White Label Dating Sites

by giseo
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anyone had any experiences? good? bad?

how exactly does that work? who does the billing?

or maybe turnkey dating sites?

thanks for any info.
#dating #label #sites #white
  • What is a 'white label' dating service? I'm not familiar with that term? o.O
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    • Profile picture of the author dgoodhart
      my experience was bad because their database was filled with bogus profiles. white label is basically like buying rebranding rights to a product, like how profollow is actually a whitelabel version of aweber
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      • Profile picture of the author celltown
        A few years ago I was using "World Dating Partners". They have sites you can customise and use your own url. I had a couple sites going really good. But when they sent me a check I couldnt cash it here in the US.
        Dont know if they pay issue has been resolved yet.

        They also have a forum and will work hands on with you.
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        • Profile picture of the author tpw
          Originally Posted by celltown View Post

          A few years ago I was using "World Dating Partners". They have sites you can customise and use your own url. I had a couple sites going really good. But when they sent me a check I couldnt cash it here in the US.
          Dont know if they pay issue has been resolved yet.

          They also have a forum and will work hands on with you.

          I had the same problem.

          I have a check from "World Dating Partners", written on a British bank. My credit union would not touch it with a ten-foot pole.

          I went to a bank where I have an account, but they informed me that I would need to spend $75 (non-refundable) to process my check valued at $98 after money exchange rates.

          If the check failed to clear, I would lose my $75. If the check cleared, I would have a $23 gain on my investment.

          My $98 check that I could not cash from "World Dating Partners" was 8 months worth of commissions.

          Before that, I worked with another White-Label dating program. I earned $125 from it in 8 months.

          I have kicked myself repeatedly for choosing to go with the White-Label programs, because my earnings were tiny compared to what I pulled on my own.

          I originally launched as a free dating website. Before I went with the first White-Label program, I was earning $600 per month in affiliate commissions from other dating programs.

          I dropped the White-Label in March of 2011 and went back to the "free dating website" model with affiliate links in the advertising blocks, and I have already increased my monthly earnings back to about $450 per month.

          The fact is that the White-Label sites:
          • Have terrible conversion rates.
          • Prohibit your ability to see referral data or search query data in your domain.
          • Only make the signup pages look the way you designed it. Once inside the White-Label site, your users know that they have landed inside of someone else's network.
          • Don't allow you to present any advertising to your user's for which you can benefit financially.
          • Don't give you mailing access to your signups.

          When it comes to White-Label dating sites, my recommendation is to "avoid at all costs".

          If you want to know the affiliate program that makes me the most money, send me a PM and I will send you my affiliate link for that program so that I can earn a little bit of money on what you generate promoting the same network.
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          • Profile picture of the author Thoma$
            Originally Posted by tpw View Post

            I had the same problem.

            I have a check from "World Dating Partners", written on a British bank. My credit union would not touch it with a ten-foot pole.

            I went to a bank where I have an account, but they informed me that I would need to spend $75 (non-refundable) to process my check valued at $98 after money exchange rates.

            If the check failed to clear, I would lose my $75. If the check cleared, I would have a $23 gain on my investment.

            My $98 check that I could not cash from "World Dating Partners" was 8 months worth of commissions.

            Before that, I worked with another White-Label dating program. I earned $125 from it in 8 months.

            I have kicked myself repeatedly for choosing to go with the White-Label programs, because my earnings were tiny compared to what I pulled on my own.
            At the time I was working in World Dating Partners offices, checks were admittedly causing a bit of trouble. Checks are a bit old school. The thing is checks were a good way for small affiliates inside of the UK (where WDP bank is located) to get paid 100% of their affiliate commissions with no bank commission (clearing a national check is free). Being outside of the UK and not being a big affiliate, it wasn't wise to choose this option. You should have chosen bank wire transfer and set your minimum payout higher. You were just asking your bank to rob you here. To me it's just common sense to be honest.

            I am going to talk about WhiteLabelDatingSolutions specifically now, because I can't vouch for other white label dating companies but this one is quite far from what you make them all to be:

            When it comes to payments, they pay you NET15 via bank transfer or paypal, your choice. I use bank transfers, and I receive exactly on my (french) bank account the amount that I earned. Not one cent less. The only commission I have to pay is what my french bank charges me for receiving the international payment. As to Paypal, well we all know how it works, it's interesting for small affiliates, but for the bigger ones the international wire transfer is a cheaper option.

            Originally Posted by tpw View Post


            The fact is that the White-Label sites:
            • Have terrible conversion rates.
            • Prohibit your ability to see referral data or search query data in your domain.
            • Only make the signup pages look the way you designed it. Once inside the White-Label site, your users know that they have landed inside of someone else's network.
            • Don't allow you to present any advertising to your user's for which you can benefit financially.
            • Don't give you mailing access to your signups.
            - WhiteLabelDatingSolutions have very good conversion rates, the best I have seen so far actually. But again it depends on your dating niche and the source and quality of your traffic. Also, some white label dating providers that I won't mention do have terrible conversion rates. Some don't though, far from it.

            - They allow you to place your Google Analytics and any other tracking code on all pages of your white label dating websites very easily through your admin control panel. So there si no data you don't have access to. Plus when it comes to reporting and analytics, I have yet to see a dating affiliate program or white label dating provider that is more transparent and gives you more analytics than WhiteLabelDatingSolutions do.

            - They allow you to customize your entire website, not just the landing page. That includes inner pages footer and header, css style, meta tags and page title etc... So if you do your homework, there is no way the visitor is going to know your dating website is part of a white label network. This is one of my dating sites with them: Disabled Dating - #1 Disabled Dating Site for Disabled People. Now tell me this website doesn't look like a custom dating site, from the outside AND from the inside. Or does it ?

            - They allow you to place advertising anywhere on your website. White Label means it is YOUR brand, so a true white label dating provider should always allow you to advertise on your website just like if it was really your personal site.

            - They give you a very neat newsletter tool, that allows you to send regular custom newsletters to your members on top of the newsletter sent by WhiteLabelDatingSolutions. The tool includes a bunch of extensive filters so you can send very targeted newsletters to specific demographics, locations and subniches.[/quote]

            Originally Posted by tpw View Post

            When it comes to White-Label dating sites, my recommendation is to "avoid at all costs".

            If you want to know the affiliate program that makes me the most money, send me a PM and I will send you my affiliate link for that program so that I can earn a little bit of money on what you generate promoting the same network.
            Not to be rude or anything tpw, I am not implying here that you are just denigrating white label dating networks to promote your personal affiliate link. You may have had this experience with some of the ones you worked with (although some of what I said is also true for WDP), but this is certainly not true in the case of WhiteLabelDatingSolutions. A few apples in the basket may be rotten, but not all are

            Very constructive post anyway !
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            • Profile picture of the author tpw
              Originally Posted by Thoma$ View Post

              Not to be rude or anything tpw, I am not implying here that you are just denigrating white label dating networks to promote your personal affiliate link.

              Good, because I wasn't.

              My experience has been exactly what I described, and if someone knows how to use the search function, I have said several times before what network makes me the most money as an affiliate in the dating niche.

              Regardless of the white-label dating network you are trying to support, I will never again go to a white-label program for my dating site.
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          • Profile picture of the author buwa84
            Originally Posted by tpw View Post

            I had the same problem.

            I have a check from "World Dating Partners", written on a British bank. My credit union would not touch it with a ten-foot pole.

            I went to a bank where I have an account, but they informed me that I would need to spend $75 (non-refundable) to process my check valued at $98 after money exchange rates.

            If the check failed to clear, I would lose my $75. If the check cleared, I would have a $23 gain on my investment.

            My $98 check that I could not cash from "World Dating Partners" was 8 months worth of commissions.

            Before that, I worked with another White-Label dating program. I earned $125 from it in 8 months.

            I have kicked myself repeatedly for choosing to go with the White-Label programs, because my earnings were tiny compared to what I pulled on my own.

            I originally launched as a free dating website. Before I went with the first White-Label program, I was earning $600 per month in affiliate commissions from other dating programs.

            I dropped the White-Label in March of 2011 and went back to the "free dating website" model with affiliate links in the advertising blocks, and I have already increased my monthly earnings back to about $450 per month.


            The fact is that the White-Label sites:
            • Have terrible conversion rates.
            • Prohibit your ability to see referral data or search query data in your domain.
            • Only make the signup pages look the way you designed it. Once inside the White-Label site, your users know that they have landed inside of someone else's network.
            • Don't allow you to present any advertising to your user's for which you can benefit financially.
            • Don't give you mailing access to your signups.
            When it comes to White-Label dating sites, my recommendation is to "avoid at all costs".

            If you want to know the affiliate program that makes me the most money, send me a PM and I will send you my affiliate link for that program so that I can earn a little bit of money on what you generate promoting the same network.
            Hi There,
            Whats the difference between "white label dating sites" and free dating sites. Is it a one time payment that we have to pay them or monthly?
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    • Profile picture of the author celente
      Originally Posted by Bradley J Anderson View Post

      What is a 'white label' dating service? I'm not familiar with that term? o.O
      yes! White label does that mean no porn or dirty images...Oh I get it!
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  • Profile picture of the author KenThompson
    Here is an excellent discussion about white label dating sites. I
    think it will help you.

    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ite-usa-d.html


    Ken
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    • Profile picture of the author Thoma$
      Originally Posted by giseo View Post

      anyone had any experiences? good? bad?

      how exactly does that work? who does the billing?

      or maybe turnkey dating sites?

      thanks for any info.
      Originally Posted by Bradley J Anderson View Post

      What is a 'white label' dating service? I'm not familiar with that term? o.O
      A white label product or service is a product or service produced by one company (the producer) that other companies (the marketers) rebrand to make it appear as if they made it.

      White-label product - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      There seems to be a bit of confusion here. So basically, what the white label dating company in my signature does is the following:

      They operate what's called a white label dating network or platform where the marketer (you) gets to create his own white label dating sites in a variety of niche markets, under his own brand for free. In other words, you join the white label dating company, create as many dating sites as you wish in any of the available niche markets, and then start promoting them under your own domain name/brand.

      > The white label dating company takes care of everything: developing the platform (updating your reporting area and dating sites etc...), customer support, billing and payments, member moderation, hosting etc...

      > You take care of sending the traffic and collecting the money (the company pays you a commission on initial and recurring payments up to 65%)

      So to answer your question about who does the billing, more information here:

      Using niches to profit from dating | White Label Dating Affiliate Program

      As to turnkey websites, I wouldn't advise it. I actually tried this before I even knew what a dating affiliate program is (no jokes !) but it is such a pain to deal with all the bugs, members, payment processing, updates... well basically all the things you don't have to worry about with a white label dating provider - that I gave up and was quite happy to find about WhiteLabelDatingSolutions. Also, another very important aspect is that when you want to start a dating website from scratch, you start with a 0 database. And this results in very poor conversion rates (why would people pay for a dating subscription if there is nobody on your website). With a white label dating site, you take advantage of a shared database made of all the members brought by all the affiliates/partners. So even if you start from scratch, your dating website is already prepopulated with a huge database of thousands of profiles.


      Originally Posted by dgoodhart View Post

      my experience was bad because their database was filled with bogus profiles. white label is basically like buying rebranding rights to a product, like how profollow is actually a whitelabel version of aweber
      Yes, unfortunately some companies do this. Just like normal dating websites do it as well. But not all. So it is always important to do your due dilligence and make sure you join the best. The company you used was probably not a reputable one.

      Originally Posted by celltown View Post

      A few years ago I was using "World Dating Partners". They have sites you can customise and use your own url. I had a couple sites going really good. But when they sent me a check I couldnt cash it here in the US.
      Dont know if they pay issue has been resolved yet.

      They also have a forum and will work hands on with you.
      I used to work for World Dating Partners a few years ago, was also one of their top affiliates. They were the best white label dating provider at the time. I can't and won't comment about them now because there is a new management team in place that's trying to fix WDP past problems, but White Label Dating Affiliate Program,FREE affiliate dating sites | White Label Dating Affiliate Program is basically the same as WDP but 100 times better. Don't take my word for it though, check out for yourself

      Hope this post helped clarify a few points.
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  • Profile picture of the author Paula Steen
    You can use your own domain and select your own niche with Tango Wire. Recently, they also added the ability to add your own articles/content as well.

    I have made money with them for the past several years. One site was making several hundred a month before I sold it. I recommend them as something quick and easy with reliable payments.
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  • Profile picture of the author Thoma$
    Sure, fair enough. I don't see why you shouldn't stick with what worked better for you. Personally, I never had good results with dating affiliate programs but I've always been successful with white label dating providers, especially the good ones.
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  • Profile picture of the author gasman
    Many of them are legitimate, as long as it's a well established site and it's not just a bunch of fake profiles then their is nothing with using the same profiles and slapping another name on it. However, most of the big ones with already established names will pay you even better than having your own site.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tom Addams
    You're best off setting up a dating site on your own script and database.

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  • Profile picture of the author Bridgitte
    Hi there,can anyone tell if a private dating website can migrate to white label dating? With design,database and all style, the white label only to look after the management part.??
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    • Profile picture of the author n3o
      you just need to take care of bring in the traffic , all the technical stuff would be handle by the white label dating platform providers
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