THE 2012 IDATE AWARDS - INTERNET DATING INDUSTRY AWARDS - FOR THE BEST IN THE ONLINE DATING AND MATCHMAKING INDUSTRY

 
 

LIST OF FINAL WINNERS & NOMINEES


The iDateAward Winners were announced at the iDate Awards ceremony on January 24, 2012 in Miami.

Below is the list of nominees along with the winner for each category.

The percentage of the vote they received is listed on the right.


2012 iDATEAWARDS WINNERS

Best Dating Site
This award is for the best overall dating site on the internet today
OkCupid.com **WINNER**37.5 %
Match.com17.5 %
Grindr.com14.6 %
PlentyOfFish.com12.5 %
Zoosk.com6.0 %
LoveStruck.com5.8 %
MeetMoi.com2.4 %
Easyflirt.com2.4 %
BeautifulPeople.com1.1 %
Best Dating Coach
This award is for the best overall dating coach in the industry
EvanMarcKatz.com **WINNER**49.5 %
EflirtExpert.com (Laurie Davis)29.5 %
ReneePiane.com6.1 %
Got5Minutes.com5.9 %
ThreeDayRule.com (Val Brennan)4.5 %
WhatTheLove.org3.8 %
Best Product Design
This award is for any dating product with the best looking design
OKCupid.com **WINNER**29.9 %
Match.com16.5 %
Grindr.com15.4 %
HowAboutWe.com13.5 %
eHarmony.com11.7 %
Lovestruck.com6.0 %
PlentyOfFish.com5.2 %
AgapeMatch.com1.1 %
MeetMoi.com0.4 %
Best Dating Software & SAAS Provider
This award is for the best dating site software or matchmaking software
WhiteLabelDating.com **WINNER**33.3 %
SkaDate.com18.9 %
DatingFactory.com17.1 %
DatingPro.com14.2 %
MeetMoi.com7.1 %
TheDatingLab.com4.7 %
DatingHype.com3.7 %
Best Mobile Dating App
This award is for the best overall working mobile dating site
Grindr.com **WINNER**31.4 %
OKCupid.com26.8 %
Flirtomatic.com14.0 %
PlentyOfFish.com7.0 %
Lovestruck.com6.4 %
Match.com6.0 %
SpeedDate.com4.9 %
MeetMoi.com4.3 %
Best Matchmaker
This award is for the best matchmaker in the industry
Cupids Coach/eLove (Julie Ferman) **WINNER**36.4 %
AgapeMatch.com (Maria Avgitidis)18.9 %
PattiStanger.net (Patti Stranger)15.6 %
Sara-Eden.co.uk (Sara Eden)11.7 %
DoskonalaPara.pl6.5 %
DrawingDownTheMoon.com (Mary Balfour)5.0 %
MatchmakerCafe.com (Nancy Slotnick)3.4 %
BharatMatrimony.com2.0 %
Most Innovative Company
This award is for any company in the online dating and matchmaking industry (including vendors) that have shown the highest level of innovation
OkCupid.com **WINNER**36.2 %
Grindr.com15.8 %
IntroAnalytics.com14.9 %
WhiteLabelDating.com11.7 %
PlentyOfFish.com10.2 %
eLove.com7.3 %
MeetMoi.com2.4 %
AgapeMatch.com1.4 %
Best New Technology
This award is for the best individual technology created by a vendor for dating sites/matchmaking sites or created by the dating site/matchmaking site themselves
Grindr.com **WINNER**32.3 %
WhiteLabelDating.com18.8 %
PlentyOfFish.com18.5 %
IntroAnalytics.com15.8 %
Smilart.com5.9 %
MeetMoi.com4.6 %
TheUltimateLifeTool.com2.8 %
PaymentOne.com0.9 %
Best Payment System
This award is for the vendor in the online dating and matchmaking industry with the best overall payment system
Paymentwall.com **WINNER**17.6 %
Sagepay.com15.1 %
OptimalPayments.com14.4 %
Paypoint.net9.7 %
PaymentOne.com9.5 %
PayVentures.com9.1 %
Skrill (MoneyBookers.com)8.7 %
Vindicia.com7.2 %
Sofort.com3.9 %
Merchant e Solutions3.7 %
Best Affiliate Program
This award is for the best affiliate program in the online dating and matchmaking industry
FriendFinder.com **WINNER**23.3 %
eLove.com19.3 %
PerfectMatch.com17.5 %
iHookup.com10.6 %
Mamba.ru9.5 %
TradeDoubler.com9.4 %
AffiliateFuture.com5.9 %
MeetMoi.com3.0 %
elitemate.com0.8 %
Best Marketing Campaign
This award is for the dating site or matchamker with the best marketing campaign (online or offline)
Match.com **WINNER**32.6 %
Grindr.com18.6 %
Zoosk.com18.2 %
BeautifulPeople.com11.1 %
Lovestruck.com9.9 %
PlentyOfFish.com9.4 %
Best Up and Coming Dating Site
This award is for the best dating site less than 3 years old that is showing remarkable promise for the future.
HowAboutWe.com **WINNER**30.2 %
Tickdating.co.uk13.5 %
iHookup.com12.2 %
Manplay.com8.5 %
Lovestruck.com7.8 %
ourtime.com6.2 %
DuoDater.com4.9 %
Tastebuds.fm4.3 %
Soulmate.com4.3 %
Pembepanjur.com3.0 %
BlackDatingForFree.com2.1 %
Encontreamor.com.br2.0 %
PlentyMoreFish.com0.2 %

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