Are you hoping to find love this year? Or maybe someone you know is looking for love? NOW is the time!

Maxim says that the busiest day of the year for online dating is the Sunday after New Year's which was yesterday, January 3rd.

Plenty Of Fish predicts that signups will increase by 24 percent..."

This means there are new fish in the sea for you to scope out! In addition,

...people who join the free site in the first week of January can expect to find that special someone two weeks faster than normal..." also found this time to be the busiest on their site as well, according to The Guardian.

Also, most people will be logged on and searching for their perfect matches between 5 and 8 p.m. so get your profile tweaked in time!