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

Opinion Features for Adult Industry Professionals

Lemonade From Lemons

Lemonade From Lemons
If you frequent adult industry news outlets and/or gossip sites, you don’t have to look far to see the industry’s various black eyes on full display. From confirmed fact to rampant rumor, the news regarding the internal health (literal and figurative) of the adult industry is, generally,... More »

XBIZ Comes Under Attack

XBIZ Comes Under Attack
Well our good friends at Morality In Media (MIM) are at it again, with a recent email plea from chief muckraker Dawn Hawkins, who asks supporters and the general public to help the group of book burning zealots pressure the Radisson Hotel to cancel its generous hosting of the upcoming XBIZ EU digita... More »

2257: Assaulting the Message

2257: Assaulting the Message
At the end of the 11 p.m. news on Chicago’s CBS Radio outlet, WBBM on July 18, the final story was that, in Philadelphia, a federal judge had overturned a lawsuit brought by the adult video industry against a law requiring them to keep records to make sure that the performers were not children... More »

The Eye of the Beholder

The Eye of the Beholder
I was recently summoned to the county courthouse, where after a brief period of examination, I was selected to participate as a juror in a week-long civil trial that pit a young woman against her former employer. The upshot of the case was that the plaintiff claimed her layoff was due to her being ... More »

Billing in a New Light

Billing in a New Light
At the heart of e-commerce is the ability to process transactions and manage the sale, delivery and customer service process — processes that benefit greatly from automation and expertise — and which fall into two main implementation categories: using a direct merchant account or a third... More »

A Look at the Evolution of the Mobile Adult Internet

A Look at the Evolution of the Mobile Adult Internet
As we approach a decade of (usable) mobile Internet access, it is worthwhile to explore the history of this dynamic adult entertainment market segment, as well as its current and future profit potential. Christian Kreul of Visit-X and VX|Cash (www.vxcash.net) has a long history on the mobile Interne... More »

Mobile Carriers: With Us Or Against Us?

Mobile Carriers: With Us Or Against Us?
Mobile carriers have become one of the most lucrative portals for adult sites to use when monetizing content. At a recent panel discussion I was on, the participants agreed that while mobile traffic is a small percentage of the overall clicks a site receives, the conversion rates on purchases made w... More »

A New Revolution in Augmented Reality?

A New Revolution in Augmented Reality?
I know that some of my mobile mates are already getting jaded with hearing me go on about augmented reality and its potential to create the same commercial impact for adult entertainment as the World Wide Web did back in the days. It’s well known in our saucy sector that adult consumers (and t... More »

Drugstore Invasion: Sex Toys Go Mainstream

Drugstore Invasion: Sex Toys Go Mainstream
Look over your shoulder. The sex toys are coming! The sex toys are coming! Many of us in the adult industry already know that several kinds of toys have made their way into bricks and mortar general merchandise stores such as CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens, and the ever-conservative Walmart. Yep, Walmart.... More »

Critical Processing: Mobile Billing Offers Low-friction, High-impulse Sales

Critical Processing: Mobile Billing Offers Low-friction, High-impulse Sales
In the ever-evolving adult entertainment industry, being open to change is not only important — it’s downright crucial. And that includes changes in adult billing. Credit card billing continues to be the dominant payment method for online adult entertainment in the U.S., but a successful... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Cam World: A Good Grind Reaps Riches

For years, webcam modeling was taboo and considered by many as a dirty and raunchy activity. However, in today’s economy, webcam jobs are being accepted more and more by everyone across the globe.... More »

Cam World: Beauty on Point — Models Talk Tradecraft

Cam girls are the girls that are always on point — with the perfect make-up and perfect skin, the shiny hair and long nails. Given their expertise, I asked some of the girls from Studio 20 if they... More »

Cam World: Camming and Toys Go Hand in Hand

There is nothing more satisfying than pleasure, especially if it is sexual. The size or the presentation of the stimulus does not matter if the sensations and tension the body receives transform the way... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
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.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
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.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.

UPCOMING EVENTS

XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

May 04 - May 04
Prague, Czech Republic

Eurowebtainment 2017

May 17 - May 20
Majorca, Spain

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida
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!