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We've had the privilege of working with some of the most well known online dating and social communities in the world, along with best-in-class vendors that serve them.

We’re as choosy about our clients as they are about us. We've had over 100 clients since 2005. Here's some of them. (Source: LinkedIn)

I first met Mark at the iDate conference in Miami, where I saw firsthand that he is one of the most knowledgeable thought leaders in the internet dating space. Since then, Courtland Brooks has helped us redefine our strategy, conduct a marketing campaign, and think about PR in a different way. Mark is a high integrity individual, and it has been a pleasure working with him.

Ed Baker

CEO of which was sold to Facebook
(Now VP Product & Growth, Uber)

It was a sincere pleasure to work with Mark. His strategic approach, solid connections within the online dating industry, and keen KPI-oriented approach meant that his accomplishments were numerous and substantial, including creating the naming of Premium International Dating for our category, introducing us to the owners of,   a domain which we later acquired, and leading our efforts to create new service levels, all of which positively impacted our business. As well, Mark’s unbridled enthusiasm, positive attitude, and collaborative nature means that he’s a joy to work with. A recommendation and advice from my side for any individual or company looking to improve their lot within the online dating category/industry:

 “Work with Mark Brooks and it’ll get done, and right.”

Mark knows the dating and social media space better than anyone I know.

Mark knows the dating and social media space better than anyone I know.

Anthony Volpe

CMO Social Discovery Ventures

Dennis Yu

Data Miner at Yahoo Personals
(Now CTO, BlitzMetrics)

I have worked with Mark for over a decade.

I have grown to highly value both his advice and his work ethic. Mark fully understands the markets he covers; including the trends and the financials. Adding to this is Mark's uncanny ability to discover the latest technology. Whether a website, an app or a real world product, Mark is always showing me and others unique productivity tools, wearable tech and new media outlets. Where most have stopped learning, Mark continues with Harvard and other institutions. He has an open mind and believes in work efficiency. He is able to identify root causes of problems

in nearly any company he consults for.

Marc Lesnick

CEO of iDate Internet Dating Conference

Mark is someone with great vision and excellent network.

He is driven, resourceful and of highest personal ethics.

He gets things done and is a friend you want to

keep for lifetime.

Mike Zhang
CEO of FriendFinder

(Now VP eCommerce, Lands' End)

Mark keeps a close watch over the online dating industry and was often my go-to guy for internet dating data and sources during the decade I covered Behavior and Relationships for USA Today. Mark knows about journalism deadlines and, as a result, is very responsive to reporter needs. He's knowledgeable about the global outlook and he's got a great way with words, making him extremely quotable and a great conversation.

Mark is well schooled in the online dating and social networks space and has proven tenacity when it comes to pursuing where the trends are moving. He is entrepreneurial in nature and the consummate connector, willing to help bring the right two parties together to exploit a mutually beneficial win.

Chris Terrill
VP New Initiatives at

(Now CEO, HomeAdvisor)

Mark is the ultimate expert in the online dating and relationship field. He is not only perceptive and insightful, but he can apply his insights to help companies solve critical business problems. His newsletter is the most respected in the industry, and he was a great speaker at the events where I heard him speak. To top it off, he’s a fun guy, and a pleasure

to do business with.

Fred Davis
Co-founder of Wired Magazine

Sharon Jayson

USA TODAY features reporter, social

and behavioral science

If you want to know anything about the international dating scene, mark is your man! On top of that, he has a lot of experience in how to promote websites successfully.

Dr. Robert Wuttke

Founder of be2

Mark really is online dating personified - he knows what works, what doesn't and who to speak to. He's always a step ahead of the crowd and a great source of advice for strategy and partnerships.

Ross Williams

Founder & CEO of White Label Dating

(Now Chairman, Venntro Media Group)

Mark has his finger on the pulse of the online dating industry. His insights into the industry enabled him to offer many recommendations were valuable to the growth


Robert Chieffo

Co-founder & COO of

I have sought Mark's council a number of times for online dating market expertise. Mark is a terrific resource for any information in this area. Very professional and knowledgeable.

Nisan Gabbay

Associate at Sierra Ventures

(Now CEO, Sociable Labs)

In my role as CEO of a leading Singles-oriented dating and entertainment company, I have come to rely on Mark's insight and expertise of the online dating and social networking industry as well as on his many contacts in the industry. His Online Personals Watch newsletter is an invaluable industry voice that has helped shape the identity of our industry.

Marina Glogovac

CEO at Lavalife

(Now CEO,

I always appreciated Mark when I was running

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Jim Safka

CEO Match, Aug 2004-July 2007

Mark is one of the most experienced experts when it comes to internet dating as well as online communities. Very highly appreciate his expertise and sense for practical aspects. And he is a very helpful person and a nice guy, too.

Harald Kratel

COO & CMO Parship

Mark knows everyone in the dating industry, and everyone who ever was in the industry. He's the go-to-guy to find out what's Hot (or Not).


Peter Christopher

CEO of Together Light 

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