Around this time was getting national media attention and Dr.
Warren’s e Harmony was starting to become a large player in the industry.
One of my favorite Dating Internet Businesses I worked on was (not online anymore) Mocha
The owner started an online/offline dating community for African Americans in her home town.
The Spark Newtworks is a public company who owns Jdate (jewish), American Singles, Black Singles, Christian Mingle, Deaf Singles, Asian Singles, Canadian Singles, and over 30 other niche dating websites; see the full list at SPARK NETWORKS.
As you see they go after targeted markets including religious, ethnic, geographic and special interest groups. Lets look at their traffic statistics: By writing this article I really want to find out if starting an online dating website is still profitable for our target market; Small Businesses & Internet Entrepreneurs.
This is a timeline of online dating services that also includes broader events related to technology-assisted dating (not just online dating).
Where she would make her money is having this network of African American Singles register on her website, Mocha Her customers LOVED being able to meet singles in person and then communicate with them privately online…reminds me how AOL IM became so popular among teenagers in middle school/highschool.Depending on the membership package her services included matchmaking services, background checks, and free trips.Her trips were not just locally but were arranged vacations to Miami, Jamaica, and Brazil with hotels & accommodation’s included (not flight).Can you see that being appealing to an African American Single who is looking to meet other singles?
This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see Comparison of online dating websites).