Jim Talbott, director of consumer insights at Match.com, also suggests: “Keep your photos fresh, and swap out your primary photo frequently.You look like a new user and people who might have missed you before are more likely to give you a second look.” A final thought from Honey: “Don't be tempted to airbrush your picture or present yourself looking too much better than you do in real life, and give group photos a miss to avoid confusion.” It might feel a little awkward, but dating expert Peter Spalton says it’s a great idea to ask a friend to cast a fresh eye over what you’ve written – and not just to check your spelling.
I’ve put in my share of 10,000 hours on multiple online dating sites and various dating apps.
How many times have you heard the statement that you only get one chance to make a great first impression? Take it from me, it is so easy to point out a great looking profile photo.
It still astonishes me to see so many guys being super lazy about their online dating profile photo.
Just like meeting a stranger in real life, you have to stay safe when you’re online.
Before giving away information such as job titles or personal details, think first about how those could be used to track you online.