Writing the best dating profiles
Then, do your research; think about what you are looking for, and find out how to attract that kind of person.
You'll want to write a profile that represents you and what you're looking for.
It is the first line people read about you and one that it is bound to make an impression.
Sticking to simple language and ditching complicated words will take you the extra mile as people are naturally drawn to words that are easy to remember and pronounce.
Researchers also found that headlines that make you ‘stop and think’ are likely to make potential dates stare at your profile – and picture – for longer.
Selecting a Username A good username should tempt potential partners to open your profile and learn more, Donaldson says, so you want it to stand out.
There isn’t a ‘perfect’ profile out there that fits all, but Dr Khalid Khan from Queen Mary University in London has identified a set of patterns that explain how our minds work when browsing for dates.
By reviewing thousands of profiles, researchers were able to identify the characteristics needed to make an online dating profile successful and get the more face-to-face dates.
Emma Iversen from online dating site My Single says: “The most popular profiles on the site are the ones that have a good, clear photo attached and tend to be from those people who’ve spent time and effort on their profile narratives.“This allows their personality and interests to really shine through, giving other members insight as to what makes them tick, and makes it easier for others to find a reason to contact them.”So what steps should you take to having the perfect online dating profile?
Here are some useful tips that are guaranteed to make you noticed.1.