How to Get More Noticed on Dating Sites

Online dating gives you access to thousands of single individuals you may never have come across had you stuck to more traditional methods of meeting people. However, this can definitely be a double-edged sword. While you do have the advantage of encountering more single people, so does everyone else on the site. This means that you can become just one of the thousands of other guys or girls on the site, and you need to work extra hard to be noticed.

 

Here are some of my favorite ways to attract more attention on dating sites:

  • Make sure you have the best photos possible.
    As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. If we believe in this saying, then it means that you should pay at least as much attention or more attention to your photos than you do to your profile description. Don't just pick out a few random selfies from your phone. Instead, consider getting a professional shoot. In addition, stay away from boring photos where you are just sitting or standing somewhere. Rather, take photos of you doing your favorite thing or at exotic locations. Such photos can often spark conversations and can go a long way towards helping you make a connection with others.
  • Keep editing your profile description and get feedback.
    The other important component of your profile is your description. You should be as honest as possible, but be sure to highlight your strengths only. In addition, sprinkling in some humor has helped many people get more responses. Remember, a lot of people on dating site will sift through dozens, even hundreds of profiles. You need to stand out and using humor is one great way to do this. You may also want to view profiles of other people to gauge the competition and borrow good ideas. Lastly, you should avoid grammatical or spelling errors as much as possible. If you can, it's best to show your profile to family and friends and get feedback. Even if you don't do this, make sure you revisit your profile once a week and continue improving on it.

All the good profile writing tips in the world won't help you, however, unless you joing a dating site that has a large membership. This is exactly why Match.com is usually my first recommendation to people new to online dating. The great news is that you can get a Match.com and join this site right now by going to datingcoupons.net.

As a general dating site, Match.com can fit just about anyone's needs (including people in the LGBT community). And as far as pricing goes, Match.com offer coupons, free trials, and other dating deals to bring your costs down. Even if you don't use such offers, the price can be below $20 a month if you pick the right plan.

For other insights on online dating, you may want to check out my earlier article about the effects of online dating on modern society.