Dating

Looking for Love Online

Image from: Online Dating Image / Shutterstock With more than 2.5 billion, with a B, minutes spent on dating sites last month, it’s quite clear online dating is here to stay.  More people are finding Mr. or Mrs. Right than ever online, and with so many success stories, it’s no surprise sites like Match.com & eHarmony continue to pull in millions of love seeking consumers every month. With Compete PRO,

Does Reading Profiles on Dating Sites Leave Time for Actual Dating?

I just finished reading Dan Ariely’s latest book, The Upside of Irrationality, which devotes a very interesting chapter to online dating. In his book, Ariely argues that online dating should really be thought of as online searching, reviewing, and emailing. These are time consuming, relatively dry tasks that don’t leave much time for actual, in person dating. This idea got me thinking about whether some dating sites make it easier

Why Email Marketing is Like Dating

As an email marketer, I spend a lot of time writing, optimizing, segmenting, and analyzing emails for Compete. I also spend a lot of time reading other people’s emails to learn from them. I’m new-ish to the email marketing thing, so I’ve been trying to figure out what it’s like, and all I can think of is dating. Email marketing is like dating. Huh? Think about it-When you stumble upon

Top Online Dating Sites: Singlesnet takes the lead

Online personal sites are a lot like social networks; the most critical factor for a site’s success is people. More specifically, the volume and activity level of members needs to be high enough for users to make connections, and for visitors to be enticed to join. But despite the online personals market becoming increasingly crowded with newcomers, the top dogs of the industry seem to be as strong as ever.