Speaking of, Cupid differentiates itself from the other sites with it’s three tier membership system, one of which is free.As a guy, you’re definitely going to want the platinum package because the more basic free and gold tiers are simply too stripped down to be nearly as effective.
Bottom line: Less girls, less active, and a terrible site design makes this one a hard sell at up to a month.
Also, the lowered barrier of entry means there are plenty of girls to choose from, though the mixture of women from different countries can be confusing.
On the other hand, they’ve invested less into their search and tend to be more flaky as a result. The women here simply get spammed with so many messages that it’s tough just to get a response to your initial greeting.
This not only saves time and bandwidth, it ensures she’s not inundated with profile views and starts getting the wrong impression.
FC’s chat feature is also integrated into the site much better than Blossom’s, though you do have to be a platinum member to initiate an IM session.
This gives you less chance to show value on your end and makes it more important to do your due diligence to avoid girls who look nothing like their photo.