2011 iDateAwards Online Dating Industry and Matchmaking Industry Awards Vote Now

The 2011 www.idateawards.com IDate Awards Voting Instructions How to vote for each of the 11 categories for the Online Dating Industry Awards. The ceremony for the winners is January 20, 2011, but voting from the public is open between November 10, 2010 and January 4, 2011. The categories are: Best Dating Site, Best Dating Site Design, Best Marketing Campaign, Best Mobile Dating Site, Most Innovative Company, Best Payment Provider, Best Affiliate Program, Best New Technology, Best Dating Software, Best Matchmaker and Best Up and Coming Dating Site. Please nominate companies you think are best for each of the 11 categories. Voting is open to the public and the rules are here: mb.internetdatingconference.com

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In Vino Veritas: Innovating in the French Wine Industry

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How does an entrepreneur successfully introduce innovation to a gastronomic tradition that is a cornerstone of French culture and identity? Stéphane Girard, who graduated from the prestigious Bordeaux Wine School in 2004, has launched a modern concept in wine degustation to make understanding viniculture more accessible. 
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Google to Speak at the 7th Annual Internet Dating Industry Conference in Miami

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Google to Speak at the 7th Annual Internet Dating Industry Conference in Miami











New York, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2010

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Google AdWords Evangelist, Frederick Vallaeys, will give a special pre-event presentation at the Internet Dating Conference ( http://www.InternetDatingConference.com ) taking place on January 27, 2010 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The presentation will provide an overview of various Google tools that can help online dating and offline matchmakers promote their brands more effectively on the Internet.

In the spirit of the conference’s goals, Google has spoken at many iDate events over the years. This year’s pre-conference session is designed to assist executives in the online personals and matchmaking industry to advance their company so that they are best postured for the markets they seek.

Attendance to the session requires additional registration.

About the Internet Dating Conference

The Internet Dating Conference is the leading business expo and event for owners and operators of online personals websites as well as managers. Now in its seventh year, the event’s focus is to provide senior dating industry executives education, ideas, insight and networking to identify new opportunities and improve business.

The company expects the 2010 Internet Dating Conference in Miami to be the largest event in its history. This year’s event is scheduled for January 27-29, 2010

For more information, please visit the website (InternetDatingConference.com ) or contact:

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc.

Marketing and Logistics Representative

Tel:         USA +1 (212) 722-1744 ext 79

Fax:         USA +1 (208) 728-6456

E-mail:     info-16(at)internetdatingconference(dot)com

Media Relations:

Mark Brooks, Online Personals Watch

Tel: USA +1 (212) 444-1636    

Email: mark(at)onlinepersonalswatch(dot)com

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Auto industry recalled 20 million vehicles in 2010

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OnlinePersonalsWatch.com Officially Launches as Leading Online Personals Industry News Site

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(PRWEB) February 10, 2005

OnlinePersonalsWatch.com officially launched today as the premier source for online personals news and industry information. The site lists breaking news on internet dating, social networking and business networking from all over the world. Industry executives, analysts and users are invited to comment on the listed news items. OPW is led by industry executive Mark Brooks.

OnlinePersonalsWatch.com also lists online personals industry rankings, courtesy of Hitwise Competitive Intelligence. As more singles feel the bite of being single over the holidays and into the New Year, online personals leaders have been rallying for pole position in the competitive singles market.

Hitwise reports on industry rankings based on the number of website visits. Monthly data for January reports Yahoo Personals continuing to lead the way in the market, followed by Match, American Singles and eHarmony. WebDate had more visits than either Friendster and FriendFinder and moved to the 5th ranked most visited online personals site. MSN Match.com leapfrogged into 11th place. Cupid.com moved up two spots to take 12th place.

Sites focusing on personality profiling are holding firmly onto their positions in the market; eHarmony is the leader among personality profiling websites, followed by True and PerfectMatch.

Other popular sites with very specific targeting are seemingly etched into strong market positions. Sites focusing on religion are very established. JDate appears to be the most popular religion specific dating site – in top spot for the month of January, followed by BigChurch, ChristianMingle and ChristianCafe.

Editor, Mark Brooks, has been involved in the online personals industry since 1998 when he launched ace-club.com as Silicon Valley’s social activities club for young professionals. He subsequently helped launch one of the first personality profiling sites which was acquired by EZBoard. Mark went on to work with the CEO/Founders of leading sites Friendster, FriendFinder and Cupid, guiding branding, marketing and acquisitions initiatives.

”Finding the right partner is the most important decision a person can make. Online personals sites hold great promise in helping us improve the quality of these decisions by various means. I hope to give greater visibility to the industry as a whole with OnlinePersonalsWatch,” stated Mr Brooks.

Note: Categories defined by OnlinePersonalsWatch.

About Online Personals Watch:

OnlinePersonalsWatch has no ads, no fluff, just raw news relevant to the online personals industry. Mark Brooks, the editor, is an online personals industry analyst and advocate. Mark previously worked with the CEO/Founders of Friendster, FriendFinder and Cupid.com.

About Hitwise:

Hitwise is the world’s leading online competitive intelligence service. Each day, Hitwise monitors how more than 25 million Internet users interact with over 500,000 websites across 160 industry categories. More information about Hitwise is available at www.hitwise.com.

Contact:

Mark Brooks

Editor

mark@courtlandbrooks.com

cell: 408-828-6886

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Online Dating Industry Rocked by Lawsuits

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Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) November 23, 2005

Two of the largest online dating services, Match.com and Yahoo! Personals, are facing major lawsuits from daters who allege fraudulent behavior.

The first lawsuit, brought against Yahoo! Personals, alleges that the service has been padding its membership base with fake profiles. The second lawsuit, brought against Match.com, alleges that the online dating service hires employees to go out on dates with men.

“These are huge lawsuits seeking class action status,” says Joe Tracy, publisher of Online Dating Magazine (http://www.onlinedatingmagazine.com). “The lawsuits could be the first of many from daters who feel that their love life and wallets are being tampered with. However, it’s vitally important to remember that these are alleged and not proven fact.”

Tracy states that online dating services are courting trouble by allowing their own employees to use their online dating service. “Online dating services should ban their employees from being able to participate,” Tracy said on CNBC’s On The Money program last Friday. “That’s a conflict of interest. It’s not right.”

According to Kim Lance, associate publisher of Online Dating Magazine, online dating services that allow their employees to also use their service are setting themselves up for skepticism and causing a loss of trust among their members.

“In regards to these lawsuits, it’s important that users give Match.com and Yahoo! Personals the benefit of the doubt until something is actually proven,” says Lance. “But at the same time, these services could avoid potential lawsuits through honesty and integrity in how they conduct themselves. You give a perception of wrongdoing when you allow your own employees to use your service.”

Match.com is strongly denying the allegations against them, stating that it does not pay employees to date members and it will vigorously defend the lawsuit. Yahoo! Personals has yet to issue a statement in regards to the lawsuit it faces.

About Online Dating Magazine

Online Dating Magazine is a free online publication for online daters located at http://www.onlinedatingmagazine.com . For media inquiries, visit the Online Dating Magazine Media Center at http://www.onlinedatingmagazine.com/mediacenter/.

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Asian Industry Internet Dating Conference to be Held May 12-13, 2005

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(PRWEB) May 8, 2005

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces the Asian Internet Dating Conference to be held on May 12-13, 2005 in Hong Kong at the Excelsior Hong Kong Hotel.

The Hong Kong Online Dating Conference and Expo ( http://www.InternetDatingConference.com ) will focus on management, technology and marketing to Asia and the Far East for the online personals industry.

Attending the event will be senior executives from all aspects of the internet dating industry and social networking industry, as well as executives from wireless telecommunication firms, software companies, marketing firms and entrepreneurs located in the Far East.

Speakers at this event include executives from companies and organizations such as: Click2Asia, Bharat Matrimony, Asia Friendfinder, Tianji.com, Asia Pay, Plutolife, Timway Hong Kong Search Engine, Silk Road Technologies, Asian Promise, Userplane, One2One Magazine, and Bartle Bogle Hegarty.

Topics include: Dating business development in China, social networking and online dating in Asian nations, wireless carriers and business models for mobile social networking, the dating market in India, the mobile dating market in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand & Indonesia, search engine marketing in China and Greater China, chat and A/V chat technologies in Asia, television and magazine advertising for online dating companies in the Far East and others.

The Hong Kong event will have a final panel session with online dating executives from popular sites in the Far East to discuss and debate on the online dating market in Asia.

The Internet Dating Conference ( http://www.InternetDatingConference.com ), otherwise known as iDate 2005, holds the largest industry events for the online dating and social networking industry.

For more information on the Internet Dating Conference, please visit the website ( http://www.InternetDatingConference.com ) or contact:

Marketing and Logistics Representative

Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc.

Tel: USA +1 (212) 722-1744

Fax: USA +1 (208) 728-6456

E-mail: info-07@internetdatingconference.com

Media Relations:

Mark Brooks

www.onlinepersonalswatch.com


mark@onlinepersonalswatch.com

Tel: USA +1 (212) 731-2055

Tel: USA +1 (408) 828-6886

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