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Ruminations on Testing, Performer Safety

Ruminations on Testing, Performer Safety
With the news breaking in early June that a performer had tested HIV positive, the industry’s omnipresent gossip mill began to churn. Since AIM Healthcare changed its policy and didn’t release the women’s name to the industry at large — or the names of the performers under quarantine that sh... More »

Paypal Re-Enters Online Gambling Market

Paypal Re-Enters Online Gambling Market
VirginiaMaddox has reported on the OnlineCasinoAdvisory that Paypal has resumed using its payment processing services to transfer online gambling payments, although presently US players are still excluded. She wrote that Paypal is altering its long-time policy against processing online gambling pay... More »

Putting tube sites into historical perspective

Putting tube sites into historical perspective
As a qualifier to my observations about the adult biz, my “adult cherry” was popped when I started my first adult consulting gig in creating a searchable database and shopping cart system for Lee Noga of zmaster.com back in 1996. Tube sites have certainly caused great irritation to the Adul... More »

Jism Schism

Jism Schism
The worm has turned. Even companies that dominate their sectors are at pains to maintain the illusion that it's business as usual. But there remain some schisms in the jizz biz that go far beyond a painful but necessary reckoning by a few sticks-in-the-mud. The industry is divided on many issues, so... More »

Penile Implants

Penile Implants
It's kind of like a horror movie. Invasion of the Implants. Penises in porn are getting noticeably smaller and decidedly more flaccid than they used to be... despite the many enhancers and enlargers now available to the vertically-challenged. I mean this metaphorically, of course. Thanks to the magi... More »

Ask Me No Questions...

Ask Me No Questions...
It was Austrian logician Kurt Gödel who put his finger on something we all already know: You can't prove a system from within a system. Of course, that's an oversimplification of the famous incompleteness theorems. Still, Einstein himself — when not reminding God to steer clear of dice games — ... More »

Using MPA3®?

Using MPA3®?
More Choices for Preferred Alternative Billing Webbilling is now fully integrated into your Mansion Productions MPA3® Affiliate Statistics Administration and Tracking Software. We’ve worked hard with the entire Mansion Team to make all the Webbilling.com capability for European Direct Deb... More »

We've Got Your Back

We've Got Your Back
Five months have passed since we rang in the New Year and you might be amazed at all that FSC has accomplished during that time. If you are wondering what FSC has done for you lately, you will find the answers here. January started the year off with a great deal of activity as FSC had a booth a... More »

Complete Webbilling.com Now in NATS4

Complete Webbilling.com Now in NATS4
Webbilling is now fully integrated into your NATS4 Administration and Tracking Software. We’ve worked hard with the entire TMM Team to make all the WebBilling.com capability for European Direct Debit for Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Austria and Advanced Direct Pay for over... More »

3 M's of Materials, Marketing and Masturbation

3 M's of Materials, Marketing and Masturbation
For our Hot Issue, XBIZ explored three themes that have been lighting a fire under the toy biz this year: materials that are as “green” for the earth as they are for the body; marketing direct-to-consumer without traditional advertising; and masturbation trends inspiring even the most vanilla to... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

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 »

Five Tips to Generate Repeat Business

A $50 sale is great. But what if you could get that same $50 sale to come back four times in the next few months? Here are some ideas how to achieve that. 1) On your receipts, you should have an option... More »
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