According to recent research by NetRatings*, online dating is the 3rd most popular way to get a date. The number one ways, with 53% of respondents agreeing, were ‘through friends’ and ‘pubs/clubs.’
The advantage of online dating is the flexibility it allows. You can use an online dating service 24/7 and do it from the comfort of your home.
In order to maximize your success, there’s no need to stick to just one method. Get your friends to keep an eye out for potential dates, enjoy time in pubs or clubs with friends, and become a member of a few online dating sites.
* NetRankings Research (Note: this is a PDF file)