Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle

On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

May 04 - May 04
Prague, Czech Republic

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!