But be careful with humor—it's not as easy to pull off as you might think and can backfire.(Sometimes what you thought of as witty, comes across as snarky)such as "no couch potatoes" or "must be honest." Men will see you as being critical and this detracts from your fun quotient.8. Don't post group shots of you with your female friends as your profile photo—men get frustrated trying to figure out which woman you are!Since men are visual, don't think you are getting away with something.You are simply hurting your chances of getting contacted and meeting men. By making these changes to her profile and the way she interacted online, Amy is now happily married and has a book deal, too. "Amy found their descriptions were short (under 500 words) and "easygoing, youthful and spontaneous." She also discovered that the popular women online reached out to men, sending friendly, informal messages that were short and mentioned something that caught their attention.
The first thing Amy needed to know is what single men are looking for in a woman and then adjust her profile to reflect these qualities.
I am not suggesting that you dumb down your accomplishments or not be yourself, but this is only for the profile.
You just don't want to seem like all work and no play.4. Responding to a man’s email within 24 hours works best.
With a list of eerily specific guidelines—covering everything from the perfect screen name to the wording of that first message—science has the looking for love covered.
And for those who judge breakthroughs in online dating insignificant in the annals of scientific discovery, even Carl Sagan knows that “For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”The Perfect Handle Men are simple creatures, the science suggests, so obvious screen names are the most effective.
Several measures of success, like educational achievement and income, are associated with names that start earlier in the alphabet, according to the study.