She has Cupid’s arrow in her purse – The Associated Press

Sophia McDonald believes she has Cupid’s arrow in her purse. Forget the fact that she is single. She’s got a large database of contacts and a certificate from the Matchmaking Institute in New York. So this modern-day Emma is leaving her career as a real estate broker to put her own spin on the age-old…

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Syracuse matchmaking business clicks with clients- CNYBJ

Syracuse matchmaking business clicks with clients CNY Business Journal – June 8, 2007 Lunch Appeal provides interviews, introductions, feedback to lonely singles. Pamela and Scott Stowell knew they were watching something special. The socially active couple (….) were in front of the television, when a 20/20 special about the Matchmaking Institute, a New York City-based…

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How To Read Your Date In 5 Minutes

HOW TO READ YOUR DATE IN 5 MINUTES IN New York, you don’t have an entire evening to waste wondering if your date is The One. But you do have a solid five minutes. So, in the spirit of keeping painful evenings to a one-drink minimum, we’ve collected the top 20 cues to tell whether…

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Career Talk with Maggie Mistal

Career Talk with Maggie Mistal Martha Stewart Living Radio – February 09, 2007 Lisa Clampitt, Matchmaking Institute Executive Director, spoke live on Martha Stewart Living Radio.

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Making Money Making Matches- Forbes

Making Money Making Matches Forbes – February 09, 2007 Making Money Making Matches “Can you believe I get paid for this, drinking tea and talking about love all day long?” Almost seven years after launching her own matchmaking business, Lisa Clampitt is still amazed at her good fortune. And why not? Her two-person shop–called VIP…

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A Match Made in… Manhattan

A Match Made in… Manhattan The Sunday Telegraph, Stella, November 19, 2006 Lessons in Love. How on earth do you teach people to be matchmakers? Doesn’t it all come down to intuition? The answer is yes – and no. “Intuition is definitely a big part of it, says Clampitt, but a lot of it also…

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The 10-minute seduction- Men’s Health

Many things run through a woman’s mind when you meet. Here’s how to go from “hello” to “oh my” BY DENNY WATKINS, NOVEMBER 09, 2006 Your Approach Her brain quickly vets your height and facial symmetry the moment you meet. Now convince her of your character. Approach confidently; don’t pretend to bump into her. “Men…

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Disillusioned online daters turn to matchmakers- Reuters

Disillusioned online daters turn to matchmakers By Sophie Hares LONDON | Wed Nov 1, 2006 Online daters, disappointed by potential partners lying about their age, weight or marital status, are turning to professional matchmakers to find love. Rather than risk taking pot luck online, chief executives, entertainers and politicians are among those paying thousands of…

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Modern-Day Matchmakers

OC METRO Women Section – 2005 Business is good for matchmakers these days and projections for the future are even better. more

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Meet your new matchmaker – Glad Simmons

Meet your new matchmaker – Glad Simmons HALIFAX DAILY NEWS — June 4 — Glad Simmons opened Better Half Matchmakers after being certified by the The School of Matchmaking and Relationship Sciences in New York. It’s aimed at people who don’t frequent singles functions and don’t have the time or inclination for Internet dating. She…

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