What the first thing that makes people peek at your profile and click it to go deeper to find out about who you are? Venus, Match.com has the answer.
They are your attractive photo (55%), profile headline (11%) and username (9%).
Your profile headline together with your username contributes 20% to your successful profile and I have several tips how to make your profile headline an attention grabber.
Don’t Be Me Too
Do you now how many people actually using the same headline? The overused headline will make you look “Mee Too”, boring, and a sure thing to get your profile gets dumped. Try and uniquely yours headline injected with your personality. This will make you stand out among thousand of competitor.
See below actual profile headline that “Me Too”
“Hi, it’s me”
“You May be The One I’m looking for “
“Looking to meet someone new”
“Mr. Right looking for Mrs. Right.”
Proof it. Don’t just say it.
If you are funny, proof it and show it through your profile headline. Don’t just simply say you are funny. Don’t you think people always consider themselves funny?
See below profile headline, and we get the picture this guys are funny without saying it
“Does this butt make my pants look full?” – Age: 24, New York
“What are you smiling about? – Age: 37, New York
“I believe you have my staples” – Age: 31, Freehold
“Pssst! Over here…here U go” – Age:38, Downey
You love to eat or have special hobby, you may want to say something like these:
“Lamb chop in need of a cook” – Age: 40, New Rochelle
“The Flying Spaghetti monster sees all” – Age: 37, Los Angeles
“How about a cup of java” – Age: 32, Maywood
“Have Passport will Travel” - Age: 40; Los Angeles
“Sailor & dog need friendly navigator!” - Age: 40; Los Angeles
“LA Tennis Fan Looking For Match “ - Age: 35; Los Angeles
“Punk Rock Without The Mohawk...” - Age: 21; Burbank
Don’t sound desperate
You are giving out “I’m loser. Pity me “ message. Try it and you will get no respond at all.
“HEY IS THIS THING ON! NEED HELP!!” - Age: 39, Los Angeles
“Pick me! :) Pick me! :)” - Age: 37, Los Angeles
“Help ME Help You” - Age: 29, Culver City
“Try Me Out” - Age: 35, Long Beach
“Can someone please help me?” - Age: 31; Cerritos
“Why is it so hard to find a great girl?” Age: 36; Pasadena
“I was sooooo bored” Age: 20; Tarzana
“Nice guy but tired of being lonely” - Age: 30; Canoga Park
“Who's ready for me?” - Age: 39; Canoga Park
Learn from your competitor
There is nothing wrong to take a peek at your competitor’s profile headline. You may learn much better seeing the actual profile headlines. See the good one, bad one and an ugly one. Imagine what she may react to it. I have list some the good, bad and ugly profile headline at the bottom for your references.
Don’t use all capital letters
In internet society – all capital words means you are SCREAMING. Avoid it no matter how big the temptation is to capitalize your words. It’s not cool and it makes it harder to read.
Don’t use jargon and spell check your spelling and avoid strange characters.
Please see below and let me know if you understand exactly what that means
“work work work is $$$$$$$$$$” - Age: 25; Downey
.•´`•» «•´¨*•.¸¸..¸¸.•*¨`•» «• Hi - Age: 26; Newark
Good profile headline list:
Not perfect, just right
Life is a creation, not a discovery
94.5% of all statistics are fabricated
Up for auction – Serious Bidders only!
You think KFC is still open?
Pisces Men Rule-They're sensitive n stuff
Mr. To the Point
Nothing under the sun is ever accidental
30% Less Creepy Than Most Profiles!*
Bob the builder needs work!
Let seed be grass & grass turn into hay
Famous last words..."Fine, I'll do it!"
“I see your drinking 1% milk........”
Happiness is like hair, some have more
==Side Note: ==
Do you know according to University of Chicago study, the best profile headline is : “Hi”
The bad and Ugly Profile Headline
Want to come see my hard drive? I promise it isn’t 3.5 inches and it ain’t floppy.
If I could rewrite the alphabet, I would put U and I together.
Hi, I may not be Fred Flintstone, but I’d certainly like to make your bed rock.
Let’s do breakfast tomorrow. Should I call you or nudge you?
I’ve heard that sex is a killer. Do you want to die happy?
I would like you to attend my party; and then we can also invite your pants to come down
Hey sexy. How would you like to join me in doing some math? Let’s add you and me, subtract our clothes, divide your legs, and then multiply.
Hi, let me interrupt you for a moment. The word of the day is “legs.” Let’s go back to my
place and spread the word.
I’m an organ donor, and I have an organ you might need.
This is your lucky day, because I just happen to be single.
Are you religious? Because I’m the answer to your prayers.
Is your dad a baker? Because you sure have got great buns.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 Dating Tips