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Bad News Comes in Bunches

Bad News Comes in Bunches
It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when the trend started to cause panic. One death alone is one too many, cause for concern and examination. But since January of 2012, the mounting number of deaths that have claimed the lives of gay porn models both past and present has been alarming. Roman Ragaz... More »

Photo Tagging for Fun and Profit

Photo Tagging for Fun and Profit
Social media powerhouse Facebook is apparently seeking to leverage crowdsourcing and community building to boost the social appeal of its Instagram photo sharing service; releasing a new feature that may hold appeal for digital media and other online marketers. According to Instagram (which reporte... More »

Vibrators Meet Science

Vibrators Meet Science
Ever since online vibrator purchases began in 1994, buying vibrators online has frequently posed several questions that have been tricky to answer. Two of the biggest questions have always been: ever wonder just exactly how strong the vibrator is? Ever wonder if your roommate will be able to hear yo... More »

Shifting Attitudes: Talking About Prostate Play

Shifting Attitudes: Talking About Prostate Play
If you’ve been following trends in the sex toy world, you’ve probably noticed that there are more products for prostate play than there used to be. Aneros paved the way with one of the first products specifically for that purpose, but you can trace this shift back to the 1998 how-to movi... More »

XBIZ Survey: 25% Use or Plan to Use Bitcoin

XBIZ Survey: 25% Use or Plan to Use Bitcoin
The buzz surrounding bitcoin as an alternative payment option for adult website operators has reached a fever pitch, with points both pro and con fueling an in-depth discussion of the platform’s merits and risks. While many operators have had a chance to come to grips with the technology, the ... More »

Catalyst for Change, Past and Future

Catalyst for Change, Past and Future
Coming up on its one-year anniversary, biannual sexuality conference CatalystCon has established itself as the must-attend event for professionals, activists and anyone with an interest in exploring sex-positive topics in a judgment-free environment. With more than 50 speakers and 40 sessions sched... More »

Working for the Man

Working for the Man
When I first came to work in the adult industry, right around 16 years ago, the first company I worked for was owned and operated by what you might call a ‘traditional’ porn company owner – meaning that he kept his shirt partially unbuttoned, called his female receptionist “t... More »

Dev Depot: Covering All Your Css Bases With Base

Dev Depot: Covering All Your Css Bases With Base
Adult website developers are used to taking shortcuts towards bringing sites to market and this means that any advantage in development time or site quality will pay dividends. According to its publisher, Base (matthewhartman.github.com/base/) is a super simple, responsive design framework intended ... More »

Dev Depot: Enigma64 is Bringing Base64 To Photoshop Image Processing

Dev Depot: Enigma64 is Bringing Base64 To Photoshop Image Processing
For busy adult website designers and developers, every little bit counts: every little bit of quality, every little bit of performance and every little bit of time spent on a project. A product of the CSS Hat team, Enigma64 (www.getenigma64.com) provides its users with “the fastest way to get... More »

Dev Depot: Boosting Coding Productivity with Brackets.io

Dev Depot: Boosting Coding Productivity with Brackets.io
Promoted as extensible, focused, open and innovative, Brackets (www.brackets.io) is a unique new open source code editor for web design and development that is free to use, due to sponsorship by Adobe — and “built with the web for the web,” using technologies such as HTML, CSS and ... More »

BUSINESS ANALYSIS

A Look at the Latest Technological Advances in Billing

As the digital media industry races headlong into a future full of new technology, one vital underpinning — the ability to easily, profitably, and safely process payment transactions — is taking... More »

Sex Toy Storage Creators Discuss Growing Consumer Demand for Hygienic Options

Growing up, you probably had a few toys. When playtime came to an end, you were probably asked to put them away. Now, you are a grown up, and you probably have some toys of a different variety. But where... More »

Uncovering the Newest Trends in Alternative Billing

For adult merchants, especially adult website operators, the notion of “alternative billing” hasn’t really evolved from its Ameri-centric “anything but MasterCard or Visa”... More »
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