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It’s About Model Behavior

It’s About Model Behavior
My columns are usually aimed at affiliates: after all, we all make our living one sale at a time and unless you have spent the last few years living lottery dreams, we all know that sales are anything but easy these days. Our ability to make sales often lies with a tremendous X factor: the talent. W... More »

Let Freedon Swing: Our own Medicine

Let Freedon Swing: Our own Medicine
We are made as hell and not going to take it anymore” is an iconic line from 1976’s “Network” and has also become a call to action in many forms of networking in 2010: social, telephonic and now, right here in Gay Porn-Dum,” and saddest of all, we have no one to blame but ourselves. Wh... More »

It Is a Small World, After All

It Is a Small World, After All
When looking at the worldwide opportunities in any market, the key issues go well beyond simple supply and demand to include many other factors, such as the customer’s ability to pay for your product or service. Within the adult webmastering community, this discussion typically revolved around... More »

Real Reality Shows

Real Reality Shows
"Chicken Little” starring Cockey Lockey does indeed sound like it could be the latest twink DVD sensation to make its way to the video-ondemand theaters on the Internet in the ultimate pornification of art imitating life. Though the plausibility of the title and the stage name could be mistaken fo... More »

Happy Days for Gays?

Happy Days for Gays?
The adult industry is recession proof. Amateur Internet porn is the wave of the future. DVDs are going the way of the dodo. Fact or fiction? “Retailers have stated that they are being far more cautious when placing their orders,” says Christopher Thais, president and CEO of JRL Communication... More »

Let Freedom Swing!

Let Freedom Swing!
Every webmaster, affiliate program, tube site, MGP, blog, review portal, VOD mall or traffic hub has one thing in common; we all make our living one sale at a time. The credit card processor does not know who is gay and who is straight: to them it is just dollars and at the end of the day, all... More »

From Thugz to Glamour

From Thugz to Glamour
As the adult biz moves lock, stock and barrel onto the Internet, the commonly received wisdom has been that niche companies are best positioned to take advantage of their position in the new neighborhood. But the truth is that niche companies, such as those catering to the all-black, Hispanic o... More »

A New Hope for Tolerance

A New Hope for Tolerance
The adult entertainment industry has great reason to celebrate this holiday season and the reason why can be summed up in three words: President Barack Obama. Adult entertainment businesses traditionally encounter substantial governmental hostility under conservative Republican regimes. This has pa... More »

The Ning.com Controversy

The Ning.com Controversy
Recently the free social networking website provider Ning.com announced its decision to discontinue hosting adult social networks. This decision has brought to light the reasons why "free adult content" doesn't pay and never will. Along with greatly reduced ad rates for adult networks come the... More »

Politics: It's Time for a Mature Industry

Politics: It's Time for a Mature Industry
August 5th was my birthday. I celebrated it much like I celebrate every day; by waking up and immediately going to work. The commute is short — from my bedroom to my dining room. This satisfies my sense of personal urgency, my irregular sleep schedule, my desire to run a "green" office, and my lac... More »

PROFILES & BIOS

WIA Profile: Samantha Brown

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »

Xgen Products Celebrates 7-Year Anniversary

In August, Xgen Products celebrated its seventh anniversary with a special promotion. The winner of Xgen’s Lucky 7 raffle, Xgen announced in late July, would win a three-day, two-night trip for two... More »

WIA Profile: Kristi Greer

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »
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