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It’s so awful that it’s just pathetic to think about, and we figured that out really quickly during our Loopy Love review.

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The userbase acquired through lotto emails was soon augmented by successful pay-per-click marketing using the new tools on offer from Google.

The dating business grew phenomenally quickly, reaching an annual turnover of around £14 million and serving more than 25% of the UK dating market.

From those 120 e-mails, we only received a total of 5 responses.

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