Online Dating For Dummies [NOOK Book]

Overview

Know the lingo, post a photo, and make a date

Date online and find the perfect mate

Looking for that special someone? This friendly guide provides practical, proven strategies for everything from selecting the right dating site and establishing your Internet identity to building your profile and protecting ...

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Online Dating For Dummies

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Overview

Know the lingo, post a photo, and make a date

Date online and find the perfect mate

Looking for that special someone? This friendly guide provides practical, proven strategies for everything from selecting the right dating site and establishing your Internet identity to building your profile and protecting your privacy. You’ll see how to easily make the transition from e-mail to phone to meeting in person.

Includes special offers* from these dating sites:

  • Yahoo! Personals: 25% off the first month
  • match.com: Free 10-day trial
  • AmericanSingles.com: Buy one month, get a second month free
  • JDate.com: Buy a three-month subscription, get a fourth month free
  • Emode.com: Free 7-day trial
  • lavalife.com: Free sign-up, plus a 25% bonus on a first purchase
  • one2onematch.com: $20 off a VIP membership
  • date.com: one, free trial membership

*See back of book pages for details and terms of each offer

Discover how to:

  • Choose an online dating service
  • Write an honest, flattering description
  • Respond to potential dates
  • Know who the frauds are
  • Cultivate a relationship online
  • Stay safe when meeting face-to-face
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"...covers strategies for success, including how to choose an agency, respond to potential dates and cultivate a relationship on-line..." (Aberdeen Press & Journal, Dec 03)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118053430
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/8/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 255,829
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Judith Silverstein, MD, and Michael Lasky, JD, not only wrote this book together, but they actually found each other through online dating.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Making Online Dating Work for You.

Chapter 1: The Magic of Online Dating.

Chapter 2: Considering the Alternatives to Online Dating.

Chapter 3: Maximizing Your Ability to Connect Online.

Part II: So Many Online Dating Sites, So Little Time.

Chapter 4: Wheeling and Dealing: Dating Site Cost Options.

Chapter 5: Spotting the Differences from Site to Site.

Chapter 6: A Tour of the Sites: Your Inside Guide.

Part III: Jumping Aboard for the Online Time of Your Life.

Chapter 7: Signing Up for a Trial Run.

Chapter 8: Establishing Your Screen Identity.

Chapter 9: Yeah! Multiple-Choice Questions.

Chapter 10: Yikes! The Essay Questions!

Chapter 11: Dealing with Matters of Sex.

Chapter 12: Selecting the All-Important Photo.

Part IV: Initiating Contact: You’ve Got Mail.

Chapter 13: Getting Matched Up.

Chapter 14: Exchanging E-mails.

Chapter 15: Understanding E-mail and E-mail Etiquette.

Chapter 16: Rejection!

Chapter 17: Going from Virtual to Real Contact.

Part V: Skirting the Hazards of Online Dating.

Chapter 18: Safety First.

Chapter 19: Unmasking and Avoiding Frauds and Players.

Chapter 20: Special Circumstances: Big Cities, Small Towns, and Long-Distance Relationships.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Screw Up Online Dating.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Succeed at Online Dating.

Index.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2005

    Great book following the dummy series

    Great book to read I've bought and read many a book on this subject and this was a very funny and good book to read and learn some useful tips from. I would recommmend this to your collection.

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