The most important things to remember are: Don’t say, “I’m funnier than Joan Rivers on a bad day” – try just being funny in what you say or how you say it.
Men should avoid including “going out with friends” as a hobby (although women can safely include this), while women need to avoid the words “making a difference”, as it puts men off.
Choose the right dating site You’re reading this on Guardian Soulmates’ blog, so I’m guessing it’s safe for me to assume you’ve signed up to the right dating site to attract professionals!
Also, make sure the location suits your personality.
If you love walking around the South Bank or along the river at weekends, include some photos that show you doing just that.
Recent research suggests that the most attractive hobbies and keywords to include in your dating profile are travel, yoga, surfing, politics, photography, watching/playing sport, cooking and learning music.
Any hobbies which show that you are creative (photography, theatre etc.) and/or into personal growth (travel, yoga etc.) are real hits according to the research.
It is the colour of love and passion and has been proven to be a draw for men.
When it comes to the rest of your dating profile photos, it’s important to realise that the photos you choose actually give people lots of clues about you and your lifestyle, so this is one of the most important things to get right to attract whip-smart professionals.
The same principle applies to blog posts, book chapters, and so on: The title is where your focus should be. What tricks for writing catchy headlines do you use? We built a free tool so you don’t have to worry about that ever again.
You should begin and end every article with the question: “ If not, don’t publish until you’ve got a catchy headline. If you need some help concocting catchier headlines, here are a few simple tricks (you can also watch me walk you through this in the free video and accompanies this post). Will you persuade her to do something she’s never done before?
Men have often complained that women are just not responding to them enough on POF.