This is my dumping ground for quotes and other stuff relating to the wonderful world of digital & communications.
of all people getting married in the U.S., approximately 1 in 6 met on an online dating site. … Here are the full results of how people have met their spouses over the last three years:
1) Through Work/School 36%
2) Through Friend/Family Member 26%
3) Via Online Dating Site 17%
4) Through Bars/Clubs/Other Social Events 11%
5) Other 7%
6) Through Church/Place of Worship 4%
Additionally, 1 in 5 new relationships now begin on an online dating site.
After a trip to SXSW in March 2009, a friend of Edwards asked him to be his wingman, and in return for his services he paid for his drinks. ….
Three months later, at the age of 23, he was able to quit his job as a hotel manager. The self-described “old soul” doesn’t try to be a dating expert so much as he aims to provide an outside perspective. The now 25-year old has over 150 clients, ages 20-50, 80% of which are men and 55% of them are currently or have been in a relationship as a result of Edwards’ skills.
Edwards’ wingman services, which entail going out on the town with a client run $125 per hour. He also offers in-person coaching for $85 an hour; unlimited e-mail coaching for 35-45$ per month and phone coaching for $45 to $55 an hour. Rates vary by city and he operates in both Boston and New York. Edwards measures his success based on the client’s initial goals and overall end satisfaction. He’s so far boasting a 97% satisfaction rate. Don’t feel like dishing out the dough? Peruse his 72 free podcasts
Grindr has over one million users in 180 countries worldwide – quite amazing growth since we launched just under two years ago. Our users spend a little over an hour each day on Grindr, logging in an average of 8 times, and about 270,000 of our users log on every day