Personal Ads: Why Online Dating Services Beat Traditional Personals Every Time

Personal ads are hundreds of years old. There were already personal ads in newspapers at the beginning of 19th century. Now, with the invention of Internet, you can place your personal ad in front of hundreds of thousands of available singles. In terms of reaching the widest audience for your personal ad, nothing can compare with online dating services. Should you even bother with placing a personal ad in newspapers those days? I have been placing personal ads in newspapers, and I have been placing personal ads online, and my experience is that online dating services beat traditional personals every

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News Flash, LinkedIn Is NOT a Dating Site

Lord, where do I even Start with this one! My fellow ladies. I'm disappointed and utterly disgusted. Why? Because LinkedIn has become an online version of a New York City street. When I joined LinkedIn, I did so because I wanted to network with other professionals and further my career. But instead, LinkedIn has become a go-to place for guys to yell at me about my looks rather than my portfolio. I'll elaborate. Here's a LinkedIn message a friend of mine received last week. My friend is an attractive blonde, UCSB graduate, and tech recruiter in San Francisco. She had

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