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Q&A With Farrah Abraham, Discusses Signature Line and Reality TV Persona

Q&A With Farrah Abraham, Discusses Signature Line and Reality TV Persona
Farrah Abraham is no wallflower when it comes to reality TV and her explosive stint on “Celebrity Big Brother” has divided opinion on the Stateside starlet. She’s appeared in “16 and Pregnant,” “Teen Mom,” as well as “Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mo... More »

Sex Furniture Pioneer Liberator Redefines Category

Sex Furniture Pioneer Liberator Redefines Category
Liberator has been crafting “bedroom adventure gear” in its Atlanta headquarters for more than 12 years, essentially establishing the sex furniture category single-handedly with its selection of positioning equipment. After making a name for itself through mainstream advertising campaign... More »

U.K.'s Leading Gay Retailer Expands With Clonezone Franchises

U.K.'s Leading Gay Retailer Expands With Clonezone Franchises
Following the opening of its first franchise store in Berlin, Clonezone is due to open a second in Vienna this month. Clonezone is the U.K.’s leading gay retailer and has been in business for more than 30 years. It has four retail stores — two in London, one in Manchester and one in Bir... More »

Q&A With Karoly Papp of LiveJasmin, the Pioneering Cams Company

Q&A With Karoly Papp of LiveJasmin, the Pioneering Cams Company
Meet Karoly Papp, the co-founder and CEO of Docler Holding, the parent of live-cam powerhouse LiveJasmin. LiveJasmin, a four-time winner at the XBIZ Awards, is going into its 15th year as one of the top operators of not only the live cam space but the entire online adult space. LiveJasmin started ... More »

Keeping It Juicy: Why Do People Sell Their Traffic If It's Good?

Keeping It Juicy: Why Do People Sell Their Traffic If It's Good?
Entering our 10th year at JuicyAds, it seems second nature to me why people sell their traffic and how it works, but sometimes I forget that to some it’s simply not as clear. A recent XBIZ.net thread asked some very good questions about traffic and advertising networks. In this part one of a ... More »

WIA Profile: Elli Rudolph

WIA Profile: Elli Rudolph
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. For the month of November, the WIA Woman of th... More »

Epoch: IPSP Still Going Strong After Almost 20 Years

Epoch: IPSP Still Going Strong After Almost 20 Years
Two-thousand-sixteen will mark a milestone for Epoch Payment Solutions. Next year, Epoch.com will have been in business for 20 years — and considering how much competition there is in the online high-risk billing space, that is saying a lot. Founded in 1996 and based in Santa Monica, Calif., ... More »

Talking Toys: Q&A With the Pleasure Chest’s Thip Nopharatana

Talking Toys: Q&A With the Pleasure Chest’s Thip Nopharatana
With so many pleasure products on the market to choose from, it’s important to make an informed purchase. I phoned Thip Nopharatana, a manager at The Pleasure Chest in West Hollywood, Calif. to get her take on what she was particularly impressed with these days regarding toys or any other aspe... More »

Q&A With Twistbox's Ler Khodaverdy

Q&A With Twistbox's Ler Khodaverdy
Meet Ler Khodaverdy, the longtime executive of Twistbox Entertainment, a global producer and publisher of mobile content and services. Twistbox, which will be hitting its 12th anniversary next year, operates with exclusive licenses with leading brands and has direct distribution with wireless opera... More »

Q&A With PHS International's CEO Chuck Harnish

Q&A With PHS International's CEO Chuck Harnish
Established in the early 80s, PHS International has been — and continues to be — on a path of progression, evolving with the needs of the marketplace. When Jim Horne founded the company, it was called Professional Healthcare Supply and served as a small healthcare company. He met Chuck H... 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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