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South American Shooting: 2

South American Shooting: 2
In part one we began our look at shooting content in South America. In this conclusion, we'll continue our look at the costs, benefits and pitfalls. Colossal Entertainment depends more on its in-country directors to find talent, while Steele's Mercenary takes a more active role to find the right ... More »

South American Shooting: 1

South American Shooting: 1
In business, there is one immutable law: Lower costs yield higher profits. It's a truth that has prompted countless American corporations to build factories in Third World nations. It's also the reason why many in the adult entertainment industry have chosen to produce movies in South America. Wh... More »

Powerful Paperwork: 2

Powerful Paperwork: 2
In part one, we looked at disclosure notices and COPA. In today's conclusion, we'll look at jurisdictional considerations and other notices. All About Location Obscenity prosecutions of a party distributing content via the Internet require the government to prove that the accused party intended ... More »

Powerful Paperwork: 1

Powerful Paperwork: 1
A surprisingly large number of adult entertainment companies fail to post appropriate legal compliance and "notice" statements on their websites. Even more conduct business online without adequate terms and conditions of use, if they have any at all. These omissions can become costly mistakes that ... More »

Secure Your Domain

Secure Your Domain
One of the most valuable assets that an adult webmaster has — even more valuable than their content — is their domain name. Your domain name is your brand, and like Wheaties cereal, it hopefully has a following. For instance, imagine suddenly owning the domain www.barelylegal.com or maybe www.cl... More »

Money Management

Money Management
The story has been told many times before. A top-name celebrity or professional athlete comes to the end of what was a very lucrative career — years of receiving multimillion-dollar salaries, extravagant gifts and a jet-setter's lifestyle — only to discover that they're broke. How did this happ... More »

Adult Retail in Georgia

Adult Retail in Georgia
In Georgia, the state Legislature has been considering a bill that could — if it is passed and becomes law — make it considerably more expensive for video retailers to sell or rent adult titles in that Southern state. Under Georgia House Bill 1553, which was introduced earlier this year, any st... More »

Hardcore Content: 2

Hardcore Content: 2
In part one, we'll look at hardcore content, the definition of obscenity and the Miller test. In this conculsion, we'll look at Internet issues, self-censorship and beyond. Internet Issues Unlike a magazine or video, the infinite nature of works displayed on the Internet — with capabilities fo... More »

Hardcore Content: 1

Hardcore Content: 1
Hardcore content. It’s not hard to find, if you know where to look. Websites like CumFarters. com or PornJackass.com feature some of the most extreme hardcore content available online. At CockBrutality.com, the words “gaping,” “pissing” and “choking” often appear. On Khan Tusion’s... More »

Looking After Adult Talent

Looking After Adult Talent
Compare a porn star to a professional athlete. Both must possess certain physical attributes and skills. Both are employed in physically demanding jobs that require good conditioning, and at times the “players” are at risk for chronic injuries. Both can be relatively short-lived careers, and bot... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Camming Issue: Opportunities, Empowerment — A Female Owners Perspective

Live webcams are within easy reach of nearly everyone these days, no matter where in the world they live or their financial wherewithal, making the business an accessible and attractive option for anyone... More »

Camming Issue: Juan Bustos Eyes Technological Challenges, Opportunities

Today’s live cam industry is based upon technology — but it is also driving technology and the business models it enables, bringing both challenges and opportunities to the companies competing... More »

Camming Issue: Studio 20 Snapshot

As one of camming’s most vibrant capitals, Romania boasts a bevy of beautiful and talented models, along with an advanced technological infrastructure and professional cam studios that support this... More »
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