So you’ve just joined an online dating community. Do not be discouraged when your prospect dates have not yet responded to your queries. Women members of online dating portals receive an average of 50 to 200 queries from other members of the opposite sex. This means she’’s just taking time going through all the queries she had received. You need to be a bit more patient.

Have a proactive approach when it comes to online dating. Focusing on one woman would reduce your chances of landing a response. Try sending messages to different women in order to bolster the probabilities of getting a good response.

Carefully choosing your would-be dates is a good thing to do since this would help you land the dates who have the same interests as yours. However, don’’t be too selective. Otherwise, you end up with no dates at all. People in general aren’t very good at talking about themselves, so you must be somewhat forgiving with their profiles. They are almost always better in person than they made themselves out to be online.

You have to try creating a unique profile when sending messages. Make it stand out because there will be a lot of messages for one woman from other members on the dating site. Starting out with an interesting username is favorable. In addition, read through the profiles of your intended partners in order to incorporate a few things they like on your own profile, but keep in mind to include just the things you are actually interested in.

By doing so, your prospective partners will read through your profile after receiving a query from you and end up remembering you because of the stuff that’’s on your profile. She may even feel that you took the time to read through her profile and subsequently establish a connection with her.

Be truthful about the things you put on your profile. Lying about stuff will just ruin your entire reputation in the online dating community. In addition, it will be harder to correct lies whenever you and your dates have known each other better. It would also prevent you from enjoying while you’’re on a date with the other members of the online dating community because you’’ll be too careful to cover up all the lies you’’ve told your dates before you got to go out on a date with them.

~Matt Adams