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A side by side comparison of Match.com, eHarmony, Perfect Match and Lavalife dating site.

Created with online daters in mind, DateSeeker's dating comparison chart offer a quick and simple way to compare the top online dating sites. Knowing the differences in features and price, which vary from site to site, can help you choose a dating site based on your particular needs.

DATING SITE RATING 

Ease of Use

4

3.5

4

4

Popularity

5

5

3.5

3

Profiles

4.5

5

4.5

3

Features

5

2.5

3

4.5

Date Probability

3.5

4

3.5

3

Overall Rating

4.4 out of 5

4 out of 5

3.9 out of 5

3.5 out of 5

HOW TO ACCESS

Internet

Match.com

eHarmony.com

Perfectmatch.com

Lavalife.com

Mobile Dating

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

By Telephone

No

No

No

Yes

SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Heterosexual

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Gay

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Lesbian

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

LOOKING FOR

Marriage

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Relationship

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Casual Dating

Yes

No

No

Yes

Intimate

No

No

No

Yes

REGION

United States

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Canada

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

UK

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Australia

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

International

Yes

No

No

Yes

DEMOGRAPHICS (update as of 2010 )

Male/Female

46/54

41/59

41/59

59/41

Caucasian

78%

81%

82%

74%

Age 18 to 34

34%

29%

30%

31%

Age 35+

37%

40%

37%

42%

Age 50+

25%

26%

28%

21%

Income $60,000+

61%

79%

53%

57%

College or Above

59%

58%

58%

59%

PROFILES

Free Registration

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Estimated Time

15 min to 30 min

30 min to 1 hour

20 to 30 min

5 to 15 min

Compatibility Tests

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

In My Own Words

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Photos

1 to 25

1 to 12

1 to 8

1 to 10

Voice & Video

No

No

No

Yes

Hide Profile

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Hide Photos

No

Yes

No

Yes

MATCHING

Compatibility Match

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Reverse Matching

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Flexible Matching

Yes

No

No

No

2-Way Matching

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Matches by Mail

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

SEARCHING

Custom Search

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Search/keyword

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Photo Only Search

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Video Only Search

Yes

No

No

Yes

Search/Distance

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Who's Online

Yes

No

No

Yes

Save Searches

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

COMMUNICATION

Mail Messages

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Instant Messages

Yes

No

No

Yes

Wink, Icebreaker

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Video Chat

No

No

No

Yes

Forum

No

No

No

Yes

Anonymous Calling

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

MEMBERSHIP PRICES ( update as of July 2010 )

1 Month

$34.99

$59.95

$59.95

$34.99

3 Months

$19.99/mth

$39.95/mth

$36.95/mth

$19.99/mth

6 Months

$16.99/mth

$29.95/mth

$33.33/mth

$16.99/mth

1 Year

N/A

$19.95/mth

N/A

N/A

Auto-Renewal

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

FREE BASIC MEMBERSHIP

Create A Profile

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Receive Email

yes

yes

yes

Yes

Reply to Email

No

No

No

Yes

Chat or IM

No

No

No

No

Browse Profiles

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Search

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Flirt

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

HELP and SUPPORT

Telephone Number

1-800-926-2824

1-800-263-6133

1-425-284-4265

1 416 263 6300

FAQs

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Articles & Advice

Happen Magazine

eHarmony Advice

Dating Online

Click by Lavalife

 INFO

Dating Site

Match

eHarmony

Perfect Match

Lavalife

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