Getting to events: sponsorship and commissions
Feb02

Getting to events: sponsorship and commissions

As part of our mission to Get As Many People To Eroticon As Possible, we’re chatting to lots of bloggers at the moment about event sponsorship. Some of our fabulous sponsors have helped attendees with the cost of their tickets, and if you’re keen to do the same there are plenty of ways you can help cover the cost of your ticket, accommodation and travel. I’ve written an article for this month’s ETO magazine,...

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Freelance rates: deciding what to charge
Jul08

Freelance rates: deciding what to charge

We need to talk about rate setting. Particularly, we need to talk about the fact that I don’t have any money, and it is entirely my own foolish fault. When I first started blogging for money – writing copy for other people’s websites and blogs – I was so unbelievably excited that someone was paying me for my words that I ridiculously undercharged them. And I mean ‘ridiculously.’ Not only did I start...

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Eroticon 2017: spread the word
Jul01

Eroticon 2017: spread the word

For the last five years, Eroticon has brought together talented writers, bloggers, campaigners and companies from around the world. We asked questions, shared knowledge, and forged some incredible friendships. We heard fantastic stories, and wrote plenty of new ones too. As you’ll know if you’ve been before, Ruby Kiddell has put extraordinary energy into organising Eroticon. Ruby has created something so valuable to the...

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Using Amazon Affiliate to Generate Revenue from your Blog

I was chatting with spanking romance author Patty Devlin about the presentation she was giving on using social media to promote one’s brand as an author. I reminded her that she was the one who introduced me to Amazon Affiliate links when I first got started blogging. She snorted and said she made about $.50 a month on it.  This made me think that maybe bloggers don’t realize how lucrative and informative Amazon Affiliate...

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Opening Eyes – The XBiz EU Sex & Censorship Rally

“Just because we haven’t heard about it in a while, doesn’t mean it’s gone away.” While that could apply to any number of things, I’m talking about the government plans to create an opt-in system for adult materials. While protests and rallies like the one that took place at XBiz EU this past September tend to be focused on the pornography side of adult, I feel it’s incredibly important that everyone who is affected by this –...

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ASA clarify rulings on sponsored content and review posts

Are you a sex toy reviewer or book reviewer that writes in exchange for products or erotica? Are you a sex toy business, publisher or author that send out products or books for review? Today the Advertising Standards Agency have issued a statement clarifying the position on review posts, disclosure and the law. You can read the full copy here, but I’ve pulled out some pertinent points; All paid for review posts need to include a...

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