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Julie Spira’s advice for anxious online daters? “I encourage singles to fill their date cards and look at each person as expanding your social network,” she says. (cyberdatingexpert.com photo)

Though many people may pooh-pooh the idea of dating as a full-time job, it’s definitely a full-time job for those who help singles find love. Now that online dating has replaced the meet-cute, love, like any other growing industry, needs its experts.

That’s why I support Julie Spira and this woman’s work.

Spira is an internationally recognized online dating expert, relationship coach and best-selling author. Spira has always been on the leading edge of technology, and as an early adopter of online dating, she has been coaching singles for more than two decades on finding love in the digital age.

Randi Zuckerberg: Has online dating become the new normal for meeting prospective partners?

Julie Spira: Online dating continues to grow in popularity worldwide. These days, both celebrities and the girl next door have an online dating profile. The most recent Pew Research Center Internet survey has shown an enormous amount of growth for both millennials and their grandparents, with dating sites and mobile apps almost tripling in use by young adults in the past three years.

The 55-64 demographic of newly singles have embraced online dating, as well, with