Dating buzz co za
It’sall about staying ahead of the game,” says Burstein.
' I have to confess, I absolutely love my life. " It's not often you get to quote your online dating profile's personal "narrative".
“We reached a point fairlyquickly in the early days where we needed to make some technological decisionsregarding scalability,” Burstein says.
“The model we now have is virtuallyinfinitely scalable; if the need arises we simply drop in more servers for morecapacity.” The company leases all its technology.
He talks about the considerationsin setting up the website: “Functionality was a key issue – we looked at whatwould work from a user perspective.
And we never looked at whether we could dosomething as well as everyone else; we wanted to do what other dating sitesdid, only better.”As the biggest dating site in South Africa, with 45 million pages and fivemillion user sessions a month, as well as formidable presence in the UK, Irelandand Australia, Burstein and Forrest have achieved that goal.
So‘non-smoker’ might be a non-negotiable while age range may only be moderatelyimportant.” Dating Buzz calculates as a percentage how suitable other membersmay be for that user and cross-correlates how suitable the user is for thesepeople, according to their “ideal match” requirements.
Members can sendanonymous messages to each other through the site and decide from there whetherthey want to take things further.
There were a few dates but I found a woman that took my heart from my body and claimed it.
Having overcome the start-up challenges ofestablishing a successful dating site in what was an initially scepticalmarket, Burstein and Forrest are mindful of the challenges that lie ahead.
“Wealways have to be aware that we are researchable by others, so we arecontinually improving the functionality and user experience on the site.
But moreimportantly, its key differentiator has been its approach to matchmaking.
Thesophisticated matching technology (created in-house along with everything else)allows users to be highly specific about what constitutes their “ideal match”.