Obviously/hopefully you will know something about them from reading their profile, so it's much easier to start a convo than in person where you know nothing about a person.Smart and witty is a good way to go, but really only if you are normally smart and witty, not too long, but not too short. OP, there really is no one-size-fits-all advice on this because every gal you're writing to, has a different idea of what a great introductory email would be.You might as well find out right away if your senses of humor* line up.*Bonus advice: Please don't just write "I have a good sense of humor" and expect everyone to believe you. It's good to express enthusiasm for shared interests, but don't make them up, and don't be weird about it.You can only get so excited about both liking pizza. ), is really into the idea that guys' messages to girls' should assume brain-deadness on the part of the recipients: "You need to make it easy for women and help them think to avoid ending up with message abandonment issues," he writes, suggesting that guys send girls messages that ask questions but also partially answer them, so it isn't too hard or whatever. Though much of what you'll find among internet advice on internet dating is bad, some of it is pretty spot-on and helpful.It's presumptuous to list a bunch of unrequested information about yourself in your message, because doing so assumes that this person already thinks of you as a candidate.Instead, as with good tip #5, use the message to ask about him/her.Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc.
Let me tell you, nobody on that site is reading it. There's lots of good stuff here — write using real words and real sentences; don't compliment their looks up front; bring up specific interests.
If you can put together 3 or 4 coherent sentences you will be ahead of 90% of the men here.
I do, but it's been over 30 days since I sent it, so I can't repost it even if I want to.
If we wanted to read your profile, we'd have gone to it.
An online dating message is not the same (thank GOD) as a job application.