They offer an Internet-based platform on which customers can browse through potential matches and make contact themselves.
Harvard Business School graduate, Mark Brooks, has been an expert in the Internet dating business since 1998.
He is currently the CEO of Courtland Brooks, a consultancy agency for the Internet dating industry, and runs Online Personals
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.
Elite Matchmaking has been offering matchmaking services in some of the nation's largest cities for over 22 years.