This matchmaking site is known for personalisation and matches you to your ‘perfect match’ through an algorithm which is said to deliver better matches in real time.

It is also available in 80 different countries and has been translated into 80 languages.

You can do it early in the morning, late at night or even during your lunch hour. The best part about online dating, many people say, is that you can get a pretty good idea of whether you’d actually have a connection with someone before meeting them.

Your online profile gives you an opportunity to express yourself, what you’re all about and what you’re looking for.

Recommended for: 25 – 35 years looking for serious relationships Plenty of Fish (POF) Has over 3 million active daily users worldwide on POF, and offer free messages.

It has a bit of a reputation of being a tad seedy though….

I like that they can match you by age and your area. The way they match couples is all science-based and are so successful they have patented the technology.

11,000 members have married through meeting on e Harmony.

But hey, if seedy is your thing, this is the place for you! OK Cupid isn’t Australian based but does have singles from all over the world and a serious following here in the great land of Oz.

Recommended for: 35 – 50-year-olds looking for hook-ups The leading dating website for gay, bi , nd curious men. It really tries to focus on the personality of singles, shying away from people choosing others just for looks. Recommended for: 18 – 30 year old singles Zoosk was named the best dating App of 2016.

Thanks to online dating, you no longer have to do that.

You can set up a profile on a dating site and browse around and answer emails whenever you have some spare time on your hands.

Has a good selection process and is strict on members.