Niche dating site Farmers Only initially gained traction through a series of YouTube videos that showed official advertisements for the site in Although mainstream media and celebrities poked fun at the ads, they did broadcast the site nationally, and gained the dating service over 5 million users to date. The online dating site features an incredibly simple, 4-question registration process, making it easy to get up and running in less than a minute.
On Jan. Observant Twitter users might have jolted, initially, at the sight of Rovell's offhanded " Cleveland-based. This was a site, after all, launched in as a hub for " farmers and ranchers to meet like-minded people.
Farmer is no hillbilly, "but I can probably shoe a horse if I had to. For these rural dwellers, most often farmers and ranchers who have to travel hours to meet a single person with whom they are not related, finding love could be as elusive as searching for a needle in a haystack. That's why Jerry Miller founded FarmersOnly. Because, according to the FarmersOnly slogan, "City folks just don't get it.
Swiping on dating apps is a breeze if you live in a town or city. But, when you're a young farmer living in a rural community, it's a whole other story. One where dates get cancelled when animals go into labour, and where some people show up to their dates brandishing shotguns.
An online dating site called FarmersOnly promised to steer him clear of city slicker singles and hook him up with potential partners looking for a man just like him, one comfortable in cowboy boots and living life on the land. Two years later, the year-old electrician and cattle farmer is newly married to a horse-riding farm girl who won him over with her smile, with a four-year-old step-daughter and a new baby on the way. Miller was doing agricultural marketing when he came up with the idea for the dating site in
Plus, Miller said, the average farmer lives miles and miles away from his neighbors, hurting his chances of finding a compatible partner through traditional methods. The site, which launched in and has grown to include hundreds of thousands of members, aims at connecting farmers, ranchers, and anyone who loves life in the great outdoors. Before launching the site, Miller, a former marketer for agricultural company, said he did "six months of intensive research" and found that farmers felt "the city folks just couldn't relate to them," he said.
I joined FarmersOnly about 4 years ago. I met some really nice guys but one guy, Barry, seemed perfect Unfortunately he lives in Virginia and I live in Florida.
FarmersOnly is a niche dating site that aims to help rural dwellers find dates with singles who understand their lifestyle and uphold the same values. FarmersOnly, launched inwas conceptualized to bring together people who enjoy "wide open spaces and blue skies". Setting themselves apart from the city-dwellers in "high heels, blue suits, and taxi cabs", FarmersOnly came up with the tagline "City folks just don't get it!