Your profile picture is the most important part about your online dating profile; make sure you treat it as such.
ONLINE DATING PROFILE
OKCupid recently announced plans to give users the option to pay a fee to weed out "unattractive" users — those who describe their body types as "overweight," "a little extra," "full-figured," and — most unsettling — "used up." But by eliminating less-than-perfect users from search results, the site is about to become an even bigger minefield.
Online dating can be a wonderful way to meet new people. It can also be a hot mess. Read this expert's roundup of the wackiest, most over-the-top messages from online daters. Aren't you glad you didn't hit "respond"?
Learn what to include in your dating profile, how to meet people on online dating sites, and what to talk about on a first date.
As part of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira shows you how to describe yourself in a way that attracts just the guy you're looking for.
As part of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira shows you how to effectively search (and find!) a guy who shares your values and interests.
Remember how people used to hide about having a psychologist or therapist? And now everyone says "Oh, my therapist said..." Especially in big cities, everyone is going. No one is shy about it. It’s the same with online dating. When I got into this industry no one said they dated online. Today, everyone is online and no longer afraid to admit it.
You write an online dating profile, upload a profile picture and just wait for the love to come flooding into your inbox ... but if you've ever been single in the online dating world, you know that's not how it works. Our expert sets out to debunk some of the biggest myths when it comes to finding love in the virtual realm.
Think your profile picture isn't important to finding love online? Think again! Our expert believes that 95 percent of the decision to contact you is based on your photo. That's why he researched 20 million people to come up with the '20/20 Photo Report' — 20 tips to taking the best profile picture.
Nanci Kavich is the writing wingwoman - literally! As a professional online profile writer, she revamps your digital personality so it's authentically communicating the real you to prospective matches. Not only does her company Profile Wingman boost your digital dating presence but they can also be your match concierge and help find quality dates by navigating the digital dating sea for you. Nanci explained how her niche service works and how it came into existence.
Writing dating profiles can be stressful. Here's what you should include and what to exclude.