The Spark Newtworks is a public company who owns Jdate (jewish), American Singles, Black Singles, Christian Mingle, Deaf Singles, Asian Singles, Canadian Singles, and over 30 other niche dating websites; see the full list at SPARK NETWORKS.
As you see they go after targeted markets including religious, ethnic, geographic and special interest groups. Lets look at their traffic statistics: By writing this article I really want to find out if starting an online dating website is still profitable for our target market; Small Businesses & Internet Entrepreneurs.
One of my favorite Dating Internet Businesses I worked on was (not online anymore) Mocha
Today I was reviewing our dating portfolio and asked myself, “Is Starting an Online Dating Website Still Profitable?A few times a month she would hold events in the comfort of her home that for African American Singles; all promotions were done offline locally.Where she would make her money is having this network of African American Singles register on her website, Mocha John Gray of Mars/Venus fame, who has as much wisdom as anyone about the dicey interplay between men and women. Gray and his staff for lunch after his speech and was impressed with his breadth of knowledge about an array of subjects from brain chemistry to dieting (although I can still teach him a thing or two about online dating!) Other execs impress for their ability to be cool and diplomatic in all circumstances – notably Meir Strahlberg of