#Crushed It Unfortunately, this facet of your profile is not super fun — but it is super important.Make sure you connect your profile to Facebook, but also make sure that the information on your Facebook is correct and up-to-date.
Not the end of the world, but certainly a deal-breaker for me.
Not so keen on sharing your employment status with the world? The more legit you seem (and less like a catfishing Internet predator you appear), the more likely you are to create functional and lasting matches. But to create your own, think of things that would make YOU respond.
In the last few years, of course, dating apps have become increasingly prevalent.
The online dating industry rakes in nearly TWO BILLION dollars annually, and celebrities and Joe Shmoes alike are touting the successes of each new app that comes our way. Today, I’ll tell you the four things your profile needs to stand out from the literal crowd — setting you up for more success than you’ve ever had before.
A medium shot (like the girl in the backpack) is the optimum choice and gets the most action, as you can actually get a good sense of the person’s body type (they aren’t hiding anything) as opposed to an extreme close up shot, which gets very little interest from matches. Matches who received the least amount of communication were those who included a very narrow portrait photo, where it looked as if they had clearly cut out the person next to them. Then upload blurry, poor quality or super small images.
(The tacky factor here is high, along with the assumption that you have cropped out your ex! This seems like an obvious statement, but thousands of people upload pics like this. Because we present more emotion with the left side of the face.
Mine says, “Writer by day, enthusiast by night.” Not only does this clue swipers in on my actual occupation (we’ll get to that more in #3), but it shows a quirky (yet relatable) thing that I love, invites further questioning (“So do you think Barb is still alive? Do people need to know your MBTI type before they even know your last name? But is it nice to know a little more than where you went to school? My best friend’s bio used to say, “Avid flosser and Dr.
Pepper enthusiast.” Witty, relatable, and good dental hygiene to boot.
or third...) message, a whole lot of questions (and frustrations) come up.