Be honest with what is a cliché (and try to avoid them). Make your self-summary feel like the first line of a novel."Recognize when you're repeating something that you've heard," said Dan, one of the attendees, and then try to eliminate it from your profile. It needs to be the "hook." The "about" section is where you can sound most generic, Eggers told Dan, so make sure you hook people in like you would in a book.
Bottom line: a dating profile—your first impression—is “sell copy,” and you’re the product being marketed.
The trick for you as “Boy” to get the biggest bang for your buck is to optimize your pitch so it will best appeal to Girl’s brain with content that directly tags her where Cupid lives.
" that you actually prefer Saturday mornings, you may be sending mixed signals, as Eggers pointed out to one person.
And you probably don't want to be sending mixed signals to someone before you even start dating them.
For that, you need to combine persuasive language with the kind of images that makes your profile pop rather than flop, which, as many have learned from experience, isn’t as easy as it sounds.
There are myriad of dating sites on which you can cast your line to do a little love fishing.
Yet, when it comes to online matters of the heart, finding “the one” often remains elusive.
That’s because love, like the Internet, has a lingo and etiquette all its own.
End on a "Zing." If you have a joke, save it to be the last part of the answer so that's what people remember.
And if the last question is "why you should message me," make sure you sound inviting so people want to message you.
Keep your product’s major flaws out of the commercial.