In this week’s Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert question, a very attractive and successful African-American woman named Veronica asked me on our Facebook page to help her while looking for love online. I know Veronica and she deserves to find love in the crowded digital playing field.
Any advice for us African-American women who are looking for mates? Many of us are equal-opportunity daters. Can we get more opportunities from high caliber guys?
I’m glad you reached out for help in finding a mate online. The good news is you can date within your ethnicity or reach out beyond.
At the same time, I’d check out the many traditional online dating sites which allow you to search in a variety of ethnicities. I suggest you take the time and reach out to men that you find attractive, rather than waiting for them to find you. More often than not, a man will be flattered when he sees your email in his Inbox.
Best of luck with your search and keep us posted on your results.
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Have you ever tried virtual dating?
In this episode of Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show, host Julie Spira spoke with Michael I. Norton, Associate Professor at Harvard Business School about research that shows that going on a virtual date increases your chance for success when you meet in real life.
So what exactly is a virtual date?
Learn how you can go on a simulated date with avatars to benefit and help improve your online dating search. You’ll also hear about how social networking sites can improve your chances of finding love online.
Listen ?for dating advice and to hear more about dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World.
Get ready to learn about virtual dating as we’ll be devoting an entire segment on the topic on this week’s Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show.
It’s with great pleasure to announce that Harvard Business School Associate Professor Michael I. Norton will be our featured guest on October 30, 2010.
Norton has been featured in the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. He will be discussing his study, “People are Experience Goods: Improving Online Dating With Virtual Dates” from the Journal of Interactive Marketing.
You’ll find out why going on a virtual date before meeting for the first time will result in a better experience.
Call in at 646-929-0012 on Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 2pm/ET, 12 noon/CT, 11am/PT to learn more about dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World.
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Listen to Ask the Cyber Dating Expert Radio Show where Julie Spira spoke with Mel Sampat, one of the founders of Cupidtino, a new online dating site for Apple enthusiasts and fans.
The site, not created or endorsed by Apple, drew attention by the Techcrunch during its beta launch earlier this year.
“It started when I brought my iPad to the dinner table while looking for a job,” said Sampat. He added, “All I wanted to do was talk about the iPad and apps and my girlfriend said,? No, it?s our US time.”
Sampat thought it would be good to have dinner with someone who liked the iPad and Apple products much as he did and it inspired him to create the Internet dating site.
Apple Fanboys and Fangirls can sign up for free and write emails at no charge. Members answer for simple questions including, “Why did you get a Mac?”
Their iPhone app should be available in the near future.
Now, let’s hear from Mel about Cupidtino.
Our friends at social dating site Zoosk have created a new scientific matching system called, ZSMS.
If you’re already a member of Zoosk, you’ve probably noticed they are sending Scientific Matches already to your InBox. It’s a great way for your to see who you might have romantic chemistry with, but you need to respond quickly as your ZSMS match will expire in 24-hours.
I encourage you to follow up with these leads and see what the possibilities are. Who knows? You might end up featured in our Cyber Love Story of the Week.
For details on how ZSMS and scientific matching works, check out their video below.
We’re celebrating at Cyber-Dating Expert Headquarters the entire month of October, as it’s another anniversary for our online dating advice site,?CyberDatingExpert.com.
Now through October 31, 2010, we’ll be giving away a signed copy of the bestseller,?The Perils of Cyber-Dating every day. Also our friends at Speed Date, who will be featured on Saturday, October 16th on Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show will be giving one of our fans a 6-month premium membership to their site. Also, Cupidtino is offering three 6-month premium memberships in honor of their radio show appearance on October 23rd. To enter, just?“Like” us on Facebook.*
Also, now through the end of the month, ?you can enjoy a HUGE 25% discount off of all of our coaching programs. Sure, we’ve had specials before, but never at 25% off. That’s a savings of almost $200!
Why are we offering such a discount and handing out signed copies of my bestselling book?
- It’s been another exciting year for us.
- October is one of the most important months for singles.
- The holidays are around the corner and singles are joining online dating sites in record numbers.
- CyberDatingExpert.com consistently ranks as one of the Top online dating advice sites in the world!
We know there’s a lot of pressure for singles for finding love before the holidays and we want to help you achieve your dating and relationship goals.
We have a lot of exciting announcements all month long that I can’t wait to share with you.
Did you know that we’re featured in the October issue of Wired-UK in the article, Finding Online Dating Success?
If that isn’t exciting enough, during the first week of October, I was a featured guest on the Love Panel for Rapid Dating’s Fall Matchmaking party?and my featured article went live on day 3 of ?Your Tango’s 31 Days to a Better Sex Life Challenge.
I also had the privilege and honor of speaking at the 140 Characters Conference about Dating, Love and Romance in the Real-Time Web, and received the very prestigious WOW Award at the Beverly Hills Hotel. WOW is right. But we couldn’t have done any of this without the constant support from the online dating community.
IN THE NEWS!
In the past year, we’ve been featured in the news on:
ABC, CBS, CNET, FOX, Smart Money, KTLA, WPIX, KLOS, BBC, WLW, ?Momento Magazine, WIRED, Men’s Health, Woman’s Day, iVillage, PC World, Betty Confidential, Your Tango, Genconnect TV, Match, eHarmony, JDate, Zoosk, Date Daily, Examiner, Huffington Post, ?Jewish Journal,?Mercury News, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Business Journal, Sympatico, We Magazine, Florida Times Union, Denver Post, Ventura County Reporter, The Buffalo News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Now, E! Entertainment, John Tesh, Single Edition, and the list goes on. Valentine’s Day news coverage for online dating almost always included Cyber-Dating Expert.
ON THE RADIO!
Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show, the only weekly radio show focusing on Internet dating,? featured the who’s who in online dating this past year including:
Online dating sites: OkCupid, Match, JDate, eHarmony, Chemistry, Zoosk, Matchmaker, Date, Online Booty Call, Plenty of Fish, ChristanCafe, True, SKOUT Mobile Dating, Perfect Match, Scientific Match, and Gelato.
Dating Advice Sites: Cosmopolitan, Your Tango, and The Frisky, and Don’t Date Him Girl.
Authors and dating experts: David Wygant, Lori Gottlieb, Marie Forleo, Dr. Diana Kirschner, Dr. Pat Allen, Alan Roger Currie, Dr. Pepper Schwartz, Tina Tessina, Dr. Helen Fisher, Julie Ferman, Deb and Liv from?Flirtexting, and Lucia.
IN REAL LIFE!
I personally met many of you at the Internet Dating Conference, New York Public Library, Hurry Date, 140 Characters Conference, An Empowered Woman, Social Media Week, Romance and Reality, ?Book Soup, Social Media Club of Los Angeles, Book Expo America, Rapid Dating, West Hollywood Book Fair, Independent Writers of Southern California, and LA Singles Society where I spoke about dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World and the impact of social media on our lives.
Also this year, we launched our popular Dating Expert iPhone and Android App that thousands of singles are downloading every month. Through the end of October, our Dating Expert mobile app will remain free. But hurry and downlod it now, as there will be a fee starting November 1, 2010.
STILL A BESTSELLER!
The Perils of Cyber-Dating book remains an Amaz?n bestseller in Computers & Internet Humor and has been a bestseller since it’s launch date, including bestseller status in dating, mate seeking, interpersonal relations, parenting & family humor, and love & romance. We’re giving away a book every day now through the end of the month to lucky winers who like our facebook page and will soon be releasing our new book, ?The Secrets to Finding Love Online.
We’re thrilled to be the GO-TO source for online daters and appreciate each and every one of you in the Cyber-Dating Expert family.
So what are we offering Cyber Dating Expert readers and fans? Absolutely ALL of our popular dating coaching programs created to help you find success while looking for love online are discounted this month only by 25%! ?We want you to be the next featured couple in the Cyber Love Story of the Week and celebrate with us all month long. These savings are so good, you might just be tempted to use your savings for a new favorite first date outfit.
Our delicious menu of services includes:
The Flirt – Already online? Get an online dating profile critique that will help you become a man magnet and attract more quality dates.? Sign up here>>>
Going Steady – Complete brand new online dating profile, including a personal dating analysis, catchy screen name, a new bio/headline, and a profile guaranteed ramp up your dating life. ?Includes a private and personalized online dating search and tips on how to write an introduction email and reply. Sign up here>>>
Totally In Love – The most comprehensive package for busy singles. Includes all of the above, plus ongoing email support for 30-days, plus an autographed copy of the bestseller, The Perils of Cyber-Dating. This has become our most popular service. After all, everyone needs a little extra hand holding. Nervous about your upcoming date? Not sure what to wear? Need a list of first-date conversation starters?? Sign up here>>>
I encourage you to sign up for which ever level fits your dating needs. Know that if you are interested in upgrading at the time of your initial service, you’ll have the freedom to do so. Get ready to fall in love this fall from your friends at CyberDatingExpert.com.
*To be eligible for our Irresistible Anniversary giveaways, you must be 18 or older to participate. Book winners outside the continental U.S. will receive an electronic version of The Perils of Cyber-Dating.
Julie Spira is a worldwide authority in online dating. She created her first online dating profile in 1994 and helps singles find love online by creating their irresistible online dating profiles. Visit her at CyberDatingExpert.com for dating advice and?where you can share your online dating stories.
Today on Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show, I spoke with Eric Holzle, Founder of Scientific Match, an online dating site that claims to be one of the most advanced dating services in the world.
You’ll hear about genetic matchmaking will help you find someone you are the most compatible with.
A simple cheek swab of saliva may help you find your dream man or woman.
Eric talked about the 6 benefits of genetic matchmaking from having a greater sex life to a lower chance of cheating in an exclusive relationship.
Listen to the program to hear about the latest research and how you can find your best match with the most chemistry.
Learn more about dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World.
This week we’ll be starting the program earlier at 1pm/eastern time.
Single Edition is a lifestyle site filled with dating advice for singles: women and men of all ages who have never been married as well as those who are divorced, solo parents or suddenly single.
We are honored to have Sherri, an online dating success story, share with us some of her best dating and relationship tips for singles looking for love online.
Call in with your relationship questions on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 1pm/ET, 11am/CT, 10am/PT at 646-929-0012 to learn more about dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World.
Join Cyber-Dating Expert Julie Spira as she welcomes Whitney Casey, Relationship Insider to Match.com for the Summer Season Premiere of?Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show.
You’ve probably seen Whitney on CNN, the?CBS Early Show,?or?Good Morning America. Perhaps you’ve read her book,?The Man Plan.?Get your questions ready and email them to us if you like. We’ll also have an interactive chat on?Facebook during the broadcast.
Call in on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at 2pm/ET, 12noon/CT, 11am/PT at 646-929-0012 for dating advice and to learn more about online dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World.
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