• Business Models for Adult Websites

    December 2nd, 2013
    Business Models for Adult Websites
    By Peter Berton

    LAS VEGAS – Although many adult websites feel threatened by free porn, WoodRocket embraces the demon. In fact, the site creates explicit, original content that it then offers for free to anyone who wishes to view the material. In turn, fans and others support the website’s efforts by purchasing merchandise, advertising and product placement.

    The concept is far from new. Mainstream broadcast television has used the free-content business model since its inception. Somehow, though, producing free content that has significant intrinsic value — as opposed to “teasers” or trailers — doesn’t sit well with the majority of the adult industry’s rampantly capitalistic masses.

    Lee Roy Myers co-owns WoodRocket, which operates ...
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    May 5th, 2011
    Business Models for Adult Websites
    By Marc Jarrett

    YNOT – At about this time last year, I needed the services of a family lawyer. Eventually I found, met and paid one, but I remember thinking at the time that I would have preferred to have paid on a per-minute basis for a telephone consultation if such a service existed. Well, soon it just might.

    Thanks to cloud-based voice over internet protocol technology offered by companies like MyPhoneSite.com, a new form of per-minute phone chat now allows professionals, counselors and experts in any field to create their own telephone consultancy or entertainment hotline. This new form of pay-per-minute billing differs from traditional ...
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    March 15th, 2011
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    content/attachments/13678-sxswinteractive-jpg.html By Chauntelle Anne Tibbals, PhD

    YNOT – I have mixed feelings about South by Southwest, but when I heard this year’s incarnation of the annual music/film/interactive festival in Austin, Texas, would feature a panel entitled “Profiting in Adult: The Recession is Over”… well, I just had to brave the Hilton downtown and weasel my way in.

    According to the panel description in the program guide, “The last few years the adult online industry saw a perfect storm of the recession, content piracy and lack of innovation that caused some companies to lose as much as 90 percent of their profit margins and several others to close up shop entirely. While many are still reeling and struggling to make ends meet, now that much of the smoke ...
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