FANCY A COFFEE?

A Scottish single has enlisted the help of her local coffee shop to help find herself a date before Christmas.

Glaswegian Lynne Adams is a coffee fanatic whose ideal first date is a quick latte, so the 37-year-old has decided to begin a search for a fella who shares her taste for a quality cuppa. Working with dating expert match.com, Lynne’s online dating profile has been immortalised on 1,000 coffee cups and her face re-created as a stencil for the top of frothy cappuccinos.

Working with her local coffee shop, Cup in Glasgow, the 12oz cups in store now contain Lynne’s profile information, including her name, age and interests, as well as a picture. Barista , Fiona Wright, will hand out the cups to any eligible single males looking for a date, and have been trained to ask specific questions to assess whether males should receive one. Coffee-lovers who like the look of Lynne can click straight through to her match.com profile by using the custom URL printed on the cup.

Paul Reynolds, owner of Cup, jumped at the chance to help local lass Lynne, stating: “We often see people in here on first dates and we are thrilled that we can hopefully find Lynne that special someone. The run-up to Christmas is always a magical time and we’re hoping that we’ll see some sparks fly from this activity”.

Those interested in meeting Lynne can visit her dedicated page on the match website www.match.com/datelynne . The page is open to anyone, even those without a subscription.

Lynne’s profile reads, “Fitness fanatic Lynne is looking for a Scotch beefcake who can keep pace with her at the gym, and shares her love of exotic foreign travel. She’s a style-conscious sort, and is also partial to a posh coffee or two at her local deli. So if you’re full of beans and don’t see the gym as too much of a grind, you and Lynne could be one another’s perfect cuppa.

In the run-up to the festive season, other match members have also had their profile boosted in various ways, with two London males being immortalised as mannequins in a shop window.

Lynne Adams comments: “Having my profile boosted by match has been great fun. I hope that I meet a few nice people and go on a couple of dates after this! But whatever happens I am sure I’ll have a few stories to tell! ”

Kate Taylor, relationship expert for match.com, comments: “As online dating popularity has exploded, savvy members know that keeping ahead of the competition is key – any feature that allows potential dates to notice you instantly improves your chances of meeting someone. A simple, inexpensive add-on like Boost is an easy way to ensure your profile is seen by as many compatible partners as possible.

Kate’s top tips for boosting your online dating profile:

“Don’t forget that there are other steps you should consider to give yourself the best possible chance on match.com.

  1. Take time choosing your profile picture; don’t just upload any old digital image you have on your hard drive
  2. Profile text is key too, and you’ve got think about the detail, and be descriptive to give readers a real insight into yourself
  3. It’s also important to make sure that your pictures and text are aligned, if you describe yourself as rugged and active, your photos should demonstrate that”.

Those interested in meeting  Lynne can visit her dedicated pages on the match website www.match.com/datelynne  with the link open to all members of the public with our without a match subscription. Existing members can find her by searching for Lynne’s username – Lynne100

ENDS

Notes to editors

For more information, images or interviews with Lynne or Kate Taylor please contact the match press office team at Brands2Life:

Hannah Milne / Laura Hicks, match@brands2life.com, Hannah.milne@brands2life.com / laura.hicks@brands2life.com

Tel: 020 7592 1200 / 07961 108653

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