Charmdarling.com is considered one of the most popular dating sites, allowing men from all over the world to meet and match with gorgeous Ukrainian and Russian women. To this day, it has helped many singles find their ideal partners and build lasting relationships.
Most of Charmdarling.com’s visitors are from the United States, Ukraine, Canada and New Zealand. Since the main goal of the site is for men to find Eastern European – such as Ukrainian and Russian – partners, all ladies are from these countries. Most female members are between the ages of 18 and 34, so there are thousands of young ladies you can chat to. Male members are well distributed in the age group.
New users can register on Charmdarling.com in as little as five minutes. You must provide a valid email, your date of birth, name and location during the registration process. After successfully verifying your email, you can set some criteria for your ideal match, such as her age, hobbies, education level, whether she has children or not, etc. Providing this information is important so the site can provide matching suggestions and you can use the “smart match” function to find better matches.
Charmdarling.com's profile pages are not very detailed, but are sufficient for a glimpse of what your potential partner is like. And your profile page contains the most important information about you, such as your name, date of birth, gender, nationality, relationship status, your appearance and hobbies. Although this seems to be a lot, it is not as detailed as other sites.
Some basic information provided at registration cannot be edited, but information such as your height, weight, education, hobbies, number of children, and the type of relationship you are looking for can be. You can also write a bit about yourself in the “About Me” section. If you have no idea what to write, you can select some tags that best describe yourself and a paragraph will be automatically generated according to the tags selected(This part is usually done in the registration.). Once you have completed your profile, you will earn points which you can redeem for credits later.
Communication and Pricing
Charmdarling.com has all the messaging and communication features you can think of, from basic mail to Live Chat to call services to video chat. However, they are not free to use. The site uses a credit system which you must top-up in order to its services. Most features are paid for as you use them.
When you register for the first time, you will receive coupons allowing you to try out Charmdarling.com’s messaging features. But once this expires, you will need to buy credits to continue using the services, and it is not cheap. For example, Live Chat costs 0.5 credits for 5 minutes, and using emoticons, viewing and sending photos costs extra. Here are some of Charmdarling.com’s services:
Admirer Mail: Mail from those interested in you, which are free to read but will cost to reply to;
Live Chat: An instant messaging service to chat in real-time with online users. 0.5 credits are charged for every 5 minutes used with each member. Send photos and videos will cost you extra;
CamShare: A paid two-way video chat service;
Call Service: A phone call service with optional interpretation. You can schedule a call, or make and receive calls instantly;
Gifts and Flowers: You can buy gifts or flowers on the site, which will arrange and deliver your order via local florists and stores where your lady is located to her door. Shipping costs are not included in the price on the website, so you will have to pay for this separately;
Virtual Gifts: Online gifts you can purchase and send to your ladies. Gifts include e-cards, flowers, bears and hearts for different occasions.
Charmdarling.com will save the top 100 people you have contacted within 180 days in a contact list so you know who you have communicated with. This list will be deleted after 180 days of inactivity.
Design and Usability
Charmdarling.com has kept up quite well with today's modern interface design although being one of the pioneers in the online dating industry. Its interface is simple and basic without looking cheap, and is well organized, making it usable by all age ranges. However, one of the annoying things are the pop-ups that appear in the bottom right hand corner of the page from members who want to contact you. Apart from this, the layout and quality of the site is pretty good, despite having so many features.
Because of its long-term engagement, experience and expertise in the online dating industry, Charmdarling.com is excellent in identifying the needs of its users and adapting to it. The site offers a variety of ways to communicate with other users, and this cannot be found on any other site. Although expensive, it is worth every penny as users are returned with peace of mind regarding the authenticity of its members - Charmdarling.com follows and enforces strict rules to keep out scammers. Most members are looking for a continuous and stable relationship, so if you are one of these people and have some extra money to spare, you can give this site a try.