Dating site photo advice
If you want to use a group photo anyways, be smart about it.
Your choice of photos will make the difference between them reading your profile or moving to the next person.
Sure, we’ve all heard not to judge a book by its cover.
But in the online dating world, sometimes a picture is all you have to go by! Picking out photos to use can feel like a lot of pressure, especially if you’re someone who likes to avoid the camera. Major online dating companies regularly complete large-scale surveys to figure out exactly what potential matches find attractive.
This is when we synthesize all the research and apply it by creating a truly attractive and attention-grabbing profile. If your profile doesn’t represent you accurately, it doesn’t matter how perfect it is statistically!
Making small tweaks to improve your chances is fine, but pretending to be someone you’re not is a recipe for disaster.
It turns out that having a good profile photo could be what makes the difference between receiving messages and getting passed over for another profile. She's the founder of Profile Polish, a one-woman business that helps daters to make over their profiles and potentially attract more matches.