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15-Dec-2016 21:06

The last type of competitor is the traditional matchmaker services like the Date Match Maker that relies on an agency to capture information regarding the applicants and then makes the matches on their own.

The last Office for National Statistics census in 2011 revealed that over 15.7 million adults in England and Wales had never been married, up from 12.5 million in 2001.“This is a total virgin science,” Brooks quips with a restrained laugh from his deck in Malta.Brooks runs Courtland Brooks, an agency that provides strategy, marketing, business development, and media relations for companies in the online dating world.He’s worked with websites like Plentyof and and has seen the industry through multiple eras, from the early days of online personals to companies scrambling for mobile relevance.

Competition has grown along with the size of the industry.

The UK’s online dating market is booming with its value rising by over 70% in the last five years to reach £165m, new research shows.