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Micro-Payments May Swing Into Action

Micro-Payments May Swing Into Action
As technology and content continue to evolve in the adult entertainment industry, so does adult billing. And in 2014, mobile growth, micro-payments and online security measures are among the adult billing trends to watch out for. Harmik Gharapetian, vice president of sales and marketing for Epoch, ... More »

Subscription Paysites: Doomed or Doable?

Subscription Paysites: Doomed or Doable?
As widespread revenue declines have gripped the adult Internet’s paysite sector over the last several years, the future viability of the adult subscription site business model has come into question. Many once-thriving affiliate programs have either folded up their tent or have been snatched u... More »

Q&A With BaDoink CEO Todd Glider

Q&A With BaDoink CEO Todd Glider
Todd Glider, the chief executive of BaDoink, is anticipating a relatively busy 2014. Glider, who has built a modestly sized company into a multimillion-dollar operation since tapped for the position three years ago, has a number of projects underway, and the company, known for unique marketing techn... More »

Business and ‘the Blonde’

Business and ‘the Blonde’
Every entrepreneur knows that the line between business and personal is often blurred. If you don’t know that, you will. Most people would attempt to keep business and personal separate, but who we are in business is also who we are as people. Who we are as people has a lot to do with who we p... More »

Growth, Expansion and Renewal With Four Top Retailers

Growth, Expansion and Renewal With Four Top Retailers
With a new year upon us — and the possibilities and challenges that come with it — it’s always instructive to hear what leading companies and key brands have up their sleeve for the initial weeks and months of the year. Is expansion and aggressive marketing in the cards for the fir... More »

Paysite Power: Refinining the Biz

Paysite Power: Refinining the Biz
With every new year we kick off, the big question always is, “What will be the next big thing?” The start of a new year signifies different things for people. For some it’s an opportunity to start fresh, for others it’s simply about carrying on where things left off. But for ... More »

Dev Depot: HTML5 Shiv, Backwards Compatibility

Dev Depot: HTML5 Shiv, Backwards Compatibility
Of all the current coding technologies holding the most promise for the future, HTML5 leads the way — but despite its potential, many developers shy away from upgrading their infrastructure to HTML5 — often using the excuse of incompatibility with older browsers to cover for an unwilling... More »

SEO: Linking Up in 2014

SEO: Linking Up in 2014
Last year, saw a wave of major Google algorithm changes that all changed the way adult sites have to approach search engine marketing. Since the early days of our industry we have relied on a standard set of methods to rank our sites for popular keywords, specifically buying and trading links. These... More »

Pleasure Products: The Year Ahead

Pleasure Products: The Year Ahead
The new year is always a time for celebration, but California Exotic Novelties has a little extra reason to party in 2014 as it marks its 20th anniversary. What better way to get started than with a new line from a reality television veteran, a venture leaked on TMZ? Coco — a.k.a. Mrs. Ice-T,... More »

Hosting Talk: Fast and Furious

Hosting Talk: Fast and Furious
In the early days of the Internet, it wasn’t uncommon to wait 30-40 seconds to download even relatively simple pages – slow loading was one of the defining characteristics of the web in its early days. The kind of content-rich websites that we now take for granted were but a glimmer in o... More »

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