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Online Marketing Tips

Online Marketing Tips
Recently, XBIZ World Magazine asked several industry players "What is your favorite online marketing, sales and/or advertising technique?" Here's what they had to say: One of my favorite marketing techniques is Niche Marketing, but not in the way most of us think of it. We use niche marketin... More »

Exit-Chat Offers Smart Agent

Exit-Chat Offers Smart Agent
Recently, the online adult industry witnessed a revolutionary change in the way websites maximize profits from curious customers, with the official launch of Exit-Chat.com, the adult brand which features a trailblazing chat application technology called "Smart Agent." And what exactly is Smar... More »

NETbilling Celebrates a Decade of Success

NETbilling Celebrates a Decade of Success
In 1997, Mitch Farber and his wife Sarah decided to take a shot at the Internet boom by starting their own adult sites. Right away, they hit a bump, and had to make a decision that would change their lives forever. "We couldn't find a good credit card processing company that didn't want to char... More »

The Lighter Side of Jonni Darkko

The Lighter Side of Jonni Darkko
Jonni Darkko left Chicago a decade and a half ago, armed with his trained photographer's eye, a taste for gorgeous ladies and an innate skill at recutting porn flicks in his head while watching them. "I was ready artistically before I was technically," Darkko muses. He hit L.A. like a Windy City twi... More »

Facing the Issues

Facing the Issues
Recently, XBIZ World Magazine asked several industry players "What do you think is the most important legal issue facing the industry this year?" Here's what they had to say: I think there is no question that count seven in the John Stagliano indictment, which states Evil Angel knowingly use... More »

Chris Streams: Working Class Biker

Chris Streams: Working Class Biker
For a director who has lifted his acting and directing credits well into three digits in pretty short order, Chris Streams hasn’t given many interviews. Once he gets going, though, it is clear that he can talk forever about this business, about filmmaking, about art and commerce and the sweet spot... More »

Crazy World of Jack the Zipper

Crazy World of Jack the Zipper
There is a mummified French clown in a glass sarcophagus out back at the California Institute of Abnormalarts. His name is Gilles Chatouilleu and he died in 1912, but he still has his makeup on. He is tiny, shrunken. It seems like he would get cold on winter nights in the backyard like that, but Jac... More »

WIA Profile: Rainey Stricklin

WIA Profile: Rainey Stricklin
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 back... More »

Evotum Aims to Shake Streaming

Evotum Aims to Shake Streaming
It started in 2007 as an experimental offshoot from a British-based video streaming company called Vividas, which had been wowing customers with its full-screen, high-quality pictures of everything from old movies to live soccer matches. Feeling that this revolutionary system was tailor-made for adu... More »

OrbitalPay Cuts Middleman

OrbitalPay Cuts Middleman
When OrbitalPay, the new hybrid Internet Payment Service Provider, made its full launch at the Phoenix Forum, there was more than a little skepticism regarding its feasibility in that branch of the adult business. But the outstanding success the new firm has enjoyed in its first few weeks now has ot... More »

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »

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 »
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