Typically, the alarm bells start clanging as soon as we see their profile taglines: 90% of these taglines are either typical (overused and boring) or slightly needy.The Dating Gurus are at your service to explain just why a dating profile headline (also known as a tagline) is more important than you would first suspect.
Some sites, such as Match.com, let you choose a long screen name and a long tagline.
You don’t want to waste anyone’s time, and you don’t want anyone to waste your time. Don’t post an old photo of yourself because you think you look good, post something that actually looks like you.
If you only want to hook up with women (or men), say so outright. If you say you’re a newbie even after several successful hookups, you won’t be meeting the right kind of people.
Most online dating profiles have three levels of “About Me” details, starting with basic (usually mandatory) details such as your gender and age.
We frequently get requests for help from Plenty of Fish (see our review on POF) and Match (our review on Match) members for advice on making their online dating profiles more appealing.