Navigating the online dating landscape can be challenging. Here are 4 things to keep in mind while you create your dating profile.


1) Be Honest

Nobody likes a liar. This rings true for the world of online dating too. There’s nothing more disappointing than falling for someone online, and meeting someone more than lackluster in person. It’s a let down and a waste of time for everybody involved. So, stick to what you know: yourself. It’s way easier to feel confident and sexy when you’re not struggling to cover up your own lies.


2) Share Your Interests

Are long walks on the beach and candle lit dinners your only interests? Well, this might not get you very far, since everyone’s riding that gravy train. There are other things that you make you unique, so play those up. Any obscure bands you might like? Any special hobbies? Or, you have travelled a lot. Tell us where! These are the things that people will find interesting, and they will automatically serve as talking points in your favor.


3) Keep It Short

Most online daters are going mobile, and bio that is an essay-long will likely be skipped. Plus, there’s plenty of time to get to know each other. It doesn’t hurt to leave some things up to the imagination.


4) Show Off Your Smile

A smile can go a long way! Pictures of you smiling or laughing show that you are fun and outgoing. People like being around happy people, so you’re more likely to snag a date this way. The number of photos is also important. Posting only 1-2 photos, might make you seem like you have something to hide. The more the merrier!