1) Avoid Boring and Overused Headers
When a person can't think of what to say for their
header message, they usually resort to common
and overused headers like "I may be the one" or "looking
to meet new people."
want to appear common. There are tens of thousands
of people competing with you in a quest to find
that "perfect" partner. Therefore make
sure that the header you use will attract the attention
of others. Which one of these four profile headers
would attract your attention?
"You May be the One I'm Looking for"
"Looking to Meet New People"
"Willing to Lie About How We Met!"
Three of those are overused. One takes a humorous
approach to the concept of telling others how you
met. It's unique and clever. Make sure
your header is uncommon in a sea of commonalities.
2) Analyze Other Profile Headers
One of the best ways to create a winning profile
header is to analyze headers others use that interest
you. What is it about the header that makes you want
to click on their profile and learn more? Here are
a few of our favorites (some funny, some philosophical,
and some simply clever):
make a perfect couple: I've got the brains and
you've got the body!"
"Ok, I'm here. Now what's your other two wishes?"
"Bright spark looking to ignite shared paths"
"Just like a new job, I offer excellent benefits."
"Strangers are friends waiting to be made."
Use the insight you gain from reading interesting
profile headers to create your own.
3) Use Your Header as a Filter
One of the biggest complaints we hear from online
daters is the number of people who contact them that
are not what they are looking for. It may be a man
15 years older or someone who's body type doesn't
match what you want. If you want to improve the interest
shown to you from qualified respondents, then start
by using your header to filter out unwanteds. For
for fit 24-30 year old male within 20 miles of
a filter, when a person who doesn't match your
criteria reads your header they are likely to continue
on. Yet when a "fit 24-30 year old local
male" reads the header, it attracts him because
he meets your criteria. Here are some real filter
type subject headers we've seen people use:
"Must be at least 5'10" to
get on this ride"
"Please be local, fit, over 40, and have a posted
"Romantic men seem to be extinct. If you're extinct,
contact me now."
"I love a man in uniform. Military men, apply within."
Improve your matches by using your subject header
to filter your results!
4) Change Your Header Message
It's always a good idea to keep your profile fresh
by rotating your pictures and changing your header
message once in awhile. Every week create a new
and clever, creative, or filtered subject header.
Different subject headers attract different people,
therefore you may reach "new" people
by keeping your header fresh and updated.
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