If you are going to enter the world of online dating, then you will need a profile that makes a lasting impression. Gather some photos, because many people will not bother to look at your profile if it does not show what you look like. This is especially important for women as men are more visual creatures and they want to see what you look like more than read what you write about. You will be viewed as being more open and approachable if you are smiling in your profile picture.
It would be nice if your profile could stand out amongst the thousands of others, and this can only be achieved when you tell people exactly who you are and why they should select you out of the crowd. Figure out what makes you unique, try to focus on the things that you are passionate about and let people know what you are interested in.
Present yourself in an honest manner, there is no need to embellish any of your characteristics, be authentic when you portray yourself. It will be easier to use honesty than to try and pretend who you want to be. By telling the truth and being genuine you will increase your chances of finding a compatible partner. Try to stay positive and be friendly if you want to attract others, people that are charming will make a lasting impression.
Talking about yourself means that you will be disclosing details to people that you don’t know and that you have never met. You will be telling your life story, what you’re looking for in a life partner, what qualities your ideal date will have, your taste in music, your favorite movies, your activities and your interests. You should also state what you don’t want, anything that would constitute being a deal breaker, be specific and let them know that you have no interest in dating someone that is married, or someone that has more than two cats. Avoid using sexual innuendo’s because most people will see you as being an immature pig, even if you are just trying to be funny.