Good profile for dating site
Once it was: “Boy meets Girl,” and, depending on circumstance, “Boy gets (or does not get) Girl.” Now, it’s Boy posts profile. You never get a second chance to make a first impression.Bottom line: a dating profile—your first impression—is “sell copy,” and you’re the product being marketed.The rate of message responses jumps by 52 percent at the mention of divorce or separation.So go ahead and be honest about those kinds of things. If you have a foot fetish or a hardcore drug habit, maybe save that for date number...never.We’ve tapped Nerve.com’s dating columnist Caitlin Robinson, AKA Miss Information, to offer some tips and tricks to those of you prepping to post your profile.
According to Zoosk’s data, profiles with a selfie as the photo get a negative 8 percent response rate.
Also, make sure to keep things positive on your profile. Coming on too strong is a big time turn-off for women (although unsurprisingly, not for men.
No one wants to date a sad sack, so use words like "creative," "ambitious," or "laugh." Avoid words like "alone" or "desperately lonely."You wouldn’t walk up to a woman at a bar who you’ve never spoken to and immediately ask her out on a date; you’d chat her up for a bit first. God, we’re easy) with first-time messages that mention "dinner," "drinks," "lunch" eliciting a negative 35 percent response rate.
They want to know about you, not what you are looking for.
Also, they’re looking to date a human being, not a blue ribbon county fair marshal.