Failed internet dating
Now, traditionally – and I mean pre-Internet – we met potential dates through friends.
Mc Leod’s model is friends-of-friends, and there are a couple of them out there already, like Acquaintable, Clique, and DC-based Friendly Look.
Particularly, we will consider personnel and human resource processes for hiring and training the right job candidate, which have a lot in common with "finding and keeping" the right person in love too!
Generally, when an organization has a position to fill, it goes through the following steps: 1) Developing a job description - the duties, tasks, and behaviors expected of the position are assessed and written down.
Grindr is doing great, but Blendr, which is for straight people, has not been successful.
As Mc Leod pointed out, if you’re a guy, you can just look around you and see that there are 23 girls in the bar.
Nerve started out as a singles publication, and now they’re trying to create a dating site – but it’s cool and young and hip and casual, so it could succeed.
Sparkology is an invite-only site based on an economic model – girls pay /month and guys pay /communication so the hot girls don’t get bombarded with a million messages.
They target the 30-55 market and people looking for a more serious relationship.OKCupid, which was acquired by last year, uses a fun question-and-answer system to build up your profile, so it skirts the tedious survey required for a profile.It’s casual and free – but because of that, there are a lot of people using it who aren’t serious – and there are a lot of dead profiles.So much so, that online dating sites are almost a dime a dozen.As entrepreneur Justin Mc Leod told me, “There have been so many startups in the space because everyone recognizes that the traditional dating model is broken – at least for the 18-35 demographic.