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Article Teaser: When you sign up for a dating site looking for a partner, whether you are a guy or a gal and regardless of whether you are looking for new friends, a short-term or long-term relationship, you will find that there always seem to be members who are more successful than others. Some site profiles attract visitors like magic, and others do not attract anyone. Read on as we examine the reasons why some online dating profiles work, while others do not.

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Cupid's Online Dating Success Secrets: Your Profile

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When you sign up for a dating site looking for a partner, whether you are a guy or a gal and regardless of whether you are looking for new friends, a short-term or long-term relationship, you will find that there always seem to be members who are more successful than others. Some site profiles attract visitors like magic, and there is one thing that each of those profiles has in common with the others: a fantastic sense of the person behind the profile with just a little bit of mystery to create intrigue.

What makes these profiles so successful? What creates a sense of who the person behind the words and images really is? What does it take to create that little bit of intrigue that makes someone eager to reply to learn more or to take a chance on sending an email or arranging a meeting for coffee, a cocktail or maybe even dinner and a movie?

Let's start with what does not contribute to creating a great profile. When an "About Me" segment of the profile merely reiterates your age - already included in your profile info - followed by a statement of, "I'm here to meet girls (or guys) who share my interests," what do you really say? When you merely suggest that you'd like to meet those with whom you have something in common but fail to list those things that you like - or even those that are a turnoff for you - how is someone looking at your profile to know whether or not they fit the bill?

Likewise, when an "About Me" segment of the profile says, "I'm laid back and hate stress," what is it really saying about the person being profiled? Saying, "I like a lot of stuff, and if you want to know more just ask," is not really something that fosters conversation. Think about it for a moment: the "About Me" portion of your profile is designed as an opportunity for you to share a bit about whom you are; dating and relationships are not one sided.

In many cases, if someone were to respond to that profile asking a lot of questions, how would you feel? If you were a gal who had published more specifics about herself and were contacted by a guy whose profile said "I like stuff," would you really be inclined to respond let alone try to build a relationship? If you were a guy looking through profiles, would you really want to learn more about a young woman who professed in her profile nothing more than, "I don't like drama"?

When you set about creating a profile, think about what you would like to see in a profile and share a bit of what you believe others would like to know about you. Are you looking for someone who shares your love of carving it up on the dance floor? Do you love going to the movies and hope to find someone who shares your passion for going to the theater at least once a week to see the latest action film or romantic comedy - or for that matter, are you looking for someone who won't complain and will be as likely to join you for the most recent tear jerker as for a slasher film? Do you have a commitment to a favorite team and know that a bit of a friendly rivalry really gets you going?

Little details about the music that you feel you cannot live without are great things to include in your profile. Comments about the contrasts within your life - those that puzzle you or that sometimes catch others off guard - can catch a person's interest; show that you're just as comfortable out at a party with others as sitting home by the fire curled up with someone you care about and a great book.

While you will want to be sure that you're telling a bit of your story within your profile, keep in mind that a bit of mystery is a great thing; though you'll want to share a fair amount of information, don't create a tell-all expose. Always remember too what they say - a picture is worth a thousand words, so choose your profile photo carefully.

A great photo, the little details that are telling and surprising - these are key to a great profile, a profile that helps to ensure that you find the special someone you've been looking for.


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