You want to demonstrate you’ve read their profile so point out what it is you liked in the text. This is why a hard-to-read, misspelled message can only be bad news.
Share a appreciation for rugby, a passion for food or a love of literature? The truth is, legibility goes a long way – a quick and easy read lets your intended spend less time deciphering your message and more time daydreaming about your first date! While a bit of profile flirting can be very endearing, there is an art to striking a balance between flattery and over-familiarity.
Just like the most successful profiles are those that are upbeat, so are the most successful online messages.
Remember that you are here to sell yourself; so, rather than illustrating why someone probably won’t message you back, think like a salesperson and show off your best side.
If you want to truly make an impression, you need to send an original first message. To make the best impression when online dating, first messages thus need to be original: it’s about making the recipient feel special.
Online dating: It is not that hard, and yet so many people make it so hard.
I’ve been documenting OKCupid atrocities for a while now, and a lot of themes crop up in the terrible messages that daters send me for, um, critiquing.
So rather than a simple “hey,” or “hi,” go for a “howdy,” which received almost a 45% response rating!
Out of all the online dating message tips, this one is simple.