Online dating has revolutionised dating worldwide. Because of how new it is to most of us, we often aren’t sure how to best approach it. Therefore, we have written 5 Online Dating Tips to guide you in mastering online dating.
1. Which Online Dating Website to Use
There are thousands of dating websites out there. Just in the Cupid Media group alone, we have 35 niche sites and apps to use. Each one being unique in their own way, such as an online dating site connecting Africans.
They can have a very important place for those who belong to specific niche groups. Follow your heart and choose a site which suits you.
2. Profile Pictures for Online Dating
The importance of first impressions is well known, therefore the way in which you construct your dating profile will have an effect on the way in which others initially perceive and judge you. For starters, here’s some Selfie tips:
- Take a nice clear photo in good lighting
- Show off your hobbies and interests
- Feature some without sunglasses and hats.
- Be smiling
- High resolution photos make everyone look better, make sure you have some!
- Get a second opinion from your friends
- Include a mix of fully body and close up photos
3. Be Honest in your Dating Profile
You have children? Be honest about it.
You have pets? Be honest about it.
You smoke? Be honest about it.
You live in another state? Be honest about it.
Above all, be honest and transparent. If your profile is filled with lies, you are not living or sharing your truth and you will eventually be found out.
4. Two Photo Rule
Make sure the person contacting you has at least two photos, as well. This is as simple as it gets. You can meet some great people, but end up not liking their features in person.
Therefore, it’s completely fair that if you’re taking a chance with someone, you can ask for more photos.
5. Location, Location, Location
Meet in public and neutral territory. The goal in online dating is ultimately to meet the person with whom you have been chatting.
If you are world’s apart arrange for where you will meet in your country or theirs. Remember also that to be successful, you really have to spend time and effort, It will be worth it.
Refer to our guide on how to break the ice for when that first date does come around.
We want online dating success and we want it for you. Follow this guide of success and don’t give up on your online dating journey.