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Christian Mingle and JDate Valentine's Savings - 2017

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Christian Mingle and JDate are having a sale on subscriptions to celebrate Valentines Day. The sale starts February 9th and runs to February 14th, 2017. During this time you will be able to receive 20% off a 3 month and 30% off a 6 month subscription. No coupon is required for this sale which appears automatically on the upgrade page.

  • Visit JDate now and receive up to 30% off a subscription
  • Visit Christian Mingle now and receive up to 30% off a subscription

Both Christian Mingle and JDate have been matching singles since the late 90s and are Spark Networks flagship online dating services. You can access the faith based services via their websites and dating apps which are available for Android and iOS phones.

For more information about these popular dating services please read our Christian Mingle review and our JDate review.

2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award

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2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award - Gold
Recipient of Gold
Match.com
2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award - Silver
Recipient of Silver
eHarmony
2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award - Bronze
Recipient of Bronze
Elite Singles

The 2016 Dating Sites Reviews Single's Choice Award poll was launched on October 13th, 2016 and in two and half months closed for voting on January 1st, 2017. By this point it had 407 people cast their votes. For the first question of the poll, it asked our visitors what paid dating site or app would you recommend for the Single's Choice Award. Voters had an option to select from 10 possible answers of the top dating services of 2016 (as chosen by the Editor's). This is 2 more dating services to choose from compared to last year. For this award the top voted service receives Gold, followed by Silver, and for third, Bronze.

The recipient of the Gold 2016 Single's Choice Award is Match.com. Match received a total of 83 votes which worked out to 20.4% of all votes cast. This gave match a strong 6% lead in votes when compared to the dating service which received the Silver.

The recipient of the Silver 2016 Single's Choice Award is eHarmony. This year eHarmony received 57 votes which is 14% of the total votes cast. This gives them a solid position over third. At the end of this year eHarmony went through a number of changes including updates to their relationship questionnaire and expanding how matching works. It will be interesting to see how this affects things next year during voting.

The recipient of the Bronze 2016 Single's Choice Award is Elite Singles. Elite Singles received 49 votes which is 12% of all votes cast. This is the first time Elite Singles took part in the Single's Choice Awards showing that their members believe in this new service.

Here are this year's standings for the Single's Choice award for all dating sites in the poll:

Christian Mingle Membership Sale - Jan 2017

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Christian Mingle is having a sale on subscriptions. The sale starts January 26th and runs to January 29th, 2017. During this time you will be able to receive 30% off a 3 month and 6 month subscription. No coupon is required during this promotion.

Christian Mingle has been matching singles since 1996 and since then has become one of the largest online dating services for Christians. The Christian Mingle website is easy to use and has all the features you need to find your ideal date. A dating app is also available for those of you who wish to access the service from a smart phone. Along with the regular profile questions Christian Mingle also includes faith specific questions about what religion denomination you are and what your current church activity is.

For more information about this popular dating service please read our review of Christian Mingle.

JDate Membership Sale - Jan 2017

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JDate is currently having a sale on 3 and 6 month subscriptions. The sale starts January 26th and runs to January 29th, 2017 and gives you up to 30% off. No coupon is required for this promotion.

JDate is a popular online dating service for Jewish singles which has been in operation since the late 90s. Thousands of members are online at any one time looking for a match making it very easy when you are on the service to find local Jewish people to date in your neighbourhood. When you visit Jdate.com you can create a membership for free. Once you have filled out your profile you can then go ahead and search for your ideal match using a number of different criteria you can choose from. If you spot any profile you like in the results, you can go ahead and view their full profile and photos. If you want to contact the member you would then have to purchase a subscription for a low monthly fee.

For more information about this popular Jewish dating service please read our review of JDate.

2016 Dating Sites Reviews Choice Awards - Christian

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The recipient of the Editor's Top Pick - Christian Award for 2016 is Christian Mingle. You can access this dating service via their website and on apps (for your iOS and Android phones). Christian Mingle continues to be a leader in the Christian niche dating space and is one of the most popular online dating services in this category.

From a recent survey it was found Christian Mingle has one of the highest ratio of women for a dating site of just over 58% (see Story). They also continue to partner with church communities to offer virtual communities to match members together. With their online community now with over 15 million like-minded members, if you are looking for someone who's faith is important part of their life, then Christian Mingle can help you create those connections.

The US Dating Awards Honor The Best Of The Dating Industry In 2016

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US Dating Awards

Astute readers will note that there are still several months of 2016 left, nevertheless, the US Dating Awards have announced this year’s big winners.

Established in 2014 in the UK, the Dating Awards recognize both newcomers and established names in the field. This year marked the first US Awards show in New York City, where journalists, websites, events companies, and bloggers came together to celebrate 2016’s best achievements in Dating Technology, Marketing, Media, Customer Service, Expertise and Entrepreneurship.

The judging panel consisted of a variety of dating experts and industry professionals. Caroline Brealey, founding matchmaker of London dating agency Mutual Attraction, served as head judge. She was joined by Charly Lester, Founder and CEO of the UK Dating Awards, and Charreah Jackson, international coach and the Lifestyle and Relationships Editor for ESSENCE magazine, amongst others.