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Cash is King With Ukash

Cash is King With Ukash
Whilst there has been an explosion of various forms of e-billing in recent years, most of these are powered by plastic, and cash still remains the preferred form of money in the eyes of most people: it's tangible, government-backed, and guaranteed to be accepted with a smile at most points of sale t... More »

OTCash Sees Soft Success

OTCash Sees Soft Success
When Paul L started OTCash with a partner in 2002, and announced his intention of making it a softcore adult site, he received grave warnings from others in the industry. "People told us we'd never make any money out of softcore," he recalls. "I think we proved them wrong. There is a huge market ... More »

The Rocco Way is Here to Stay

The Rocco Way is Here to Stay
Rocco Siffredi is arguably the biggest straight male porn star working today, and one of the biggest ever in more ways than one. Rocco, the once and future king, was also one of the first subjects of this column, back in early 2006 when it was still called “Gear & Gadgets.” No one is more qualif... More »

Wildline! Stays Dedicated to the Adult Industry

Wildline! Stays Dedicated to the Adult Industry
One of the most venerable companies operating in the adult space, Wildline! has built up a solid reputation as the "go to guys" in SEM — offering insights and experience with the major search engines that is simply unmatched within the industry and backed by upfront business practices and predicta... More »

WIA Profile: Mia Hyun

WIA Profile: Mia Hyun
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. How did you get into this? I have alway... More »

Mitchell Finds His Mojo

Mitchell Finds His Mojo
Ask him nicely, and Brad Mitchell will kindly admit that he gained some inspiration from Austin Powers when deciding on an official brand for his now thriving hosting company. He'll also be happy to share his love of raspberry mojitos and might — just might — buy you a pineapple upside-down cake... More »

WIA Profile: Kathi Stout

WIA Profile: Kathi Stout
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. How did you get into this? What in your bac... More »

WebsiteSecure.org: Certifying Websites for Consumers

WebsiteSecure.org: Certifying Websites for Consumers
In recent months any webmaster who has been paying attention to the business overall can recall hearing about "shady" billing practices ranging from sites that were posting cross-sales below the submit button on their join pages, to sites with less than ethical terms stated in their Terms of Service... More »

CommerceGate Sets its Sights on U.S. Markets

CommerceGate Sets its Sights on U.S. Markets
When Internet payment processor CommerceGate started in 2005, its main focus was offering credit card and payment processing for the European market for U.S. and European clients. In spring 2008, the company entered the U.S. market by getting control over domestic IPSP third-party aggregation accoun... More »

Chi Chi LaRue: Channel 1's Queen Bee, Part 1

Chi Chi LaRue: Channel 1's Queen Bee, Part 1
Chi Chi LaRue has been a porn junkie from the word “go!” Yes, the prolific director is extremely well known behind the camera, having helmed close to 500 adult movies, mostly in the gay genre but in the boygirl and girl-girl niches, as well. And, yes, LaRue is also an all-out celebrity as tha... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Camming Issue: Models vs. Affiliates

One of the most contentious conversations among cam models today involves affiliate promotions that include unauthorized photos or videos of the models. This isn’t a matter of a model’s, network’s,... More »

Camming Issue: Profits on Rise for Performers

It’s been 20 years since JenniCam rocked the infant internet with the first adult-oriented live cam shows, revealing the intimate details of this groundbreaking cam performer’s daily life —... More »

Caring About Camming: Academia Takes a Closer Look

Editor’s Note: Rachel Stuart is a PhD Researcher at the University of Kent’s School of Sociology, Social Policy and Research, undertaking an investigation of some of camming’s nuances,... More »
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