The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online by Julie SpiraThis romantic tell-all memoir spanning over 250 online dates, is filled with heartfelt, witty, and hilarious stories. Julie Spira, a pioneer in the Internet industry, became the first on her block to post an online dating profile. Youll follow her journey as she skillfully navigates the web, hoping to replace what she once thought was the love of her life with a new Internet mate.
Author Q&A: Julie Spira, “The Perils of Cyber Dating”
Over the last 25 years, she has coached singles on the perils of online dating and written self-help books and advice articles full of heartfelt insights into the modern dating scene. In , during the presidential campaign, Julie noticed polarization creeping into dating habits to the point that bipartisan relationships became a rarity. I received a nasty shock a few weeks ago when I walked my date to his car and saw a Make America Great Again hat in his front seat. Dating expert Julie Spira has spent nearly two years studying how political opinions can influence dating decisions. Politics has become a dealbreaker for many singles, like me, who want to date without getting into a debate. A Match. In , while conducting her research, dating expert Julie Spira lost a cherished relationship because of Trumpian politics , and the experience got her thinking about why politics has become a dealbreaker for some couples.
Julie Spira is an online dating and netiquette expert. LoveToKnow had the opportunity to speak with her regarding how to find a long-term relationship on the Internet. Julie Spira JS : Even with all of the television commercials showing online dating success, some couples are still hesitant to try online dating. Twenty percent of couples are meeting online now and the popularity ranges from busy college students to baby boomers. LTK: What are some of the perks to looking for love online vs. JS : Online dating is available 24 hours a day and affords you the opportunity to meet a larger amount of people if you take the time to make it a priority. If you go to an event or your local bar with the hopes of meeting someone, you might come out empty-handed, except for your hefty food and beverage bill.
Spria discusses how she became a online-dating and social-media expert, reveals her writing process, and offers advice for daters, marketers, and writers! How did you become the cyber-dating expert?
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I was an early adopter of the Internet and have been passionately helping singles find love online for 20 years. Julie Spira is a bestselling author, dating advice columnist and coach, online dating expert, and media personality. Visit her at CyberDatingExpert. Follow Julie on Twitter JulieSpira. Visit and Like our Facebook page. Find more advice and tips on dating here.
Julie Spira is an author and media personality on the subjects of online dating , social media , mobile dating , and netiquette. Her technology career grew further as she oversaw high speed Internet via satellite to over countries while serving as Executive Vice President of Sales for Interpacket Networks. While a technology executive and early adopter of the Internet, Spira became a charter member of Love AOL in , which was acquired by Match. Passionate about the intersection of love and technology, she began coaching singles on the Internet at this time and started writing online dating profiles for single men and women. Spira is often called upon as an online dating expert. She has made many appearances and been quoted by major media outlets including USA Today , Mashable , and The New York Post , to discuss online dating safety, mobile dating, and other relationship topics.