Essential Online Dating Tips 2023

Essential Online Dating Tips 2023

5/26/2023 12:00:00 AM

Online dating in 2023 continues to be a great way to flirt date and meet new people. Check out these 5 tips to get you started.

1. Upload a good photo

Profiles with photos get over 10x the engagement over ones that don’t. To be successful having a photo is pretty much essential. While we aren’t all graced with the good looks of George Clooney and Margot Robbie there is a lot we can do to show ourselves of in the best light. Pub Toilets don’t make for great pictures. Don’t look scruffy and make sure you are in focus. Key though is getting the angle of the shot right. Looking down on the camera gives you extra chins, instead look slightly up into the camera which should be at arm’s length.

2. Update your profile.

The first bite may be with the eye but once interest is piqued prospective suitors will want dig into the detail. Auto generated profiles give a very basic overview of what you are about. To find love your profile needs to sparkle. Flesh it out focussing on your passions, hobbies and the qualities that make you standout. Be positive, light-hearted and clear about what you are looking for.

3. Make the first move.

When it comes to down to it, online dating is a bit of a numbers game. To succeed you need to message strangers to make new connections. The more connections you make, the better your chance or finding a partner. It may be a bitter bill to swallow but you are going to have to be a bit brave and make the first move, a lot. On our site we sugar that pill, creating a hotlist gives you the chance to shortlist the people you like. If they like you back, then making that first move is pretty much done for you.

4. Don’t take rejection personally.

The biggest fear around making the first move is what happens if they don’t respond of if they do and you don’t hit it off. The answer is nothing, so don’t sweat it and don’t take it personally, you haven’t lost anything. Be prepared to kiss a few frogs on your way to finding that prince or princess.

5. Be Genuine.

Exaggerating yourself to make yourself sound mega interesting may be a buzz at first but it will come back and bite you in the long run. People appreciate authenticity and setting the expectation level from the start is important. Be genuine, be yourself and you will find someone that likes you for being you.