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Piracy: Making it Harder to Steal Your Content

Piracy: Making it Harder to Steal Your Content
Site security is complex and I’ll deal with other aspects of it in future columns, but here I want to talk a little about how some sites make piracy more lucrative than others do. You want to be one of the sites that makes piracy pay less. Are you aware that some prolific digital pirates make... More »

ASACP Working Toward International Solutions

ASACP Working Toward International Solutions
The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) recently returned from its annual whirlwind tour of Europe, embarking upon the latest installment in its ongoing European and broader international outreach initiative. This effort saw the association visit Amsterdam for the annual Webmas... More »

Content Partners Vs. Traffic Partners

Content Partners Vs. Traffic Partners
It is a manifestation of the perennial balancing act that pits the importance of content against the necessity of traffic — but this time with a twist; as a growing number of adult paysite operators are turning to tube sites to solve their traffic woes: bypassing traditional affiliates in favo... More »

'Tis the (Adult) Toy Season

'Tis the (Adult) Toy Season
Okay, I gotta admit something. I'm sure by this point of reading my blog, you've figured out that I really like toys. A LOT. As in adult toys but I do admit that I have quite a few assorted non-adult toys lying around my house because they give me happiness to see them and I occasionally play with t... More »

Maximizing Profitability on Global Traffic

Maximizing Profitability on Global Traffic
As emerging markets continue to gain momentum and an increasingly large percentage of sales come from people using payment methods other than credit cards, companies interested in maximizing their profit potential are becoming acutely aware of the importance that needs to be placed on monetizing pro... More »

Alternative Organic Traffic-Building Techniques

Alternative Organic Traffic-Building Techniques
Establishing, growing and maintaining a solid traffic base is perhaps the most challenging aspect of creating a great website. As much skill as design, coding, programming and other elements of site construction entails, taking a site from the zero-traffic state it almost necessarily begins with to ... More »

Emerging Online Markets, Mainstream Advertising

Emerging Online Markets, Mainstream Advertising
After a wave of recent discussions about the future of online traffic, which all tilted toward the rise of mobile connectivity, site owners with massive amounts of traditional desktop traffic were left to wonder, where are the trends headed in their segment of the market. We went back to the insider... More »

The European View of the American Market for Adult DVD

The European View of the American Market for Adult DVD
It’s no secret that in recent years, the market for adult DVDs has decreased substantially, due to improvements in the delivery of online video content, the ongoing migration by consumers to viewing content on mobile devices and profligate online piracy of DVD content. Like their American cou... More »

16 Candles: Here’s to That Many Years of Employment

16 Candles: Here’s to That Many Years of Employment
It was the summer of 1997, and I’d just returned from an exile of sorts, having completed a two-week suspension without pay, a sentence imposed on me by my then-employer, a small software company tucked into a particularly dusty and unforgiving corner of Arizona’s scorched desert terrain... More »

It's Showtime: U.S. Novelty Companies Shine at Overseas Tradeshows

It's Showtime: U.S. Novelty Companies Shine at Overseas Tradeshows
Arthur Calamaras has been in the adult business for 37 years, and most of his relationships are with American companies. But it’s no surprise to him — the United States has had an influence in many global industries, so why should it be any different when it comes to international adult ... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

NMG’s Megan Stokes Helps Brands Find New Revenue

NMG Management, which helps adult companies find new ways to increase revenue and brand exposure, has some of the industry’s most prominent studios listed as clients. From MetArt to Holly Randall... More »

Cam World: Chaturbate’s Ramona Flour Cultivates Community

Wreathed in a scarlet mane of silky flames, Ramona Flour is a mesmerizing Renaissance woman, her painterly figure gorgeously inked and her savvy intellect sharpened to a witty edge. Artistry pours forth... More »

Cam World: TheaForYou Hypnotizes Audiences on Stripchat

TheaForYou is an exotic mirage of heavenly dreams, dancing through streaming lights whenever she graces the web-cam on Stripchat. Shimmering golden hair crowns her adorable eyes like solar rays spun from... More »
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