What do you say to introduce yourself to date prospects you haven’t met in person?
While it’s not easy to sum up one’s history and personality in a few hundred characters, doing so will make you more attractive to romantic prospects online.
Singles see one uploaded photo and wonder why you’re trying to hide what you look like.
According to e Harmony’s internal user data, four is the magic number for online dating photos.
They do need to know if you have kids or grandkids.
Instead of writing an autobiography or listing qualities, give online daters the highlights of your background, hobbies, and goals. It’s important to act like it by writing properly and checking your spelling.
Dating profiles with vague lists and generic language are just plain lazy.
Whether you’re looking for a long-term companion or a casual date, you should make that clear in your profile so you attract the type of people who are right for you.
Sometimes the fastest way to get what you want is to tell people what you want.
According to Time’s word analysis of online dating, “Women who found relationships used the word ‘relationship’ 16% more often than those who are still single.” Even more subtle language, like “heart,” “romantic,” and “children,” can also indicate your serious intentions and lead to more engaged responses from commitment-oriented online daters.
On a dating site, adding just one picture doesn’t cut it anymore.