This is definitely the best tip to start with, in general. Put some real hard work into your personal profile.Once you find a dating website that you find interesting enough to peruse and mingle in, the first thing that you need to do is put some real hard work into creating your personal profile.I spend lots of time in this column and over at A(n)nals of Online Dating documenting the worst of the worst internet daters. But there are also some really good ones — and some mediocre ones that could be so much better if not for rookie mistakes.So, welcome to Internet Dating Bootcamp, where I'll teach you how to trick unsuspecting users into thinking you’re actually cool and normal. You need to be you in your online dating profile, but the process of creating one is a good time to think about what kindergarten teachers call “being your best self at school.” If you’re attracted to Type-A go-getter types who get up at 6am to exercise, emphasize your similar love of hard work. Want someone who shares your taste for obscure French films? No, not everyone wants to date a carbon copy of themselves, but most of us want to be with someone with some overlapping interests.Since women won’t be able to judge your looks over the Internet, all that they will be able to do is peruse your photos and make their decision from there.So, make it a point to only post photos where you look great.
On the upside, it means the people you meet are likely to be more compatible with you than some random guy you meet in a bar who you know nothing about.Keep in mind that women on the Internet will talk with a lot of other men, not just you.So, call her up as soon as you can, politely introduce yourself and then work your way up from there until you ask her out on a real date and she agrees. and let me save you a whole lot of bother by telling you this straight up: there is no perfect person out there for you because there’s no perfect person out there for anyone. Even if you end up falling head over heels for someone and they do seem perfect at the time, when the love hormones wear off, there will be one or two areas where he won’t be flawless. And this is the other great failing of online dating: it discounts one very important, extremely powerful variable - chemistry.Chemistry is what’s responsible when you meet some guy who is totally not your physical type and the complete opposite in personality to guys you normally get on with - but you don’t care.Just be aware that the more specific you are and the more boxes you tick, the fewer men you’re going to meet in person.The more closed you are about the ‘type’ you’re prepared to meet, the less likely you are to meet someone who really is perfect for you but just happens to be one year younger and half an inch shorter than the box you ticked.After all, most women won’t be interesting in reading too much when trying to meet a man online.Plus, doing so will also eliminate any mystery that you might have been surrounded with in the beginning. While it would be vital to create a unique, interesting, creative and concise personal profile on the Internet; it would also be vital to be as honest as possible on it.Your dating profile should only exist to give women a little taste of what you have to offer them instead of throwing an entire package in their face with hopes that they’ll catch it on the first try – remember that. This would hold especially true if you are looking for a woman to get into a long-term relationship with. This might not sound like a big deal to you, but looking good in your photos is an absolute must.As in the world of traditional dating, honesty is key in grabbing and maintaining a woman’s interest online. If your actual looks play a vital role in real life, your photos will play just as vital a role in the digital world.