Millions of Brits turn to the web in search of a partner every year - but what's the true cost of finding love on the internet?
There are currently over 1,400 relationship-finder sites in Britain - all claiming to do one thing - find your match, and at that, fast.
UK members: 3 million Top features: Advanced 'smart search' which allows you to filter matches by location and personality traits.
Price per month: £29.99 Website: members: 3 million Top features: Complete their free affinity questionnaire and you'll be matched with compatible and like-minded members.
Price per month: £44.95 per month or £11.95 per month for a 12 month membership Website: members: 475,000 Top features: Personality profile based on the ''Big Five'' personality models - gender, age, residence, profession and level of education to help create long term relationships.
Price per month: £79.95 a month or £19.95 a month when you subscribe for 12 months Website: UK members: 370,000 Top features: Lovestruck.com's behavioural recommendation engine assesses your search history, like page views, winks and favourites to help you find what you're actually looking for - and not what you say you're looking for.
Price per month: £39 a month or £11.58 a month when you subscribe for 12 months Website: UK members: 200,000 Top features: They believe that your friends know you best - so, like a virtual wingman, they write your profile for you!
Price per month: £28 Website: UK members: 10,000 Top features: 24/7 live chat support and super-high security.
Inbuilt personalised location features, and weekly dating tips, to help you find that special someone.
Price per month: £14.95, a month or £9.98 a month when you subscribe for 3 months. Website: UK members: 27 million Top features: Inbuilt behavioural matchmaking engine which learns as you click to pair you with singles you're likely to be mutually attracted to.
With an estimated 1,000 online dating sites in existence, it can be hard to sift through all the options and decide which is the best site.
Being able to know how to evaluate a dating site is essential in the decision process, and it will bring you that much closer to finding a good match.
POF.com, also known as Plenty Of Fish, is an online dating site headquartered in Vancouver.