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On Mobile: Business in Europe

On Mobile: Business in Europe
In my last article I wrote about the advantages of mobile targeting and how it generates more revenue for all your efforts. Now I’d like to give you a general overview on the online mobile business in Europe. The adoption of mobile handsets in Europe started slowly in the late 1990s and excee... More »

Morality in Media Throws casting.xxx a Housewarming Party

Morality in Media Throws casting.xxx a Housewarming Party
On Tuesday night, the .XXX domain made a rather inauspicious debut with its first live website, casting.xxx. Please, feel free to visit the site on your own – or not. Casting.xxx is the first site to roll out under the “Founders” program for the .XXX domain, which offered 35 web... More »

APHSS.org Program and Database Launched

APHSS.org Program and Database Launched
Free Speech Coalition (FSC), the adult industry trade association, has announced the launch of the Adult Production Health & Safety Services (APHSS.org) program and database. APHSS.org was created to fill the gap left by the closure of the AIM clinic and to carry on health &... More »

Where Angels Fear to Tread – The Dangers of Asserting Unfair Competition Claims Involving 2257 Comp

Where Angels Fear to Tread  – The Dangers of Asserting Unfair Competition Claims Involving 2257 Comp
“Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.” Although trite, this saying is particularly applicable to participants in the contemporary adult entertainment industry.  Invoking criminal laws designed to break the backs of adult business entrepreneurs as a basis for gaini... More »

FSC Announces Testing Facilities for APHSS.org Program

FSC Announces Testing Facilities for APHSS.org Program
Free Speech Coalition (FSC), the adult industry trade association, is pleased to announce four testing facilities that will participate in the Adult Production Health & Safety Services program (APHSS,org). This program has been developed with the help of legal and medical experts, as well as ... More »

AIM Closure, PornWikileaks – What Happened?

AIM Closure, PornWikileaks – What Happened?
(This article is a timeline of developments and summary of the events around the closure of the AIM clinic, and how AIM’s demise was affected by the rise and fall of the PornWikileaks hate site. Written by FSC Executive Director Diane Duke, this story has appeared on major adult industry tra... More »

Who is the Adult Industry?

Who is the Adult Industry?
We see references to the “Adult Industry” and “Sex Industry” thrown around all the time in both adult and mainstream articles, but there never seems to be a clear definition of what companies comprise our industry.  The FSC is the trade organization for the “Adult... More »

UPDATED! What's New and Exciting in the Sex Toy World and What's Up With the "Sold As a Novelty Only

UPDATED! What's New and Exciting in the Sex Toy World and What's Up With the "Sold As a Novelty Only
Well, what a crazy few weeks it's been here in Grand Opening!'s Sex Toy World! As you know, there were two back-to-back shows ("Can't we just all get along?") and the usual gossip between the two shows, none of which I'll go into here (or anywhere else for that matter). The two shows presented many ... More »

The Birth of the Pornorazzi

The Birth of the Pornorazzi
It has occurred to me that we have given birth once again to an entire new industry accompanied by its own job description complete with its own members, rules, regulations and hierarchy — the adult press corps, or the Pornorazzi! They appeared out of the ether one night, cameras at the ready... More »

Learn to Use Blogging as a Marketing Tool

Learn to Use Blogging as a Marketing Tool
While many people are aware of blogs and understand how they work, most of them do not understand how blogging can be a very successful and powerful marketing tool to be used to promote your business.  It is important to understand how you can use blogging to advance your small business to incr... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

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 »

Cam World: Injecting Personality Into Your Room

Since the last issue of Cam World, I’ve made some significant life changes. I’m working from Colombia now. This was a decision that was not entered into lightly, but change gives you a chance... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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