|I'm going to guess this couple did not meet on www.farmersonly.com, 'cause if they did they'd be walking through a cornfield instead of along a beach. Photo credit: stock.xchng.|
A few weeks ago, a coworker told me about a commercial his sons get a kick out of...which has pretty much convinced me I need to watch more TV. Because it's killing me that I haven't seen this commercial. What's the commercial for?
A dating website specifically for farmers. Oh. My.
Don't get me wrong: I'm an Iowa girl, so I have a natural love for farmers. I also have absolutely nothing against online dating. Aren't Jane Austen's romantic couples always writing letters to each other? Isn't online dating just the modern version of that?
I'd just never stopped to think that farmers might need their own online dating platform.
But now that I'm thinking about it, the mercenary side of me is pondering how much money there is to be made off other niche dating websites! Any matchmaking techies out there looking to make a buck? Well, here are a few ideas (complete with taglines) to get you started building dating websites for...
D.I.P--Date in Peace
A dating website for those who enjoy walks
Beam me up, Cupid. (Please tell me you saw that one coming a mile away.)
Are you concerned with the welfare of the starship Enterprise crew? Can you interpret Klingon, and do you like tight-fitting uniforms? Then you're sure to encounter love here. And possibly a space villain or two.
Exercise your heart.
She thinks doing push-ups and planks and moves that use muscles most people don't even know they have is actually...fun? So does he! Why not get strong together?
Write your own happy ending.
Move over, Mr. Darcy. This is a dating website for people who'd like a little real life romance to go along with their fictional ones. First date suggestions: the library, a peaceful park bench, or Amazon.com.
For the proper among us.
The modern world may cater to the coffee-obsessed, but lovers of oolong, pekoe or your regular Earl Grey, rest assured...there's someone for you. And he's probably British.
Warm more than your heart.
A dating website for those who keep flannel sheets on their bed in the summer...and lumberjacks.
What group do you think needs their own niche dating site?
*Actually, I'm considering becoming a Trekkie. I've never seen a single Star Trek episode or movie but I'm a recent Benedict Cumberbatch fan. (Sherlock, anyone?) So I reeeally want to see him in the new Star Trek movie. But I fear I have a LOT of catching up to do first...