If you read my online dating guide you’ll know that my first 6 months or so I had very little success.
As I discuss in my free online dating guide, successful online dating relies in part on making great first impressions.
Whether the first impression is in the photos you select for your profile, how you describe yourself, or the first email you write, taking time to make the best first impression is important.
I spent too much time blindly follow good-intentioned advice and not thinking for myself early on when dating online.
So better to listen to your gut and break any “rules” (such as keeping the email short) when you think it would work to your favor.
You can learn more details on my thoughts on this service in my article on How e Harmony Works.
No matter what service you choose, I hope my advice here will help you with your first messages.
On a dating site, a generic message is the kiss of death. ” and what I hear is “Please feel free to delete this message.
I don’t care enough to try.” Impersonal greetings are just lazy, and I don’t have time to respond to hundreds of identical “sups” from people who may or may not be interested in me personally.
How important is it to write a good online dating first email?
The answer to that may seem obvious, but just in case it isn’t let me say: writing a great first message in online dating is critical to success or failure in your dating life.
Based on my experience, I think the above are good guidelines to improve your odds of getting the conversation going.