How Glamour Models Mobilise The Free Publicity Labourer

LustHackers | Thursday, 11 October 2018 |

One of the most tiresome, life-hogging tasks for the average adult entertainer is self-promotion. Gaining visibility on the Internet can be tough even when competition is modest, but when the market is flooded with supply, it’s a monumental challenge. The most commonly-used resource for adult publicity – Twitter – is largely a pit of screaming racket. It’s not that the audience don’t hear the scream. It’s that their attention-span is so short as to be virtually negligible…

The “Blank Cheque” Routine

LustHackers | Saturday, 6 October 2018 |

The “blank cheque” routine is a clever customer-profiling technique which can save lust-hackers a hell of a lot of unnecessary work, quickly dispatch timewasters, and cut through the bullshit men use in a bid to get what they really want from women. It prompts the consumer to immediately reveal what he’s really looking for, rather than pretending he wants something else and wasting the amount of time it takes him to reveal his real goal. Once the truth is out, the entertainer can decide whether she’s willing or able to provide what the consumer really wants, and then either move to close a sale, or reject.

Is Twitter's New Rule About To Wipe Out Findom?

LustHackers | Saturday, 29 September 2018 |

It’s for long been apparent that Twitter wants rid of its association with sex. But until recently, there’s been little within the site’s rulebook to seriously threaten the adult industry’s great ambiguity: findom.

Ten Fiendish Adult Industry Scams and Rackets

LustHackers | Friday, 14 September 2018 |

"But I've been scammed before!", he insists in response to each 'findomme's demand for money up front. Well, whilst he’s most likely trying to pull a scam of his own, his statement is probably 100% true. There are so many scams and rackets crammed into the history of adult entertainment that it was a serious challenge to select a list of just ten. Almost every man who's paid for adult services has been robbed or conned at some point, and while not all take it upon themselves to exact revenge, virtually all adventurous customers expect to 'write off' a proportion of their spending as an unmitigated waste.

Before getting stuck into the list, let's set the scene...

Freemium Marketing: The Adult Industry’s New Wave Charm Offensive

LustHackers | Sunday, 2 September 2018 |

There’s a new wave of adult provider on the scene, and they’re hitting their long-established competition where it hurts the most – in the pocket. The new wave’s adopted business strategy defies the bark of those high and mighty influencers who insist that men should not exist unless they’re paying. In fact, if the new wave’s business strategy follows any advice at all, it’s that of the freeloading male

“If only you gave more away for free, you’d make a lot more money.”

Let’s not get carried away. People will not easily be persuaded to pay for something they can get for nothing. But that’s exactly why the newly-revived practice of “freemium chat access” is working. Its worldbeating theory?…

Anti-Piracy in Adult Entertainment

LustHackers | Sunday, 26 August 2018 |

The fight against piracy is a rapidly developing area of adult entertainment, and that’s only to be expected in an environment where the centre of gravity is shifting from larger operations to smaller niche providers and individuals. There is, and always has been, a proportion of the audience who think that once they’ve bought a piece of content, they actually control the distribution of it. This, they believe, means they can personally publish the content anywhere they wish. But even if they think that, why would they do it?…

You wouldn’t buy a TV subscription/licence for your next door neighbour, so he could watch television for nothing. Why would you buy webcam content for some random dudes you don’t even know?

Faking a Guy: The Essential Lust-Hacker Experiment

LustHackers | Friday, 24 August 2018 |

Half a day in the shoes of a woman, and men are hyperventilating with outrage at the way they’re treated. The Internet has enabled any man to become a ‘hot girl’ for a day, or longer if he can stand it, and the usual post-event analysis runs along the lines of…

“OMG! I was treated like an idiot, spammed with pick-up lines and obscene pictures, expected to work for free, and I couldn’t even talk about snooker without the conversation being sexualised. Like: ‘Oh, you play with balls?… Would you say you’re good with balls?… Maybe I can help you get the feel of the balls?…’ Okay, stop! Just STOP!!”

What about the other way around, though? Experiments in which women pretend to be men are less common, but they can provide an important insight into the mindset of a sexscene-institutionalised male. That’s what this post sets out to explore. This is not an attempt to portray blokes who chase after strippers as some kind of victims. It’s an attempt to see what they see, and feel at least some of what they feel. Understanding what it’s like to be those men at first hand can give entertainers an advantage when interacting with them, and ultimately, selling to them.

Is “Privacy” The Next Big Adult Service Marketing Theme?

LustHackers | Monday, 30 July 2018 |

Personal data, so it’s said, is the new oil. Never have we been more aware of big business’s mission to grind down our privacy expectations, stalk us, spy on us, and then sell its findings to an entity perhaps best collectively described as “any bastard who’ll pay”. But data-mining is not such a dream ticket in the world of adult entertainment, because adult entertainment depends on a minimum level of privacy to exist at all.