The Internet has transformed the face of dating. Today I’d like to share with you 10 facts that may well change your perspective about finding love on the Internet.
According to an industry estimate, 30 – 40 million people have used a web online dating site at some point. Of those, 50% are aged between 18 – 35. Another 25% are estimated to be aged between 36 – 44 meaning that web dating seems to appeal to the younger generation of single girls and guys.
Now that you understand this, your next step is to make sure that you have a complete profile and post plenty of pics. (See our other blogs about tips on photos that you upload on your dating account.) Make sure you add enough content to tell others about you and what you do, what you’re looking for, etc. Think of it this way, ask yourself what you are looking for when browsing through other people’s profiles? Then do the same with yours. Not enough information on a profile most likely leads you to clicking past that profile and moving on to the next so if you don’t have enough info on yours, people will gloss over you just as well.
Be courteous. Some people may be out rightly stupid and dumb online but you have got to learn to be nice to everyone. There are ways you can ward people off without abusing them. Be nice to as many as you can.
There was an incident where a gal met one of these strangers thinking he was her dream guy, just to find out he was a rapist, convicted and back on the streets. He raped her and beat her so bad she had to have plastic surgery. She was terrified and never looked at an online Website site again.
Anyone can wink and flirt but only paid members can actually contact you in an email. This is extremely frustrating since you have no way of knowing who is who on these sites. So next time someone doesn’t write you back, instead of taking it personally, remember this blog and just figure, he hasn’t forked up the dough to do so.
Always ask for recent pictures of the person. Identity thefts are everywhere. People use other people’s pictures. However, if you keep asking for new pictures and the person can’t provide it, then there is something wrong. Be careful.
Once you get on the phone or cam, the next step is to recommend an offline date. Follow these six free online dating tips for guys and you will enjoy better dates more often, guaranteed.