While everybody enjoys compliments on their looks, focusing too much on physical looks seems to imply shallowness.
Messages using words like will more often than not end up getting deleted immediately.
That’s not to say you should never mention your religion, but unless it is very important to you, then you can leave it till you meet in person.
Religion is always a bit of a minefield in the dating game and you really need to be careful not to offend anyone or risk being offended yourself.
Now that you’ve read the rules you should be able to craft a grammatically correct, unusual, and not overly confident first message that has a pretty good chance of getting a reply.
As we said earlier, it might not be the most romantic approach and a little analytical for some, but if it gets results then what’s to lose?
Presumably men prefer a more confident approach from a woman online, and ladies the opposite, but we certainly don’t suggest going overboard.
A little awkwardness might work, but too much and you’ll seem more Mr Bean than Ryan Gosling.
Is online dating making the world better and dating more effective, or is something important being lost or sacrificed as a result?
I know this is not marketing school but, like a marketer, you are trying to reel someone in.
And just like an ad agency makes a call to action, you can too, by simply asking about an interest or even suggesting a dinner date.
Your mother always told you so and you never really believed it too much, but the fact is that first impressions really count.
And this couldn’t be more true when it comes to contacting someone online.