If you like low-key creative types, share what it is you make. Put forward the version of yourself that’s most attractive to the person you’re trying to see naked.
Eggers suggested that she list a restaurant where someone could find her, or a specific cocktail at a bar, as a better conversation starter. If you list consuming cocktails as an activity but then say in response to "what's your ideal Friday night?
End on a "Zing." If you have a joke, save it to be the last part of the answer so that's what people remember.
And if the last question is "why you should message me," make sure you sound inviting so people want to message you.
Want to make a good first impression in the world of online dating? Way back when the Greatest Generation were courting, a good first impression meant attaining a base level of hygiene and human decency.
Today, it often requires a stellar online dating profile — something that more people are putting in the hands of paid professionals. Millions of online daters, preening on services like OKCupid, are looking to make real connections.