Online Dating Sites
There are number of online dating sites available in the internet. Some of them are even offering free services. Online dating is becoming a big business in US and every day 4 million Americans are using the online dating sites. A research shows that 15% of US internet users are visiting online dating sites.
The two largest dating sites are yahoo personals and match.com. These two sites allow internet users to browse freely but monthly charge must be paid in order to communicate with other members. Yahoo personals charge a monthly fee of $25 and match.com charges $30 per month. Recently Google has also emerged into the field with its Google base product.
Though most of the sites are free and earn money only through ad sales, they are providing more services to get good match. Consumating is one such online dating site which provides more features. Here users can search by age like 20s, 30s etc. There are numerous contests and quizzes arranged by this site.
Engage is another match making site where the users sign up with the usual profile. Then there will be two options available to them. They can select either dater or match maker or both. Engage uses its own member to set others up and even non members can be suggested for a match. The daters can also email directly. Engage will charge some monthly fee for the services but at present it is offering 6 months free trail.
Google Base allows users to enter their descriptive personal profile. It provides fields that include gender, marital status, sexual orientation etc. Greatboyfriends is another online dating site which allows users to search for themselves or they can recommend match for their friends. They charge $ 20 per month as a membership fee.
Match activity is one of the online dating sites which set up a date before introduction. The users can post their preferences and activities in the form of tags. These features will help you to search someone special with similar tastes and preferences. Match activity is a free site but it charges $8 to allow one to one communication.
Match tag provides the similar features of Match activity. In addition it also provides complete social network. The users will post the activities in general population and can choose the partner from the respondents. Match tag helps not to meet person for dating but also to get friends in your locality.
Mingle now allows you to send emails. It also aims at online and offline social gathering. Users of Mingle now can group themselves in real locations like bar, restaurant etc. This also helps to get non dating social interaction.
Plenty of fish is one of the largest online dating sites. It has 600000 monthly visitors in United States. It gives the users what they want. It provides free browsing services to the users. The users can sign up their profiles without paying any charge.
The above mentioned sites are offering more services to the users. They help the users to get activity based meeting rather than simply dating. They also help in match making.