Start up dating website
But for fields such as ‘Likes’, ‘Dislikes’, ‘Hobbies’– which are expected on a dating website, you’ll have to use a plugin to extend user profile fields.
You’ll need this member profile to be part of a social network, and a plugin which will allow for that, is Buddy Press.
A membership plugin restricts access to content based on a membership level. A site-wide membership restricts the entire site’s content to unsubscribed members.
You could set-up a free or paid site-wide membership.
If the event is successful you may get callbacks from the participants for more dating help.
At future speed dating events charge a small admission fee and negotiate with the bar for a share of drink and food sales at the event. There are services online that work specifically with people who want to set up a dating oriented site (including membership capabilities, forums, chat rooms and other features).
If you are ready to jump into this exciting yet sometimes complicated business, you have to differentiate yourself to be successful.
Word Press by default creates a profile for every user. But you’ll need to add custom profiles, to allow members to add additional information.
For example, by default the name, email id, username are a part of the Word Press user profile.
In the future you can charge a reasonable fee for making matches and grow from there.
Post colorful flyers targeted for single people in your town in local stores and businesses with your 800 number listed (you can get one for as little as per month for your business calls--see Resources below) advertising yourself as a local matchmaker.