A little more than half my sites are live and the rest are being actively developed.
Customers will want quiet, intimate areas to discuss their dating news, so include cozy seating areas and ambient music.
Whereas the old agencies often did a lot of the searching for their members, meeting new clients before hand-picking their potential matches, the modern site allows users to do all the work, searching a database of other members and arranging meetings themselves.
In addition to the established market leaders, and US-based e Harmony, the online dating sector comprises a number of niche sites, including Fitness Singles for health and exercise fanatics, Lovestruck for busy city professionals, and Uniform Singles, which is tailored to people in the military and emergency services – and those with a uniform fetish.
Morgan Rush is a California journalist specializing in news, business writing, fitness and travel.
He's written for numerous publications at the national, state and local level, including newspapers, magazines and websites.