Windsor / London, UK, 29 October 2012 – WhiteLabelDating.com, the award-winning software and services provider to the dating industry, has experienced a phenomenal year of business growth, recently sharing results at their Annual Conference that took place in the UK a week ago.
Europe’s largest privately owned dating company today powers over 7,600 sites across 7 countries for a vast network of international partners whose database totals over 16 million members. With the company’s financial year ending in August, the two-day Conference shared valuable insights with its top tier and fast-growing partners, who have benefited from over $80 million paid out in revenues from the WhiteLabelDating.com platform.
Online dating continues to rapidly grow in popularity, with new members joining a site on the platform more than doubling to a +106% increase in the past year. In August 2012 alone, over 775,000 members joined a dating site powered by WhiteLabelDating.com, with the company predicting to break through the 1 million new member a month milestone in the upcoming months.
“2012 has been a fantastic year for the company and our partners, with total revenues growing by +61% to reach annualised revenues of £46m. International expansion has been a major factor, which now makes up over a third of the business. Our network has delivered market-beating performances in Australia, South Africa and Ireland and our Annual Conference is always a fantastic opportunity to talk through the figures, future plans and insights with the vital core of our business, our partners. With some exciting projects planned for the next 12 months, we look forward to watching our partners’ businesses grow even more into 2013.”
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Launched in 2003, WhiteLabelDating.com offers a platform for brands and individuals to power their own dating sites that currently includes The Independent, Evening Standard, Bauer Media and Dennis Publishing as partners. WhiteLabelDating.com provides the dating software, membership database, payment processing, customer support, hosting infrastructure and much more. You provide your brand, website design and marketing and we do the rest.
WhiteLabelDating.com is part of Global Personals Ltd. With annualised revenues of £46 million, the company has received a collection of accolades including fastest growing company in the South East, UK, in the 2011 and 2010 Deloitte Fast 50 and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA, won Digital Business Of The Year 2010, highly ranked in The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 (2010, 2011) and the European Media Momentum Top 50 (2011, 2012). WhiteLabelDating.com has also won ‘Best Dating Software Provider’ for the last three years at the industry awards, iDate.