eLine.com Announces Hiring of Industry Vet Robert Levy as Affiliate Manager

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CYBERSPACE (May 10, 2016) – eLine.com, the management company for adult e-tailer GameLink.com, has hired veteran industry executive Robert Levy as affiliate manager.

“I am truly excited to be joining eLine.com! Having worked with the eLine team throughout the years, I’ve always admired them, and the position perfectly taps into my years of experience in affiliate and business development,” Levy said. “I can’t wait to jump in and get started!”

Levy comes to eLine after serving as Affiliate Program Manager with Really Useful Cash, James Deen Cash, and Kink.com, and served as an affiliate rep with Reality Kings’ Nasty Dollars program. Levy joined the adult industry in 2009 after owning a small business in San Francisco for many years.

Among the popular adult sites eLine manages are GameLink.com, top gay porn site TitanMen.com, and video streaming site AdamAndEveTV.com. Levy’s duties include overseeing affiliate operations and activities for all three sites, as well as future eLine properties. He may be reached by e-mail at Robert@eLine.com.

“Robert brings with him many years of experience, and more importantly a solid track record of success,” said Jeff Dillon, vice president of business development for eLine. “In a highly competitive and fast-changing business environment, Robert’s market knowledge and skill set make him a great fit for us, as we continue to expand eLine’s operations.”

eLine is long recognized for its award-winning affiliate programs, which assist in brand building, growing website traffic, and increasing visibility and online exposure.

About eLine:
Founded in 1993, eLine.com provides internet solutions for companies with a maverick approach to the emerging business environments on the internet, blending ecommerce, community, and rich content systems. By seamlessly incorporating all elements, eLine strives to create some of the more interactive transaction environments online. A unifying thread runs through eLine: building systems that improve both operational efficiencies and the user experience. Systems as diverse as AT&T’s ‘HomeTown’ network, Columbia Broadcasting Systems’ ‘MarketWatch.com’, IDG Books Worldwide (Dummies Series, Websters, Frommers Travel), and the University of San Francisco prove eLine’s commitment to producing world-class solutions. eLine’s solutions are flexible and built to scale – and it sticks around to ensure it all works and that requirements for ongoing maintenance are met. eLine’s in-house talent can manage large deployments from inception through launch, fill gaps where client teams are short on time or knowledge, and provide a working example of exemplary teamwork along the way. eLine is a small, privately owned company whose principals show up for work every day. All of its clients receive the focused attention of its partners and Sr. Staff. For more information, visit www.eLine.com.

GameLink’s Jeff Dillon Nominated for 2015 XBIZ Executive Awards

CYBERSPACE (November 25, 2014) – Veteran industry executive Jeff Dillon is nominated for Community Figure of the Year at the 2015 XBIZ Executive Awards. Dillown is the vice president of business development for adult e-tailer GameLink.com and its parent company, eLine.com.

According to XBIZ’s Executive Awards Website, those nominated for Community Figure of the Year represent the spirit of the adult industry. They are a shining example of strength, character, and business acumen.
“I’m very honored and grateful for the nomination. Working with an amazing team of professionals is the key to achieving great things, and I know we have that and more at GameLink,” says Jeff Dillon.
With more than 14 years of experience in the adult entertainment industry, Dillon has been a key player in GameLink’s transition to digital marketing. He facilitated the company’s integration into, and dominance of, porn’s video-on-demand market.
Since joining GameLink over 11 years ago, Dillon has been a major part of company’s growth with his ability to analyze products, services, markets, and growth opportunities. His introduction of strategic and tactical solutions led to improved competitive performances, as well as the integration of advanced marketing processes and sophisticated affiliate programs.
“Everything we do is to better serve the consumer,” states Dillon. “While we spend countless hours ensuring GameLink.com includes the most innovative features, we also dedicate as much time to learning about our customers and their how the site can meet their needs.”
The XBIZ Exec Awards will be held on January 14 at the Andaz Hotel, 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood. It honors the industry’s outstanding individuals who have helped further their company’s success.
The nomination is the newest for GameLink, which is nominated in four categories for the 2015 XBIZ Awards. GameLink.com, already a dominant force in the online adult market with its extensive catalog, intelligent recommendation system, and sophisticated privacy cloud, received four nominations in the Web & Tech category, with an additional nomination in the Retail & Distribution category.
GameLink’s 2015 XBIZ nominations include:
  • Affiliate Program of the Year – Retail
  • VOD Company of the Year
  • Adult Site of the Year – Retail
  • Online Retailer of the Year – Full Range
  • Adult Site of the Year – Studio (AdamAndEveTV.com)
GameLink.com celebrates its 21 years in the adult e-tail industry with continuous, innovative strides in tech and affiliate marketing. The premier online adult entertainment portal recently rolled out its Movie Associates affiliate program, in partnership with leading adult entertainment company Adam & Eve and AdamandEveTV.com. Beta-testing the fully user-responsive site’s internal traffic over the past three months shows off-the-chart conversions, with consistent ratios of better than 1:100.
 
About GameLink:
GameLink LLC, founded in San Francisco in 1993, is the original online adult store. GameLink focuses on online distribution of adult content through its website www.GameLink.com, which provides an enhanced user experience and state-of-the-art functionality. GameLink maintains distribution agreements with all major U.S. adult content providers and offers one of the largest adult content catalogs, available in multiple media formats, to include: video on demand, adult pay per minute, mobile platforms, download, adult DVDs, Blu-ray as well as select sex toys and apparel. The company has established an industry leading reputation for innovative online retail and eCommerce. GameLink’s first-in-class content delivery, database and personalization tools make the GameLink infrastructure among the most sophisticated and successful enterprises on the Internet. For more information, go to www.gamelink.com.
About the XBIZ Exec Awards:
Achieving success, reaching the pinnacle of ones’ profession and fueling brands that excite, influence, and motivate is the driving force behind the XBIZ Executive Awards. With constant economic and technological challenges and facing a mainstream business world that presents an uncertain relationship at every turn, today’s industry leaders represent some of the most progressive and creative group of executives in business today. The XBIZ Executive Awards celebrate these movers and shakers who pour their hearts and souls into their careers and, by doing so, propel their brands to new heights of success. For more information, visit http://www.xbizexecawards.com.
About the XBIZ Awards:
For over a decade, glitz, glamour and the biggest names in the world of adult entertainment have made the XBIZ Awards show the biggest night of the year and the most prestigious symbol of industry success. Since its beginnings, the XBIZ Awards has grown into a mega gala event, generating buzz throughout the business and media. Now in its thirteenth year, with an expanded list of more than 150 award categories, the 2015 awards show is set to feature the most expansive array of categories in XBIZ Awards history and will be held at a cutting-edge special events venue at LA Live in downtown Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, January 15. As the proliferation of adult entertainment into pop culture continues, the XBIZ Awards have evolved, drawing stars and hopefuls to the annual event. For more information, visit http://xbizawards.xbiz.com.

GameLink.com Receives 2015 AVN Awards Nomination for Best Web Retail Store

CYBERSPACE (November 21, 2014) – Leading adult e-tailer, GameLink.com, is nominated for Best Web Retail Store at the upcoming 2015 AVN Awards. The nomination was announced during AVN’s gala party Thursday night in Hollywood, California.

“We’re very honored and pleased to receive a nomination for Best Web Retail Store. Our goal has always been to provide the best products and services to our customers – this nomination shows GameLink is committed to quality and excellence,” said said Jeff Dillon, vice president of business development for GameLink’s parent company, eLine.com.
Since its establishment in 1993, GameLink continues to be a unique, one-stop shop for everything adult, ranging from a vast library of adult films, apparel, adult toys, and more.  Thanks to its distribution agreements with all major U.S. adult content providers, GameLink offers customers one of the largest adult content catalogs, available in multiple media formats, to include video on demand, DVDs and Blu-ray, mobile platforms, and more.
Recently, a deal with Digital Playground was announced, making GameLink.com one of the few places to find video-on-demand (VOD) versions of bestselling movies “Pirates,” “Pirates II: Stagnetti’s Revenge,” and “Cheerleaders.”
GameLink is also partners with Adam & Eve on AdamandEveTV.com, a cable TV-like platform offering a variety of programming. It features high quality, big budget programming with the most popular performers in adult entertainment. AdamandEveTV is a part of GameLink’s MovieAssociates Affiliate Program.
Always striving to feature the newest technology for its customers, GameLink.com announced plans earlier this month to launch 3D interactive porn via Microsoft’s RoomAlive, a merger of Microsoft’s Kinect motion-tracking system and LCD projectors, projecting images on a 3D depth-sensitive map. The technology is currently in research and development phases.
The AVN Awards take place January 24, 2015 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The event’s hosts include adult superstars Tommy Pistol and Alexis Texas. To view a complete list of the 2015 nominees, visit http://avnawards.avn.com/pages/4.
About GameLink:
GameLink LLC, founded in San Francisco in 1993, is the original online adult store. GameLink focuses on online distribution of adult content through its website www.GameLink.com, which provides an enhanced user experience and state-of-the-art functionality. GameLink maintains distribution agreements with all major U.S. adult content providers and offers one of the largest adult content catalogs, available in multiple media formats, to include: video on demand, adult pay per minute, mobile platforms, download, adult DVDs, Blu-ray as well as select sex toys and apparel. The company has established an industry leading reputation for innovative online retail and eCommerce. GameLink’s first-in-class content delivery, database and personalization tools make the GameLink infrastructure among the most sophisticated and successful enterprises on the Internet. For more information go to www.gamelink.com.
About the AVN Awards:
The 32nd annual AVN Awards Show will be co-hosted by popular adult stars Alexis Texas and Tommy Pistol, both of whom won big at last year’s show: Texas garnered a Fan Award for Hottest Ass while Pistol was named Best Actor for his turn in BurningAngel’s Evil Head. In addition to entertaining patter from the hosts, the AVN Awards Show also features equal servings of live comedy, music, and dance numbers. And before the show even starts there’s the red carpet pre-show, which draws the biggest stars of the adult industry, all dressed in eye-poppingly sexy ensembles. The AVN Awards Show is the culmination of AVN Week, a series of events produced by AVN Media Network at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, beginning with Internext, followed by the AVN Novelty Expo and the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, and culminating with the AVN Awards Show. Fans may purchase general admission tickets, VIP table seating options and more by visiting www.AVNAwards.com.

AVN Opens Voting for 2015 Fan Awards @aeexpo

CHATSWORTH, Calif. (November 14, 2014)- Voting for AVN Media Network’s 2015 Fan Awards is now open. Fans of adult entertainment are invited to vote online at AVNAwards.com for their favorite performers in 10 categories. The awards are sponsored by NiteFlirt, a premiere phone sex and digital products service.

“Congratulations to all the nominees,” said Theo Sapoutzis, AVN Chairman and CEO. “Fans will have a chance to vote for their favorite adult stars thanks to NiteFlirt, and we’re very pleased to give the fans a voice in the adult industry’s biggest night The AVN Awards!”

There are 50 nominees per category for fans to choose from. To cast their vote, fans simply need to click on the nominee of their choice. Fans will be allowed five votes per category, every day leading up to the January 23 deadline. Visit http://avnawards.avn.com/voting/ to vote.

The 2015 Fan Awards categories are:

Favorite Porn Star (Female)
Favorite Porn Star (Male)
Cutest Newcomer
Hottest MILF
Best Boobs
Hottest Ass
Kinkiest Performer
Favorite Web Cam Girl
Social Media Star (includes Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
Favorite Studio

As sponsor for the second straight year, NiteFlirt is offering specials to all who vote in the Fan Awards. More than a decade ago, NiteFlirt revolutionized phone sex by introducing the first and largest profile-based marketplace. Instead of calling a random number and not knowing who would answer or how much it would cost, NiteFlirt customers are able to browse through profiles of thousands of models and call them on the telephone, connecting via the Internet, directly and discreetly. Customers can see descriptions, photos, videos, clips, prices, ratings, and honest feedback from other callers. Models at different price points, as well as various interests and fetishes, are all available through NiteFlirt.com.

Fan voting runs until one day before the 2015 AVN Awards in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 24. The adult industry’s biggest extravaganza, the AVN Awards will be hosted by adult superstars Alexis Texas and Tommy Pistol at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The show is the culmination of the Adult Entertainment Expo, scheduled forJanuary 21 to 24 at the iconic venue.

Fans wishing to purchase tickets to the AVN Awards may visit AVNAwards.com for more information.
About the AVN Awards:
The 32nd annual AVN Awards Show will be co-hosted by popular adult stars Alexis Texas and Tommy Pistol, both of whom won big at last years show: Texas garnered a Fan Award for Hottest Ass while Pistol was named Best Actor for his turn in BurningAngels Evil Head. In addition to entertaining patter from the hosts, the AVN Awards Show also features equal servings of live comedy, music, and dance numbers. And before the show even starts theres the red carpet pre-show, which draws the biggest stars of the adult industry, all dressed in eye-poppingly sexy ensembles. The AVN Awards Show is the culmination of AVN Week, a series of events produced by AVN Media Network at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, beginning with Internext, followed by the AVN Novelty Expo and the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, and culminating with the AVN Awards Show. Fans may purchase general admission tickets, VIP table seating options, or one of these special packages:

The Golden Ticket Pass includes a VIP Ticket in a luxury box suite, three drink tickets, entry into the official AVN Awards After Party, and an Extreme VIP Pass to the AVN Expo for Saturday, January 24.

The VIP Backstage Pass includes access to the VIP Suite, a backstage tour, access to the Official AVN Awards Red Capet and show rehearsal, a premium swag bag, and a chance to meet the hosts, a table at the official AVN Awards After Party, five drink tickets, and an Extreme VIP Pass to the AVN Expo for Saturday, January 24.

Hotel rooms are also available at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. Room rates start at $109. To book, click here.

Adult industry tables for the award show are also on sale. Industry can purchase tickets by emailing tickets@avnawards.com.

For more information about the 2015 AVN Awards, visit www.AVNAwards.com.

AVN Media Network Debuts Official 2015 Awards Website

680_awardsCHATSWORTH, Calif. (August 4, 2014)- AVN Media Network announces the debut of its official website for the 2015 AVN Awards. A variety of ticket packages to the annual event, co-hosted by superstar performers Alexis Texas and Tommy Pistol, are now available online.

To access the official 2015 AVN Awards website, visit AVNAwards.com.

AVN Awards ticket packages start at $175 and are available at here. Industry members may purchase tickets by e-mailing tickets@avnawards.com. For hotel reservations, rates start at $99 and may be accessed by clicking here.

The adult industry’s biggest extravaganza will be held at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas on Jan. 24, 2015, as part of the Adult Entertainment Expo, scheduled Jan. 21-24 at the iconic venue.

Featuring a variety of content, AVNAwards.com gives fans the opportunity to purchase tickets, peruse ticket packages, access photo galleries, view lists of past winners, book hotel rooms, and more.

AVNAwards.com also features information on the 2015 AVN Show, a weeklong series of events produced by AVN Media Network at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, beginning with Internext, followed by the AVN Novelty Expo and the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo, and culminating with the 32nd AVN Awards Show.

Since 1984, the AVN Awards Show has been a famous staple on the Las Vegas scene, growing dramatically over the years. It is now broadcast each year on cable to millions of viewers.

TheDailyBeast.com writer Richard Abowitz describes the AVN Awards as “the Academy Awards for the adult industry.” Robin Leach, of the Las Vegas Sun, goes into more detail: “The annual festival of flash with dangerous, waist-high-slit gowns, even more dangerously plunging gowns, bared back, lacy lingerie, and sky-high stilettos.” Casino.org contributor David Sheldon states the AVN Awards “brings the sin to Sin City … the perfect marriage of one illicit industry with another.”

Likewise dubbed “the Oscars of adult” by Entertainment Weekly, the AVN Awards Show is a must-attend, must-see event featuring the hottest stars from adult and mainstream pop culture. With a stylish red carpet pre-show and lavish star-studded ceremony, the AVN Awards Show celebrates outstanding achievements in the world of adult entertainment.

The 2015 gala event at The Joint will feature comedy, live music, and a slew of superstar presenters and special guests, making the 32nd annual show a memorable experience for all.

Media registration for the 2015 AVN Awards will open in September 2014.

About the AVN Awards:
Over the years, the AVN Awards have become a famous staple in Las Vegas, while being housed in almost every major hotel on the strip. Starting in 1984, the show has grown drastically over the years and is now broadcast each year on cable to millions viewers. The show allows adult and mainstream celebrities to come together once a year to celebrate the achievements of one of the worlds most profitable industries. In 2012, the AVN Awards took up residence in The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and will return for a fourth straight year in 2015. For more information, visit www.AVNAwards.com, www.Facebook.com/TheAVNAwards, or www.Twitter.com/AVNAwards.