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Your Company Name

Your Company Name
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "How did you come up with your company name?" Here's what they had to say: didn't want to restrict ourselves by simply basing it on my site, VanillaCash, or the like. We wanted something fun and memorable. Monkey is one of my nic... More »

Porn Beyond Porn Valley

Porn Beyond Porn Valley
A look at the top 10 mainstream companies profiting from adult Adult entertainment is estimated to be a $12-billion-a-year industry in the United States ($56 billion worldwide), and the profits are not only being enjoyed by adult-oriented powerhouses such as Vivid Entertainment, Playboy, Wicked P... More »

The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones
Keith O'Connor, one of the founding fathers of fledgling film production company Defiance Films, is sitting in an office in Calabasas, Calif., with his two partners, Anthony Simone and Norman Bentley. Upstairs is Cyberotica. "Kenny Guarino taught me so much," O'Connor told XBiz of his former boss... More »

WIA Profile: Amanda Gross

WIA Profile: Amanda Gross
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 the industry's most influential female executives. This month we are happy to feature Amanda Gr... More »

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships
Recently, XBIZ World magazine asked a group of industry leaders, "How much of your success would you attribute to industry relationships?" Here's what they had to say: "Industry relationships have been a key ingredient to our success at SPACash.com. We value our relationships with industr... More »

Joe Francis

Joe Francis
Mantra Entertainment's "Girls Gone Wild" is such a ubiquitous brand name, even your mom is aware of it. Celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher, Snoop Dogg, Justin Timberlake and Brad Pitt flaunt "Girls Gone Wild" gear in gossip rags; "Girls Gone Wild" infomercials are famil... More »

Hustler Goes U.K.

Hustler Goes U.K.
In October 2004, adult entertainment giant Larry Flynt's plans for a major expansion in the United Kingdom got underway in Birmingham, where Flynt himself was present for the grand opening of a 6,000-square-foot Hustler Hollywood store. That store, which marked Hustler Hollywood's debut in the Unite... More »

Porn-Producing Countries: 2

Porn-Producing Countries: 2
In part one, we looked at five of the top porn-producing countries. In this installment, we'll round out our list of the top ten: 6.) Russia Communist countries are not known for being friendly to adult entertainment, but lucky for the adult oriented entrepreneurs of Eastern Europe, there are n... More »

Porn-Producing Countries: 1

Porn-Producing Countries: 1
Although greatly restricted or banned outright in some parts of the world, adult entertainment is a far-reaching industry that prospers on several different continents. The adult entertainment industry is thriving in North and South America and is equally successful in parts of Asia and all over Eur... More »

Al Goldstein... Today

Al Goldstein... Today
With Al Goldstein, it's hard to tell where the schtick stops and the pain starts. A self-described "tired old Jew that needs Viagra to get a stiff dick," the 68-year-old founder of Screw Magazine delivers his life story in such a tight, Lenny Bruce-like rhythm that it almost makes you laugh out of i... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »

Five Tips to Generate Repeat Business

A $50 sale is great. But what if you could get that same $50 sale to come back four times in the next few months? Here are some ideas how to achieve that. 1) On your receipts, you should have an option... More »
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