Online dating services are thriving and growing in members everyday. Some people actually find their true love. Others do not. But like them or not online dating services are here to stay and are providing a valuable service to people all around the world.
Here are 5 of the top dating online services, their rates, and a little bit of information on each one. MatchMaker.com, with a monthly rate of $9.95 to $119.95 for a year. They have an approximate number of 2 million members and over 50,000 singles joining every week.
Communication is carried out either through IM or e-mail. It boasts of two major features, a user-friendly site and one of the most comprehensive profiles online. The profiling consists of an extensive questionnaire and an optional essay. YahooPersonals has a monthly rate of $24.
95 and has more than 10 million members. IM and e-mail is the form of communication with this online dating service. It is loved for its refined search engine.
Categories such as living area, age and interests can be used to improve the search process. YahooPersonals has this Premier version that offers a more in-depth profile for those in search of more than casual dating. They also offer a free trial version. FriendFinder has over 2.
5 million members and a silver and gold package They have many different features for members to use such as Blogs, Friend Network and Interest Groups. The FriendFinder Network of Sites probably offers the most to it's members in terms of the number of features available to use. This is a very feature oriented dating service.
AmericanSingles.com is available for the monthly fee of $16.50 to $24.95.
Its more than 7 million members communicate through IM, e-mail or chat. If you are interested in allowing communication with a person who has shown interest, but are not totally at ease with them, with American Singles, you can remain anonymous. They offer a great video and audio chat feature.
Match.com is one of the largest online dating sites in the world. It has a monthly membership fee of between $9.
95 and 24.95. Its 15 million members communicate through email or chat. It takes pride in its user friendly website that offers side by side comparisons of each others requirements to facilitate the search. These 5 online dating services are among the best you will find. Figuring out which features mean the most to you and the price you are willing to pay will help you choose the best online dating service for your situation.
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