dating website Compa agrees sponsorship deal with new entertainment
blog - hecklerspray.com
= June 12, 2005, 12:51 pm
Author = Ed Fitzhugh
Industry = Management
Summary = LONDON, UK, 10 June 2005: Compa (http://www.compa.co.uk),
the UK online group dating service, has agreed an exclusive sponsorship
with a newly-launched commercial weblog - hecklerspray.com (http://www.hecklerspray.com)
to drive traffic and help generate new accounts.
Body = Hecklerspray.com is a London-based website for the world’s
beleaguered entertainment fans and has attracted more than 180,000
users in May, despite only moving out of beta on 1 May.
has agreed a fixed fee to take a tenancy slot on hecklerspray’s
homepage for the rest of 2005, to drive its users towards a range
of group dating
opportunities around the UK.
about a CPM deal but felt that a fixed tenancy would allow us to
benefit from hecklerspray’s rapid growth, while providing
some upfront cash for what is a new start-up,” said Compa
CEO Ed Fitzhugh. “It is an arrangement that works for both
editor Stuart Heritage commented: “It made a lot of sense
do agree a tenancy deal with Compa. We’ve got a few partnerships
in place already and more in the pipeline, both for hecklerspray
and other commercial blogs in the offing.”
Have you added
your group to Compa yet? New Compa users can open up accounts free
of charge, though it will introduce subscription access once critical
mass has been achieved.
up in November 2004, when Compa became the first company to introduce
the group dating concept to the UK, there has been significant buzz
about this new form of dating, with coverage in tabloid and national
newspapers, as well as TV and
Why so much
fuss? Well, Compa’s users love searching for like-minded groups
to arrange a night out in order to meet new friends, with no pressure
or strings attached. Groups can be colleagues, flatmates, friends,
family, and/or third party
online dating becomes fun again, since people behave differently
in groups, as any sociologist will tell you. The chances of finding
love (or a new boyfriend / girlfriend) are much higher with Compa,
since users meet 2-6 people on each date (you choose).
To talk to Compa
please contact Ed Fitzhugh on 07793 721444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To talk to hecklerspray
Web Site = http://www.compa.co.uk
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