Typically, the alarm bells start clanging as soon as we see their profile taglines: 90% of these taglines are either typical (overused and boring) or slightly needy.The Dating Gurus are at your service to explain just why a dating profile headline (also known as a tagline) is more important than you would first suspect.Let’s have a look below at some actual dating headlines in use now (the good, the bad and the ugly…) I literally cut and paste the first 15 I came across directly from two different dating sites today – so these are real, live headlines uncensored by me. We frequently get requests for help from Plenty of Fish (see our review on POF) and Match (our review on Match) members for advice on making their online dating profiles more appealing.But this is great news for OUR readers, because you are now going to stand out as a creative and clever person amongst the yawners, oddballs, and desperadoes. We had to stop ourselves, because they just went on and on.
Lovesbakingbread, for example, is harder to read and is actually a bit off-putting, the exact opposite of what you’re aiming for.His name makes me chuckle because it’s a bit silly, but it shows he has some imagination and already I know I have something in common with him.Frank number two is making his username work hard for him rather than wasting this great opportunity to attract people from the get-go. How much easier would it be to send him an email than the first Frank? But also, crucially, it’s going to be much, much easier to remember the name of the second Frank, so if you want to find him again the next time you’re online, you will. Have a look back at some of the things you came up with about yourself last week.Firstly, the most important thing is to make sure you’re using correct spelling and grammar (apart from the capital letter usage as outlined above).So, avoid names like: I’m sure I don’t need to tell you this, but they are just awful.