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They make a boatload of money—an estimated

They make a boatload of money—an estimated $1.7 billion a year—thanks to the average online dating customer shelling out $243 annually.So yes, if you’re thinking of joining the online dating scene, you should expect to pay some money.

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They make a boatload of money—an estimated $1.7 billion a year—thanks to the average online dating customer shelling out $243 annually.

So yes, if you’re thinking of joining the online dating scene, you should expect to pay some money.

Ever tried doing online dating without being able to talk to anyone? Zoosk counts on you getting frustrated pretty fast with their free plan.

.7 billion a year—thanks to the average online dating customer shelling out 3 annually.

So yes, if you’re thinking of joining the online dating scene, you should expect to pay some money.

Ever tried doing online dating without being able to talk to anyone? Zoosk counts on you getting frustrated pretty fast with their free plan.

Three years ago, a Pew survey found that 59% of Americans saw online dating as a good way to meet people—and that was before the age of Tinder.

Naturally, not all online dating services are created equal—some can be a downright nightmare (see my post about online dating horror stories)—and you want to get your money’s worth.

But how do you know which ones are going to deliver the best return on your dollar?

Of course, there are free trials and even services that give you access for free indefinitely, with stripped-down or nigh unusable versions of their paid services.

And you can hang around for a long time with these free products, getting search results and ogling profile pics.