Saturday, 14 April 2012
Matchmaking Services: How to avoid a rip-off
Are you experiencing trouble with finding that perfect partner? Are you too busy with your career to go out on dates? Is your boss throwing a party and asks for you to bring a date along? Would you prefer seeking a relationship in complete discretion, something which Online Dating sites simply don’t offer? Do you need Professional help? If so, perhaps you should consider a Professional Matchmaking Service.
You may not have the time to meet new people. And as for online dating, there are so many sites that are flooded with fraudsters, fake profiles and people who are simply not prepared to make a commitment.
If you are amongst the many who are unfamiliar with the term, a Professional Matchmaking Service is a complete reverse of ordinary and Online Dating. Instead of choosing a suitable partner on your own, you are “matched” with a variety of possible partners by your “matchmaker” who does so based your profile which is created during an actual interview. This may sound a bit daunting, but a matchmaker may actually be the perfect solution for finding a suitable partner. Many matchmakers (if they are legit) have years of experience in dealing with relationships and are almost guaranteed to pair you up with someone who has potential for a true and loving relationship.
If you are willing to go through this process, find a Professional Matchmaking Service and have enough money to actually pay for the service (most are quite pricey), then you could be well on your way to meeting your perfect match. If you are ready to take the first step to happiness the help of a Matchmaker, then you best read on, as we’ve covered some of the most crucial tips that you’ll need to avoid getting ripped off.
1. Ask around
If you are lucky enough to be recommended to a Matchmaking Agency, then your chances of finding a partner will be a so much easier, because one of the hardest parts of the process is actually finding a reputable company. If you haven’t been recommended to any yet, simply ask a family member or friend. You may also around on a few online forums if you’d prefer. Trust me; it’s a lot better to choose a Matchmaking agency that people have actually had experience with.
2. Pay a few visits
Try and visit a few Matchmaking Agencies that you think may be the right choices for you. See if there are any other clients wondering about. If you don’t like what you see, simply walk away and visit the next one. Who knows, it may just be what you’re looking for.
3. Be alert
If you have made up your mind and are considering signing up at a Matchmaking Agency, always remember to read the full payment terms and understand exactly what you are paying for and how much. Ask the consultant about previous clients as well as things like their success rate and customer testimonials.
4. The Matchmaking Process
Try and schedule a preliminary meeting and be sure to ask your matchmaker exactly what the process entails; ask questions about how profiles are made, on what criteria people are matched and the length of the actual process. Ask as much questions as you can, even if they don’t make much sense! It’s only going to benefit you in the end.
Hopefully, at the end of the meeting you will have gotten a taste of the level of service that your agency will be providing you with and how they will go about doing so. If you believe that you have found an honest, reputable and capable Matchmaking Agency, give yourself a round of applause, as this could be the beginning of great things for you.