Truth, Lies, and Online Dating: Secrets to Finding Romance on the Internet

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Online dating is a growing and active industry that continues to grow in both usage and as a legitimate means of making social connections for dating, sex, and potential partnerships. "Truth, Lies, and Online Dating," shows people who want to use online dating services how to use technology to effectively market themselves and communicate who they are and who they are looking for. Unlike other online dating books out there, this book combines two critical components of online dating: communication skills and ...
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Overview


Online dating is a growing and active industry that continues to grow in both usage and as a legitimate means of making social connections for dating, sex, and potential partnerships. "Truth, Lies, and Online Dating," shows people who want to use online dating services how to use technology to effectively market themselves and communicate who they are and who they are looking for. Unlike other online dating books out there, this book combines two critical components of online dating: communication skills and technology. Online dating represents an amazing new way of making connections but it requires technology skills in addition to social skills. "Truth, Lies, and Online Dating," approaches online dating in a no-nonsense and practical way and includes a "he said" and "she said" angle to give perspective from both sexes. Several technological components are covered as well as the mechanics of online dating services and how to put the search engines of those services to work to find the best dates. Tips on reputable online dating services, how to try services before subscribing to them, the importance of honesty and awareness of fraud are all covered. "Truth, Lies, and Online Dating," helps readers use technology to master written and visual communication techniques, understand the mechanics of dating services, and feel empowered, giving him or her the confidence to succeed in the online dating world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592009169
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/14/2005
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Terry Ulick has extensive experience chronicling the revolutions in media and computing. He has written extensively on PC use since the late 70s and was a columnist for PC Magazine in its earliest days. He went on to publish the first magazine on desktop publishing, Personal Publishing, in the mid 1980s and to write three of the first books on desktop publishing. Most recently he has authored PC Magazine's Guide to Media Center PCs (Wiley, October 2004, Bookscan: 194 YTD) and Building a Home Entertainment Network (Que's Intel Digital Home series, Forthcoming: March 2005). In 1995 he co-founded the first online digital photo service for America Online, PicturePlace, an AOL Greenhouse Venture. Currently, he is the President and Co-Founder of Good Time Networks, a next-generation TV network designed to deliver all-original lifestyle programming via broadband delivery on home entertainment networks in addition to cable and satellite services. Good Time Networks shows include Good Time Wine, Camp U.S., First Resorts, Snacks and Wine After Dark. Terry lives in Red Bluff, CA.

Alyssa Wodtke has edited numerous Web sites, novels, technical books, and proposals in the last decade. Her Web site www.stylewithsubstance.com contains reviews, commentary, short stories, and shoes! She is the author of Learn Online Dating for 5 Bucks (Peachpit, Forthcoming December 30, 2005)

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