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Understanding Consumers’ Diverse Sexual Lifestyle Landscape

Understanding Consumers’ Diverse Sexual Lifestyle Landscape
Gather around, gather around! Ladies and gentlemen, please. As I stand here before you on my mighty soap box, with the luminescent California sunshine raining down upon me, I would be quite remiss if I was to allow you to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. An opportunity to experience ... More »

The Forces Driving Work & Life

The Forces Driving Work & Life
The Blonde believed I was having an affair, and she was right. There were late nights, the meetings and chatting online, my mind was often elsewhere and I was distant at times, and I always had excuses why we couldn’t spend time together. But its not what she thought. The affair was with Juicy... More »

Are the Review Gods Smiling Upon You?

Are the Review Gods Smiling Upon You?
It’s a rude awakening that leaves you feeling rejected, dejected, depressed and heartbroken. I’m not talking about a bad breakup. I’m describing the emotional ruin that can come as the aftermath of submitting a site for review by TheBestPorn, Rabbit’s Reviews and countless ot... More »

Cops and Throbbers: Censorship, Regulation in the U.K. Gets Underway

Cops and Throbbers: Censorship, Regulation in the U.K. Gets Underway
Last year when I spoke on an adult entertainment industry panel I made a clear distinction between what I consider to be censorship and regulation, and I would urge you all to draw a similar line. Censorship and regulation are hugely different and people welcome both, one of them or none at all. A... More »

Women Out Front: An Important Opportunity

Women Out Front: An Important Opportunity
For years, the adult entertainment industry has had an image problem – more than one, obviously, but if there’s one critique of the industry that has spanned the entirety of its history, it’s that the industry and its products are inherently misogynist. It’s one of the oddit... More »

Someday Never Comes

Someday Never Comes
Editor’s note: The following missive is not my typically technical fare, but a hopefully inspirational cautionary tale of the inevitable future. Bear with me, for as embroiled actor and pro pudding peddler Bill Cosby used to say at the opening of his old televised cartoon series “Fat Alb... More »

Boys Will Be Boys (And Sometimes Girls, Too)

Boys Will Be Boys (And Sometimes Girls, Too)
While the question of online ad legitimacy and user profile verity or “enhancement” is not new, I found an interesting perspective on the topic in a recent article at Vice.com: “Things You Learn Designing Porn Banners For A Living,” which interviews a young Jewish girl named ... More »

ASACP Responds to Morality in Media

ASACP Responds to Morality in Media
In a recent newsletter sent out by Morality in Media entitled “Proof the Tide is Turning!” it was claimed that the adult entertainment industry is scared and “they recognize that we are coming for them and that we are collectively saying no more to sexual exploitation.” MIM c... More »

Affiliates: Achieving Success With Benchmarks

Affiliates: Achieving Success With Benchmarks
Achieving success as an affiliate is not a matter of chance, it is the result of a thoughtful process of planning and experimentation that has many facets. Regardless of your business goals or particular needs, the important thing is to have a plan for dealing with affiliate programs. This is not a... More »

Creating an In-Store Experience That Outshines Online Competition

Creating an In-Store Experience That Outshines Online Competition
I continuously am marveled and amazed about the power of the web and now smart phone apps. I know some of you are snickering at this probably simplistic statement but being a woman of a certain age, tapping the single Shazam button to know who recorded a song and then reading the lyrics in a fancy, ... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Adult Biz Faces More Obstacles Past Prop. 60 Battle

On Feb. 1, I completed 365 days as the Free Speech Coalition’s executive director. It was a turbulent first year, and when I received the 2017 XBIZ Industry Leadership Award I was startled, humbled... More »

Ad Networks: A Look at Compliance Issues

Among the major concerns of online marketers when evaluating advertising creatives are the return on investment, click-through and engagement rates, (re)targeting and opportunities for micro-tuning monetization.... More »

Ad Networks: Maximizing Precious Time and Resources

For traffic-savvy adult website operators and marketers, buying ad space and premium placement on select sites is a proven method for attracting audiences. This has traditionally involved studying a site’s... More »
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