And while those micro-decisions seem unimportant, they add up and do matter, because you’re only as good as the profile you craft.So how do you create the kind of online identity that will land you a first date?
They combed through nearly 4,000 studies, settling on analyzing 86, with literature ranging from psychology, sociology, and computer, behavioral and precognitive sciences, to figure out the most effective approaches to digital dating.
In Finding the One Online, I give you 7 hours of audio, a 180 page transcript, a 35 page workbook – and tips on everything from choosing the right site, to writing a compelling online dating profile, to taking the right photos, to flirting effectively via email so that every single person will want to meet you in person. What’s the most memorable username you’ve ever seen on a dating site?
I’m quite sure our readers are not going to copy them for their own personal usage. The most memorable (in a good way) were a Blond Moment, Polyglotapus, and Toe_Tap_N.
When picking a username, opt for incorporating more desirable traits rather than ones with negative connotations, the researchers wrote.
Stay away from words like “little” or “bugg” in them, as they “are often associated with inferiority,” the study noted.