She says one benefit she offers her clients is that they do not choose potential dates based on appearance; in fact, her clients don't get to see a photograph of their potential date before they meet them in real life."We match with our heads not our hearts, and we match on compatibility.If you don't have that, then you don't have anything." Prescott says.Bruce and Mel talked so much they walked the length of the street three times before deciding on a restaurant.Then they decided to go bowling, and ended up spending most of the day together."We spent over five hours together but when I got home and saw my aunty I said, 'I don't think he likes me'," Mel says.Two compatible clients will get a call from the agency, to tell them everything about their potential date.If they're both interested, the clients talk to each other on the phone to see if they want to arrange a date.However, the move online is hardly leaving traditional matchmaking in the dark ages.In fact, old-school, face-to-face matchmaking is still doing well, and not just for the matchmakers: their customers are doing well out of it too.
“Sizzl” doesn’t only allude to the sweet sound of frying bacon.It’s also a reference to the app’s “Sizzl-meter.” Instead of swiping left or right to indicate who you’d like to be connected with, you press and hold on the screen; the Sizzl-meter will rise higher the longer you press down.If two people “sizzle” each other at a similar level, they’ll be matched.For years dating services have been seen as a daggy last resort, used by those who have given up on meeting people in real life.Thanks to Tinder, dating services have surged in popularity, and the RSVP and E-Harmony's of the online dating world have become increasingly acceptable.