Too bad most of them are blowing a great opportunity to grab your attention, and make you want to dig deeper.
If the photos don’t cut it, we generally don’t click on the person. But if we make it past the photo, skimming profiles, the first thing you'll notice is the profile tagline.
This little ditty can compel us to read further, or it can cause us to roll our eyes and move on.
The dating profile headline is a one-time lightning-quick opportunity to show a little flair, and highlight something about your personality or a special interest.
The tagline can showcase your wit, a love of poetry, sense of humor, a romantic or philosophical nature, etc.
Just as bad are those which scream of desperation, or have a rescue complex. All we did was look at some random pages of dating profiles and just pulled these typical taglines.
But this is great news for OUR readers, because you are now going to stand out as a creative and clever person amongst the yawners, oddballs, and desperadoes. We had to stop ourselves, because they just went on and on.
A dating site like no other - where relationships are never discussed and rooms are reserved for the grammatically insane.
Over the weekend I posted my 100th bachelor on Dating Profile of the Day.
Table 1: Good Taglines Gone Bad You really can’t tell how the computer can chop your phrase.
You just need to check — after you establish your profile.
(The entire tagline is visible when your prospect opens your photo and full profile.) Spark.com, for example, uses this system to create a tagline from your essay.