According to market research, 1 out of 6 marriages that are happening in the US right now originated online, and these days nearly 30% of couples meet on the internet.
Profile Updates : Virtual Dating Assistants realized that there was a correlation between updating client profiles and receiving unsolicited winks and emails.
They discovered that when you make a minor update to a profile that is then sent to review by a site moderator then you are moved to the top of some of the sites’ search engines.
As Scott Valdez puts it, "Online, you're only as good as your worst photo." Messages : According to Scott Valdez at Vi DA, if you email someone who was last active one to three weeks ago then your response rate will be 60% lower than if you message one that’s ‘online now’.
And good luck getting responses from those who haven’t accessed their profile in more than three weeks; here your response rate plummets to almost 0%.
You can then use their input to select your ‘primary photo’ and two to six additional shots.
Think of it as rapid market research for one of the most important elements of your campaign.
Messages sent to people who had simply viewed a client's profile were just over 80% more likely to elicit a reply.
Running regressions and analyses to determine how to increase your "hits" may appear to strip the romance out of digital dating.
Think of it as the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) of online dating.
On Match.com, the default search ordering is called “Original Order,” which has no real meaning in and of itself.
However, taking into account data-based conclusions may enhance your chances.