Last month, internet dating accounted for one in every 160 online visits made by computer users in Britain.While the shareholders are looking to sell My Single Friend, it is understood they would consider selling a minority stake to help launch the website overseas.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. But the mum-of-four doesn't believe people can be matched using statistics, and has recently been involved in a tongue-in-cheek protest promoting "dates not data"."People aren't compatible because they both like yellow socks and both drink lattes instead of cappuccinos," says Sarah.
Sarah Beeny wants to encourage people to get out there and find love this week as more people than ever are predicted to be logging in to find their perfect partner.
In Manchester, the ratio of women seeking men, and vice-versa, is 460 to 300.
*The most popular online dating website in the UK is Plentyoffish, although this is partly because it is free.
Valentine's is all about having fun so go out and do something different.5.
Sarah Lucinda Beeny (born 9 January 1972) is an English property developer and television presenter, best known for presenting the Channel 4 property shows Property Ladder, Property Snakes and Ladders, Streets Ahead, Britain's Best Homes, Help!