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An Obscenity Prosecution: Part 1

An Obscenity Prosecution: Part 1
Sometimes, in order to see where you are going, you have to look at where you have been. History can often be the best predictor of the future, particularly in law enforcement matters. Given the promised wave of obscenity prosecutions to be brought by the Justice Department against adult webmasters... More »

What’s In A Niche?

What’s In A Niche?
I have seen this asked time and time again: “What’s the best niche?” Here’s your answer: There is no best niche… That’s right, there is no niche that is better than the others. Now, before we go any further, let’s define what a niche is. A niche is a specific type of adult enterta... More »

Promoting Penis Pills

Promoting Penis Pills
With all the new programs coming out, it hardly seems as though anything will convert for very long. Some people are standing firm with the older sites with a proven track record while others are taking the gamble and plunging ahead with the new, uncirculated stuff. But what about sites proclaim... More »

How Fast Can You Grow A Pay Site?

How Fast Can You Grow A Pay Site?
Everyone wants to know how much they should expect to spend, how many members they can get, what to do for traffic, etc. The answers are as varied as the niches we work with, but I am going to try to explain this as simply as I can in a way that will cover the most varied situations. Here goes… ... More »

Finding A Way

Finding A Way
The American Heritage Dictionary defines perseverance as a “Steady persistence in adhering to a course of action, a belief, or a purpose; steadfastness.” It is this purposeful steadfastness which drives us forward as we seek ways to lawfully and profitably operate our online businesses, regardle... More »

Future Dinosaurs

Future Dinosaurs
According to The American Heritage Dictionary, one definition of the word ‘dinosaur’ is “One that is hopelessly outmoded or unwieldy.” As technology increases and brings profound changes to our world, redefining society in unexpected ways, can our business models remain flexible enough to s... More »

The Polarization of Porn

The Polarization of Porn
There are a wide variety of threats to our industry, and I am sad to say that not all of them are external. Seeing an unfortunate shift towards increased infighting, over the Acacia issue in particular, I felt that it was time to speak out. Even as the online adult industry moves ever more into m... More »

Gay IS A Niche

Gay IS A Niche
While I had some very interesting private commentary on my recent “Stephen Goes Gay?” article, one of my readers publicly commented that “Gay isn’t a niche.” He is of course wrong, and to help those who do not understand the practical implications, I present the following: My aforementi... More »

Email Management Tips

Email Management Tips
Sheldon Cooke returns with another batch of tips and tricks to help streamline one of a busy Webmaster's most annoying daily rituals – dealing with tons of email... Sending Super-Size Attachments One thing most people don't know about email is that it wasn't really designed to handle large fil... More »

Stephen Goes Gay?

Stephen Goes Gay?
While the title might be an obvious ploy to garner a few extra page views, the underlying message that “Even the ‘straightest’ of adult Webmasters can (and should) profitably and inoffensively integrate gay offerings into their marketing mix…” is one that must be heeded if maximizing profi... More »

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