HEXHAM COURANT -- Oct 28 -- A couple from Hexham have set up Tynedale's first dating agency. "We are trying to do something different to all the online agencies," said Rob. "We will go and meet everyone in person and interview them about their likes, dislikes, hobbies and interests." Rob and Fiona hope that by meeting their clients in person they will be able to use their own judgement to match them up with suitable partners.
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Mark Brooks: How can online dating sites develop the 'personal touch.' There's a lot to be said for having profile info that is collected in person and the handholding of a real, live matchmaker. The online downside...an extremely limited choice. When will the two worlds meet? The online dating industry is leaving money on the table. There's a lot to be learned from the real world dating agencies, events clubs and matchmaking/coaching services.