See how this photo is clear, there aren’t any distractions in the background, and she isn’t covering her face with a hat or something? You’ll also want to mix up your photos with some headshots, full-body shots, action shots, etc., and make sure they match who you say you are.
So if you say you’re outdoorsy, then you should have at least one picture of you camping or hiking or skiing.
Honest, confident, humble, funny, friendly — this is how you want to be, not aloof.
The woman’s About section below is charming, detailed but not too long, insightful, and funny. See how this woman said three general things about herself (don’t most women love fun and wearing dresses and want a prince charming?
) and then jumped right into what she doesn’t want in a man?
Smartphones have some awesome camera capabilities now, so get your best friend to take updated photos of you and help you determine what pose and background looks good.
Or you could even hire a professional photographer to ensure you get some great shots.
Play around with a few headlines before you decide on the final one. It implies a negative connotation that she doesn’t really want to be online dating and didn’t feel like taking the time to present herself in the best light.