It also has a built in classifieds system and a virtual gift system that allows users to send gifts to each other. Updating to the professional plan at 9.95 gives you access to features such as blogs, virtual gifts, and videos.
Stepping up to the business plan at 9.95 will also add classifieds and music support.
Rather than refer people to other dating services, why not start your own?
Sure, it is difficult to compete with the marketing budgets of behemoths such as Match.com; however there is still a large market for unique dating websites that focus on something specific.
Banner and Google Adsense advertising can also be integrated into the design.
A theme manager is available in the admin area and there are lots of pre-made dating skins to select.
The overall quality of the design and admin interface is high. To get access to the open source code, you need to pay $599.
You certainly won’t be disappointed in that respect. I was a little surprised that they charge an extra 0 for access to the source code, as their home page proudly declares that “Dating Pro is an open source PHP dating software for everyone”.
Online dating is one of the most profitable niches online.
It is estimated that the US market alone is worth more than billion (which explains why there are so many advertisements for dating websites online!! I tested the dating niche myself a few years back by launching a small dating review website.
Thankfully, there is a free trial available that lets you try the application.