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Keep it positive, Patterson and Williams both say, and make the first date short.Carrie Daichman, founder of It Takes 2, a Central Virginia-based dating service, often sees folks who have looked online and not found what they were looking for.Of course, it helps if you know what you’re doing when you start creating a profile.
Two things guys also should avoid when writing a profile are joking about how online dating “isn’t going to work” (law of self-fulfilling prophecy) and self-deprecating humor.
Although she tried and e Harmony, Patterson found success at Plentyoffish.com, a free dating site.
Photos are important to Patterson, but so is a witty, intelligent profile — preferably with correct spelling.
“Not that I’m a grammar Nazi,” she jokes, but a lot of guys are lacking in the writing department.
One of Patterson’s pet peeves is a profile that says next to nothing about the person: “ ‘If you like the picture, hit me up.’ I hate that crap.” Schoonover, too, wants to see guys make an effort when sending an e-mail, rather than writing the generic, “Hey, what’s up?
“You have to put your best foot forward” and “market yourself” on dating sites, Schoonover says, but honesty is necessary.