“This is a total virgin science,” Brooks quips with a restrained laugh from his deck in Malta.Brooks runs Courtland Brooks, an agency that provides strategy, marketing, business development, and media relations for companies in the online dating world.Lack of Spontaneity Online dating can feel somewhat predictable and getting to know the person online first can have the affect of killing the excitement of actually meeting up in reality.For many finding true love or just someone fun to hang out is best experienced through an unexpected meeting.And if I want to buy a new house and I go from open house to open house, I could be doing other things.
Competition has grown along with the size of the industry.
A random meeting by chance that just happened rather than any preplanned meeting through a dating website is how most people would ideally like to meet their partner.
Therefore meeting people online can feel a little too structured and boring.
Online dating does work for people and it does work exceptionally well for niche groups.
By joining websites that have a more specific drive towards partnering up such as "geek2geek" you will find people who have more in common with you which means you already start off better than you had prior.
Ok Cupid, which was founded by four Harvard math majors, uses its own questions and those generated by members to make compatible matches based on how much users have in common.