Thanks to a crop of niche dating websites, you can find your ideal mate based on very specific criteria.We talked to the men and women behind niche dating websites to find out what makes their crazy ideas so successful.
Consumer Affairs' founder and former editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide.The Face-to-Face experience: As an IJL client, we guarantee you will go out on dates. What happens: Once staff members find a good match, they'll tell you about your date, coordinate your schedules, and select a nice spot for lunch or drinks. A dating service is trying to revolutionize the blind date. Because that’s the only way to tell if there’s chemistry. Our IJL certified matchmakers create a dating experience personalized just for you. Date, time, where you go." "It plans everything, down to when and where you meet.Daniels told the , “where people could interact with each other on a higher level.” Ms.Daniels is the face behind Samantha’s Table, the matchmaking service that caters to clients who are, according to its site, “ultra-successful, ultra-busy, ultra-cultured [and] ultra-educated.” They’re people without the time required for e Harmony or the low standards required for Tinder. She would target “successful, high-end people” looking for “real relationships,” she explained. Daniels launched the first iteration of The Dating Lounge as a Facebook app around two-and-a-half years ago.
Beyond that, you’ll have to submit an application if you want to gain entry, and only the high-end and well-connected need apply.