Guide to making an online dating profile
So instead of saying you love to travel, you can say something about how you just got back from a trip to Thailand and are hoping to make it to Iceland in the new year.
"The more information you give, the easier it is for someone to connect with you," says Davis.
Good to keep in mind based on who you're interested in! That gives you enough room to diversify without entering photo overload territory.
First, consider opening with a few clear face shots where you're not far away, wearing sunglasses, or doing anything else that makes it hard for someone to see what you look like. "People sometimes think if you don't post one, you're trying to hide something," she says.
"We've written thousands of profiles with our concierge service," says Davis.
Those souped-up personality snapshots have resulted in nearly 100 marriages and engagements, and even a few dozen babies!
When it comes to describing your ideal partner, don't get tunnel vision in an effort to be specific.
"Almost every client of mine who has met someone and fallen in love did it with someone they didn't expect," says Davis.
After a friend of mine updated her Hinge profile to mention that she can beat anyone at Connect Four, her matches and messages skyrocketed.
If you're the selfie queen, have at it—this isn't about fitting a cookie-cutter mold, it's about presenting the best version of you.
One smart tactic is making sure the selfies are unique enough to still communicate something about yourself, like you on the summit of your favorite hike.
After Davis and her team added details to the client's profile about exactly how she led her life in a cultured way and how she wanted to share that with someone, her matches improved.
Showing that you want to experience certain things together doesn't just help alert someone to the fact that they may be right for you, it sends signals that deter people who aren't.
"You might feel shy about that, but ultimately they're going to see you anyway if you meet in person!