Start your own dating site
Programming always takes more time than everyone thinks to get all of the features in place to bring a project to life.
"Feature creep" becomes a huge issue since the "business guy" doesn't understand the technical challenges.
You will likely need to have all legal issues covered.
Considering most successful dating sites employ custom CMS's that range from k-200k USD in development costs, how could someone new to this field who has a great idea get started?One of the first things to consider is the cost of domain name. You will need it if you decide to go for a standalone independent website (see ‘Platform’ below).A valid and memorable domain name is essential in establishing your brand and in building trust, making your site recognizable. If you are going to use a white label/affiliate solution where you are offered free hosting, skip this section.You can make new friends with people all over like I’ve done since 2009.There are literally dozens of people scattered around the world whom I can grab a meal with or stay with during my travels.
Originally, I thought I’d be able to last 18 years until the age of 40. Instead, I harnessed the internet to start this site in 2009 because I needed an outlet.