Google Basically Shutting Down Adwords On Adult Starting Later This Month

Xbiz.com is reporting that Google has sent out letters to adult content marketers warning that they are greatly limiting their ability to advertise on Google AdWords. Starting later this month they are basically shutting down Adwords advertising for adult sites. “Beginning in the coming weeks, we’ll no longer accept ads that promote graphic depictions of sexual acts including, but not limited to, … [Read more...]

Stuart Lawley Chats About ICANN & The New gTLD’s On Cavuto Fox Business Show

Stuart Lawley the CEO of the ICM Registry, which operates the .XXX top level domain name extension and an applicant for .sex, .porn and .adult was interviewed by Cavuto, on Fox Business News, in a segment which lasted over five minutes. My favorite quote from the Story from Lawley on new gTLD's in response to Cavuto's question won't the new gTLD's be confusing to users: "There will be … [Read more...]

Has Frank Schilling been the inspiration behind one company’s XXX spending spree ?

Sometimes there is a lot of information that is provided in a long comment thread that goes unnoticed, many may not keep up with string of comments and some miss them entitrely. It was big news this week that Tube.xxx and Tubes.xxx sold for $750,000. The buyer of those names Really Useful out of Turks and Caicos is owned by JT who was one of the founders of You Porn. Really Useful launched … [Read more...]

Tube.xxx and Tubes.xxx Sold for $750,000

ICM Registry the operator of the .XXX Top Level Domain announced today that they have sold the domain names Tube.xxx and Tubes.xxx for $750,000 cash. The buyer of the domains, is the same company which has bought many of ICM's highest .XXX domain sales; Really Useful, whose chairman JT is was a founding member of YouPorn.com. Some of the other premium .XXX domains acquired by Really Useful … [Read more...]

Where You Can Find Soon To Be Dropped Or Recently Dropped .XXX Domains

I had a reader ask me where they can find recently dropped .XXX domain names. While drop list of .com, .net, .org .tv and .me are easy enough to find .XXX seems harder. I checked Snapnames.com and although they have a .XXX option there are no dropping domain names listed, probably because they don't try to catch dropping .XXX domains. NameJet.com doesn't have a .XXX TLD option to search … [Read more...]

Stat Porn

Domainers like stats and here are some of an adult nature but also may help with domains, ppc campaigns and running your adult website. PornHub.com took a look back at 2013 and while we are not going to get into the more risque stats, there were some that dealt with the numbers behind porn, the shift from the desktop to mobile and the most and least popular days. The numbers are pretty big … [Read more...]

Porn.XXX Ranks On 1st Page Of Google for Porn; Good News For New gTLD’s

Well its taken a while but the bang on domain name Porn.xxx is has made it to the first page of Google for the search term "porn". As you might imagine, porn its one of the toughest terms to rank on the first page on, with millions of adult sites all trying to get in that position. Interestingly with all the talk about how Google has lessened the importance of Exact Match Domains, 4 of the … [Read more...]