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Woman makes $8,000 to $10,000 a month fixing people’s dating profiles

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By Brelaun Douglas via SWNS

This woman makes between $8,000 to $10,000 monthly by fixing people's dating profiles.

Chloe Gray, 24, created "Advice by Chloe" as a way to make money when she was on the brink of homelessness.

Chloe, who uses a business pseudonym, asked for her face not to be directly shown, due to her PhD work with survivors of sex trafficking.

Profiles she’s helped fix include men who only had pictures of them flexing and one who was 45 and wearing a "young, dumb and full of cum" shirt in his profile picture.

"He was like ‘it makes me look young and hip' and I was like ‘it doesn’t make you look hip; it makes you look creepy'," said Chloe, of Middletown, New York.

"I had one client who in all of his photos had his hands just hanging loosely at his side staring into the camera with no expression on his face. He literally looked like a serial killer.”

She added: “It’s because men aren't socialized on how to pose or smile for a picture.”

In 2019, after the family she nannied for decided to leave the country, Chloe was left struggling to find a new job and pay her bills.

“I had literally 33 cents in my bank account, I was selling my clothes for food and had nothing to eat but ramen for weeks," she said.

Having helped her friends with their dating profiles in the past, she decided to offer her help on Reddit and was instantly flooded with responses.

“I spent 12 hours a day for two weeks working for $5 an hour and then reposted again asking for $10 an hour and I got hundreds more responses.

"Six months in I was like, ‘woah is this my job now?’"

She now runs "Advice by Chloe" as a full-time career, offering services ranging from profile overhauls for $50 an hour to a "Pocket Chloe," where she is available via text for a week from 9 A.M. until midnight for $120.

While most of her clients are straight men in the U.S. and Canada, Chloe gets a range of genders, orientations and ages globally including Australia, the UK, India, Japan and China.

“I get mostly straight men and after that it's gay men, then gay women then straight women,” she said.

"An average day for me could be having a client who's 65 and a widower and getting out into the dating world for the first time again and then a 30-year-old who doesn't understand why he's not getting matches.

“Then, an 18-year-old who wants me to teach him what the clitoris is and what to with it and then a 40-year-old divorced dad who doesn't know how to date with kids."

She said she sometimes gets called the female Hitch, from the comedy starring Will Smith as a dating coach.

"I'm not as amazing as Will Smith though,” she said.

Her services have led to two marriages and an engagement.

Chloe feels it’s important for her to make sure her clients are learning skills to succeed on their own.

“It’s really important to me that ‘Advice by Chloe' isn't predatory,” she said.

“There's lots of pick-up artists and people who claim to be dating consultants who foster dependence and aren't teaching actionable skills.

“Everything I do is to teach them the machinery behind the current so they can go and use these skills themselves.”

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