A particularly good use of matchmakers is with people who are new in town.
The benefit is greater to them than to locals because even if they don’t make a great long term match on a date, they’ve expanded their social world.
Great Expectations is a dating site that was founded in 1976 as a small family business and is now a national dating service.
He prides himself on being a New Media Futurist and can be reached at Linked In.
Not all matchmakers will work with any prospective client.
Selective Search uses Fortune 500 recruitment techniques to match members to other compatible members.
The company has an 87 percent success rate with its clients, thanks to the use of its Meet Your Future process.
Clients have an interview with the company, and then It's Just Lunch's matchmakers arrange the details of the date.
Based in New England, Successful Singles is a dating site that has been in operation since 1984.
This is normally done during a face-to-face interview and allows matchmakers to get to know their clients and to create a profile of each customer to match them with other good potential matches from their client base or beyond.
A few matchmaking companies do the in-person interviews and then are more customer-driven after the initial interview.
Its staff meets with all clients in person to screen them.
Then members are assigned a personal matchmaker to find the right match.
Joann and Steve Ward operate the service, which serves clients in all 50 states.