Unique Online Dating First Message Tactics

Unique Online Dating First Message Tactics

You know why Nigerian scammers leave typos in their emails? People who notice typos are also smart enough to know that dethroned royalty do not need their help to get cash out of the country. Your first message can attract the right matches by being as unique as you are. You’ll attract better matches by […]

7 Worst Online Dating Messages Ever

7 Worst Online Dating Messages Ever

A short selection of the worst messages I’ve gotten over the last year. (If you’re curious why women get burned out on OkCupid, getting a few of these a week wears on you.) Innocent Question = Lamest Way To Tell A Girl You’ve Got A Big Cock (ever) Awesome Grammar and Even Worse Content U […]

15 Keys to an Excellent First Date

15 Keys to an Excellent First Date

  Prepare your soundbites. These are short stories that make you sound interesting, fun, and unique. Do them right and you’ll be memorable. Don’t tell her you’re a geek who likes to play Halo. That’s predictable and obvious. Tell her how you combined your love of website design with yoga to create a blog that […]

7 Reasons Your Messages Never Get A Reply

7 Reasons Your Messages Never Get A Reply

Your first message is about starting a conversation, it isn’t about convincing them to sleep with you in four sentences. Avoid the mistakes below and give them something to start talking to you about.

Racism is Alive And Well in Online Dating

Racism is Alive And Well in Online Dating

If you’re not a white guy, How Your Race Affects The Messages You Get is one of OkCupid’s most important blog posts. Take a glance at the female reply rates for messages sent by guys of different races. Rates in red are below average and rates in green are above average. Then read the complete […]

Online Dating Profiles Part 2: Usernames

Online Dating Profiles Part 2: Usernames

Your username is more important than you might think. Caution! Once you chose a username, some sites won’t let you change it. Make the choice carefully or be ready to make a new profile. Avoid Adding your birth year to the end (John-1982). Anything complimenting yourself: Sexy, bold, amazing, awesome, etc. Cheesy sexual references and […]