Love at First Swipe: 5 Must-Do's for Online Dating Success This Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is a special day for those who are looking for love. With all the love in the air, it's natural to want to find that special someone. Thankfully, with all the dating apps available today, finding love has never been easier.
In fact, many people are turning to online dating to find love. A recent study found that more couples are meeting online than through friends, school, or bars. Nowadays, lots of young adults are using dating apps as their preferred method to find a date.
Almost half of all 18 to 29-year-olds have used a dating app to find love... ♥
On that note, most of the adults in the US and UK don’t fall behind when it comes to online dating. U.S. (30%) and two out of ten adults (19.1%) in the UK admit to having used online dating to find their lifelong partner. Only 12% of U.S. adults said they found a committed relationship or got married as a result of that usage (or 39% of online daters).
Source: PEW RESEARCH CENTER
As Valentine's Day gets closer, there's a surge in activity on dating apps. Google Trends Data shows that there's an increase from 146% (UK) up to 222% (U.S. California) in the search queries for dating apps during the first two weeks of February.
Even on Valentine's Day itself, people are more likely to use dating apps - Facebook Messenger found that people have 20% more conversations on Valentine's Day compared to an average day in February.
Tinder, one of the leading dating apps, confirmed that activity reached an all-time high between Jan. 1 and Feb. 13. Similarly, dua.com registered a user increase of 43% and Bumble saw a 10% bump in new users compared to other weeks of the year. OkCupid as well expects up to 10 million new matches around Valentine's Day.
So, if you're looking for love this Valentine's Day, now is the perfect time to join the online dating world. With a few clicks, you can download a dating app, register, fill out your profile, add some cute pictures, and write a killer bio. In no time, you'll be swiping, messaging, and matching with potential partners.
Top 5 Dating Tips for a Successful Valentine's Day
But finding a match is only half the battle. To make the most out of your Valentine's Day dating experience, follow these top 5 tips from dating Expert Valon Asani, CEO & Founder of dua.com.
Open your mind and remove any preconceived notions or biases. Be open to meeting new people and getting to know them for who they truly are.
Be authentic and honest about yourself, including your unique and quirky interests. Embrace your individuality and don't be afraid to show it off, as everyone is looking for someone special.
Show your sense of humor and don't be afraid to have a good laugh. A great sense of humor is one of the most attractive qualities someone can have, and it can be a great icebreaker on a first date.
Know what you're looking for in a partner and don't be afraid to ask questions. This will help you to attract the right people and find someone who is truly compatible with you.
Take the first step and make the move. Ask for a date, coffee, or propose an activity. Being confident and proactive will help you to stand out from the crowd and make a great impression.
With these tips, you'll be well on your way to a successful and memorable Valentine's Day while finding love online. So, don't wait, get started and embrace the journey of finding love today!