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I Made A Company’s Best Sex Blogger List! Should I Publish The Badge On...

Many websites and businesses create lists like this, which can be anything from a simple list of linked blog names to a more detailed article with a brief blurb on each blogger. It's natural to feel proud of the recognition and respect you've earned by making a company's best sex blogger list.

Should Bloggers Charge Money For Sex Toy Reviews?

A question often asked in the sex blogging community is, "Should bloggers charge money for sex toy reviews?" This question has been the centre of some controversy, and it would appear that many sex bloggers feel divided over the issue.

Secrets of Successful Sex Blogging

If you missed the handouts at last week's ETO Show BlogSpot area, or couldn't attend and was curious about the tips, you're in luck. Below you can find the handout in its entirety - enjoy, and best of luck with your sex blogging.

What To Do When You Can’t Complete A Product Review

As a sex toy reviewer, there may come a time when you can't provide the promised review in a reasonable time-frame. Or perhaps you feel that actually, you now can't complete a product review at all.

How To Get Advertisers On Your Blog & How Much To Charge 

Fancy becoming a professional sex blogger? Once you've decided to 'go pro' as a blogger, you'll likely be brainstorming for the most effective ways in which your sex blog could pay the bills. The immediately obvious one is to place adverts - but how do you get advertisers on your blog? And how much should you charge?

10 Reasons To Become A Sex Toy Tester

By Mel MacFarlane: I began a brand new business venture and declared that I couldn’t write about sex toys forever. However, when push came to shove, I found that I couldn’t walk away from sex toy reviewing because it’s a part of my life that I absolutely love.

What’s The Difference Between DoFollow And NoFollow Links?

As a blogger, you will eventually come across the terms dofollow and nofollow. They relate to website links. What's the difference between dofollow (aka simply follow) and nofollow links? Does it really matter which type you use? How do you specify which of them any one link is – and when should you make a link nofollow?
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Sex Tips & Sex Toy Advice Column at Cara Sutra

I'll be providing the best sex tips, giving sex toy advice, calming concerns and presenting guides on how to help you make the most of your love life in this new column here at CaraSutra. Whether you're single, with a partner/partners or venturing into the world of orgasms with sex toys, you'll find the answers you're looking for here.

Should I Let A Company Approve My Sex Toy Review Before I Publish?

Hi readers! I'm back this week with a new instalment of Sex Blogger School. This week, I'm taking a look at another question from the sex toy reviewer community: Should I let a company approve my sex toy review before I publish?

When Explicit Photos Are A Breach Of Consent

Working in the adult industry I see my fair share of explicit photos. Dick pics: amateur and porn star. Naked breasts: pendulous to Parisienne. Spread vulva: hairless to hirsute. I follow blogs and social media where imagery from artistic nudes to hardcore porn are welcomed, celebrated and shared. So why do some explicit photos anger me so much? Well sometimes, explicit photos are a breach of consent.

What Should Freelance Bloggers Charge Per Article?

A frequent question I get asked is, "how much do I charge per blog post?" Whether the post is going to be on your blog or on a client's website, what should freelance bloggers charge per article?

Should I Publish My Sex Toy Review On As Many Websites As Possible?

You've written a fantastic sex toy review, covering all aspects of the product. Or perhaps it's for lube, lingerie or bondage gear. The fact is, you've managed to put together a thorough review that you're sure will help others understand the product before spending their hard-earned cash on it. Now, where should you publish this review that you're rather proud of?

Should Sex Bloggers Care About Website Rank Trackers Like Alexa Rank and Google PageRank?

At some point in your sex blogging journey you might be asked about your Alexa Rank or Google PageRank. What are they? Do they matter? Should sex bloggers care how their website measures up with these website rank trackers?

How To Email Multiple Photos Without It Failing To Send

I regularly get messages along the lines of, "apologies for the 6 separate emails but the pictures wouldn't send all together," or "my emails won't attach all the photos, I don't know how to get them to you". Sound familiar? If so, this post is for you. Today I'm going to reveal how to email multiple photos without it failing to send.

Social Media For Sex Bloggers: Which #SocMed Is Best?

Social media is an effective route to take when trying to get word of your new blog out to the world. It's often a blogger's biggest source of traffic before they become established in search engine rankings. So, once you've created your new sex blog, how do you get started in the world of social media?

Could I Be A Sex Blogger? What Should I Write About?

Welcome to my new Sex Blogger School series! I get asked a lot of questions about being a sex blogger, and about sex toy testing, so I’ve decided to share some of those answers with you here at the blog.

Do Sex Bloggers Really Need To Be Self-Hosted?

In the last part of Sex Blogger School, where I explained how to set up your new sex blog, I mentioned that it's best to self-host your sex blog. What does being self-hosted mean? And why is it so important?

Why Do Sex Shops Still Sell Gender Categorised Sex Toys?

By Cara Sutra: The majority of online sex shops still sell gender categorised sex toys. In an admittedly slow to change world where education about the existence of people outside of the gender binary is on the increase, should sex shops really still sell sex toys in this way?

How To Shop For Sex Toys & Write A Sex Toy Review

Buzzfeed published a piece entitled Here’s How To Shop For Sex Toys Without Being Embarrassed which was put together by Emma Cooke. This article has advice and tips on how to shop for sex toys from three experts in the world of sex toy shopping: Rose Compton from Harmony, the multi ETO award winning Renée Denyer from Sh Women’s Erotic Emporium and Eve Fifer from Ann Summers.

Professional Copywriting for the Adult Industry – Part 1

Companies need copywriters. They are important not only to help turn their site visitors into customers, but also to help their website rank higher on the web. Effective copy on a website, known as ‘optimised copy’, will not only persuade the natural visitors the website gets to make a purchase, but it will also efficiently tell Google and the other search engines information about that page to help it rank higher for relevant searches by people on the internet.