EXAMINER - Oct 11 - Markus Frind, Founder of POF.com, shared his insight on how people who log on to POF can take an effective approach to find their soulmate.
Q: How does POF.com select the match and who will respond profiles for a user?
A: POF matches users based on what they say they want in a partner - but also factors in certain user activity on the site.
Q: Is the digital cupid aspect of POF.com similar to what the odds are in a bar or other social event?
A: While it’s not difficult to meet new people at a bar, it is difficult to meet the right person. We allow for an experience that promotes interaction on a deeper level. Sometimes you don’t even know if the guy you’re eyeing is single.
Q: How does POF.com reflect your vision for what you wanted the site to be?
A: POF was created to fill a vacancy in the online dating industry as a free site. POF continues adapting as a business to facilitate the evolving world of dating. Our mobile apps for Android and iPhone are growing at a rate of several percent each week, and 70% of POF users last accessed the site via mobile device.
Q: How is it that a perfect match can be found online sometimes instead of offline?
A: Online dating exposes you to people that you otherwise would never meet offline.