3 Simple Steps to a Great Online Dating Profile

Laurie Davis is the founder of eFlirt Expert, an online dating consultancy. Fusing her personal dating successes with her Fortune 500 marketing experience, she now helps singles navigate the intersection of dating and technology. Since launching her firm, Laurie has worked with hundreds of clients one-on-one. She lives in New York City and Boston.

Focusing on the positive in your online profile will help that first impression be a lasting one. From  Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating.

Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating

Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating

by Laurie Davis

View Details

  • Get Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating
  • Get Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating
  • Get Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating
  • Get Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating

•Don’t use “don’t.” Remove all language that is less than optimistic, such as “never,” “not,” and “unfortunately.” Shift your profile into happier territory. For example, rather than describing what you don’t want in a partner, focus on what you do want.

•Ax the ex. Don’t bring your past into the present. For example, if you say you hate baggage, it probably means you have some—or at least, that’s how it will appear to your match. Remain future-focused.

• Write and reread. After your profile is complete, scan it for telltale signs of dating doom and gloom. Don’t be afraid to delete and inject more enthusiasm.

More Stories >