At last count they had over 130,000 registered users.
The website rated 70% in the Webagility analysis performed in July 2004.
Before you even register with the website you can browse the Gallery with all the pictures of newly registered members or members that have updated their pictures in their profiles.
Once you’ve confirmed your registration from the email you must complete your profile.
Once the initial registration with activation is complete Dating Buzz sends you a very nice introductory email which explains the basic next steps with useful tips on how to get the most out the website.
The “About Me” and “My Ideal Match” sections are both compulsory.
I also do this on Sundays so I can get into the Gallery on Mondays and therefore get maximum exposure.
You can also access the full profile of anyone from the Gallery but full access to photos is limited to registered members.
As with most online dating websites registration is FREE.
Registration is a two step process with a confirmation sent to your email with an activation code.
Dating Buzz has been around since 1997 as its previous incarnation Matchmaker ( NOT matchmaker.com).
Not to be confused with the international website which is owned by Lycos, the Dating Buzz brand was launched in 2002.
The main website is a brilliant marketing strategy has allowed Dating Buzz to rebrand its website and create partnership opportunities major media companies in South Africa like Sunday Times, Mail & Guardian and 5FM.
So anyone registering with these and over 70 other websites is pooled into one big database therefore giving everyone a lot more choice.