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Look Into the Mirror

Look Into the Mirror
Editor’s Note: In early November 2013, Manwin rebranded and changed its corporate name to MindGeek. For more information see the XBIZ News release here. So rumor has it that Fabian Thylmann, the rotund and boyish face of the Corporate Porn Borg now known as Manwin for the last several years, ... More »

Online Billing: The ACH Option

Online Billing: The ACH Option
Have you ever stood at a checkout line, swiped your card of choice and then were told that it failed? When that happens, what is your next move? Many of us will swipe the card again thinking that the result was a fluke the first time but the next time it will be fine. Then when that attempt inevitab... More »

Online Transaction Truths: Steady Navigation

Online Transaction Truths: Steady Navigation
The online world has grown up. Gone are the days of consumers not trusting technology or being hesitant to buy products and services through the Internet. Indeed, Amazon, iTunes, smartphones and global shrinking have created an environment where online buyers are more than willing to virtually trave... More »

Pleasure Products: Not Toying Around

Pleasure Products: Not Toying Around
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, like many other industry sectors sellers of high-end sex toys are taking stock and tracking recent trends, seeking to make optimal use of their shelf space, both literal and virtual. To help guide purchasing agents, retailers and product promoters alike, ... More »

Paysite Power: Looking Legit

Paysite Power: Looking Legit
One of the statements I hear most often from site owners has to do with the cost of design and usually goes something like this: “I’m building (or rebuilding) a site but don’t have $__ to spend on a fancy design.” My response is always something like, “nor is that need... More »

Dating Trends: Online Traffic Relationships

Dating Trends: Online Traffic Relationships
Ten years ago, content was the primary means of monetization for the majority of adult businesses. Today, paid content is still a money maker, but free content is well into the throws of its reign, leaving content owners searching for new methods of monetization. To effectively monetize those free c... More »

Dev Depot: Sidr, Mobile Friendly Side Menus

Dev Depot: Sidr, Mobile Friendly Side Menus
As the mobile Internet gains in popularity, screen sizes are shrinking, just as feature sets are growing. This induces a whole new set of issues for web designers seeking to fit links to all of the relevant products and services, without cluttering content or limiting the space available to display ... More »

Going for the Gold: High-end Products Take Center Stage

Going for the Gold: High-end Products Take Center Stage
In an increasingly popular recurring sketch on “Saturday Night Live,” comedians Vanessa Bayer and Cecily Strong play former porn stars desperately trying to sell viewers high-end products in their homemade (and hysterically half-baked) infomercials. Whether championing brands like Mo&eum... More »

How Global Internet Growth Impacts Your Billing Strategy

How Global Internet Growth Impacts Your Billing Strategy
You may be shocked to discover that 34 percent of the entire global population is already connected to the Internet. In real numbers that’s a staggering 2.4 billion people! Perhaps the greater surprise comes from the distribution of those 2.4 billion connected individuals. According to data fr... More »

The Condom Link

The Condom Link
Lots of our clients produce gay content. For some it’s a small part of an otherwise straight enterprise, but for others, it’s their main focus and has been for years. Living and working in adult in Los Angeles, I’ve been following Measure B with particular interest because, as anyo... More »

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