When you're on a faster paced dating app, like Tinder or Bumble (which don't have usernames, they display Facebook first name), it's more beneficial to be a tad outrageous, in an effort to grab her attention.
The reason we chose a fairly attractive test photo, was to make sure we would get enough unsolicited inbound interest, so we could compare the amounts.
(note, we also tried this test with a few less attractive guys. Most notable is the clever username encouraged almost twice as many profile views & likes on match.com, when compared to the Generic username.
And I've seen usernames that dudes thought were hilarious, but actually terrible ideas (Statutory Ape..takers, ladies? Working from a sample size of under 1000 men, I don't have perfect data. A missed opportunity, and playing to a narrow audience who respond to the 1 dimensional approach.
But I have learned quite a bit over the years about what goes into a great dating name. This username plays to the mans ability and power, without coming across as conceited or arrogant. With surfing being one of the most attractive keywords a guy can include on his dating profile, this username is on the right track.
Okcupid is one of the most popular free dating websites in the world.
Men of any age can find success on the site, though it's best suited to those in their 20's through 30's.So instead, try keeping it simple, and aim for the funny bone in your headline and self description.Keep in mind these examples work best for traditional dating websites.As a Personal Dating Assistant, my team & I have helped hundreds of guys come up with the best dating user names. I've worked with guys who had some of the funniest usernames (Kosher Casanova).I've managed profiles with cool usernames (Steve Mc Dream). Not to mention it uses alliteration as a stylistic device, containing repeated sound of the first letter across both words. If true to his name, captain obvious isn't telling us anything we can't already see from his bulging mirror gym pics.Thinking up the perfect clever username for Po F, Okcupid or Match is hard work.