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It’s Alive: The Perpetual Frankenstein of the Web

It’s Alive: The Perpetual Frankenstein of the Web
In the September issue of Wired magazine, editors Chris Anderson and Michael Wolff debated the “settled” notion that the web is dead. The Wired article needs debunking for its unreasoned assault on the web. Far from being in decline, the web is finally coming into it’s own as the primary f... More »

Only YOU Can Make Charlie Laine Smile

Only YOU Can Make Charlie Laine Smile
Here’s a few words from former Penthouse Pet and performer Charlie Laine, on piracy and how it hurts everyone in the industry. But you can turn her frown up-side down. At more than 101,000 views on YouTube, we know you’re watching (nsfw) ... More »

Nina Hartley Interviewed by The Humanist Magazine

Nina Hartley Interviewed by The Humanist Magazine
A performer for more than 25 years, Nina Hartley has long been a Free Speech advocate. She is intelligent, beautiful, free-spirited, open-minded and outspoken about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. This in-depth interview with Hartley reveals her thoughts on ethics, feminism, religion and... More »

Let Freedon Swing: Our own Medicine

Let Freedon Swing: Our own Medicine
We are made as hell and not going to take it anymore” is an iconic line from 1976’s “Network” and has also become a call to action in many forms of networking in 2010: social, telephonic and now, right here in Gay Porn-Dum,” and saddest of all, we have no one to blame but ourselves. Wh... More »

Doin’ the Tube Site Boogie?

Doin’ the Tube Site Boogie?
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Why is lobbying important?

Why is lobbying important?
Because that’s how you make relationships with federal or state legislators – the people that eventually make the laws and regulations for industries.  Especially when you work in an industry that doesn’t get the greatest PR, like the adult entertainment industry. Check out these st... More »

After a Virtual Goldrush in the TV/TS Market

After a Virtual Goldrush in the TV/TS Market
Is the shemale gold rush over? After years of having only a handful of competitors in the transsexual website arena, it was no great surprise when every program whether large or small, started adding shemale sites to their roster in an effort to capitalize on what we’d known for years … shemales... More »

Reinventing The Wheel

Reinventing The Wheel
Can struggling companies — including those who may have outgrown their business models, or seen them driven into obsolescence — meaningfully redefine themselves and earn another shot at success? This is the life or death question facing news and entertainment companies today, including those ... More »

College Students Hate Mobile Ads!

College Students Hate Mobile Ads!
The college student has always been #1 with marketers in just about any industry. They shop, they buy, they are technology savvy and trendy – the college student truly is the marketer’s dream. You may not already be aware that nearly 100% of all college students in the United States have mob... More »

It Is a Small World, After All

It Is a Small World, After All
When looking at the worldwide opportunities in any market, the key issues go well beyond simple supply and demand to include many other factors, such as the customer’s ability to pay for your product or service. Within the adult webmastering community, this discussion typically revolved around... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Sex Toy Manufacturers Talk Retailer, Distributor Support

The pleasure products industry, at its best, is a well-oiled machine consisting of manufacturers, distributors and retailers. Distributors make sure that products get from Point A to Point B, while retailers... More »

Pleasure Product E-commerce Experts Discuss Latest Trends

Adult mail order is a concept that has existed for many years. Phil Harvey famously operated a groundbreaking mail order business for adult products during the 1970s. But e-commerce has expanded the concept... More »

Adult Retailers Predict Consumer Trends for 2017

When adult e-commerce was exploding in popularity in the 2000s, some tech writers predicted that brick-and-mortar adult stores would be meeting their demise. But those obituaries were premature. E-commerce,... More »
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