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Differences Between Static, Smart Links

Differences Between Static, Smart Links
Affiliate marketing, the concept of paying commission for referred business, was employed long before the internet. But just four years after the invention of the World Wide Web, it made the jump into the digital world. In the early years an affiliate (now often referred to as a “publisher&rd... More »

How to Exploit Video Banner Advertising

How to Exploit Video Banner Advertising
The video banner ad format is becoming more and more popular with marketers. Online research company eMarketer states that in the U.S., by 2019 digital ad spending for video banners will rise to $6.82 billion for mobile and $7.95 billion for desktop. This demand is because the video format is much ... More »

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement
The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms screaming that we need to run to them, immediately, to hire them to help with these changes &m... More »

So, What’s the Real ‘Public Health Crisis’?

So, What’s the Real ‘Public Health Crisis’?
In the month since the election, we’ve seen state after state rush to condemn or regulate adult content. In South Carolina, a legislator wants mandatory filters on all computers sold in the state. Lawmakers in Virginia and Tennessee hope to see porn declared a “public health crisis,&rdq... More »

Cam World: Converting Users Into Paying Ones

Cam World: Converting Users Into Paying Ones
To the civilians of the world, being a cam model may appear as easy as putting on pants or that our jobs solely consist of teasing men while sitting in our panties all day. It’s a total misconception so wide spread, that quite often I believe this to be the motivating factor for new model sign... More »

Cam World: Using Social Media for Better Connections

Cam World: Using Social Media for Better Connections
In the last 10 years in the industry, I’ve learned quite a few tips and tricks that can help models be more efficient. For this first issue of Cam World, I want to discuss how to utilize social media to make better connections with your members. I think we all understand the reach of social ... More »

Cam World: Working in Colombia

Cam World: Working in Colombia
Colombia is going through a time of transformation, and the adult entertainment industry here is following dramatic change. At least 60 percent of its population has internet access and the number continues to increase. This has helped to expand reach of sexual content and to benefit the cam modeli... More »

Will AI Make an Even Bigger Impact in 2017?

Will AI Make an Even Bigger Impact in 2017?
2016 was a year of changes for our industry. What were the two biggest changes for you in 2016? What are you looking forward to in 2017? From my perspective there were two developments in 2016 that were more important than the others. First, there was a big rule change from Visa. Second, artificial... More »

Expanding Your Mastermind Group Should Be a Game Plan

Expanding Your Mastermind Group Should Be a Game Plan
After a decade of selling an automation software product for managing websites, it’s been interesting to follow the trends of our customers throughout the past year. At the end of every year, we always see a clear divide. Some people end their year by jumpstarting projects to get a head start... More »

‘Anything Interactive’ Will Be in Industry’s Future

‘Anything Interactive’ Will Be in Industry’s Future
With the new year upon us, many people focus on resolutions and 92 percent of those who make them don’t succeed in keeping them. Others look towards the future. Looking back to the early years of porn, it was never imagined that the internet would come along and completely reshape (and mostly... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »

E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »
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