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Sign up to our newsletter to get our FREE matchmaker Training series!   Are you interested in a career in matchmaking? Then you are in the right place! As a thank you to those who subscribe to our emails, we will send you a 5 part training series totally free! You’ll get videos, interviews and Read more about Free Matchmaker Training[…]

Must Reads for Budding Entrepreneurs

Get inspired with the Business Book Club! No matter what stage you’re at in your matchmaking business, there is a business book out there for you! At A League of Her Own, a business I am a co-founder of, we regularly review business books so you can find the best one for you. I say ‘we’ Read more about Must Reads for Budding Entrepreneurs[…]

Tune into the Ready for Love Podcast

Tune into the Ready for Love Podcast with Dating Coach Ane Auret. Today I want to share with you a FANTASTIC podcast that I recommend you tune into – the Ready for Love Podcast by one of our dating coach and experts, Ane Auret. As matchmakers, it’s so important to keep listening, be tuned in Read more about Tune into the Ready for Love Podcast[…]

Matchmaker Claire Hughes in the Belfast Telegraph

Matchmaker Claire in the Belfast Telegraph Any great matchmaker knows that spreading the word about your services is critical to your success. Someone who knows this all too well is Claire Hughes, Matchmaker Academy graduate and founder of Soiree Society. Which is why she was so delighted to be featured in the Belfast Telegraph, not only Read more about Matchmaker Claire Hughes in the Belfast Telegraph[…]

Join me for a Guardian Masterclass on Starting a Business

Join me for an evening Masterclass on setting up a business at Guardian HQ.   Are you ready to start your matchmaking or dating business but don’t know where to start? Join myself and Charly Lester on Tuesday 6th March 2018 in London at Guardian Headquarters for a Masterclass in ‘Kickstart Your Business’. Here’s what Read more about Join me for a Guardian Masterclass on Starting a Business[…]

Free Productivity Training to Kickstart Your Year

Make 2018 the year you start your matchmaking business and get sh*t done!   Happy 2018! Caroline here, the founder of the Matchmaker Academy, Mutual Attraction Matchmaking, and also the co-founder of A League of Her Own (Yep, I like to keep busy!) 🙂 We have recently released some totally FREE productivity training to help Read more about Free Productivity Training to Kickstart Your Year[…]

Matchmaker Academy Graduates Celebrate & Win at the UK Dating Awards 2017

Wow what a night at the UK Dating Awards 2017! Firstly I was overwhelmed to be awarded the Founders award for ‘Services to Matchmaking’. Then I was delighted to see Kate from Little Black Book was awarded the winner of the Best Up Coming Matchmaking Agency! But above all I was so happy to spend Read more about Matchmaker Academy Graduates Celebrate & Win at the UK Dating Awards 2017[…]

Matchmaker Graduate Aneeka Wins at Asian Business Awards

A huge congratulations to Matchmaker Academy graduate Aneeka Patel…. Aneeka was awarded ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ at the London Asian Business awards and we couldn’t be prouder. Aneeka runs the successful matchmaking agency Project 143 and has put so much hard work and passion into making her dating agency a success. Well done Aneeka, Read more about Matchmaker Graduate Aneeka Wins at Asian Business Awards[…]

Interview with Caroline on DatingAdvice

I am thrilled to have been featured on DatingAdvice.com… Want to know what it’s like being a matchmaker? Then pop on over to datingadvice.com and catch up on my latest interview with them where i talk about launching Mutual Attraction and of course, Matchmaker Academy gets a mention too! Caroline x  

Blogging for Matchmakers with Charly Lester

Blogging is a great way to promote your matchmaking business and position yourself as an expert…and it’s free! Charly Lester set up the 30 dates blog which went viral and is now the Head Judge at the UK Blog Awards. Here are her top 5 tips for matchmakers starting out in blogging…. 1) People have short attention spans Read more about Blogging for Matchmakers with Charly Lester[…]

How Matchmakers Make Matches – Podcast Interview

Have you ever wondered how matchmakers make a match? Or why many matchmakers recommend clients meet their date 3 times? Perhaps you want to hear some real life success stories to see the impact matchmakers can have (if you aren’t already convinced!). My right hand matchmaker, Lydia, was interviewed by one of our date coaches Laura Yates Read more about How Matchmakers Make Matches – Podcast Interview[…]

5 Free Tools For When Launching Your Matchmaking Business

Today i’m sharing with you 5 amazing and totally FREE tools which can help you launch and grow your matchmaking business. I’ve personally used them all and definitely recommend them. 1)  Canva See our pretty header on this email? It was made for free in Canva. You don’t need design skills, there are plenty of drag and drop templates Read more about 5 Free Tools For When Launching Your Matchmaking Business[…]

Meet Matchmaker Graduate Shirley Hopkinson

Today i’m celebrating the achievement of one of our recent graduates, Shirley Hopkinson who is behind the newly launched matchmaking agency Instinctive Introductions. Instinctive Introductions is the UK’s latest matchmaking agency and is based in Harrogate but will also help singles in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and the surrounding towns find love. We caught up wth Shirley as Read more about Meet Matchmaker Graduate Shirley Hopkinson[…]

European Matchmaking Awards – Nominate Today!

Hi Caroline here, founder of the Matchmaker Academy. When I first started out I thought it would be years before I could enter (let alone win!) an award in the dating field. The good news is, you don’t need to wait! If you are based in Europe (not including the UK) you can enter the European Read more about European Matchmaking Awards – Nominate Today![…]

Tips for BEFORE you create your matchmaker website

My matchmaking company, Mutual Attraction, has a new website going live in the next week. Whilst we’re still working on the ‘back end’ the shiny new main site will be up and not a day too soon! The more ‘creative’ side of running a business is not my strongest area…but my no means my biggest Read more about Tips for BEFORE you create your matchmaker website[…]

6 Barriers That Are Stopping You Becoming a Matchmaker

Is something holding you back from taking the 1st step to becoming a matchmaker? Often, we have the abilities and skills to set up and launch a thriving business but we tell ourselves a different story. One where we aren’t good enough, or that now isn’t the right time. But what’s really behind your thoughts? Today Read more about 6 Barriers That Are Stopping You Becoming a Matchmaker[…]

Take a Peek Inside Our Online Matchmaking Course

Want to see what’s inside the Matchmaker Academy Online, our online matchmaking training course? Take a peek here: Is the Matchmaker Academy Online training right for you? Let’s chat! You can email us at hello@matchmakeracademy.co.uk and ask any questions or we can hop on a phone call. Love Caroline and the Matchmaker Academy Team x Read more about Take a Peek Inside Our Online Matchmaking Course[…]

Live Matchmaker Training Weekend London January 7th & 8th 2017

There’s still time to join us in London on January 7th & 8th 2017 for our signature Live Matchmaker Training & Certification. Click play to hear more: The training will take place at the London Bridge Hotel and spaces are limited. You can find out more information here: Live Matchmaker Training London I hope to Read more about Live Matchmaker Training Weekend London January 7th & 8th 2017[…]

Matchmaker Academy Graduate WINS at the UK Dating Awards

At the end of November the UK Dating Awards took place in London. The dating awards are about celebrating the BEST in the industry, just to be a finalist is a real honour. This year though 1 very special matchmaker Academy graduate took home the gold! Well done to Claire Hughes from Soiree Society NI for Read more about Matchmaker Academy Graduate WINS at the UK Dating Awards[…]

Meet the New ‘Agony Aunt’ for eHarmony

Guess who has been announced as the new ‘agony aunt’ for eHarmony? Our very own guest trainer Charly Lester! Less than 4 years ago Charly started a dating blog. Since then she has been an advisor for Lord Sugar on the Apprentice, edited the Guardian Soulmates blog, founded the Dating Awards, headed up the Global Read more about Meet the New ‘Agony Aunt’ for eHarmony[…]

Audio Interview With Matchmaker Aneeka Project 143

Thinking of joining us at our next Matchmaker Training weekend on November 5th & 6th 2016 in the Big Smoke? Then you’ll want to listen to this short and sweet audio interview with matchmaker Aneeka Patel from Project 143. Anneka went from an idea to training with the Matchmaker Academy, launching her service, quitting her Read more about Audio Interview With Matchmaker Aneeka Project 143[…]

Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Aneeka Patel

Aneeka joined us at the May 2016 matchmaker training bootcamp and just a few short months later she has launched Project 143! In fact, her website has gone live today, well done Aneeka! I had a catchup with her to see how she’s been getting on with setting up her matchmaking business. Aneeka when did Read more about Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Aneeka Patel[…]

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Next Matchmaker Training Bootcamp Dates Announced

It’s happening! Our next Matchmaker Training Bootcamp has been announced! I am already so excited for the next Live Matchmaker Training boocamp which is to be held on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th November 2016. Have you ever thought about being a matchmaker? Have you ever thought about having a career where you spend your Read more about Next Matchmaker Training Bootcamp Dates Announced[…]

Dating Breeds New Job Opportunities – FT

Matchmaking is a great career within the dating industry, but don’t just listen to us, listen to the Financial Times! Last week we contributed to an article for the FT about the Dating Industry and what big business it is. Matchmaking was featured alongside other work opportunities in the industry including the awesome Saskia from Read more about Dating Breeds New Job Opportunities – FT[…]

Behind the Scenes at the Filming for our Online Course

‘Oh fudge, what was I saying again’?! Yesterday was an exciting day. Why? Filming began for the Matchmaker Academy Online Bootcamp….yeah! This photo was shot right near the end of the day by which time i had fluffed my lines more times than I dare to admit but that is part and parcel of filming Read more about Behind the Scenes at the Filming for our Online Course[…]

European Dating Awards – What a Blast!

Last week we celebrated the European Dating Awards in beautiful and sunny Amsterdam. There could not have been a better setting for the first European Dating Awards. The night kicked off at 6:30pm with champagne so needless to say, the matchmakers were all there bang on time 😉 Networking began and everyone enjoyed chatting, making Read more about European Dating Awards – What a Blast![…]

GDI Conference: Matchmaker Speakers Announced

Join me at the GDI Dating Conference and European Dating Awards in Amsterdam Thursday May 12th 2016. Key Information When: Thursday 12th May, 2016 Where: Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Time: 10am – 4pm Price: £310 BUY TICKETS HERE What to expect? After the success of our London conference in 2015, GDI is hosting its next European conference in Read more about GDI Conference: Matchmaker Speakers Announced[…]

Interview With Laura Yates Dating Coach & Academy Speaker

Coaching services can be hugely benefitial to matchmaking clients but coaching have a bit of a bad rep. Contrary to belief there is no lecturing involved, especially with Laura Yates who is down to earth, super lovely and kind. She’s the kind of woman you just want to tell your life story to! We got Read more about Interview With Laura Yates Dating Coach & Academy Speaker[…]

Interview With Academy Graduate Francesco Fulchini

We need more male matchmakers in the World! Which is why I was so delighted when Francesco Fulchini reached out to us here at the Academy. Francesco is an Italian living in the big smoke who has more passion and determination in his little finger than most have in their whole body! Francesco knew that Read more about Interview With Academy Graduate Francesco Fulchini[…]

European Dating Awards – Applications Open

Are you a matchmaker or dating expert working in a European Country other than the UK? Then you’ll be pleased to know that applications are open and coming in for the European Dating Awards. Established in 2014 in the UK, the Dating Awards recognise both companies and individuals. They not only reward established household names, Read more about European Dating Awards – Applications Open[…]

Interview with Katy Horwood Dating Writer & Academy Speaker

If you can rely on 1 woman to say what she thinks about dating it’s Katy Horwood. No pussy footing around, Katy says it how it is where others skirt around the issue. A former matchmaker herself, Katy found her true passion was in writing. Now a successful dating writer and blogger, she spends her Read more about Interview with Katy Horwood Dating Writer & Academy Speaker[…]

Telegraph: Matchmaker Reveals How She Brings People Together

In February I was delighted to be asked by the Telegraph to be featured in their Saturday Magazine which fell on a very special day – Valentine’s Day! The original article can be found here or keep reading below. “I’ve been a matchmaker for nearly five years. It all began because I had a fascination Read more about Telegraph: Matchmaker Reveals How She Brings People Together[…]

Interview with Academy Graduate Charlotte, Bespoke Introductions

Charlotte joined us at the October 2015 bootcamp and just a few short months later she launched Bespoke Introductions! I had a catchup with Charlotte to see how she’s getting on in her new role as professional matchmaker and business owner….. Charlotte when did you first start thinking about becoming a matchmaker and why? Over Read more about Interview with Academy Graduate Charlotte, Bespoke Introductions[…]

Interview with Charly Lester Speaker & CEO of the Dating Awards

Few people know the dating industry as well as Charly Lester. Her position as CEO of the Dating Awards means if there’s something going on in the industry – she knows about it! How would you sum up your role? A difficult question for someone who wears so many hats! Haha, that’s quite a tough Read more about Interview with Charly Lester Speaker & CEO of the Dating Awards[…]

Academy Graduate Tara McDonnell in Woman Magazine

Just the other week I got the shock of my life flicking through ‘Woman’ magazine. There in front of me was our very own graduate Tara Mcdonnell! Tara has a great story as she transitioned from a police detective to being a matchmaker. So many of us stay in jobs we’re not happy with, or Read more about Academy Graduate Tara McDonnell in Woman Magazine[…]

Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Tara Mcdonnell

Tara Mcdonnell runs South Downs Introductions. From the moment I met her I could tell she had so much heart, determination and positivity and would go far in the world of matchmaking. Tara was in the early stages of setting up her matchmaking business when she joined the Academy. Since then she has gone from Read more about Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Tara Mcdonnell[…]

New Training Weekend For Matchmakers Announced: Video Inside!

Have you ever thought about becoming a matchmaker? Sure you have or you wouldn’t be here right?! 🙂 For many people, they think quitting their 9-5 to become a matchmaker seems impossible, or a lifetime away. I’m here to tell you otherwise. How do I know? Because I used to work in a 9-5. I Read more about New Training Weekend For Matchmakers Announced: Video Inside![…]