Due to the constantly increasing pace of living, many people find it extremely hard to socialize, let alone meet friends or moreover, try to speak to strangers. The main reason is that most work is done online today, which means the office workers sometimes come back home from the office and continue to work on the go or finish their daily tasks at home. This consumes a lot of time because with online communication, the employers’ expectations on productivity rise. So no slow living is possible if you want to be successful.
The natural consequence of this situation is that people start feeling extremely lonely, as most of their communication happens online. They both lack real live contact with other people and also confess they lack the ability for effective offline communication. So, little surprise that instead of going out to a club or a bar to meet a potential date, more and more people hang out on dating websites like xhamsterlive or use phone applications. This, of course, makes them lose their live communication skills even more, but at least they can find new interlocutors easily and without feeling embarrassed (and also without the need to leave their home or office, or even while commuting).
While for some, this trend may sound pretty depressing, entrepreneurs see incredible new opportunities for business here. In fact, the online dating industry is currently booming, offering lots of possibilities both for the owners and also for the users. Users love online dating because they can:
- meet new people without leaving their home or office;
- choose people they would like to meet;
- find out more about the person before actually talking to them;
- block the people they do not like or aggressive people;
- show themselves in a more advantageous light than in reality;
- overcome their embarrassment by text if they want to;
- get to a more straight interaction by using video chats.
At the same time, most online dating platforms provide users with the following features:
- safety and security of sensitive data;
- huge choice of potential interlocutors;
- 24/7 access;
- some free features while advanced features can be paid for;
- monthly fee in some cases;
- texting and video chatting options;
- careful moderation of the environment.
So, while some extraverts may dislike chats for lack of live experience with people, introverts, or simply shy, or busy users take full advantage of the new opportunities given by the Internet.
Business owners, on the other hand, also get huge benefits from this type of business. Firstly, it is totally online, so they may not need a facility and office for a very long time until the platform grows really huge and they will need more stuff to take care of it. Secondly, mostly their basic need is a well-developed and properly designed online platform with no bugs and a high level of protection. Of course, there are some risks associated with this type of company, like security breaches, etc., but overall, the advantages obviously outweigh the disadvantages. As a result, we can see rapid development in this niche.