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Drea Bauer's Online Dating Review - Online is On Time

By Drea Bauer

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In today’s world, if you are looking for a partner, you can’t deny online dating is an amazing resource. Over 40 million people in the US alone have now tried online dating. The Internet superhighway has turned our world into a neighborhood; it’s an “online community.”  As years pass the dating pool gets smaller, if only because more people get married. Online, there are more fish in the pond. You can cast your Internet to scoop up your exceptional partner. It opens such vast opportunities never before available in history. Not so many years ago, people were limited by social class, ethnicity, or religion. How blessed are we to be free to engage in relationships with whomever we choose. Now you aren’t limited by anything—not even proximity!

 

Things aren’t going backwards, more and more communication in today’s society is gravitating toward the Internet. Now with social networks and Internet conferencing people are socializing and conducing all forms of business online. What was once a new phenomenon is now a mainstream practice.  It saves businesses time and money to hold meetings and live conference online rather than having a destination to connect in person. As the population becomes more and more savvy at connecting on the Internet, this form of communication will dominate society.  The next time you’re in public place look at how many people around you are connecting through their phone or computer–calling, texting, video chatting. All varieties of communication are provided through the Internet and these forms are only going to expand in the future.

 

When choosing an online dating site, research how long they have been in business and how many current subscribers they have. Some websites allow you to search based on physical attributes, some on common interests, and some even on specific word searches. There are also particular online dating sites which categorically offer membership only to a specific religion or ethnicity while some niche sites group members based on common interest or activities like sports or animal lovers. Other online dating sites do the all matching for you and don’t allow you to search any profiles. Evaluate to determine if the tools on the site are user-friendly and self-explanatory. The bigger your market the more potential sales; you aren't limited to only one site.

 

Many people feel that the Internet adds a lot of extra work to their already-hectic lives, but think about it in reality you can save time and money. You can pre-right in the comfort of your own home in your pj’s.  No going out on a date with a person only to find their religion or political views are intolerable to you. No accidental flirting with the guy or gal at the bar who’s married or taken. No spending an evening with a blind date with whom you share no common interest. And, even better, no driving, no dressing, and no prepping. The Internet is an infinite resource, why not get resourceful to find your partner in life? So get going and get online, isn’t it time?

Published on Jan 10, 2014

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