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Adult Innovations

Adult Innovations
The online adult entertainment industry is perceived to be a leader in technological and marketing innovation, but what exactly are these innovations? To help answer this question, XBIZ World Magazine presents the following roundup of significant examples of adult marketing prowess: EXIT/POP-... More »

'Brotherhood' by Buckshot Productions

'Brotherhood' by Buckshot Productions
XBIZ Premiere presents its latest review, featuring "Brotherhood" by Buckshot Productions; Directed by Jerry Douglas and starring Danny Roddick, Jan Fischer, Dean Phoenix, Jorden Michaels, Dallas Reeves, Trey Casteel, Kevin Armstrong, Tory Mason, Sebastian Rivers, Kurt Wild and Justin Burkshire. ... More »

Fyre TV Heats Up

Fyre TV Heats Up
The adult industry is one of progress, advances, perpetual forward growth, and that goes far beyond the challenge of how many plastic toys a female rectum can hold at the same time. And while the Lincoln Tunnel-like capacities of anal innovators like Audrey Hollander and Belladonna are not without m... More »

Colt Studio

Colt Studio
There's no more iconic image in gay porn than the massively built bodies of COLT Studio. For more than 40 years, the legendary all-male erotica company has presented us with hyper-butch men with massive muscles, hairy chest and square jaw, like Tom of Finland drawings come to life. But even after... More »

Titan's Gill Sperlein

Titan's Gill Sperlein
This interview follows up on a feature article that ran in the November issue of XBIZ World, about Titan's efforts to enforce its intellectual property rights and combat online piracy. Set a-sail on the murky depths of the Sea of Infringement, an armada of illegal DVD replicators, peer-to-peer fi... More »

XBIZ Premiere's Top 50 Newsmakers of 2007

XBIZ Premiere's Top 50 Newsmakers of 2007
As we turn the page on 2007 and march forward to a new year, XBIZ Premiere felt it important to recognize a collection of newsmakers, tastemakers, noisemakers and headline-grabbers. The following is a comprehensive list of companies, people and issues that had everyone talking in 2007. ADAM & EVE... More »

XBIZ World's Top 100 Newsmakers of 2007

XBIZ World's Top 100 Newsmakers of 2007
In the world of online adult entertainment, the pace is always breakneck. More than most years, 2007 reflected that frenzied atmosphere, as a flurry of legal developments, business deals and shifts in strategy by major industry players came in at a steady flow throughout the year. XBIZ World Magazin... More »

Steven Scarborough

Steven Scarborough
Throughout his long career, Hot House founder Steven Scarborough has always been building something. "I've actually been very, very lucky. I worked very hard, but it's also required some luck," he said. "I'm very careful. I'm a control freak, which I think suits being a director. I've had the goo... More »

Chi Chi LaRue

Chi Chi LaRue
With director credits galloping toward 250 according to the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) website, and well over 17,000 MySpace friends at last count, Chi Chi LaRue doesn’t need much of an introduction. If you want a history lesson about LaRue leaving Minnesota for L.A. in the 1980s, a ... More »

WIA Profile: Mary Gillis

WIA Profile: Mary Gillis
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 prior to working in the adul... 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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