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Exec Seat: Sportsheets President Julie Stewart

Exec Seat: Sportsheets President Julie Stewart
After 16 years with the award-winning manufacturer Sportsheets International, Julie Stewart was announced as company president last summer. Today, Stewart works closely with Sportsheets’ top executives and customers, and oversees the company’s sales and marketing, finances and human reso... More »

Exec Seat: Q&A With Steve Bryson

Exec Seat: Q&A With Steve Bryson
Steve Bryson knows processing, that’s for sure. He’s been in the business of transacting online payments for more than two decades, and he puts pride in offering anything and everything that might help his clients at OrbitalPay. XBIZ World recently chatted with Bryson about his business... More »

A .XXX Reversal?

A .XXX Reversal?
In a move that made headlines this year, ICM Registry slashed the wholesale cost of .XXX domain names for a limited time, because of a legal settlement with adult entertainment powerhouse Manwin, fueling an upsurge in adoption of the controversial top-level domain. While the discounted price was a p... More »

Hedonism’s Helm

Hedonism’s Helm
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of the word “hedonism” is “the doctrine that pleasure or happiness is the sole or chief good in life; a way of life based on, or suggesting the principles of hedonism,” but many people know of it as the all-inclusive... More »

Focus on Fantasy

Focus on Fantasy
The entertainment industry, adult or otherwise, is built upon a world of make believe, where what’s known as “the suspension of disbelief” brings audiences out of reality and into the realm of fantasy. This desire to live one’s dreams can be found across a variety of venues,... More »

A Better Mousetrap

A Better Mousetrap
Data, Analytics, Cross Platform Validations, Mobile. These disparate areas are all converging in the effort to thwart fraudsters and the transactions which they initiate. It wasn’t that long ago that banks were completely segmented in their operations, management and platforms that were respo... More »

Don’t Fall Down: Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t Fall Down: Mistakes to Avoid
This article originates out of a presentation I gave at the Phoenix Forum legal panel on Friday afternoon, April 5, 2013. It’s a pretty significant honor to join that distinguished panel. Each of the panelists earned his place at that table, each in a different way, reached by different paths... More »

DONG & FLESH: Two Words in the Biz I Could Do Without

DONG & FLESH: Two Words in the Biz I Could Do Without
You know, I’ve been in this industry over 20 years having owned Grand Opening! and before that, starting out as a sex toy aficionado ever since I was old enough to walk into a porn store. In those decades, I’ve seen so many changes and have been excited by all of them. The relatively rec... More »

Exec Seat: Joanne Cachapero, FSC’s Utility Player

Exec Seat: Joanne Cachapero, FSC’s Utility Player
While Joanne Cachapero’s business card states that she is the Free Speech Coalition’s membership director, as one of the FSC’s three full-time staff members, Cachapero is called upon to wear many hats: membership director, marketer, publicist, trade show representative, blogger, pr... More »

Secrets of the Paysite Joins

Secrets of the Paysite Joins
Would you join your own web site? Why? Once you can answer this you’ll have the information you need to start identifying ways to improve your site so it sells and retains members better than ever before. You may have heard the expression “the devil is in the details” or “G... More »

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