Archives for 2009

eHarmony Free Communication Weekend for November 2009

(Online Dating News Blog) Another eHarmony Free Communication Weekend is here! From November 19 through November 22 those who are signed up on eHarmony will have the ability to communicate with their matches for free. And some people have found success during the free communication weekends. One of those people is a girl named Celeste who met her match, Thomas, during a free communication weekend event back in February of this year. She says, “Thomas and I met on eHarmony on a Free Communication Weekend at the end of March 2009, and it has been amazing ever since.”

eHarmony is known as an online relationship service as its focus is on relationships as opposed to casual dating.

Modern Love Study Needs Your Input

(Online Dating News Blog) Online Dating Magazine is sponsoring a major new study on people’s attitudes regarding love and relationships. It analyzes attitudes, thoughts and feelings you currently hold toward your partner and your current relationship. It does not have to be with someone you met online as the study is measuring both online and offline relationships. Even if you are in a same-sex relationship, you qualify to take the study.

The study consists of about 130 questions that will measure your attitude and feelings in regards to your current relationship.  The study does not ask for your name, however if desired you can provide your email address (optional) in order to receive the results of the study when it is complete and the findings have been calculated.

Click here to take part in the study.

LavaLife Holding “Ladies Night” Tonight

(Online Dating News Blog) LavaLife is holding a “Ladies Night” event tonight from 6pm to midnight which allows all ladies on LavaLife to use the entire service for free. This includes emailing, instant messaging, everything. LavaLife sent notices to all of its members about the event. To guys, the notice read, “Tired of Making the First Move? We’re giving ladies free communication tonight”.

LavaLife, based in Canada, has become a major worldwide online dating service and in the past two years has used creativity to help boost business. The service now hosts online speed dating events for members and holds contests to help keep profiles updated and active on the service.

Ladies who sign up before tonight will be able to participate in the free communication event. Because of LavaLife’s “Reply for Free” policy, and men getting messages from a lady will be allowed to respond for free. You can click here to sign up for LavaLife.

Video – Why You Should Always Upload a Photo

(Online Dating News Blog) This is a funny video, presented in story form, that demonstrates one reason that you should always upload a photo.

A guy is in his room winking at a bunch of girls online. *wing* *wink* *wink* *wink* when suddenly he gets an instant response from one of the girls he winked at. The two do a brief online chat before deciding to meet up that night at a Karaoke bar.

That’s when the payoff happens….

Funny Wedding Vows from Couple that Met Online

(Online Dating News Blog) This is a video that we featured today at our YouTube Funny Video Clips Website.

The couple in this Wedding video met online in 1996. The groom decided he wanted to write about how they met and got to where they are at. So he put his story on paper and gave it to the minister to read. And from the start when he talks about how they met online you can see it’s going to be one silly, funny, and sincere speech – perfect to make people at the Wedding laugh and cry…

eHarmony Expands Free Communication Weekend by Two Days

(Online Dating News Blog) In an unprecedented move, online relationship service eHarmony has expanded its eHarmony Free Communication Weekend event by two days. Instead of ending yesterday as scheduled, eHarmony sent out a notice to its members that the free communication event wouldn’t conclude until the end of day on Tuesday, October 27. This is the first time eHarmony has ever expanded its free communication weekend event. In the letter to members, they said, in part:

“Now through Tuesday night you can communicate with all of your matches for free!

For the last 5 days (Wed. – Sun.) millions of members have had the opportunity to communicate with their eHarmony matches for free! The event has been such a success that we’ve decided to extend it for another two days; through Tuesday night.

No credit card required and no strings attached. Simply sign in and join the millions of people who can communicate for free and experience the excitement of eHarmony.”

To sign up for eHarmony, click here.

New eHarmony Free Communication Weekend for October Begins

(Online Dating News Blog) A new eHarmony Free Communication Weekend is now underway.

From now through October 25, 2009, those who sign up for eHarmony will be able to communicate with their matches for free. Signing up during eHarmony Free Communication Weekend also doesn’t require a credit card.

To sign up, click here.

Chemistry.com Free Weekend Starts Today

(Online Dating News Blog) Online Relationship Service Chemistry.com is offering a free communication weekend (Oct 16 – 18, 2009) event this weekend where those who sign up can communicate with their matches for free.

Chemistry.com is the sister site of Match.com. But whereas Match.com is an online dating service focusing on dating, Chemistry.com is a relationship service aimed at people who are more serious about finding a relationship.

Favorite Online Dating Magazine Cartoons (101 – 200)

(Online Dating News Blog) A couple of week’s ago, Online Dating Magazine published its 200th dating cartoon since the magazine launched in July 2003.  A few weeks ago we wrote about it and posted our favorite cartoons from the first batch of 100. In this post we relay to you our favorite dating cartoons from the second batch (101-200). And they are…

> Avatar Love
> Too Much Baggage
> Internet Dating Great for Guys
> Remembered Fondly
> No Third Date
> You’re Scaring Me
> Love Tattoos
> Dating Instruction Manual
> Budget Compromise
> The Go To Guy

We hope you enjoyed our selection of favorites!

Online Dating Magazine Publishes 200th Dating Cartoon

(Online Dating News Blog) For several years Online Dating Magazine has published a weekly cartoon about dating, online dating, and/or relationships. The cartoons have been a favorite of Online Dating Magazine readers.

Yesterday, Online Dating Magazine published its 200th cartoon, this one titled, “Hopes and Dreams“.

Here are some of our favorite past cartoons from the first 100 (we’ll do a followup post on our favorites from 101 – 200):

> Suing Online Dating Service
> Fiction Writing Career
> Better Looking Online
> Online Dating Taking Forever
> Dating Service Apology
> Not with Gary Anymore
> Woman with a Blog
> Dragonkiller
> Private Person
> Virtual Memory
> Perfect Match

Stay “tooned” for part 2 of our favorites…