Which brings us to today's subject: the online dating profile.I've got a number of brilliant, beautiful, frank, funny friends, all capable of remarkable things, but writing an enticing online profile does not seem to be one of them. Some people offer their services in soup kitchens, some volunteer to shampoo crude oil off of sad, gooey pelicans; I rewrite online dating profiles.Maybe you’ve decided to finally give online dating a try, or maybe you’re just wondering why your matches aren’t responding to your profile. Don’t whine about your singleness status, about the bad first dates you’ve had lately or about the sad state of politics in your area.
That means you’ve got to sound like Grade A Boyfriend Material in your profile.
This example works because it highlights all the common “must haves” for an ideal partner, and it does it by showing, not telling.
I don't know why, I don't know how, I only know that I was at the supermarket one fine morning, minding my own business, when suddenly I came face to face with "the sun-dried plum." I will tell you right now that I'm a fan of the prune—particularly when it's in Danish form—but the prune was clearly not selling.
For the prune to turn heads (not to mention meet a nice guy, move to the suburbs, and have a couple of baby prunes) it needed a fresh marketing strategy.
Some people watch their favorite TV show, some people take to cooking in their spare time. I take to reading online dating profiles and as you can see from the list below, they are quite the entertainment.
The following is a list of answers that various men have given on their profiles that a few of us have run into in our search to find Mr.
Time to clean up those dating profiles and avoid these 10 examples of what not to say and why. Use this space for describing your personality and interests instead.
Putting chat up lines in your personal is a cardinal sin when it comes to online dating.
Sprinkling in a few witty one liners and puns is a good thing, putting in so many jokes she thinks you’re not serious about meeting someone is not.