Matchmaking vs. Online Dating

Some of you may confuse matchmaking with online dating and wonder, what exactly is matchmaking?  Let’s see what a matchmaker does compared to online dating sites:



Personalized matchmaking services

Self-directed profile upload and search

Personal information is confidential

Profile is public and anyone can see it

Research and recruitment for match

You do your own searches

Screening & background checks

No verification of accurate profile information

Assessments, reviews & recommendations

You do your own assessments and reviews

Matchmakers have a limited number of clients

Online sites serve millions at the same time

Advice and support for date preparation

No relationship advice or support

Advice, support and feedback for follow-up

No advice, support or feedback

Focus on long-term, committed relationships

Different focus for different individuals

Telephone and email access to a matchmaker

No telephone or email access to experts

Related post:  Why Online Dating Doesn’t Work

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