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In the Flesh: Developing Partnerships That Go Way Beyond Just Business

In the Flesh: Developing Partnerships That Go Way Beyond Just Business
There’s no denying that breakthroughs in technology have made business and life better for millions. Computers are brilliant at doing exactly what they’re told to do. If you want it to process a transaction, serve an ad or blast out a bulk email — it will do all that and more. Howe... More »

When Work Becomes an Escape

When Work Becomes an Escape
At some point all of us have lost ourselves in something. Maybe a personal goal, the love of your life, or a great job. We live, we love, we lose, we learn. Repeat endlessly and that’s the journey of life. When (or why) does our focus in one of our life aspects delve into obsession, or addict... More »

Bad Science: When Sex Research Doesn’t Matter

Bad Science: When Sex Research Doesn’t Matter
A few months back, some very well publicized research came out that claimed that the G-spot doesn’t exist. It was the latest round in the seemingly never-ending debate about the existence of the G-spot that medical folks, sexologists, and other scientists have been having ever since the public... More »

Kicking Up Sales the Social Way

Kicking Up Sales the Social Way
As the owner of Webstream, I interact with a very diverse group of clients ranging from giant mainstream companies to individual adult entertainment webcam performers. One of the few common denominators that they all share with one another is the significance of their own unique social media presen... More »

The Staffing Equation: Finding the Right Match

The Staffing Equation: Finding the Right Match
They go by many names: employment agencies, staffing agencies, recruitment agencies, headhunters. No matter what name you prefer to use, they all share a common goal — to match employees in search of jobs to employers in search of candidates. To help you understand just how one of these agenc... More »

Legal Reality: Net Neutrality Turnaround

Legal Reality: Net Neutrality Turnaround
The net neutrality war is still far from over despite the Federal Communications Commission’s historic vote on Feb. 26 that approved a policy for an open Internet. Earlier last month, on Feb. 4, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced new proposed regulations directed to reinstate net neutrality un... More »

The Increasing Push for Online Age Verification

The Increasing Push for Online Age Verification
It is a decades-old problem facing the online adult entertainment industry: how to effectively prevent minors from viewing age-inappropriate material — a process that is especially problematic given the global nature of the Internet, and where many players see it as a problem caused by poor pa... More »

ASACP: Protecting Children, Preserving Your Business

ASACP: Protecting Children, Preserving Your Business
With the first month of 2015 coming to close, ASACP has already had a busy year, with its recent attendance at two of the major adult entertainment industry trade events, XBIZ 360 in Hollywood and the AEE/Internext events in Las Vegas. One of the highlights of attending these events was the annual ... More »

Male Pleasure Products: Tapping Into the Profitable Market

Male Pleasure Products: Tapping Into the Profitable Market
A lot of the pleasure products marketing seems to target predominantly women and while that certainly makes sense I sometimes wonder if a huge swath of customers is being promotionally neglected. I’m referring to the males. Last September John Millward analyzed a year’s worth of pleasur... More »

What You Like Isn’t the Same as What’s Good When Recommending Purchases

What You Like Isn’t the Same as What’s Good When Recommending Purchases
What’s the best vibrator?” “What’s a good lubricant?” “What butt plug should I get?” If you’ve worked in a frontline sexuality retail position, you’ve probably heard one of these questions. Actually, you probably hear something like this during e... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Processing Solutions: Operation Choke Point Isn’t Over … Yet

Last summer I received numerous calls from merchants in the adult business, to learn that their bank and merchant accounts had been terminated. Terminated by top tier banks, like Chase, Union Bank, and... More »

Programmatic Ad Campaigns Maximize Each Dollar

Back in the early days of Internet porn, all you needed on a site like Sex.com was a dizzying set of flashing ad banners slapped up haphazardly across a landing page to rake in millions of dollars in revenue. The... More »

Hidden Gems: Digging Deeper Into Traffic Ecosystems

As adult content continues to evolve from the glory days of its time as a product for monetization into a valuable marketing hook for other products to monetize, the proliferation of new ad networks and... More »
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