Wow vs dating sites
In the internet dating space, bigger is not always best. We compared the overall dating market share of the top 5 sites – Singlesnet, Plentyoffish, TRUE, Yahoo Personals and Match – to the market share of several top niche sites to see how their growth rates compared.
numbers from Hitwise, the top niche dating sites are steadily gaining market share while their big mainstream counterparts stagnate.
Did you know that 99% of the guys on are adventure travelers?
It seems dubious to me too, but let’s continue as if it’s true. The real kicker here is the type of girl they are all looking for.
Although I’m not sure casual dating can really be called a niche.
As Adam Small, CMO of Sex Search has put it bluntly: “Our target market is anyone over the age of 21 who is interested in sex, which is almost everybody.” Casual (or “adult”) dating sites are the antithesis of e Harmony and are definitely not focused on helping people find long-term relationships.
She has big, brown eyes; thick, dark hair that flows below her shoulders; cheekbones that could cut glass; and a curvaceous figure that has no trouble attracting guys.
One of those promises was that if I was still single at 30, I’d try online dating.
I’ve had an onslaught of terrible dating experiences in the last year (including someone who turned out to be a drug dealer, someone who was mad I didn’t want to come hang out at his bedbug-infested apartment, and a commitment-phobe friend who constantly appears to be doing an uncanny Jekyll and Hyde impression). (Wow.) There’s no end to what I could write about my experiences on Match.com, and I’ve only been on the site for a week.
"The concept of a man taking care of a woman dates back to ancient times," says Candice, who asked us not to use her last name.
"It's no different for a woman who's home taking care of the kids." Seeking Arrangement is not just another Match.com, Tinder or e Harmony, which serve up a one-size-fits-all approach to dating. Furry pairs up folks who like to dress up as anthropomorphic animals.