Home > News > ModelCentro, ICM in Deal to Offer Web Performers Free .XXX Domains • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

ModelCentro, ICM in Deal to Offer Web Performers Free .XXX Domains

ModelCentro, ICM in Deal to Offer Web Performers Free .XXX Domains
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift revolutionize adult entertainment?
Yes
  53.15%
No
  46.85%
Out of 143 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
XBIZ London - Sept. 15-18
Jul 9, 2014 8:45 AM PST    Text size: 

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Hosted paysite ModelCentro.com and .xxx operator ICM Registry have teamed up to offer web performers free .xxx domains.

The program struck between the companies offers verified models using the ModelCentro platform the ability to register one .xxx domain free of charge.

Another benefit for participating models will be promotion on the new Models.xxx directory, which was created to drive "quality" affiliate traffic to the model sites on the ModelCentro affiliate program, the companies said in the announcement made today. 

"This deal with AdultCentro is just a more efficient way for us to get the performer names into the proper hands and a good strong industry partnership," ICM Vice President Stephen Winyard told XBIZ. "ModelCentro is an excellent platform that allows us to give models great .XXX names and makes it easy for models to develop their sites and immediately start earning revenues on those sites."  

Winyard said that with the collaboration, ICM is discontinuing its own "Adult Performer Program" and will be working with ModelCentro as "the premier platform to get these .XXX names into model's hands." 

Stan D'Aman, ModelCentro's CEO, said the collaboration with ICM "provides a great opportunity for our models to create a brand name for themselves." 

"We're excited to bring top-level names to web performers on the ModelCentro platform," he said

Winyard said that  models using  .xxx domains will enjoy the benefits of ICM's "Domain Matching Program" that  gives .xxx holders opportunities to secure matching .xxx domain names in any of the new gTLDs that ICM plans to operate, including .porn, .adult and .sex. Those sites, with the exception of .sex, are planned for a rollout later this year.

Winyard also told XBIZ that ModelCentro also purchased Bukkake.xxx and that  another party bought Extreme.xxx and Public.xxx.

"Exact prices are confidential as per agreements, but all three combined went for over $150,000,"  he said.

"The premium deals are coming in nicely as a fairly steady clip and for pretty decent [money]," he said, nothing that he just completed a five-figure sum for Money.xxx to an unidentified operator.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

QUICKBITE FEATURES

GLBT Brands, Personalities Appeal to Broad Scope of Sexualities

The decision to sell dildos and cock rings is fraught with many of the same questions of specificity that plague any retail shop. Does one focus sales on a particular segment of the buying public, refining... More »

Web Depot: Sanitize Your CSS For Better Style

According to its author, sanitize.css renders elements consistently across browsers by styling with today’s best practices. CSS inheritance is assigned universally so that styles cascade naturally... More »

Web Depot: Boost Google Traffic By Detoxifying Site Links

With Google’s ongoing algorithm updates decimating the traffic volumes of numerous adult websites, it’s no wonder that site owners are seeking a way to fight back. Enter LinkDetox.com, a link... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Latin America LiveCams Expo

Jul 12 - Jul 14
Medellin, Colombia

ANME Founders Show

Jul 12 - Jul 14
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

QWEBEC Expo 2015

Aug 06 - Aug 09
Montreal, Canada

EXXXOTICA Dallas

Aug 07 - Aug 09
Dallas, Texas
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!