Members are required to post exhaustive resumes that cover not only education and work experience, but also achievements, annual income and a list of foreign countries visited.Dai Kou Chivit also promotes speed dating services conducted online or at mixer events, which are routinely stocked with 60 eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, each paying 0 per session.According to Beth Ceaorn, who manages the i Dating Cambodia Facebook page, the majority of similar pages were initially created by entrepreneurs in an attempt to gauge local interest in the fledgling matchmaking businesses.“This is called a trial period,” he said, noting that his venture was similarly testing the waters, and has yet to finalise a revenue making strategy.
Most businesses in the online dating world chase profits by selling other datingrelated services, but some have had marginal success by securing advertising deals.
Meet Mister Match While online dating platforms are relatively new to the Kingdom, a handful of traditional dating services have been active and profitable for years.
Hash Veasna, better known as Mister Match, began offering more traditional offline dating consulting services in 2007 and claims to be the first certified matchmaker in Cambodia.
“I interview all of these confidential clients, take notes and set them up with who I think best suits them,” he said.
It’s good to have a day job For an unlimited number of arranged dates, clients can pay 0 or a month’s salary, whichever is higher, in their quest to find a match.