ost online dating services, like Match.com, and require that you provide a short header message (opening line) that shows up under your username when people do searches.
One is your photo, another is your username, and then there’s your header.
Here are four specific tips for creating a strong profile header: 1) Avoid Boring and Overused Headers When a person can’t think of what to say for their header message, they usually resort to common and overused headers like “I may be the one” or “looking to meet new people.” You don’t want to appear common.
There are tens of thousands of people competing with you in a quest to find that “perfect” partner.
Therefore make sure that the header you use will attract the attention of others.
Which one of these four profile headers would attract your attention?
– “Hello” – “You May be the One I’m Looking for” – “Looking to Meet New People” – “Willing to Lie About How We Met! One takes a humorous approach to the concept of telling others how you met. Make sure your header is uncommon in a sea of commonalities.
2) Analyze Other Profile Headers One of the best ways to create a winning profile header is to analyze headers others use that interest you.
What is it about the header that makes you want to click on their profile and learn more? ” – “Bright spark looking to ignite shared paths” – “Just like a new job, I offer excellent benefits.” – “Strangers are friends waiting to be made.” Use the insight you gain from reading interesting profile headers to create your own.3) Use Your Header as a Filter One of the biggest complaints we hear from online daters is the number of people who contact them that are not what they are looking for.
Here are a few of our favorites (some funny, some philosophical, and some simply clever): – “We make a perfect couple: I’ve got the brains and you’ve got the body! It may be a man 15 years older or someone who’s body type doesn’t match what you want.