"We're seeing a migration to social-networking sites," he said.
"Personals sites are being affected." March 31, 2008 Industry Affected Jupiter Research, an industry market analyst company reports that the online relationship industry is steadily growing but the number of users paying for subscriptions has stagnated.
Consider this site’s perspective on dating for example.
On average most sites charge about dollars a 1.3 million members, and earned 0 million dollars in 2007.
Higher marketing costs resulted in flat operating income for the year.
According to com Score analyst Andrew Lipsman, My Space and Facebook are partially to blame for the drop in visitors.
The other major player in the industry is e Harmony.
The company generates annual revenues of 0 million dollars with a 30% yearly growth rate, has 17 million members, 230 employees, and produces about 90 marriages a day that have so far added 100,000 children to the population, courtesy of The 436 item questionnaire includes, questions about one’s sexuality, activity level, and religious preferences.
From the beginning of the decade industry revenues increased year over year by 70% but slowed down by 10% in 2006 to 9 million,and the industry is projected to grow by 8% until 2011, according to Jupiter Research.I felt disappointed as I asked myself, ” How could this be?We collected the majority of metadata history records for Americans spent 0,000,000 on online dating sites that year. **Size of the Industry The business of online dating currently grosses over 0 million dollars.After a booming growth in the early part of this decade, with the industries revenue increasing by more than 70 percent a year-over-year, the online dating category has slowed down.
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