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

Profiles of Adult Industry Professionals

Payment Options: Using PayPal: Part 2

Payment Options: Using PayPal: Part 2
For the many smaller pay sites looking for alternative revenue streams in the light of the recent VISA / MC credit card processing regulation changes, and more established players seeking to further broaden their processing options while increasing their stability and long-term operating viability, ... More »

3d Party Processing: An Epoch Update

3d Party Processing: An Epoch Update
Many webmasters seem to be confused regarding the new Visa regulations. After seeing some of the questions being raised in correspondence and on the boards, we felt the best way to address some of these issues was to provide an FAQ and hopefully clear up most of the confusion. First, let me say t... More »

A Kick in the Nuts Can Be A Good Thing: 3

A Kick in the Nuts Can Be A Good Thing: 3
Continuing my series on the recent VISA / MC announcements and the varied effects they would have on the Adult Webmaster Community, I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some of the many remarks that my fellow Cosmic Village members had to say: In response to a rant demanding that W... More »

Payment Options: Using PayPal: Part 1

Payment Options: Using PayPal: Part 1
With all of the hullabaloo over the recent VISA / MC changes, many smaller pay sites are looking for alternative revenue streams, just as more established players seek to broaden their processing options while increasing their stability and long-term viability. One option worth considering for a var... More »

A Kick in the Nuts Can Be A Good Thing: 2

A Kick in the Nuts Can Be A Good Thing: 2
A few days ago, the online adult industry was stunned by the announcement of a slate of new VISA / MasterCard regulations that seemed destined to affect most of us to one degree or another. I reprinted the first joint announcement from Epoch / ibill / CC Bill here at XBiz, and felt fairly certain th... More »

A Kick in the Nuts Can Be A Good Thing: 1

A Kick in the Nuts Can Be A Good Thing: 1
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002 was a day that changed the face of the adult Internet forever: The first indication of what was soon to come came in the form of a simple e-mail from Rand at Paycom / Epoch: This brief letter, sent on the behalf of Epoch, CCBill, and iBill, et al., was a joint statement ... More »

Where's George? A Lesson in Viral Marketing

Where's George? A Lesson in Viral Marketing
I've always laughed at those folks who pay top dollar to wear an advertisement for their favorite shoe manufacturer or other corporate entity, as if an expensive sweatshirt emblazoned with 'Nike' or some such conferred a higher level of skill or status upon the wearer, but going one better, I've jus... More »

InterNext Expo Wrap Up: Summer 2002

InterNext Expo Wrap Up: Summer 2002
I decided to report on this InterNext Expo with a format more akin to a 'personal journal' rather than the more typical, clinical and generic 'event coverage' that is usually found. Newbies and others who have never attended th... More »

InterNext Special: XMIX 2002

InterNext Special: XMIX 2002
My exclusive InterNext Expo coverage continues with this look at XMIX, the long awaited party presented by XBiz.com and sponsored by Matrix Content, Net Billing, Exclusive Media ... More »

InterNext Expo: Summer 2002: Hollywood, Florida

InterNext Expo: Summer 2002: Hollywood, Florida
I decided to report on this InterNext Expo with a format more akin to a 'personal journal' rather than the more typical, clinical and generic 'event coverage' that is usually found. After all, there are only so many ways that y... More »

OPINIONS & VIEWS

See Bigger Picture, Participate and Stand United

Anyone who’s worked in the adult industry in the past five years knows the challenges we’ve faced. Some people have even questioned staying in the business. After all, between cheap content,... More »

Developing, Launching New Products

Last fall I discovered that voice-to-text had finally become useful on my mobile. It was 85 to 90 percent accurate in a quiet room. It felt like magic. Since then, my morning walk to work in Barcelona... More »

Tips to Improve Your Marketing Game

Back in the day, affiliates and traffic would virtually fall in your lap — and yes, the pun is intentional. You built a site, threw up some banners and, somehow, made money. Today, with the influx... 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.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

eroFame

Oct 05 - Oct 07
Hannover, Germany

EXXXOTICA Edison

Nov 04 - Nov 06
Edison, New Jersey

2016 Inked Awards

Nov 05 - Nov 05
Edison, New Jersey

XBIZ 2017

Jan 09 - Jan 13
Hollywood, CA
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!