By Amy Webb
A full of life, thought-provoking memoir approximately how one lady "gamed" on-line relationship websites like JDate, OKCupid and eHarmony – and met her eventual husband.
After yet one more on-line courting catastrophe, Amy Webb was once approximately to cancel her JDate club whilst an epiphany struck: It wasn’t that her criteria have been too excessive, as ladies are frequently informed, yet that she wasn’t comparing the suitable facts in suitors’ profiles. That evening Webb, an award-winning journalist and digital-strategy specialist, made a close, exhaustive checklist of what she did and didn’t wish in a mate. the end result: seventy-two requisites starting from the predicted (smart, humorous) to the super-specific (likes chosen musicals: Chess, Les Misérables. now not Cats. mustn't ever like Cats!).
subsequent she grew to become to her personal profile. on the way to craft the main compelling on-line presentation, she had to examine the competition—so she signed directly to JDate back, this time as a guy. utilizing an analogous reward for info approach that made her corporation the head in its box, she discovered the foremost phrases that have been electronic guy magnets, analyzed images, and studied the timing of women’s messages, then adjusted her (female) profile to utilize that intel.
Then started the deluge—dozens of guys desired to meet her, males who really met her specifications. between them: her destiny husband, now the daddy of her child.
40 million humans date on-line every year. so much don’t locate real love. due to Data, a Love Story, their odds simply obtained a lot larger.