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Country Snapshot: Poland

Country Snapshot: Poland
When Poland first joint the European Union in 2004, many workers there left to work in other EU countries — particularly the UK — because of high unemployment; which was the second-highest Europe at that time. However, with the advent of the credit-crunch overseas and rapid growth of the sala... More »

Adobe Media Player

Adobe Media Player
First unveiled at the Web 2.0 Expo in 2007, Adobe Media Player (AMP) is now out of beta testing and poised to compete with Joost, Hulu and other video players seeking to tap into the exploding online video market. Built on the cross-operating system runtime Adobe AIR, AMP is hybrid application th... More »

Online Piracy and the March of Technology

Online Piracy and the March of Technology
It's no secret to anyone operating in the online adult entertainment industry that we're a technology-driven community, and the impact that technology has on our operations extends well beyond the hardware and software that power our enterprises. It is a factor that affects our business plans as wel... More »

Online Role Playing

Online Role Playing
As of January, massive multi-player online role-playing game World of Warcraft (WoW) surpassed 10 million paying participants, according to online gaming blog Gamasutra.com. And for adult director/producer Dez, who is also an online gaming enthusiast, a high percentage of those over-18 gamers are... More »

Incapaz de Tener Acceso a Ganancias Mundialmente?

Incapaz de Tener Acceso a Ganancias Mundialmente?
Porque debe usted de traducir sus sitios ahora? Recientemente hable con Omar Rodríguez, el Vice-Presidente de Revshare Hosting, y también co-fundador y Presidente de Globally Translated, LLC, una de las compañías de traducción de multi-lenguajes que se especializa... More »

Analyze Your Work Habits!

Analyze Your Work Habits!
Good Work Habits Away from the Office Know Yourself (and Your Work Habits). This philosophic tenet is particularly important to being disciplined away from an office environment. Consider what makes you more productive: being proactive well in advance or sweating things out under a tight dea... More »

The Asian Invasion

The Asian Invasion
On March 31, 1854, Commodore Matthew Perry negotiated the first treaty between Japan and the United States. Within 90 years, Japan had industrialized sufficiently to win the Russo-Japanese War, invade mainland China, march through the Far East and then, in 1941, bomb Pearl Harbor. Then World War II ... More »

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots
This month's Trend Watch will examine the increasing use of advanced analytics tools to develop a more robust understanding of the factors influencing adult business operations. While a mainstay of the mainstream business world, such in-depth analysis within the adult industry has been typically... More »

Country Snapshot: Belgium

Country Snapshot: Belgium
I guess the catalyst for this particular country snapshot was a rather unflattering thread that was recently posted on GFY entitled: What the hell is the point of Belgium? As I write, the thread itself has drawn no conclusions, but instead had several references to chocolate, beer, waffles and Je... More »

Competing With Mainstream

Competing With Mainstream
Adult products have graced the shelves of big-name mainstream stores such as Macy's for years — in disguise. Often labeled "massagers," vibrators and other sex toys have been an open secret for years in the nonadult marketplace. Not anymore. A few years ago, Internet e-tailers realized there... More »

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