Men, who have been jilted and lied to by a woman or two instinctively read between the lines of a woman’s profile.They search for signs of gold-digging, clingy co-dependent traits, financial and emotional instability and hang-ups from a previous relationship.” Write something unique about yourself, however quirky it is, and then if you can summon the nerve, add, “Would you like to join me? The dating site Nerve.com, which appeals to people who are not shy about sex, was so successful, it spawned a site for new parents.) Don’t make your profile a historical essay.“Make it flirty and fun,” says Lisa Copeland, “The Dating Coach Who Makes Dating Fun and Easier for those over 50.” “The only purpose of the profile is to get the attention of potential partners so they’ll want to contact you.Making frequent, minor updates to your profile (your interests, values, his height, zip code and distance) can move you to the top of some sites’ search engines, prompting more winks and emails from online men.Uncertain about your marketability as a divorced or widowed woman? The more pictures you add that show how you enjoy yourself, the less you have to say. Then think about the parts of you that are similar.For example: pics of you out to dinner, on your bike, at an art opening or your favorite coffee shop, in your garden. stuff your profile full of real information about you, however good your photos are. Mutuality is the key to attraction—at least when it comes to profiles. If you think you can skim off three years or 50 pounds, fine.
Does everyone over 50 have to upload a bad cell-phone camera pic?
Just use a halfway decent digital or smartphone camera in good daylight, and you’ll have a profile that stands out from the fray. That terrific photo of you from 10 summers ago might get some “flirts,” but unless you’re a major cougar, keep it real.
And don’t take a picture of yourself in the mirror. If no friends are available to take your picture (lots of pics—then you get to chose), hire a pro. add additional photos to your profile, ones that say something about you.
No more than three paragraphs," Donaldson says, "A good example includes interesting information about yourself, your hobbies, and what you love about your life." You want to represent yourself and intrigue potential partners. Picking Profile Pictures Pictures aren't optional; they're essential to catching the eye of a potential partner.
"Men are visual," Donaldson says, "So if you don't appeal to their sense of beauty, they will not write to you." He recommends one or two photos minimum but never more than four.