Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.
‘People have to imagine how they’ll fit into your life, so describing yourself as a “bookworm and internet addict” makes them feel they’d never see you,’ explains match.com’s relationship expert Kate Taylor.
Here's what I've learned about writing a good ad: 1.
Props that make you feel soulful, frisky, and fascinating help you make those claims for yourself in your ad. It might sound obvious, but be sure to post a terrific photo of yourself. More to the point: I wanted to attract a man who appreciated subtlety.
Twelve years ago, I took a chance and wrote a personal ad.
My finished product reflected my attitude at the time—a combination of "you have to play to win" and "hey, why not?
My ad requested a man "financially stable, kinda handsome, who can slow dance, make me laugh, read between the lines." Cast a wide net and edit out the responses. If you're not comfortable putting your picture up online, avoid overselling your appearance with dubious claims like "Sharon Stone look-alike." I started my magazine personal with: "Curvy, almond-eyed writer, fit (good shoulders)...." My husband says he was attracted to the soft sell of the description and the quirky confidence of the assertion. Instead of saying you're funny or well educated or caring, demonstrate that. Writing A Winning Bio Choosing Successful Profile Pictures Avoiding Common Profile Pitfalls Community Q&A Online dating is a great option for more and more people looking to find a long-term partner or just a fun date.Your online profile is what will help people decide whether to contact you or not.