Meet Julie Spira
Julie Spira is an online dating expert, bestselling author, and a go-to person for online dating advice. Julie’s a Los Angeles based dating celebrity dating coach with clientele located around the world. She’s the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief at Cyber-Dating Expert and is best known as a regular guest in the media with her dating and relationship advice. Julie coaches singles from college-age to the large population of baby-boomers who are looking for a chance at true love.
She’s Truly the Pioneer of Online Dating ~Cosmo Radio
One of America’s Ultimate Experts ~Woman’s World magazine
Top 10 Columnist to Follow on Twitter ~Your Tango
Julie’s love affair with technology began decades ago where she was an early adopter of the Internet and became a very early adopter of online dating. Almost 20 years ago, while she was a technology executive, she created her first online dating profile and started helping singles on the dating scene with her irresistible profiles. She’s the author of two books, the bestselling online dating book, The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online
and the social media manners book, The Rules of Netiquette: How to Mind Your Digital Manners.
As a leading online dating expert and dating coach, Julie’s experience in the industry spans from dial-up to mobile. She writes about the marriage of love and technology on Huffington Post, is the creator of Mobile Dating BootCamp and Facebook Love Stories, hosts Online Dating Bootcamps and Pimp Your Profile Seminars, and is the Online Dating Expert on Dating Advice.com, where she was named as one of the “Top 10 Best Online Dating Experts.”
Julie’s passionate about social media. She’s received numerous honors and held positions including:
- Top 10 Columnist to follow on Twitter
- One of “America’s Ultimate Experts” by Woman’s World magazine
- Top 100 Most Influential People in Social Media in Fast Company
- Top Most Influential Person in “Dating” and “Online Dating” on social media influence site, Klout
- Finalist for best dating blog in the About.com 2011 and 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards
- Nominated for the “Women Making a Difference Awards by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2010-2012.
- Spokesperson for Clorox
- Dating and Relationship expert for Bloomingdales
- Dating expert for Facebook
Julie’s advice has reached millions. She’s been featured and quoted over 500 times in the media including:
ABC, BBC, Boston Globe, CBS, CNET, CNN, Cosmopolitan, Cyberguy, E! Entertainment, Elle, FOX News, Glamour, Good Day LA, Good Morning America, Hallmark Channel, iVillage, Los Angeles Times, Mashable, Men’s Health, NBC, New York Times, NPR, PC World, Psychology Today, Redbook, Sydney Morning Herald, USA Today, Washington Post, WIRED, Woman’s Day, and Woman’s World.
Julie’s articles and dating advice have appeared on relationship and online dating sites including eHarmony, Galtime, GenConnect, JDate, Match.com, MSN, PlentyOfFish, She Knows, Yahoo!, YourTango, and Zoosk.
How did this broadcaster turned technology executive become an Internet dating expert? Julie started her career in broadcasting as the first female radio show host and voice-over announcer at WAAL in Binghamton, New York. Her digital career started when she was the youngest female executive at RKO Radio Networks, the country’s first digital-delivered satellite radio network. She was known worldwide as the “Satellite Girl” as Vice President of IDB Communications Group, and was on the ground floor as an executive at InterPacket Networks, where she was the first to provide high speed Internet via Satellite to Third World and emerging countries such as Botswana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tanzania. Julie has always been known for being on the leading edge of technology. Where has all of this technology taken her? Directly into the hearts of singles looking for love on the Internet.
Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Television-Radio from the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. She is currently writing the screenplay adaptation of The Perils of Cyber-Dating and speaks frequently at social media conferences worldwide, while providing private dating coaching clients the tools they need to be successful in finding love in the digital age. Julie believes in giving back to the community and she sits on the Board of several non-profit organizations in Los Angeles.