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Finding the Right Payment Business Model

Finding the Right Payment Business Model
One consistency among nearly all paysite owners is that they are creatures of habit. After all, how else could someone tirelessly produce or procure similar content steadily in order to update their commercial enterprise or labor-of-love on a weekly or daily basis? Through passion or routine, it bec... More »

What Payment Plan Suits Your Bottom Line

What Payment Plan Suits Your Bottom Line
The most disappointing aspect of merchant processing is having to tell a merchant that all domestic options have been exhausted and that there isn’t a bank in the U.S. willing to open a merchant account for them. Most merchants will pause and ask, “Why the qualifiers? ‘Domestic&rsq... More »

The Journey Toward Artificial Intelligence in Processing

The Journey Toward Artificial Intelligence in Processing
Let’s be honest. If you’re running a company you spend most of your time trying figure out what the hell is going on. Then you spend the rest of your time — what’s left of it — trying to get your people to do the right thing (based on what’s going on). The first... More »

9 Sequential Advertising Retargeting Ideas

9 Sequential Advertising Retargeting Ideas
Sequential retargeting takes retargeting to the next level, but to understand it properly let's have a quick refresh on what retargeting actually is. Visitors hit your website or landing page without converting. You then add a cookie/pixel to their browser so that your advertisements follow them ar... More »

Dirty Advertisers Are Under Fire

Dirty Advertisers Are Under Fire
Let’s make one thing abundantly clear — malware, tech support scams, fake anti-virus alerts, and fake software updates totally suck. That is why at JuicyAds we don’t allow our advertisers to promote them on our network, and this has always been our stance on the matter. Even when m... More »

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment

Dissecting an $11.9M Affiliate Marketing Judgment
The Federal Trade Commission scored another major win in early October when the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling, requiring LeadClick Media LLC to pay an $11.9 million award. The 2nd Circuit includes the states of Connecticut, New York and Vermont, where it has appellat... More »

Home Party Industry Goes From Trend to Full-Fledged Business Model

Home Party Industry Goes From Trend to Full-Fledged Business Model
Direct sales and home parties, once the domain of Mary Kay ladies and purveyors of Tupperware, have become a thriving industry that’s still under many adult companies’ radar. Between 2010 and 2015, we have seen a dramatic rise in the number of people working in direct sales and a corresp... More »

Making Business Travel More Efficient, Comfortable

Making Business Travel More Efficient, Comfortable
The survival rate of an airline “accident” is somewhere around 95 percent and, ironically, most injuries actually occur after the plane has come to a stop. The actual odds of being in a plane crash are 1 in 11 million, compared with 1 in 5,000 while driving a car. At the peak of my com... More »

How to Buy Google and Facebook Traffic

How to Buy Google and Facebook Traffic
‘Wait a minute! Isn’t this an adult industry publication?” Of course, your eyes don’t deceive you. “Why are you talking about buying mainstream traffic with Google and Facebook? You know they don’t allow adult!” You are absolutely right. However, this artic... More »

Creating a Top-Notch, Lucrative Adult Website

Creating a Top-Notch, Lucrative Adult Website
If there’s one thing I’ve seen consistently over the 10 years I’ve been running Elevated X and working exclusively with paysite owners it’s that no matter how competitive the paysite market gets or how high the barrier to entry seems, there are always people eager to break in... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Understanding 'Camming Sociology' Can Enhance Interactions

After working for six years in the live cam industry as a cam model and almost double the amount of time studying — while working simultaneously — how relationships work in cyberspace, I am... More »

Proper Fisting Techniques for Gentle Stimulation

Does the phrase “anal fisting” make your sphincter clench in terror? Does it seem like an urban legend or an extreme party trick? Most people scoff at the idea of trying it because it sounds... More »

Camming Games, Contests Keep Customers Engaged

Last issue, I talked about the importance of changing up the ambience in a cam model room via new décor and small visual tweaks, to keep viewers engaged long-term. This time, I’d like to discuss... More »
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