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Meet Dorinda Barker of NXTConnection in West Hollywood

Today we’d like to introduce you to Dorinda Barker.

So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
I had just finished working for a Fashion line as a Director of Operations / Producer. As much as I loved it, I wanted a change and something of my own. I started working for Innovative Marketing Group while I was trying to figure out what I was going to do.

One day a co-worker was talking to me about dating apps and how he could not meet anyone on the apps. I asked to see his profile and I saw why. The pictures were all wrong and his bio well it was a lack thereof and did speak like him. He let me work on it and with 24 hours, he came back to me and said what I did change his matches for the better and showed him as his best self. After that, a few more co-workers came to me and I helped them with their profiles even with messaging and the same thing happened. From there and their urging NXTConnection was born.

Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
Smooth roads and entrepreneurs go together like Orange Juice after you brush your teeth. Lol. What I do is so new and niche that it takes some people to wrap their mind around but after a consult, they realize they need the service. Not only that, but it is also a learning curve. I mean social media is such a business tool nowadays that not only are you trying to reach the masses, you are learning a new way to get yourself out there. To be honest, I also love that part too, the learning. I have always thought learning keeps you young and sharp.

Alright – so let’s talk business. Tell us about NXTConnection – what should we know?
NXTConnection enhances online dating profiles. We take your profile and make it one that other online daters would swipe right on. NXTConnection enhances everything from pics to bios to messaging to style to first dates and much more. I am not a matchmaker I do have matchmakers onboard, stylists, astrologists, to therapists if you need more.  Plus if you need photos I have a photographer to help with that too. We are a network that can help in all aspects of the dating world.

NXTConnection takes pride knowing that when you work with us you get heart, soul, and trust. I know that your next connection could be your best connection after we are done with your profile.

Is there a characteristic or quality that you feel is essential to success?
Not only am I the president but I am also a client which puts me right there in the trenches with you. I take the time to listen to you so when I do work with you, I put the 2.0 you out there. I also work with people at every aspect of dating, whether it be casual, the second timer, or the dater looking for LTR. I let them know it is ok at every aspect dating your profile should be 100.

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Image Credit:
Photographer – Nick Slatkin, Hair – Cassidy Blaine, Makeup – James Michael Perez, Stylist – T. Ashanti Mozelle

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