Will niche dating apps be successful?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by NellyUCLA, May 17, 2015.

  1. NellyUCLA

    NellyUCLA New Member

    May 17, 2015
    It seems like there are a ton of niche dating apps coming out lately.

    Another example is Collide, a Christian dating app www.collideapps.com

    Full disclosure: I built that app with 2 friends.

    Do you think these niche apps will be successful? If yes/no, why?

    Curious to hear everyone's thoughts on this topic.
  2. ecler

    ecler Member

    May 19, 2015
    Indie iOS developer
    Wrocław, Poland
    Attacking a niche instead of a broad category usually is a better idea. In the case of dating apps, if your niche is big enough (and there are a lot of christians out there with their iPhones), you'll probably succeed. :) And now when you have a working codebase, being you I would start to think to "reskin" your app for other niches (single moms, 50+ only, only beautiful etc.). GL!
  3. psj3809

    psj3809 Moderator

    Jan 13, 2011
    Think its personally a huge shame theres apps for christians to date christians. I'm not religious but i havent got a problem dating anyone regardless of their religion. Does it matter what religion people are or what colour etc ?

    I have friends married to girls who are very highly religious yet their husbands are athiests.

    In the year 2015 surely people should date anyone they want regardless of colour/religion or anything else

    So much for God saying to love everyone etc !

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