You’ve got your sweatpants on, ordered enough Thai for two but only for one, and there’s a bottle of open booze somewhere in the room -- you must be single on Valentine’s Day. And I’m probably doing the exact same thing, with one big difference: instead of crying my way through…er, I mean dry-eyed watching a cheesy romcom, I’ve got my computer open, and I’m working overtime.
Such is the life of an online dating profile ghostwriter.
Ultimately, I'd like to be known for serving the most delicious peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on this side of the Mississippi... On my days off, you'll either find me playing hockey or belting out show-tunes with my 6-month-old nephew Jason.
He says we should take our act on the road, but I think he needs to brush up on his harmonies first.
Yes, you heard me -- I craft other people’s online dating pages for Tinder, Ok Cupid, Our Time, you name it.
From choosing and editing their photos to providing individual advice to completely writing (or rewriting) personalized summaries, through From the start of the New Year through March are some of my busiest months, with new clients galore right around the big V-Day.
I spend lots of time in this column and over at A(n)nals of Online Dating documenting the worst of the worst internet daters. But there are also some really good ones — and some mediocre ones that could be so much better if not for rookie mistakes.
Relatedly: Select photos where you can actually see what you look like.
Here are a few examples of unique online dating profiles.
If you wish to understand the concepts behind these examples, please read our tips for writing your online profile.
It’s like tax season for accountants -- only I work on romantic relationships rather than relationships with the IRS (for good reason). The dream of summer is a distant twinkle in your eye.
But when you think about it, this spike makes total sense. And the blanket you’re under is big enough for two.
Below is our step-by-step guide of how to write a dating profile: the dos and don’ts to help you reap in the online dating success. A good profile is optimistic and fully completed with no empty spaces or one word answers.