The perfect dating guide
If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.
‘Play up your love of anything sporty, outdoorsy or public – like concerts and exhibitions.’ Wouldn’t you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing – even if your face isn’t showing – get more messages.
Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?
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.
If one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2014 is to finally find love—and if you’re single, it probably is—then there’s a good chance you may soon turn to online dating.
We took a look at the data and broke it down into five easy tips to help you finally find your one true love.
Basically the thing to do is to use common sense when dipping into emoticon and abbreviation territory.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.So have a friend take a good photo of you, preferably outdoors, and make sure it’s a full body shot.Messages increase by a whopping 203 percent with full body photos.Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.