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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 »

Adult Mobile and the Law: 2

Adult Mobile and the Law: 2
In part one, we looked at the increasing memory and bandwidth capabilities of mobile devices and their applicability as an adult content distribution platform. In this conclusion, we'll examine the law, the cellular providers and issues to consider when negotiating your agreement. Know the Law M... More »

Adult Mobile and the Law: 1

Adult Mobile and the Law: 1
In the May 2005 issue of XBIZ World, I addressed the newly emerging mobile content distribution platform and its implications for the adult entertainment business. What has happened since then is truly remarkable. In less than a year, the display of adult content on mobile devices has gone from a co... More »

Adult Ads on the Airwaves

Adult Ads on the Airwaves
Because of its reach and cost-effectiveness, radio advertising usually is the first step up from the print medium for adult-business advertisers. But is mainstream radio truly open to adult advertising? And what can adult industry advertisers really expect from radio today? Debra Peterson, marketin... More »

A .XXX Perspective

A .XXX Perspective
I really care about this industry and a lot of the people in it. We got lucky today, nothing more and nothing less. If anyone thinks ICANN spared the "poor pornographers" I would seriously reconsider that thought. They are a business too, and .xxx stood to put an ass load of money in their pockets. ... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Lubes, Lotions and Potions: Manufacturers Talk Gateway Products

Sensual body care products have strong consumer interest and plenty of appeal for customers of all types. With lubes, massage oils, creams, lotions, and sprays all bringing in significant sales, manufacturers... More »

Cam World: Top Models Often Reinvent Their Rooms

Throughout my travels this year, after meeting with many cam models and studios, I’ve observed a recurring theme among the crème de la crème — in order to stay on top, they often... More »

Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle

On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled... More »
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