Creating a profile, posting photos, searching for matches, and sending winks (a.k.a. flirting) is free, but any further contact requires a paid subscription ($39.99 per one month, or as little as $19.99/month for six). Features include: IM, matchMobile for access on your phone/ PDA, sending and responding to e-mail sent to your personal box via double-blind email@example.com address. If you opt for the 6-month "Love Package" as it's called, and you emerge single you can qualify for six free months—as long as you've fully completed your profile and emailed five new members a month.
Match.com has its own weekly online magazine called Happen. Archives dating back to 2005 promise tons of date ideas, expert advice, an astrology center and Q&As with stars like Richard Gere, Scarlett Johansson and David Duchovny.
So, is bigger truly better in online dating? Well, Match.com certainly thinks so! It is so confident of its services that it provides its own feature comparisons for eHarmony and Yahoo! Personals. You decide.