Dating is complicated enough on its own; when you add in the confusion of online dating sites, it can be just plain intimidating. There is a technique to navigating the virtual playing field.
Not to mention effective: Each day, an average of 236 people who met on e get married. So, how do you go from logging on to finding your perfect match?
Surely, you'd never slum it with the simpletons on Hinge, Bumble, or Ok Cupid. Luckily, there's a whole subset of exclusive dating apps catered to elite clientele that restrict access only to users who meet certain standards.
Here's a peek at how the desperately single other half dates.
But how are you supposed to score dates with strangers when you're unbelievably rich, beautiful, or a C-list celebrity?
"I equate online dating to looking for a job," says Julie Spira, cyber-dating expert and author of The Perils of Cyber-Dating.
"You'd want a rock star résumé for your perfect dream job, and you should feel the same way about your online dating profile." And the profile is just where it starts—we have plenty of expert tips, from sending the perfect first e-mail to picking your first date location.
Looking to explore the online dating industry, 34-year-old entrepreneur Benji Kurtz launched a handful of niche dating sites in 2001 focused on everything from religious backgrounds to physical stature, such as height and size.
Over the next 10 years, Kurtz's love businesses grew to include more than 1,000 sites in about 100 different niches.
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