Your main photo is the first thing men will notice about you, so it’s worth taking the time to make sure it’s perfect.
The worst thing you could do is use old photos of yourself.
Just as bad are those which scream of desperation, or have a rescue complex. All we did was look at some random pages of dating profiles and just pulled these typical taglines.
But this is great news for OUR readers, because you are now going to stand out as a creative and clever person amongst the yawners, oddballs, and desperadoes. We had to stop ourselves, because they just went on and on.
Biggest offenders include those where the author’s lack of imagination or energy just scream out “I can’t be bothered”, or “I’m lame” which of course, all reveal clues about character, intelligence, or confidence.
If a person be bothered to think of a few interesting words strung together to represent themselves, imagine how stimulating they would be on a date!
We frequently get requests for help from Plenty of Fish (see our review on POF) and Match (our review on Match) members for advice on making their online dating profiles more appealing.
Typically, the alarm bells start clanging as soon as we see their profile taglines: 90% of these taglines are either typical (overused and boring) or slightly needy.
Not only will a good dating profile attract men to you, but a good dating profile will also prompt men to message you first.
The 3 most important components are your photos, headline, and text.
Too bad most of them are blowing a great opportunity to grab your attention, and make you want to dig deeper.
Let’s be realistic—most of us enter zip code and age parameters, and then narrow the criteria with a custom search for a word of interest, such as 'brewpub', 'warriordash', or 'camping' Then, as soon as humanely possible we get to the photos.
Here are 4 online dating profiles examples to attract men as well as some don’ts to watch out for: They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and that appears to be true.