For example, if you use the dating section of the Evening Standard or the Independent, it’s actually Global Personals you’re signing up with.It’s called “white labelling” – a well-known company can launch a dating website with the company’s branding all over it, but Global Personals runs the back end.This coupled the leading company in the targeted dating space, People Media, with the leading company in the general dating space, Prior to Match.com's acquisition, People Media was the top performing company in American Capital's portfolio.People Media is owned by Match.com, an operating company of IAC.announced on July 7, 2009, the acquisition of People Media from American Capital Ltd for million in cash.They also expect their personal information will be looked after.
Headquartered in Windsor it makes £40m a year, has 130 staff and runs 7,500 dating sites.
As ranked by com Score Media Metrix People Media operates 6 of the top 50 ranked personals websites including Black People Meet.com, Senior People Meet.com, Single Parent Meet.com, and BBPeople
With .6 million of EBITDA in 2008 and 255,000 paying members, People Media is atop the niche or targeted segment of the online dating industry.
While I won’t be dating anytime soon, here are some tips I picked up for those single parents in the audience who are in the market for a new special someone.
Online dating feels a little like being at a meat market, but experts say the format makes perfect sense for single parents.“A lot of single parents use online dating because it gives you a lot of flexibility,” says Joan Barnard, Zoosk’s resident online dating expert.