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Thexis Hits Gay Target Market

Thexis Hits Gay Target Market
When one thinks of fetish videos, an image often comes to mind of a large, hairy men engaging in rough hardcore sex. Not necessarily, says Thexis LLC. Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., Thexis LLC puts its focus on the younger men in the industry: pretty boys in the 18-23 category who just happen to ... More »

WIA Profile: Diane Duke

WIA Profile: Diane Duke
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. What did you do for a living prior to coming... More »

Channel 69 Video

Channel 69 Video
Ami Ben really knows his customers. And they know exactly what to expect of the niche products that Ben's Channel 69 Video produces. "They all know my company has the best specialty products," Ben says. "If they want the best of the niches, they come to me. Once I get that kind of customer, they'... More »

Filmco Gets Weird

Filmco Gets Weird
When Abraham Lincoln uttered the wise phrase, "You can please some of the people all of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can't please all of the people all of the time," it's doubtful he had forced lactating, double penetration, dwarf action or granny gang bangs in mind. Y... More »

Rodney Moore

Rodney Moore
Rodney Moore has a lot of firsts on his résumé. He was among the early pioneers of both POV and gonzo. His eponymous website was part of the first wave of cybersexuality and has been serving it up nonstop since 1997. In Internet time, that's the Stone Age. Moore has been nominated for lots of a... More »

Country Snapshot: Zimbabwe

Country Snapshot: Zimbabwe
As part of my ongoing A-Z country snapshots highlighting the Internet and telecom characteristics of each and every country, Zimbabwe originally shared the same position as it does in our country drop-down list in terms of my keenness to write it. But given the recent news airtime that this poor... More »

GTBill: Billing With Innovation

GTBill: Billing With Innovation
It was only January when the new online payment processor, GTBill, launched at the Internext gathering. The company is so new, that you'll find few reference to it in the XBIZ website archives — at least not yet. But don't count on that lasting too long. "I said that if we're going to do it,... More »

Numero Uno

Numero Uno
When Channel 1 Releasing followed up its purchase of the All World Video collection last year with the acquisition of the Catalina Video line, it became the world's largest gay video company. Many of the company's more than 2,000 titles are going to DVD for the first time, some of them having spent ... More »

Monster Mazuma

Monster Mazuma
When the affiliate program Monster Mazuma debuted a couple of years ago as an all-high definition program with 100 percent exclusive content, everyone asked the same question. What's a mazuma? Turns out, the odd-sounding title is no joke. Mazuma means "cash." It comes from the medieval Hebrew wor... More »

Back to Business

Back to Business
Now that 2008 is humming along, we've gotten back down to business; that is, the "business" of playing with all manner of sexy goodies! And with that, here are our latest discoveries: SLIQUID H2O SALES CONTACT: DEAN@SLIQUID.COM He Says: Lubes, shmoobs. All the same if you ask me. Well, so I t... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Manufacturers Take Action Against Counterfeit Sex Toys

The mainstreaming of pleasure products is proving to be a blessing and a curse for the sex toy industry. As the demand for pleasure products continues to grow, manufacturers are seeing an increase of counterfeiters... More »

Trends in Paysite Design, Content Delivery

Given the highly visual nature of adult entertainment, it is no surprise that many paysites have shown design-forward approaches — some skirting the bleeding edge, while others sought stability over... More »

Surviving Affiliates Seem to Be Thriving

Long a mainstay of traffic generation for adult website owners and monetization channel for tech savvy marketers, “sponsor programs” have delivered countless millions of dollars to affiliates... More »
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