Selecting a Username A good username should tempt potential partners to open your profile and learn more, Donaldson says, so you want it to stand out.
Using just your name implies that you didn't put a lot of thought into it; plus, it's generic.
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🙂 Whichever username you choose, make sure it is not obscene or overly dramatic.
Include a current—say, within six months—head shot and a full-body shot of yourself. "Most often people make their decision based on the primary photo," says Wax. "We don't need you to tell us that you aren't a writer or you hate writing about yourself." Let your personality shine through.
She will want to see your face, so shots with sunglasses and/or baseball hats might as well not even be there.
"A hat leads her to assume you have a balding problem that you are trying to hide," says Coloccia.
So, for instance, if you like to ski and like to cook, your user name could be Skiing Chef.
Right off the bat, you get a sense of what this person is all about." Keep in mind that this is a name that might stick as a nickname, too, so nix options like Baddabing or Teddy Bear Boy. "A profile without a photo means one of two things to a woman: in a relationship or not so attractive," says Jane Coloccia, author of Confessions of an Online Dating Addict.