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The Payback of Taking Back ‘Defective’ Items

The Payback of Taking Back âDefectiveâ Items
We all love a returning customer but not so much a customer that returns products. Given the nature of our industry, whether you are my favorite bricks-and-mortar kind of store or just work your magic on the Internet, returns have always been a really tricky topic to address. Do you take returns? Do... More »

What Men Want: Expanding the Realm of Male Sexual Pleasure

What Men Want: Expanding the Realm of Male Sexual Pleasure
It’s the last day of high school and I’m completely screwed. How did I manage to make it all the way through my entire senior year and forget to go to the one class I actually needed to graduate? I’m told that if I pass the final exam of the class that I never once attended, I can ... More »

Adult Biz & the Law: Violations and the Violated

Adult Biz & the Law: Violations and the Violated
In early November, Uber found itself under fire for a number of privacy violations and frankly chilling suggestions of how it can use its data. One of Uber’s executives admitted spying on a journalist, and reports leaked out about how Uber used its “God view” ability to watch well-... More »

Strategic Evolution: Vision of the Future

Strategic Evolution: Vision of the Future
Throughout the history of adult content online, screen resolutions have been debated at every step along the way. Is it too soon to switch to 1024x768? Does a responsive design for mobile really make a difference? The answer to every question along the way has been a resounding yes in hindsight. It... More »

Innovating Pleasure Products By Syncing With Mobile Technology

Innovating Pleasure Products By Syncing With Mobile Technology
Future gazing is always fraught with danger as in a few years someone is going to read this and have a good old chortle. I’ve done it myself, seeing letters I sent to magazines as a kid, indignant about some development in the field of IT, or how such and such a PC was superior to another. The... More »

Get Off Your Butt and Email the FCC Now

Get Off Your Butt and Email the FCC Now
The Place: http://www.fcc.gov/comments The Message: “Net Neutrality Now.” Do it now, pass it on. I am beginning this month’s article with what I hope will be an unambiguous call to action for everyone in the greater online adult entertainment community to join the battle to resto... More »

ASACP: At the Crossroads

ASACP: At the Crossroads
With 2014 beginning to wind down I have found myself reflecting upon the kind of year it has been with so many challenges facing both online child protection and the online adult entertainment industry. In my gut it feels very much to me like the industry is at a crossroads. Politically the focus i... More »

Who Are Your Retail Customers? Exploring the Benefits of User Data

Who Are Your Retail Customers? Exploring the Benefits of User Data
It’s very easy to get caught up in the steady flow of incorrect assumptions our own industry sometimes makes when it comes to pleasure shoppers. However, there’s good news – assumptions are not necessary, so let’s all stop making them. Taking the time to research exactly who ... More »

Understanding Consumers’ Diverse Sexual Lifestyle Landscape

Understanding Consumersâ Diverse Sexual Lifestyle Landscape
Gather around, gather around! Ladies and gentlemen, please. As I stand here before you on my mighty soap box, with the luminescent California sunshine raining down upon me, I would be quite remiss if I was to allow you to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. An opportunity to experience ... More »

The Forces Driving Work & Life

The Forces Driving Work & Life
The Blonde believed I was having an affair, and she was right. There were late nights, the meetings and chatting online, my mind was often elsewhere and I was distant at times, and I always had excuses why we couldn’t spend time together. But its not what she thought. The affair was with Juicy... More »


SMS Billing Remains an Appealing Option in Some Territories

With the smartphone revolution, mobile devices are being used for everything from checking sports scores to getting local weather forecasts to sending e-mail. And the use of mobile devices for accessing... More »

Cryptocurrency Questions Are Finally Being Answered

Early in the news cycle for cryptocurrency, Bitcoin dominated all the headlines, before a series of catastrophic events tainted the brand in the minds of many consumers and potential investors. From the... More »

Where Are Micropayments Going for Adult?

Micropayments have become increasingly prominent in mainstream e-commerce. Apple’s iTunes model has changed the way music is consumed, helping to create an entire generation of youths who would rather... More »
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