Marla Martenson - Reinventing Matchmaking

Since, 2001, Marla Martenson’s skills have led many couples to matrimony. Using her own personal dating experiences, she was able to help others and turned that talent into a career matchmaking in Los Angeles.  In addition to being a dating and relationship coach and Beverly Hills matchmaker, she is also a professional speaker and bestselling author.

Named the “Over 40 Female of the Week” in February, 2010, for, she writes for online publication such as Cougar Candy Store, Commitment, Examiner and Absolutely Fabulous Women.

Marla is the bestselling author of Excuse Me, Your Soul Mate Is Waiting, Good Date, Bad Date, and Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker. She has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, WGN Chicago Morning News, the Cooper Lawrence Show, and Urban Rush, to name a few.

TUNE IN to this episode to hear Marla talk with Steve and Mary about how she went from “Take this Job and Shove It” during the 2009 recession to having a highly successful boutique matchmaking service.



In This Episode

1 – More Waitressing Than Acting In 20 Years; She Married The Chef – He Was French And Cute; Fell Into Matchmaking; Take This Job And Shove It
2 – Matchmaking Clients All Over The Country; Working On Referral Only; What Guys Are Doing Wrong: The Church Of Scientology
3 – He Wrote Her A Song, “You Are My Star“; Do Not Bring Astrology Up On Dates; The Buddha Made Me Do It; So Sick Of This Spiritual Bullshit

Resources Mentioned


Previously On Reinvention Radio

Reinventing Audio Marketing – In this episode hear Tina Dietz chat with Steve and Mary about audio marketing and how to take advantage of the booming audiobook trend