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Placing Bets on iPad-Optimized Porn

Placing Bets on iPad-Optimized Porn
Back in January, practically before Steve Jobs had completed the sentence in which he put a name to the long-awaited tablet device forthcoming from Apple, adult site operators had already begun to snatch up good domain names for what would soon become the first round of iPad-optimized porn sites. ... More »

Flame On: Social Media

Flame On: Social Media
It’s not news that porn stars and the interactive web go together like bread and butter. The step from web cams and community sites like Burning Angel to porn stars using mainstream social media channels like MySpace , blogs, and Twitter was intuitive. But social media’s full power is still bein... More »

iPhone Pulse: Bridging the Gap

iPhone Pulse: Bridging the Gap
With all of the options unfolding in the mobile marketplace, adult entrepreneurs are seeking answers to the basic question of what type of mobile presence they should be investing in developing — both for today’s market realities and beyond. While the anti-adult content stance espoused by App... More »

Google Goggles

Google Goggles
Perhaps the most interesting (and now, least developed) search innovation poised to hit the market is Google Goggles (www.google.com/mobile/goggles/), a visual search application for Android phones. In a nutshell, Goggles allows the user to take a picture of something and then receive search res... More »

Apache Exploit Revealed

Apache Exploit Revealed
A major benefit of using Open Source software is that extensive and vocal user communities and analytics groups tend to form around the most popular applications — including around the sweetheart of adult (and mainstream) webhosting, the Apache HTTP Server. This critical piece of software unde... More »

TeamViewer Offers Remote Workgroup Access

TeamViewer Offers Remote Workgroup Access
For a wide variety of online operators, having the ability to remotely access personal or client computers and provide support over the Internet is a vital necessity. Fortunately, a growing selection of sophisticated applications stands ready to facilitate the process. "Access all your computers ... More »

MS Warns of IE/XP Server Exploit

MS Warns of IE/XP Server Exploit
A speaker at the recent Blackhat DC security conference, Jorge Luis Alvarez Medina of Core Security Technologies, demonstrated a previously undocumented method of remotely turning a Windows XP-based computer into a web server — thus exposing the hacked computer's file system to the public. As surp... More »

GoalEnforcer Hyperfocus

GoalEnforcer Hyperfocus
The time of successfully operating a profitable adult entertainment business "by the seat of your pants" is long over, with today's industry entrepreneurs relying on a wide range of tools and techniques for planning and managing their companies. Among these tools are goal setting and visualization p... More »

MS Courier: Beyond the Tablet

MS Courier: Beyond the Tablet
While still a tantalizing piece of vaporware with an uncertain market future, production concepts revealing Microsoft's response to archrival Apple's iPad tablet, and Amazon's Kindle — known as "Courier" — have begun showing up on the Internet — and in advance of an official announcement from ... More »

WP-Task-Manager

WP-Task-Manager
Far beyond being a mere blogging platform, the ubiquitous WordPress powers a wide range of adult entertainment websites. These properties, like all websites, can become quite complex and require a means of organizing the never-ending tasks associated with operating a dynamic and profitable web desti... 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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