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Zoosk.com Review (2018)

Overview

Zoosk - Overview

Zoosk.com has massively expanded as an online dating platform over the years. They were one of the first dating sites that knew how to harbor the power of social networks for online dating.

Since then, it has went on to become a vibrant dating platform that attracts people from all walks of life.

Zoosk’s allure lies its user friendly user interface and its straightforward approach towards matching members with suitable mates. Unlike sites like eHarmony, with Zooska there is no need to fill in a lengthy questionnaire. The simplistic design in its user interface also means you do not have to play around with it for days on end in order to comprehend how to get going.

Zoosk.com Review (2018) - Overview
“Zoosk profiles are detailed, but you can only go through them one by one..”

The site is designed to display user profiles one by one. This is the case irrespective of what activity you are trying to do i.e. whether you are viewing the search results, if you are playing the hot or not (or maybe) game or even if you are just browsing online.

The ability to display a single profile at a time allows you to go back and forth seamlessly between profiles. This ensures that there is no confusion on which user you are viewing. There is also zero distractions from other member profile, thus, you can get to focus on a potential mate. There is also no rush to decide whether or not you want to connect with someone immediately.

On average, Zoosk.com attracts about 20,200,000 visitors monthly; both on mobile and desktop.

The mean time spent by visitors on the site is about 7:18 minutes. These visitors visit an average of 23.6 pages. From this data, you can easily see that it is quite easy for one to find a suitable partner, from a numbers perspective alone.

When you consider that Zoosk.com has a unique behavioral match making system in place, the odds certainly stack up in your favor to find just the right companion. Ideally, Zoosk asks each user to provide their preferences when it comes to traits, behaviors and qualities one would like to see exhibited in a potential match. Thus, the more information you supply into the system, the more likely you will find just the right match for you. This should be someone who has the same physical and emotional needs your ideal spouse should have.


Overall Rating
4.2/5

Popularity
5/5
Features
3.5/5
Value
4.5/5
Safety
3.5/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5


How it works

Signing up to Zoosk.com is a simple process. Choosing the social media options will get you initialized with the registration process immediately. Choosing the email method will prompt you to enter your sexual orientation and the sexual orientation of the match you are seeking along with your birthday, email address and your password.

The next screen prompt will require you to furnish the site with details on you zip code, your location, your profile photo, education level, body type, religion, whether you have kids and your height. Notably, when you op to sign up using email, you will need to verify your identity by clicking on a link sent to your mail in order to proceed to the site.

In order to have a comprehensive profile, you will need to invest just a little bit of time in order to fill out fields in the My Story bio section. Once you complete your profile set up, you’ll be ready to roll! You can start hitting up your persons of interest and get to chatting. It’s that easy!

Pros and Cons

Pros of Zoosk.com

  • They have a large member following and a hugely popular mobile app.
  • There are multiple options for promoting your profile and thus increasing chances to find a compatible match.
  • The site is well structured and aesthetically pleasing to check out.

Cons of Zoosk.com

  • Messaging is restricted to paid members.
  • One has to browse through members profile one by one in order to discover others, this can at times be frustrating since there are no other ways to discover others on the site.
  • Video uploads, chats and webcams are not integrated as features of the site yet.


Data Breakdown

User Base All Singles*
Popularity(Visit/Mo.) 20.2 Million*
Gender Ratio
48%
52%


Features

Live chat IM service: Their integrated live chat & messenger feature makes it easy to break the ice when you see a woman you like.

Behavioral matchmaking: Zoosk’s advanced behavioral matchmaking algorithm helps pair up like minded individuals.

Carrousel: Hot-or-not (or Tinder) like swiping feature allows you to quickly discover new profiles


Premium Features ($$)

  • Ability to send and receive messages and winks from all members regardless of their subscriptions status.

  • Increased visibility in search results and across the site

  • Unique Lively feature that lets you put photos and videos into neat collages for potential suiters to see.

  • Boost your profile exposure for limited time (100 points / +/- $5 USD)

Pricing

You could always try out the free basic membership but in order to access full functionality, we recommend you checking out their paid subscriptions available. The 6-month premium membership is probably the most bang for your buck at $12,50 a month (billed at once).

Months Price
1 Month $29.95/mo
3 Months $59.95/mo
6 Months $74.95/mo
12 Months $149.88/mo

Today’s Special Offer

Try Zoosk.com for Free today!

If you don’t want to commit to a full membership, you can perform certain website actions on the website using coins. For example, boosting your profile would cost you 100 coins. If you take the 1,800 coins package that translates to about $5 USD.

Zoosk.com Review (2018) - Pricing
“You can use coins for various individual features on the site. Like boosting your profile.."


Ease of Use

Zoosk.com is designed to be aesthetically pleasing. If you browse Facebook from time to time it will feel very familiar. Through the mobile apps Zoosk makes it easy to mingle with singles whilst on the go. Their design also facilitates your profile to receive hits from people you share interests with, making it an excellent interest based match maker.

Zoosk.com Review (2018) - Ease of Use
The “Carousel” Feature is much like swiping on Tinder..

The Bottom Line

We give the site a 4.2 star rating out of a possible maximum of 5.

Having a well filled out description will help you get ahead of your competition and make sure you connect your social channels too.

If you are looking for a dating site with a lot of active members, Zoosk.com is the perfect choice for you.

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