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Turgeon Points to Visa

Turgeon Points to Visa
Continuing our XBiz chat with Mancheck.com COO Robert Turgeon, the issue of Visa's new charge-back policy was at the top of his hit list. After explaining his company's decision to transition from an AVS site to a mega paysite, Turgeon pointed again to Visa as being the culprit for many impen... More »

XBiz News: 09-18-03

XBiz News: 09-18-03
This week’s XBiz’ Industry News takes a look at the worldwide growth of broadband access, popular media’s fascination with the world of porn, and legislative efforts to ban Internet access taxation… Worldwide Broadband Access Grows According to the International Telecommunication Union... More »

Turgeon on AVS

Turgeon on AVS
XBiz took a moment to catch up with Robert Turgeon, chief operating officer for ManCheck.com, in light of the company's recent shift away from being one of the premier Adult Verification Services (AVS) to becoming a mega paysite. Since the mid-nineties, AVS companies began sprouting up througho... More »

The Price of Quality Streaming

The Price of Quality Streaming
Jerky movement, poor to nonexistent sound, and fuzzy, buffering images seem to be all that adult sites can manage these days; even with the latest improvements in technologies and streaming. I’ve been a Webmaster for several years and a keen observer as to where streaming video is going now and in... More »

Improving Internal PR: 2

Improving Internal PR: 2
In Part 2 of Morgan’s tutorial on how to channel the incoming page rank (PR) received from quality ‘back links’ to maximize its effect on your most important keywords, we’ll look at several specific linking strategies, and examine their impact on PR... In this first example I look at how ... More »

Improving Internal PR: 1

Improving Internal PR: 1
People often ask me how they can channel the incoming page rank (PR) received from quality ‘back links’ to maximize its effect on their most important keywords, and this tutorial will address exactly that, using examples and a page rank calculator. Here’s the situation: Pages such as "conta... More »

Getting Online Support

Getting Online Support
There is no better place to get support for hardware or software than online, and an obvious place to start looking for assistance is with the manufacturer’s website. If you are having problems with a Microsoft product, they have a massive knowledge base, which can prove to be an invaluable too... More »

Why Businesses Fail

Why Businesses Fail
Hello to newbies and veterans alike! You might remember me from a four part series that I wrote a couple of years back called "Single Model Pay sites: A Gold Mine..." Anyway I am here today to talk about the main reason why small businesses fail, whether they be Internet based or brick and mortar…... More »

XBiz News: 09-11-03

XBiz News: 09-11-03
This week’s XBiz Industry News takes a look at the latest news concerning the ongoing saga of adult Webmasters and their struggle to obtain reliable and affordable VISA / MC processing services, as well as the latest on the misleading domains case, and the end of another IPSP... David vs. Goli... More »

How We Surf the Net

How We Surf the Net
Editor's Note: with the recent addition of the Gay Expressway message board to XBiz’ popular family of adult Webmaster forums, there has been a lot of talk here about targeting this market segment – which is often overlooked by “straight” Webmasters. For those wanting to learn more about “... More »

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