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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I know your name : how to keep your sex blogger identity safe.

I know your name. Not that fake sex blogger identity that you spent days mulling over in your mind. Not the one that you use on your sex blog in order to hide your actual name. Not your twitter handle, not the name you put on your books as the “author” or your sex toy reviews as the “tester”. I know your real name. I know your address, too. And your email address. And your phone number. And with that information, I’m able to find out...

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Tweeting good sex : best practice for tweeting affiliate sex toy links on social media

Are you a UK based sex toy blogger who uses affiliate schemes to  earn a little extra cash?  If you are and you are sharing links via your social media accounts here are some tips on best practice to ensure that you are staying on the right side of the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) and the law. I’m seeing more and more sex toy bloggers using their Twitter timeline to send out affiliate links promoting the companies however...

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How to export a blog from Blogger

Following on from yesterday’s post about Blogger changing their terms and conditions for hosting adult blogs, here’s a very quick guide on how to export a blog from Blogger. Even if you don’t think you are in any danger of being shutdown, exporting on a regular basis is a good idea anyway. You have spent a great deal of time filling your site with your content and you really don’t want to use it. In the Blogger...

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Blogger bans monetization of adult blogs

If you are a sex blogger that has adult blogs on the Blogger platform you will have received this notification from them yesterday, 26 June 2013 Important Update to Adult Content Policy on Blogger You are receiving this message because you are the admin of a blog hosted on Blogger which is identified to have Adult content. Please be advised that on June 30th 2013, we will be updating our Content Policy to strictly prohibit the...

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