One false move and someone else more qualified might get the position.
You don’t have to figure it out all on your own, though.
It’s not about the inch or two; it’s a sense that you’re insecure enough to be lying.
You shoot yourself in the foot immediately.” NEXT: What could possibly be worse than lying?
Before you finish your profile, run it through a spell checker, have someone else look it over, watch out for the red squiggle, or do whatever you have to do to make sure you’ve crossed your t’s and dotted your i’s.Subtract major points for fuzzy/out of focus/mug shot/creepy head chopped in half, and even more for those that feature dirty laundry in the background, or ex-girlfriends not so cleverly cropped out of the frame.Even taking all the aforementioned steps, Robinson notes that capturing the cute, pithy individual you are can be a daunting prospect.Yet, when it comes to online matters of the heart, finding “the one” often remains elusive.That’s because love, like the Internet, has a lingo and etiquette all its own.When you’re online dating, you should think of your profile as you would your résumé.It’s the first thing women are going to see, and they’re going to use it to determine if they want to hire you for the job of hookup, date, boyfriend, or husband.Bottom line: a dating profile—your first impression—is “sell copy,” and you’re the product being marketed.The trick for you as “Boy” to get the biggest bang for your buck is to optimize your pitch so it will best appeal to Girl’s brain with content that directly tags her where Cupid lives.[pagebreak] Miss Information tells us it can be truly mindboggling what red flags people slip into their profiles. Any hint of sad trombone will send quality dates running.” Give a critical eye to the potential profile shots, and think about the message they’re sending.“If you’re just getting over a bad break-up, or you’re feeling really cynical about your ability to find a good woman, or you’re in a depressed place in general, keep all of those feelings out of your profile,” she cautions. These pix dictate how potential dates view you, so be proactive and decide what image you want to project.