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This block continues a set of articles devoted to online dating sites, startups and useful tips.
We know how difficult it is to make your site viral. Social Media tools can be tricky too, especially in online community and internet dating business. So how do you make it popular? Check out some of the advice we collected for you all over the web. We really hope it will be interesting and helpful for you. Feel free send us your feedback to 

Sincerely yours,
Elena Lesnick

How to Build an Online Dating Community – Tricks and Tips
dating pro script - build your communityDating site management takes a lot of time and effort. If you have a reliable dating platform, it makes life easier. If you are running a niche community website, you certainly have peculiar ways of keeping your members engaged. 

A lot of entrepreneurs ask a question “How to start a dating website”. We say it’s not a problem to launch a dating site. You just have to get reliable dating software. The problem is in getting new members and keeping them active.

Building a community includes:
- finding the influencers for your niche in various social networks, blogs and in general on the net;
- getting to know people who are talking about dating/ dating in your niche, competitors;
- using your own network connections for a successful start. Ask your friends and colleagues to join your dating site;
- making it easy to share from your site. Offer an easy newsletter signup & opportunities to like you on FB or Twitter;
- building a quality dating community. Make your current users advocates for your niche community. Just note that according to a 2009 Nielsen study, 90% of consumer base trust peer recommendations, while only 33% go with online ads. So your current users will bring you better quality traffic at the end of the day;
- being patient. It usually takes time to build an active niche dating community. You have to overcome the period of awkward talks. Keep building your member base one by one;

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Dating Pro at iDate 2012 in Beverly Hills – Our Report

dating pro at idateOn 22-23 of June, 2012 our company have attended iDate conference in Los Angeles. It’s been our third time at Internet Dating Conference in Beverly Hills. 

PG Dating Pro software was one of the event sponsors – Dating Industry Sponsor. This year the event gathered more than 200 professionals in online dating industry. There were a lot of new faces and some of them were new customers of Dating Pro.

This year iDate in Beverly Hills was devoted to mobile dating and related technologies. There were a lot of lectures worth going: about building mobile apps for dating, SEO tools, mobile marketing.

See full report from Elena Lesnick in our blog.

Dating Pro CMS Gets Excellent Editors Review at Hotscripts

dating pro at hotscriptsThis June PG Dating Pro was reviewed by Hotscripts editors. Dating Pro CMS was characterized as “a solid choice for your online dating site, thanks to its ease-of-use both on the public and admin end.” 

Our online dating software was rated 4.5 out of 5. The editor’s rating is calculated based on the average of the following criteria: Installation, Features, Interface, Customization, Help and support.

The review highlighted such advantages of our dating script, as in-build monetization tools, customizable profiles and search forms, web mobile module availability and advanced SEO module for metatags and texts management. Our administration panel was also highly appraised.

We are excited to hear such a high estimation of our everyday efforts to make Dating Pro the ultimate dating software package for anyone who wants to start dating software.

You can read full review at here.

Pinterest – How to Use it for Your Dating Business
dating pro software on Pinterest After creation of your dating website you should think about promotion on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and of course on Pinterest. Here are some recommedations how to use Pinterest: 

#1: Add a Pinterest “Follow” and/or “Pin It” Button
One important way to let your clients and prospects know about your presence on Pinterest is to add a Pinterest button.

Pinterest has several options, like Twitter. For a dating site it’s more valuable to have “Pin it” button for images at a website and at the main site page. Make sure your logo and a special message are transferred when the button is pressed. It can be hard coded.

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Mobile Dating Market in Germany – Interesting Facts published the first Mobile dating study of German market.
Here are some interesting facts from it: 

  • Out of 11.5M German singles, 1M uses Smartphones for dating and flirting.
  • Mobile dating is attracting young demographic (16 – 35 years).
  • The most popular free mobile dating applications: Badoo, Lovoo and Friendscout24.
  • Direct revenue coming from mobile dating in Germany reached 25M Euro in 2011. That represents 10% of the online dating revenue. The mobile dating is expected to grow at least 30% in 2012

You can read full report from Dating-Vergleich here.

6 Easy Ways to Increase Your Site Traffic with Facebook
In a recent study, Facebook was naimed as the most-used social networking site around the world, specifically as the most-frequented site in 126 of the 137 countries studied. 

So, marketers should consider how they can utilize their own market’s Facebook usage to support company’s goals.

Here are a few tips:

  1. Focus on Visual content
  2. Stay natural to Facebook
  3. Include Links to Your Website in all Posts
  4. Use the Facebook Views & Apps Feature
  5. Play With Memes
  6. Remember Conversion

You can read details here.

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