If you try to be too creative with both, they tend to conflict and create a confused message. This goal is called strategic positioning, the process of defining who you are in a way that your customers understand whether they’re a good match for you.Do a search on your site to see which is more prominent — taglines or screen names. Likewise, in the world of online dating, your goal is to present yourself in a way that tends to attract the right kind of person, not every available prospect.The second purpose is to create some point of further discussion — an icebreaker that provides a prospect with an easy topic to start a conversation. Try these starter ideas: • “I’m boycotting shampoo!!! ” • “Everything I need to know I got from watching Gilligan’s Island.“ • “I run with scissors.” • “Where are my sunglasses? - Julia Roberts Dates used to be made days or even weeks in advance. That is, you get a phone call from someone who says, "If anyone asks, I was out to dinner with you last night, okay? It's being able to eat anything without getting fat. On the other hand, things being what they are today, most of us will settle for a guy who holds down a steady job and isn't carrying an infectious disease. O'Rourke There is nothing so awkward as courting a woman whilst she is making sausages.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.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.
In the past, people weren’t looking for something boiling; they just needed some water.
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.
There are zillions of daters out there in dating-land vying for your attention, hoping that you will recognize that they, uniquely,can fill that magical place in your heart.
If the photos don’t cut it, we generally don’t click on the person. But if we make it past the photo, skimming profiles, the first thing you'll notice is the profile tagline.
This little ditty can compel us to read further, or it can cause us to roll our eyes and move on.