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Joining the one that best suits your needs can mean the difference between meeting someone and meeting the one.
If one characteristic for your future partner is more important than any other, a quality you insist all your potential mates possess (ethnicity, religion, etc.), you may want to consider joining a specialized dating site that caters to a specific demographic.
However, most singles find they enjoy one of the larger, traditional sites the most.
and e Harmony have been dominating the online matchmaking business for years, and OKCupid has quickly risen to rival their superiority.
But how much work, time, and effort will you have to put in to find your match? To help you decide, Credit Donkey has reviewed these top three online dating websites to see how they stack up against each other.
The sheer number of people participating in online dating increases your chances of meeting someone special, but how easy does each site make it to get to first base?
Cost is, for some people, the most important accessibility factor (some sites are free while others require a paid subscription to unlock all their features).
Other people are more concerned about how long it takes to set up and how easy it is to communicate with matches.
The lack of a robust mobile app could be a deal breaker for on-the-move singles.
Of course, we must keep in mind that accessibility affects capability. Free sites don’t motivate users to be committed and stay active.
Companies that require a paid subscription often have more sophisticated matchmaking systems and offer multiple formats for getting to know potential dates.