Home > Features > Opinions • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

Opinion Features for Adult Industry Professionals

Gaining Ground

Gaining Ground
2006 was a great year for many in the adult entertainment industry. To learn about some of the year's highlights, XBIZ World magazine asked several operators "What were some of the professional highpoints for you or the industry in 2006?" Here's what they had to say: "By far, my favorite was ... More »

Meet Veronique Vega

Meet Veronique Vega
I would describe last month's Tightfit party as "old tymey". It hearkened back to an era in which porn personalities acted like porn personalities and let it all hang out. I'm sure that many venues impose nudity restrictions on porn events, but when the tops started staying on about a year ago, wel... More »

An Industry Out of Whack

An Industry Out of Whack
Have you ever seen a market as competitive as the online adult industry? First of all, if you open your web browser, you will be literally flooded with sex for free. If you download and install DC++, or any torrent software, you will get it all for free – certainly illegally, but this doesn’t se... More »

Amsterdam's car-hump service

Amsterdam's car-hump service
In addition to prostitution that is legal betweeen adult citizens of Dutch and European Union countries, The Netherlands boasts designated parking areas with privacy shields in which prostitutes can allow clients to access Their Netherregions. The areas also have a coffee service and social worke... More »

Future of Online Adult: 2

Future of Online Adult: 2
In part one, we began our look at how technology is shaping the future online adult. In this conclusion, we'll look at changing market needs and more: Indeed, the example of the music industry is lighting the way for future strategies in adult distribution and sales. With most of the middlemen cu... More »

Future of Online Adult: 1

Future of Online Adult: 1
The list of new technologies is boggling: Internet-ready televisions, the WiMax system for wireless Internet access, the Sony PS3 for direct movie downloads, the G3 system on mobile for rapid movie downloads, increased bandwidth, TiVo downloading, Microsoft's Vista, video chat interactivity on cellp... More »

The Inner Pig

The Inner Pig
So the innocent young man who has been delivering mail to my office for the past 18 months yesterday asked: "So what do you do with these movies once you watch them?" The parcels I receive from porn companies are, for the most part, labeled discreetly. The box that JM's Fuck Pigs: The Movie ... More »

Ron Royster: Escape from the Valley of the Dutch!

<i>Ron Royster: Escape from the Valley of the Dutch!</i>
I received a call from Atomic Vixens director Ron Royster the other day. He is the Vermeer of indignance. "Man, people around the world are going out of their way to fuck me over," said Royster. It made me sad that the U.S. had lifted the export ban on fucking over Ron. "Some European c... More »

Can Softcore Porn Be ‘Obscene?’

Can Softcore Porn Be ‘Obscene?’
Declaring that “Commercials like those promoting ‘Girls Gone Wild’ are clearly supporting an obscene product,” Tennessee Democrat, Sen. Doug Jackson, has introduced legislation that would outlaw television advertising – both broadcast and cable – of adult entertainment products. “These... More »

Paying A Premium

Paying A Premium
What comes around goes around, I guess. More than three years ago, I butted heads with many content providers over my first "Content Blowout" and had message boards blazing with drama for weeks on end. They thought I was crazy for pricing content packages so low, and that I was ruining the conten... 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 »

2017 Outlook: Viewpoints of Top Industry Trends

Executives from the leading businesses of the online adult entertainment industry recently weighed in the question, “What do you see as the likely top trends that will influence the industry?”... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.


The European Summit

Mar 04 - Mar 07
Barcelona-Sitges, Spain

The TEA Show

Mar 05 - Mar 06
Hollywood, CA

Phoenix Forum 2017

Mar 23 - Mar 26
Tempe, Arizona


Mar 31 - Apr 02
Denver, CO.
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!