Online Dating Industry Business Development Resources
Welcome to our new Online Dating Industry Business Development Resources Page. This is an online dating industry resources directory where we plan to share referrals for everything from advertising resources we endorse to affiliate program resources and everything in between. It’s for all things that may be useful to operators of dating websites. This page is for online dating industry professionals and it serves as a living document that we constantly update as we find things of use to share with other. It’s merely a place where I can publicly share connections for all things large and small that may help others who work in the online dating space.
Advertising Networks – Some of my favorites places to advertise. This list could go on and on but we like these places for their performance in the online dating space.
Places to recruit Affiliate Marketers
Shared platform solutions
- I NO LONGER RECOMMEND PRIVATE OR WHITE LABEL. I believe dating sites need soul! private or shared solution imo lack that.
Dating Site Turnkey Software in a box.
- There is no turnkey software I can or would feel good about suggesting. I suggest either the shared platform solutions above as a great option or suggest you build the database on your own. Make sure you know what you’re getting into if you choose the latter.
Relational Database Management Systems
Business Development Consultants / PR Agency
Buying and Selling of Online Dating Domain names
Affiliate Payment Solutions
Customer Billing Solutions / Processing
Mobile Online Dating App Creation*
- I no longer suggest freelancer.com due to platform issues and low quality non-vetted people using this site.
- *Currently looking for experienced dating app develops to add this list.
Online Dating Site Custom Coding Firms / Professionals
- email Jason Lee direct for referral Jason@DatingWebsiteReview.net
- ShopMania.net – Arthur firstname.lastname@example.org
- Regius.co.in – Jeff Williams
Language Translation Services
Outsourcing of small marketing tasks like creative and banner creation
Offline Printed Promotional Items
Hosting / Domains
Cloud Hosting Scale-able
Dating Industry Legal Services
- Mcgreevyhenle.com – Peter Mcgreevy specializes in Social Networking & Online Dating Law
DMCA Takedown Services
Fraud Prevention / Minimization of Liability
Additional Revenue Stream Opportunities for Dating Sites
*Dating business often blends over to adult. That’s just the way it is.
- White Label Adult Cams – This is detailed comparison of all white label cam programs
- Other Adult Content Feeds – content cross sell opportunities here.
- Funbers – private tel. # affiliate program integration
- Affil4You – outsource your mobile traffic for potentially better conversions
- The best adult webcam affiliate program in our experience is here.
- Phone Sex Affiliate / White Label Outsourcing program is here
Customer Service Outsourcing
Human Resources / Talent Recruitment
- Online Personals Watch Internet Dating Jobs Board is here.
Seed Capital / Venture Funding
- Kickstarter does not allow dating sites, but claim your free incoming link anyway via setting up a profile versus a project.
Dating Industry Blogs
Dating Industry Associations & Closely Related Industry Associations
- ODA – Online Dating Association – UK (New in 2013, UK centered primarily)
- International Alliance For Honest Dating / HonestDatingSites.org
- IDCA – For dating coaches but a great related industry to be aware of and network with.
- ASACP & RTA (Shared primary entities with slightly different purposes)
Frequent Industry Spokespeople
- Julie Spira – Author and frequent speaker on all topics relating to iDating.
- Carmelia Ray – Nationally recognized dating coach and frequent spokesperson for leading dating brands and related services / products.
- iDate – The Dating Industry Conference(s). Held all around the world numerous times throughout the year.
- The main Online Dating Industry conference is iDate. However, for affiliate recruitment these two conventions can be a good resource. A. AffiliateSummit and B. Internext
- Official iDate Online Dating Industry Awards detailed here.
- Golden Heart Consumer Choice Awards – That’s us! Learn more about the Golden Hearts here.
- Online Dating Industry Google Plus Community / The Internet Dating Industry Google Plus Community. Please make sure share this community with other professionals working in the online dating industry. While new I expect it will be a great resource moving forward for collaboration and networking as well as sharing and discussing new opportunities, events, technology, tools, and more.
Have a suggestion for an addition to this directory? Email: Jason@DatingWebsiteReview.net