Virtual Dating Assistants: End to End Dating Management

Jonathan DeLong By Jonathan DeLong  – May 20, 2017
Virtual Dating Assistants: End to End Dating Management

Online dating is a lot of work. And services are popping up to meet that demand, and then some. A new type of dating service has cropped up: dating assistants and companies that will manage online dating for you, period. Yes, this means everything from setting up your profile, to browsing potential matches, to messaging and securing dates. In fact, it sounds like they’ll do pretty much everything but go on the date for you. Virtual Dating Assistants is one such service.

Virtual Dating Assistants

Matt Saincome from VICE employs ViDa, Virtual Dating Assistants, to handle all of his digital dating and shares the results. You can find it all in his article,“I Employed a Team of ‘Virtual Dating Assistants’ to Manage My Online Love Life.” The piece includes a telling interview with the company’s founder, Scott Valdez. At one point Matt shares that ViDa was “flirting with what turned out to be a sexbot trying to lure me into an expensive webcam session. It felt like my sexuality had been commercialized so many times that two different companies were actually just sexting each other and my pathetic little human penis had been completely left out.” Oh, irony. Matt does a great job pointing to the absurdity of dating in the digital era. He also demonstrates why consumers need someone who’s really on their team. That’s where we come in.

Help on the Way

If you’ve been struggling to manage your online dating life, we get it. Maybe you’re not sure which provider to sign up with. Or how to get dates with people you actually like. Maybe the whole thing just overwhelms you so much, you’ve been avoiding it altogether. We totally get it. In fact, it’s the whole reason DatingPerfect exists. If you’re having a hard time making online dating work for you, you probably don’t need to hire Virtual Dating Assistants just yet. Check out what we’ve got to offer by browsing and comparing dating sites here. If you need help writing your dating profile, check out our profile writing services now.



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Jonathan DeLong
Jonathan DeLong
Jonathan DeLong is hooked on tech, and has been working with startups and entrepreneurs for the last decade. With experience building global cross-functional teams for enterprise and infrastructure providers, to seeing garage-based startups from their ‘fast-pitches’ thru launch, he truly believes anything is possible. Often giving his time freely to both emerging entrepreneurs and philanthropy, Jonathan’s heart is as big as they come. When not deep in strategy and API based business models, you will find him swimming, on a road bike, or simply traveling globally. A San Francisco native and a graduate of the University of California in Santa Barbara, Jonathan currently lives on a sailboat in Oakland, California. Learn more on Jonathan’s founder’s blog:
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