Jess McCann, Episode 1

Save the Date #1: Dating Hacks with Jess McCann

You might not think dating advice and medical sales would come up in the same conversation, but Jess McCann has an interesting story to tell. In this episode of Save the Date, the dating coach and author dives into dating hacks developed from her best sales tactics, and how they can immediately change the way

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6 Virtual Date Ideas for CMB Matches

As social distancing and quarantine life become “the new normal,” it’s easy to feel like much of life has been “canceled.” But the good stuff in life? You can’t cancel that. Here’s a recent CMB Instagram post inspired by author Jamie Tworkowski. You see this list? Connections fall under the “good stuff” category. In fact,

COVID-19 and CMB: How daters are adapting

COVID-19 and CMB: How daters are adapting

Lately, things have felt anything but certain. With the constantly evolving situation surrounding coronavirus, it’s easy to get swept up in the worry. We decided to check in with CMB Daters to see how they’re feeling about COVID-19, as well as how it’s impacting their dating lives. So far, 81% of CMB daters have reported

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5 Tips to Take Your Chats to the Next Level

A note from David Osteen, in-house data scientist at CMB Picture this: You open your Coffee Meets Bagel app and see you’ve made a new connection! First comes that rush of exhilaration: you’re imagining all of the rom-com scenarios that are sure to unfold. But then, your brain busts in with a dose of negativity.

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The Science to Setting Your Preferences & Liking Bagels

A note from Steve Pollock, Chief Product Officer at Coffee Meets Bagel I’ve had success meeting a long-term partner on a dating app. And while my last relationship didn’t work out because, well, life happens – it was an incredibly fulfilling relationship. And another bright side: My experience with dating apps led me to meet

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Online Dating Safety Tips: 5 Ways to Spot a Scammer

A note from Brenda Guardado, head of customer experience Finding a good date used to be at the top of my “things I dread” list, right after public speaking and queuing at the bank. So, when apps like Coffee Meets Bagel came onto the scene, I was beyond relieved. I didn’t have to frequent loud


How to Fill Out Your Dating Profile Like a Pro

A note from Paige Butterfield, senior writer at CMB Answering the first prompt on my Coffee Meets Bagel dating profile, “I am… ,” went something like this: “I am…always up for an adventure!” Wait, who am I kidding? I’m waiting for a burrito delivery. “I am…optimistic!” No, no. Too optimistic. DELETE. “I am…a writer for

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Online Daters’ First-Date Expectations Are Surprisingly Traditional, Poll Shows

In an age when dating is more synonymous with eggplant emojis than candle-lit eggplant parmesan, one might expect singles’ first-date expectations to be equally contemporary. It’s no surprise, then, that 52% of surveyed CMB singles said they Google their match before a first date. But beyond digging up a date’s digital footprint, our polled singles

CMB Dawoon Kang Reddit AMA

Did You Miss Dawoon Kang’s Reddit ‘AMA’? Here’s 7 of the Best Q+A

Coffee Meets Bagel’s very own Co-Founder and -CEO Dawoon Kang braved Reddit’s r/IamA January 22 to answer the questions on everyone’s mind: from tips for online dating, to where the name “Coffee Meets Bagel” came from. (And seriously, who’s the coffee? Who’s the bagel?!) There are a lot of juicy questions and answers to sift

Dating Sunday: The Best Day to Be a Bagel

If your 2019 resolutions include “Meet new people,” “Fall in love,” or “Use cute bagel stickers more often,” you’re going to want to save a New Year’s party popper for this. Dating Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, will be one of the best days to use Coffee Meets Bagel. So, how do we know this? Historically, the first Sunday

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5 Ways to Get What You Want From Dating Apps in 2019

It’s 2019, and a recruiter stumbles upon your LinkedIn. You have a blurry picture of yourself holding up your cat like Simba in “The Lion King,” and your profile says something about being a 2015 Flip Cup Champion, #LetsGetThisBread. This same approach on Instagram may have earned you thousands of followers. But, let’s just say…you’re