The promise of online dating can be exhilarating. All of a sudden, there’s a huge new pool of eligible singles available to you. But if you’re not getting many responses to your ChristianMingle profile, you might start to feel discouraged. If that happens, don’t hesitate to pull a complete makeover on your dating profile. Use these tips to make your online image really stand out.
1. Post New Photos
There’s no way around it; your photos are the very first thing people will notice about you online. So even if you like the ones you’ve posted previously, try switching things up. Really search for a few pics that show off your personality while also flattering your looks.
You might even ask someone to take a few photos for you. For the best results, take pictures outdoors in natural light, and wear something that’s pretty neutral so your face gets to be the focal point. It might be awkward to ask a friend to help you out with this, but selfies are one of the big no-nos of online dating profiles, so avoid the temptation to take photos of yourself in the mirror.
2. Be Open And Honest
Despite the initial focus on profile photos, your profile makeover isn’t all about appearances. It’s also about how you can better represent yourself and your intentions on your dating profile, which can be harder than it sounds. Clearly explaining what you want is so important for finding the right person when you’re dating online.
So how do you do that? Go through your profile and look for any ambiguous language. Do you mention wanting to “have fun with someone” or “meet new people?” That doesn’t give enough detail about what you’re really after. If you want to find someone to spend the rest of your life with, say so! Furthermore, explain what kind of life that would be. For example, is it more important to find someone who wants to travel the world with you, or are you ready to settle down and have kids? Being upfront about what you want out of online dating is absolutely essential if you’re doing a dating profile makeover.
3. State Your Faith
One thing that makes ChristianMingle different from many other dating websites is that everyone shares a common faith. However, as any Christian knows, there are many ways to express that faith. So consider adding more detail about your relationship with God to your profile. It’s okay to admit that you haven’t been to church in a while, but are looking to go more. If you’re really active in your church and you hope to find someone who’s equally involved, be sure to mention it in your profile. Simply checking a box for your denomination doesn’t tell other users enough about what your faith is like, so sharing more gives someone insight into an important facet of your life.
Are you ready to revamp your online dating profile? Use these tips to attract more attention online and finally meet that special someone.
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