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Independent Dating is a website suitable for single professionals who are hoping to meet like-minded people. It allows you to build extensive profiles, write and read diary entries, find locals and chat instantly.
Registering is quick and simple, with plenty of details to add when you prefer. Your profile includes a variety of information selected from pre-set options, plus enough room to freely express yourself and what you’re looking for. The site’s diary section also adds to this freedom, allowing you to share your thoughts, feelings and general goings-on with fellow members. The diaries are also a good way to get to know other members, and you can seek out people who enjoy sharing their tales.
IndependentDating offers a free membership option with earnable credits. Through uploading photos, adding diary entries, inviting friends and more, you can earn credits which can then be spent on the website. This includes sending messages or virtual gifts to show that you’re interested about someone.
Upgrading is probably a necessity if you’re serious about meeting someone special on Date.Independent.co.uk. Prices are very reasonable, particularly if you upgrade to a long term contract. This allows you to send and receive unlimited messages, find out who’s been checking out your profile and more.
As well as creating a detailed profile page, members can upload up to 30 high quality photos. This is more than you’ll find elsewhere, and really allows you to show off what you enjoy doing, as well as presenting yourself from your most attractive angles. The majority of members have taken the time to upload quality photos, and you can also search for members based on physical traits such as their hair colour. If you have a mobile device with a camera, you can also upload photos from your device. In addition, an app is available so you can always stay in touch when you’re on the move.
In terms of communication tools, Independent Dating provides an email-style private messaging system, plus an instant messenger to help chat flow. There are no webcam options, which is a little disappointing if you’re keen to see and hear other members, but otherwise we were pretty satisfied with the options available. You can also send winks and personalised introduction messages to a wide range of people at once, increasing your chances of attracting a member’s attention.
The site’s Encounters tool allows you to view a member’s photos and decide whether or not you’d like to get to know them better. If you click “yes” and that member responds similarly, IndependentDating lets you know that you’re both interested in chatting. This is a low pressure way of getting in touch with people, and you can also try the tool with people who match your personality and preferences (based on the information you provide when completing your profile).
Our searches provided plenty of positive results, with members who were regularly online. This is reassuring and, hopefully, means that you shouldn’t have too much trouble in locating local single professionals who are online and ready to chat.
With affordable prices, a large number of active members and some useful communication tools, Independent Dating has a lot to offer. Why not create a free account, perform a few searches and check out who’s available?
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