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Stop ‘Borrowing’ Website Terms and Legal Disclaimers

Stop ‘Borrowing’ Website Terms and Legal Disclaimers
During the past decade, I have had the honor and privilege of speaking at tradeshows across the U.S. and Canada with some of the brightest entrepreneurs and many respected legal practitioners. I have spoken about various legal and business issues that the adult industry faces on a daily basis and a... More »

Running a Business in a Man’s World

Running a Business in a Man’s World
Recently I was honored by XBIZ as 2016 Businesswoman of the Year. It was a fun evening and a very gratifying moment for me. Getting to this point in my career took dedication and persistence and wouldn’t have been possible without lots of support from both my SegPay team and my family. Women ... More »

The Condom Battle Is Far From Over

The Condom Battle Is Far From Over
On Feb. 18, Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board voted down new regulations for adult film performers. These regulations not only included mandatory condoms, but latex dental dams to protect the mouth and eye protection such as goggles. This was a huge victory for adult performers, and the adult industr... More »

Sexual Healing: Medical Doctors Could Benefit From Sex Education

Sexual Healing: Medical Doctors Could Benefit From Sex Education
Doctors receive very little sex education as part of their professional training. Most commonly, MDs get a day or two (about 10 hours) of sex ed. Even when they are very well versed on the reproduction system (in the case of GYNs) they often won’t be provided information on other issues such a... More »

Adult 3.0: Unlocking the SexTech Market

Adult 3.0: Unlocking the SexTech Market
In the past year an impressive amount of activity continues to rise with several small firms enabling consumers to connect sexually online. While the topic may be controversial to some, the trend is clear: people are interested in connecting for immersive erotic experiences over the Internet. We cal... More »

Pushing Claims Off Through a CGL Policy

Pushing Claims Off Through a CGL Policy
Federal litigation is expensive. Even if you win your case, you can still lose by spending many thousands of dollars defending an unjustified case. The Intellectual Property Insurance Services Corp. conducted a study that shows the average cost of litigating even a low-dollar copyright infringement ... More »

How to Optimize Affiliate Traffic Globally

How to Optimize Affiliate Traffic Globally
Affiliate programs have become a major driver of revenue in an e-commerce market, which, according to Statista, is expected to grow by 13.8 percent in 2016. Many companies spend time and resources to expand their market and actively promote it across borders. However, often the importance of a broa... More »

Effects of Decision Overload, Fatigue

Effects of Decision Overload, Fatigue
The allure to publishers is there. Copy and paste some advertising code onto your website and instantly you’ll make money from an advertising network, like the one I founded over 10 years ago, JuicyAds. It could not be more easy to earn money on websites than it is today. Some publishers go a... More »

Burning Your Mark in the Minds of Customers

Burning Your Mark in the Minds of Customers
I had the pleasure of speaking on a seminar panel about branding at the recent 2016 XBIZ Show conference in Los Angeles in January. I was not originally slated to be on this panel and ironically, my being asked to participate last minute was a direct result of a branding related decision of my own t... More »

Artificially Intelligent Pricing Is Here

Artificially Intelligent Pricing Is Here
There’s a lot of talk these days about the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI). Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking fear that AI will eventually destroy us and have written an open letter to call for rules to govern AI. You can sign it, too (I did). The kind of AI they are talking about is mil... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

Cam World: Q&A With Studio 20’s Andra Chirnogeanu

One of the blue-ribbon studios in the cam biz is Studio 20, which is now a global brand, with locations on both sides of the Atlantic — from Romania to Hollywood, Calif. Of course, with every strong... More »

Cam World: Model of Month Jenny Blighe Is Red-Hot

Have you found out about MyFreeCams sensation Jenny Blighe, the fiery Arkansas redhead? For the past four years, Blighe’s been camming on an almost-daily basis on MyFreeCams, building a loyal fan... More »

Justin Sayne Leather Expands Team, Gears Up for Eventful 2017

When Justin Sayne looks back on 2016, he will likely remember it as a year in which his Arizona-based company, Justin Sayne Leather, grew by leaps and bounds. Important new hires joined the company, Sayne... More »
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