Mistake #1: You Don't Self-Promote You might be hesitant to really play up your assets because you worry it will make you seem cocky or self-involved.But leaving out interesting info, like how you're awesome at snowboarding or speak two languages, results in a lackluster first impression.It's similar to how a good resume gets you noticed so you get an interview.The following excerpt from "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating" will help get you started on the right foot.You went online because there's a huge pool of guys to date, and hooking one is supposed to be easy. According to Internet dating experts, many women are guilty of making these five mistakes online.
Mistake #2: You Come Off as a Clone Everyone knows you are "nice, smart, fun, and sweet," but there are thousands of other single girls online saying the same damn thing about themselves. The snag-him secret: The best profiles tell an original story.
DO Use a photo Profiles with pictures receive 16 times more responses than those without. Women who look directly into the camera for their profile picture receive far more responses than women who look away. We don't know why - could it be women prefer a more brooding, distracted man?
The most successful photos are taken in daylight, using an SLR camera (not a smartphone), and show just one person, not a group. Include a photo of you engaged in an interesting activity Like playing an instrument, a sport, or in an unusual location.
I also love just taking off in the car and going exploring.
Unfortunately, I am an awful navigator, but that leads to all sorts of adventures.