If you ever have trouble falling asleep, scan the dating profiles on any dating site from Match.com to PerfectMatch. They’re a natural sedative. Everyone likes the same things and sounds the same.
But, you can be different. You can hire a professional ad writer to write your online dating profile (me!) or you can read the following excerpts and see how average online dating profiles were transformed into great ones.
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DATING PROFILE SAMPLE 1
I had a client who loved to cook and collect antique cookbooks. She was also very unconventional. Her dating profile – like so many others – said, I love to cook. I changed it to an opening line could not be overlooked. Plus, it summed up just how interesting she was.
I have a recipe that says, “Catch and pluck 10 chickens”. But, don’t worry, I don’t usually do what I’m told.”
DATING PROFILE SAMPLE 2
I had a client who loved to travel – a fairly common interest. After probing further, I learned that she was a very elegant woman who used to don her mother’s high heels as a child then go in her parents’ vehicle and pretend she was driving. So I wrote an opening line that conveyed a passion for travel, as well as sophistication.
When I was little, I’d put on heels, climb into our car and pretend I was driving. I don’t know why I wore heels but I do know that I still love to travel.
DATING PROFILE SAMPLE 3
I had a client who was a risk taker and adventurer. In his dating profile he wrote the best place I ever visited was Peru. When I asked him why, he gave me information that transformed his dating profile in a way that brought his personality and experiences to life:
Here’s how common interests turned into interesting ones:
I love animals became:
I rescued a cat that was missing a tail. I adopted a terrier that was missing a leg. Though I’m not missing anything myself, I do have extra time for the right woman.
I love short stories became:
I spent two full days obsessed with trying to catch a killer. It’s a good thing I love short stories more than novels; otherwise I’d never get anything done.
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I like sci-fi became:
No one imitates Yoda the way I do.
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