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Love Access promises a personal matching service, but how much does it stand out from the crowd? Well, in short: not very much. It’s a basic site with a few irritations that set it below par in a competitive field.
You can perform a basic search even before you sign up to this site, which is quite useful because it means you can find out whether or not the results are likely to provide worthwhile results for you. This is doubly useful because signing up is a somewhat laborious process of choosing information from drop-down boxes. If you do decide to register then selecting the best and most appropriate options is a good idea because you won’t want to misrepresent yourself should you actually find someone you want to know a bit better. The number of search results you receive may not be particularly inspiring, especially if you take a closer look and realise – as we did – that a lot of the members who are matched to you haven’t been online for several months. There is an option to view when members were most recently online, though, which shows you a member’s activity quickly (rather than having to search through their profile) and so saves you time by not wasting it on browsing through profiles of members who are unlikely to reply to anything you send them.
Photos are of an average quality, though not all members have included them and free members are only able to see a main profile photo. There is no zoom option, either, which means that a small or dark photo cannot be enlarged for clarity, making it quite difficult to get a full view of members on occasion. A 12 month pre-paid plan is a cheap option, but not necessarily the best value. There are a number of other sites which charge around the same price (probably a little more) but offer a more substantial service which is much more likely to be successful in finding you a date. LoveAccess offers a 1 month membership which is relatively expensive and unlikely to get results. It might benefit from a much shorter trial period for a much smaller price as a way of enticing potential-members into giving the site a try with all of its features available to them.
LoveAccess.com isn’t terrible but there are too many competitors offering a better service at a similar (or better) price. Its free membership is too restrictive and doesn’t allow you to get a sense of the potential of the site, which in turn has reduced its membership numbers and led to many of its profiles seemingly abandoned. It might be worth creating a free profile but you can perform a basic search before doing so, which is an option if you do find a member who pushes your buttons.
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