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The Foreign Profit Potential

The Foreign Profit Potential
There is money in foreign markets, but how do you get it? Can a studio simply ship a few hundred DVDs to Europe and wait for the money to roll in? If it were that simple you'd be standing in line at the bank with a deposit slip and a handful of checks. If there is one thing that everyone agrees o... More »

A Broader View

A Broader View
If you’re trying to make a living in online adult entertainment, or for that matter, in any facet of adult entertainment, you’ve probably noticed that times are tougher for a lot of folks — and the situation for some operators will likely get worse. Innovative operators focused on being s... More »

The Best Check to Cash is Yours

The Best Check to Cash is Yours
Branching out on my own — the thought was exhilarating and terrifying at the same time. It was an idea that I’d wavered upon, back and forth, for quite a while. I had only seriously begun to consider it this year, but it had been lingering in the back of my mind for many years. Though I had... More »

A New Hope for Tolerance

A New Hope for Tolerance
The adult entertainment industry has great reason to celebrate this holiday season and the reason why can be summed up in three words: President Barack Obama. Adult entertainment businesses traditionally encounter substantial governmental hostility under conservative Republican regimes. This has pa... More »

Hybrid Web Design: One Size Fits All

Hybrid Web Design: One Size Fits All
For web designers trying to create virtual properties that are all things to all people, an area of increasing challenge is to serve the needs of users that access these properties by using all manners of devices; from traditional home and laptop computers to TV set-top boxes and other so-called “... More »

The Sheer Madness of Andre

The Sheer Madness of Andre
An Internet Adult Film Database “personal bio” page lists about a dozen personal attributes such as birthday, ethnicity and hair color. On Andre Madness’ page, they all read: “No data.” And there’s no picture. Madness may not even know about this. His under-the-radar status, which i... More »

Same Traffic = More Joins

Same Traffic = More Joins
One thing I've always found interesting about the machinations of the online adult industry is all the driven individuals seeking more and more traffic...I guess as long as traffic was plentiful this made sense in terms of limited outlay of time and expense for the swiftest, best ROI. This is less a... More »

Lighting for Amateurs: LED's Lead the Way

Lighting for Amateurs: LED's Lead the Way
Among the hardest things about being in front of the camera is trying to deal with the distracting glare of the bright lights typically needed to get a good video image while pretending to be comfortable performing under the immense heat the lights give off. Fortunately, there is a not-so-new te... More »

Future of Sex Arrives

Future of Sex Arrives
The future promised us flying cars, jet packs and videophones. We’re waiting for those futuristic items, but Charlotte, N.C.-based AEBN, the VOD giant, has created an intimate and oft-requested bit of future fetish: the Real Touch, the first mass-marketed teledildonic device. Real Touch does not a... More »

The Ning.com Controversy

The Ning.com Controversy
Recently the free social networking website provider Ning.com announced its decision to discontinue hosting adult social networks. This decision has brought to light the reasons why "free adult content" doesn't pay and never will. Along with greatly reduced ad rates for adult networks come the... More »

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