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The UK Dating Awards Are Coming

The UK Dating Awards are the UK's only annual awards event recognizing expertise across the entire Dating Industry. Nice to see something besides the About.com awards and the ballot-stuffing at iDate. The awards are happening in conjunction with the Online Dating Association. The event will take place in the Prince Consort Rooms of the prestigious Honourable Artillery … [Read more...]

Online Dating Summit, Phuket

Excuse the mess today, changing up the blog a bit and getting things looking right across browsers/tablets/IE/Chrome/FF. There are a couple of spot left for attendees and sponsors. I spoke at their Miami event a few years ago, great crowd and event. More information at Online Dating Summit. … [Read more...]

THE 2014 IDATE AWARDS

The iDate Award Winners were announce yesterday. I prefer the About.com yearly awards myself. The ballot-box stuffing and sheer number of unheard of sites made a read through this years winners an exercise in editorial restraint. Best Dating Site: POF, which beat out AmorEmCristo.com by 1%. Seriously? I can think of 10 other sites which should have been on the list. … [Read more...]

IDate iDate iDate

Hope everyone in the dating industry is having a good time at iDate this week. Mom broke her hip last week, so I'm being A Good Son and sticking around to help out. Are you at the show? Leave a comment, let us know what you liked, didn't like, want to see more of, etc.   … [Read more...]

Online Dating Industry News 12-9-13

Jiayuan.com: Strong Balance Sheet But Needing To Reduce User Churn. This is a fantastic look into Jiayuan finances. Jiayuan.com International's CEO Discusses Q2 2013 Results. If Tinder And Snapchat Shacked Up And Had A Baby, It Would Be Called Swipe. You know what's even better? At First Sight. New Match.com Q&A Feature Coming Soon. Leading gay dating … [Read more...]

Dating Companies at AdTech

It would be great to meet up with dating industry folks who are attending AdTech in San Francisco next week. I know a number of dating companies will be there looking to buy/sell traffic, maybe we can organize an industry meetup. Send me a message and let's make something happen. … [Read more...]

Next Online Dating Summit In Curacao

Where did March go? Feels like I was just in Miami for the Online Dating Summit. It's been a busy month or so working with a great group of new clients to build out several new dating sites. Also enjoying the great spring snowboarding we've had. Moving this weekend, things will get back to normal around here in a week or two. The next edition of the Online Dating Summit will … [Read more...]

Online Dating Summit Recap

It was great to see everyone at Online Dating Summit in Miami! Met a lot of readers from EU and AU as well as key players at top US dating sites. Many people were fried after Affiliate Summit in Vegas. My keynote presentation is at http://slidesha.re/WUcGU5 Sign up for the weekly digest of Online Dating Insider (http://onlinedatingpost.com) Follow me at @datinginsider … [Read more...]

The Difference Between iDate and Online Dating Summit

In case you didn't make it to iDate, here's the conference organizer mud-wrestling some women. Nope, I'm not going to say anything, nothing at all. http://youtu.be/LGADX6UdUjQ … [Read more...]

It’s Dating Industry Conference Season

It's a busy week for the global dating industry. Lot's of people are descending on a dating industry conference called iDate in Las Vegas today, with others opting to attend the Online Dating Summit in Miami. The Las Vegas event is the old established event. A few good sessions, the action is all in the hallways at by the pool. This year I decided to attend and support … [Read more...]