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You Really Need a Firewall

You Really Need a Firewall
Without firewalls the Internet age would already be over. With the nature of TCP-IP and HTTP, any user on the Internet can access any valid computer on the Internet. As we know, every website and every computer communicating with the Internet is assigned either a temporary or permanent IP address. T... More »

Trademark Basics: 2

Trademark Basics: 2
In part one, we looked at the primary purpose of a trademark, along with some common examples. In this conclusion, we'll look at the benefits of trademarks and how to register them: Benefits of Trademarks There are a number of important benefits to registering your mark with the federal governme... More »

Trademark Basics: 1

Trademark Basics: 1
Many adult entertainment entrepreneurs are unaware of the value and importance of creating and protecting trademarks and service marks to identify the products and services that they sell. Trademarks are a form of intellectual property that provide a trademark owner with a limited monopoly in the u... More »

Many Flavors of Amateur: 2

Many Flavors of Amateur: 2
In part one we looked at Homegrown Video and the evolution of the amateur market. In today's conclusion, we'll examine Karups, FTV Cash and finding loyal customers. Karups is another name that has become synonymous with amateur content. The nine-person company is owned by two brothers that starte... More »

Many Flavors of Amateur: 1

Many Flavors of Amateur: 1
Aspiring armchair directors and tech-savvy people with an eye for adult entertainment have never had it so good. It's easy to see why, what with low-cost cameras and the ease with which you can distribute content on the Internet. There is a big difference, though, between producing amateur content a... More »

Alito and the Supremes

Alito and the Supremes
With the Jan. 31 confirmation of Justice Samuel Alito, many, including those in the adult industry, are speculating on his effect on the Supreme Court and particularly his effect on freedom of speech issues. At first glance, many might see the conservative Alito as a threat to adult content on the ... More »

Adult Video Soundtracks

Adult Video Soundtracks
There was a time when adult music soundtracks were only good for a few laughs. Characterized by schlocky electric keyboard ditties and wakka-chikka-wakka-chikka guitar riffs, most porn music was, well, a joke. But those days may be gone because a new trend is growing in adult entertainment. Direc... More »

Improving Site Performance

Improving Site Performance
Editor's note: the following basic tips will help you to speed up the operation and display of your website. By making the user experience as fast and straight-forward as possible, you will increase visitor satisfaction and sales. Images, Graphics and Flash Animation Many sites have images or gr... More »

It's All About Trust

It's All About Trust
For many operators of adult e-commerce websites, "porn" is the name of the game. These operators couldn't be more mistaken, however. The reality is that if you expect today's scam-weary consumer to whip out a credit card, then "trust" needs to be the name of the game. But how can this consumer trust... More »

Blogging for Solo Girls

Blogging for Solo Girls
It will come as no surprise to anyone watching the online adult entertainment scene that web logs, or "blogs," are one of the hottest crazes today — and for good reason. Blogs not only allow for a high level of interactivity with your website's visitors, they also are great sources of quality traf... 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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