People often ask me “how much does match.com cost?” Many people are concerned with what online dating is going to cost them, and they want to get a good idea of the prices up-front.

First of all, it’s great that they’re considering paying for online dating. I’ve said it many times: there are plenty of free sites out there, but they usually just end up being more work and frustration. I have met more women by far on match.com than on the free sites, because people who are paying for online dating are more interested in going on dates. That’s why they’re paying for it. Continue reading ‘How Much Does Match.com Cost?’ »

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Tom Hanks was staring me down. “Lucky Guy,” he said to me.

That was the name of his Broadway play, and his face was giant on the marquee I was walking past. If the checkout page when I was purchasing my ticket to this Match.com Stir event was accurate, then yes, I guess I am a lucky guy. There were going to be more women than men tonight. Continue reading ‘Match.com Stir Event Review’ »

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Which dating site is right for you? Match vs eHarmony. The two most popular online dating sites are popular for a reason. But both of them still exist for a reason. That reason is that they are both really great services; and they are very different from one another.

Match vs eHarmony Continue reading ‘Match vs eHarmony: which online dating site is right for you?’ »

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Match.com Reviewed by Russ Ruggles on May 8, 2013 Rating: 5

The best overall online dating site

I've tried about every dating site you can imagine. Dating usually isn't easy, whether it's online or off, but Match.com made it more fun and easy than any other site I've tried. They have millions of members – just about any kind of person you could be looking for. They have good search functions, and it's easy to send someone a message, and set up a date. I think it's hard to go wrong with Match.com.

Many long-time readers of my online dating tips are experts when it comes to Match.com. But, for the newcomers to the online dating world, I thought I’d write a match.com review for what happens to be my favorite dating site. Sure, there are plenty of other dating sites that have their selling points: eHarmony is very practical, with a sophisticated personality test, OkCupid has lots of hipsters on it, various niche sites like JDate cater to certain interests, but Match.com has a great combination of millions of eligible singles, and easy-to-use features.  Continue reading ‘Match.com Review’ »

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eHarmony.com
Reviewed by Russ Ruggles on May 8, 2013
Rating: 4.5

A great choice for the more serious dater

I've tried about every dating site you can imagine. If you've tried some of the "search and pick" style dating sites, like OkCupid, you know that it can be frustrating to find reliable people who are serious about finding a match. eHarmony tends to attract a crowd that really wants to find a solid relationship. They spend great effort trying to figure out just what makes two people work together. They use their formula to *only* send you matches that are right for you.

This post is one of a series of online dating site reviews I have planned for some of the best online dating sites. Since we just recently started offering eHarmony promotional codes, I thought it would be great to start with eHarmony. A few main points about eHarmony: Continue reading ‘eHarmony Review’ »

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