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Your Online Dating Personal Profile: Advertising Pays

We know how intimidating it can feel when it comes to writing a personal profile for an online dating site. If it sometimes feels like you’re crafting an advertisement, well, in a sense that’s right. Yet there’s no need to be embarrassed or uneasy. If you’ve joined an Internet dating site you’ve already made a commitment to putting yourself out there in the search for your perfect mate. Selling yourself with a concise, well-written profile is a logical and effective way to do just that.

Here are a few tips to improve your advertisement:

  • Avoid clichés. If you’ve seen something written a million times in profiles, so have the people you’re trying to attract.
  • Add specifics. Saying you love travelling borders on the mundane unless you give specific details of where you’ve been or where you’re planning to go next.
  • Treat your readers with some respect. Don’t waste their time with waffle or by being vague or repetitive.
  • Structure your profile to best effect. Don’t leave the best to last and risk the danger of losing someone’s attention before they make it that far. Put the important and creative information at the top.

In short, it pays to be professional in your approach to your online dating profile. A little extra work at the beginning might be the difference between an unnoticed profile, and a whole exciting new relationship.

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