Schreffler also advises against usernames that might make you look like a show-off. When in doubt, Schreffler says: "Choose one or two key facts [about yourself], and insert them into your headline.
"The purpose of a tagline is to create an icebreaker for users to reach out to you," Donaldson says. This works, because, again, you're keeping them guessing." Summarizing Yourself Boooooring. When describing yourself, be specific and avoid cliches, too.
So what do I do when I am not working on the next great American work of literature?
Well, Rock climbing is one of my greatest thrills it gives me the feeling of working with nature to push myself beyond my limits.
Selecting a Username A good username should tempt potential partners to open your profile and learn more, Donaldson says, so you want it to stand out.
Using just your name implies that you didn't put a lot of thought into it; plus, it's generic.
Even if you do like “walking on the beach” or “drinking wine in front of a roaring fire” leave it out – everyone says that.
Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.
After all, it’s not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.
But did you know that one in three couples now find love online?
In this fast-paced, social media-dependent world, we rely on the Internet for everything – from keeping in touch with old school friends and career networking to ordering takeaways and finding a cat-sitter for that weekend away.