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Clutter and Bad Decisions

Clutter and Bad Decisions
Whoever said money can’t buy happiness never got divorced from The Blonde. I don’t know if it was merely the end of the stress and emotional drain of dealing with the process, or simply the fact that she was finally gone and no longer had to suffer from her ridiculous nonsensical drama. ... More »

The Art of the Upsell

The Art of the Upsell
Since 2006 my company Elevated X has sold CMS software used by thousands of adult pay sites including the official sites of dozens of studio brands. I like to login to my customers’ sites from time to time to see what people are doing. When I look at studio sites I see a lot of similarities bu... More »

Pleasure Products, Sophistication & Sales

Pleasure Products, Sophistication & Sales
It’s no secret that one of the few adult industry market segments that continues to experience strong growth in revenue is the pleasure products sector. At a time in which it seems that virtually every adult content product is readily available for free on the Internet (whether or not the prod... More »

Et Tu, Google? (Redux Version)

Et Tu, Google? (Redux Version)
Almost exactly a year ago, this column took up the subject of Google Glass, and more specifically, Google’s decision to establish content and development policies that prohibited the creation of sexually explicit apps for Google’s new wearable hardware. I also noted that as a search engi... More »

Slippery Business: Lubes Continue to put Consumers in the Mood

Slippery Business: Lubes Continue to put Consumers in the Mood
Lube that helps people makes babies? Is it true?! Paradise Marketing CEO Dennis Paradise says it’s right around the corner with exciting new product Astroglide TTC. “Though its FDA certification process is almost complete, it’s already sent the industry buzzing as it’s one o... More »

Legal Reality: Net Neutrality Update

Legal Reality: Net Neutrality Update
Earlier this year, in my article entitled “Warning! Net Neutrality Terminated! This Is Not A Test,“ I discussed how a recent federal court ruling has set the stage for potentially unprecedented regulatory changes that might well spell the end of the Internet as we know it. Specifically, ... More »

For Luxury Toys Technology is the Name of the Game

For Luxury Toys Technology is the Name of the Game
When it comes to luxury pleasure products, scoring is addictive — and it’s not just in the bedroom. “We are seeing a massive surge in men purchasing female-centric sex toys like Soraya and GIGI2 ahead of the World Cup,” said LELO Global Marketing Manager Steve Thomson just a... More »

Pleasure Products: Beyond Pleasuredome

Pleasure Products: Beyond Pleasuredome
Virtually every day, Bob Wolf receives an email proposal from a factory asking about going into production on high-end, organic looking silicone toys. But it’s a trend Synergy Erotic will steer clear of. “For the time being, it looks like the high-end ‘luxury’ items — ... More »

ASACP: Eyes Wide Shut

ASACP: Eyes Wide Shut
The game is afoot people — are you sitting comfortably? Then we’ll begin — I hope you have been paying attention to the highly significant proposals that are being brought forward to both how the Internet is delivered and who it is controlled by. These changes have the potential to... More »

Using Content as a Customer Magnet

Using Content as a Customer Magnet
Adult site owners have faced a perennial debate over which is more important, content or traffic — but it is no longer about which commodity is most valuable, but about using content to generate traffic. While adult webmasters rely on myriad ways to increase the number of visitors to their we... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

The Buzz Behind Cloud Hosting

The cloud. It’s everywhere (kind of literally, actually) and everyone’s talking about it. But what the hell is it? The cloud is used to market so many different services and technologies that... More »

Initiating a UDRP Claim

During the 1990s, the Internet emerged as a common platform upon which individuals and businesses, for both commercial and other purposes, could interact and conduct business via websites. As is commonly... More »

Giving Your Website a Health Check

In addition to logging into sites run by my CMS software customers, I join a good number of websites throughout the year. Once in a while I’m impressed but usually surprised is the word that comes... More »
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