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Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 17: PPC

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 17: PPC
Last week’s installment strove to hammer home the advantages of hiring a professional to perform SEO work on your websites. The following piece outlines the PPC process and the role experts play in its success. The main contrast in the pricing for an expert’s time between SEO and PPC is that S... More »

What's A Real Job?

What's A Real Job?
Anyone who works in the adult industry has heard these words, either spoken to them, about them, or about someone else in the industry: "When are you going to get a real job?" Most people don't consider working at home to be a "real" job. Why is that? People who work outside the home, wheth... More »

iBill: A Case Study

iBill: A Case Study
For almost a decade, Internet Billing Company (iBill) has been a leader in the online transactions processing business, focusing on protecting its customers from the dangers of online credit fraud. Recently, iBill enhanced this protection. Here's how: The Situation While purchases over the Inter... More »

Surviving The Storm

Surviving The Storm
Bonnie, and Charley, and Frances – Oh My! Many Florida residents are no strangers to the physical, emotional, financial, and business stresses that Hurricanes can unexpectedly inflict. Even the online adult industry is affected by natural disasters, and with the latest in a series of named sto... More »

Content Provider Criticisms

Content Provider Criticisms
As in every other area of this (and every other) industry, there are the good, the bad, and the ugly to be found within the world of adult photo and video content providers. This rant is not meant to be an indictment against any individual provider, or to endorse (or condemn) any specific party, but... More »

The Spyware Epidemic

The Spyware Epidemic
There's nothing like checking out a new site to find that instead of a site, you are opening a spyware bomb. I absolutely hate this and as I am led to understand, most webmasters are in agreement. Spyware comes in all kinds of nasty little ways, from toolbars to registry rewriting. Most of thes... More »

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 16: SEO

Adult Webmastering Basics: Part 16: SEO
Surfers looking for adult content will employ a number of methods to find the material they seek. Some may look on P2P networks. Others, in the newsgroups. A large number of individuals, however, will seek out the search engine as their first source when looking for an adult site. Hey wait! Y... More »

Board Presence?

Board Presence?
There’s always a great deal of talk about webmaster message boards and their affect on the adult industry. There are those people who swear that they’re only there for time-wasting, while others find them to be invaluable resources for conversation and business. I happen to fall into the lat... More »

Pay Site Revamp, Part 2

Pay Site Revamp, Part 2
In this series' first installment, we looked at mediocrity and improving the visitor experience. In today's conclusion, we'll examine ways of increasing perceived value and boosting webmaster options: Increased Perceived Value Give Me Something to Touch: VOD needs time for maturity, plus it sti... More »

Pay Site Revamp, Part 1

Pay Site Revamp, Part 1
The fee-based online adult industry sorely needs an overhaul. With the majority of pay sites being on some sort of terminal auto pilot, they are missing opportunities to boost sales and product awareness. Fortunately, readily available channels are available to reach financial utopia. Historicall... More »

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