Valentine's is all about having fun so go out and do something different.5.
My Single Friend, an online dating website founded by the television presenter Sarah Beeny, has been put up for sale for up to £15m.
Taking the advice of her stepmother and never turning down an opportunity, the successful format Property Ladder has led to various spin-off series, including Streets Ahead, Britain's Best Homes and Property Snakes and Ladders.
In 2006, Sarah presented another Channel 4 programme One Year to Pay Off Your Mortgage.
Although her friends went to university, Beeny did not and was encouraged to study drama by her English teacher, taking a leading role in Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle.
Assuming she would be self-employed for the rest of her life, at weekends, she would study the property market, which gave her a good grounding in the market.
Having saved up a deposit, without any formal training, Beeny began her own property developing business with her brother and her husband.
Beeny is also the co-founder of the popular UK dating website Mysinglefriend, she was asked to undertake a screen test to front a new programme series about property development, which was to be fronted by a property expert.
"It's a magic formula." "I think the things that make us like each other aren't the things we have in common. Therefore it's impossible to match with a computer."The presenter, who has been with husband Graham for over 20 years, thinks the best way to meet people is through others."If you haven't met someone in real life the next best thing is meeting someone through other people on a website," she said. It has been proven to denote sexuality and romance.8. Profiles riddled with textbook cliches such as "looking for a partner in crime" are always skipped over.9. Include something on your profile that people won't expect.
They might not be the right person for you but you might have a bit of a laugh, and their brother might be the right person for you."Good things happen to people who take risks - If you sit at home nothing is going to happen." Here are Sarah's top 10 tips for internet dating...1. They'll push you outside of your comfort zone and make you rip off the "type" shackles.2. Don't just chat to one nice person, chat to 50 people! breeds a community of like-minded singletons looking for dating fun.
You'll be sure to bag yourself a Valentine's date in time, if not more than one! Why not arrange a group date for a couple of people? Don't heap pressure on yourself to have the ultimate romantic night.
The site is unique in that subscribers must nominate a friend who will write a description of them – which, unlike other dating sites, means that a user's profile features both their own words and those of their friend.
Looking for romance on the internet has lost much of its stigma, analysts say.