For many people, writing an online profile tops their most difficult task list. Considerably harder than bra shopping, cooking the perfect crème brulee or writing your own resume, writing an online profile has a reputation for being exhausting, emotionally draining and harmful to one’s self esteem. But if you’re writing a profile with the specific goal of seducing a potential suitor, the task can also be one of the most rewarding. Here are five ways to make the process easier and to write a seductive online profile successfully.
Open with a Bang
The opening line is undoubtedly the hardest line to write out of your entire online profile. After all, first impressions do matter, especially when you’re trying to seduce someone online (and you’ve got tons of competition). Let your opening line(s) reflect your personality and the specific goals you have from your online profile. Potential partners want to know about you, what you can do for them, and what they can do for you. They don’t want to know that you’re ‘looking for Mr. Right’ or interested in movies and long walks on the beach.
Be Vaguely Blunt
Yes, you read that right. One of the best ways to seduce someone (online or offline) is to let them know what you want without spelling it out. Being seductive is all about leaving something to the imagination and allowing the anticipation take over. If you’re not sure how to master this technique, have a friend proofread your online dating profile. He or she will be able to tell you if your point comes across clearly.
Almost everyone know that profiles with photos attract about eight times more attention than those without. But you may be surprised to learn that if you’re hoping to create a seductive profile, you shouldn’t let it all hang out. While you may want to use a sexy photo, try to avoid poses or clothing that is just a bit too provocative. Leaving something to the imagination is what will make a potential partner click on your profile instead of passing over it.
When it comes to photos, another thing to consider is the number of images included in your profile. Experts estimate that 5-10 photos is more than sufficient. Having too many may distract the viewer from your end goal, or make him or her feel like they already know you (and don’t need to meet you). Choose pictures that are enticing without being overtly sexual, as photos that are too sexy may cause potential partners to think they’ll be out of your league, and can actually be a turnoff.
Choose the Right User Name
There’s a fine line between choosing a username like SexKitten and one like SchoolTeacher, neither of which will attract the type of person you really want to meet. Take time to think creatively about a good user name that will be charming and witty while saying a little something about yourself. If you need some inspiration, don’t hesitate to look on some of the top dating websites to get examples. Who knows – you may even find one you like that’s available on the website you’re using!
It sounds trite, but honesty is the best policy when it comes to online dating profiles, whether you’re looking for a one-night stand or a long-term relationship. You may be able to lure in more partners by announcing that you have a 24” waist or a voluptuous silhouette, but if you’re not being entirely honest, your partner will know, and will not be happy. The goal of writing a seductive online profile is to seduce the right type of person, not to attract the interest of every potential suitor on the website of your choice. Don’t be afraid to narrow down your options by writing the truth. This will surely be the way to hone in on the right options, rather than the wrong ones.