Choosing a username for online dating
Why do I think that usernames make a difference, when everyone knows that it’s all about the profile and photo?Because when you’re dating online, which is an extremely competitive medium, you need every advantage you can get.You're going to combine both words to create your dating site username. Mystic Wino – Yet another solid dating profile username. As an example, let's take the word "dapper" as the adjective. Then you can come up with a list of nouns for step 2 above. I like Dapper Ninja and would use that as my username. Progressive Cave Man – This is clever and original. The researchers said men are more drawn to names indicating physical attractiveness, such as "Blondie" or "Cutie," whereas women prefer to chase would-be dates that have names denoting intelligence, such as "Cultured."The British researchers outlined a few other considerations and suggestions to maximize dating success online: How should online daters employ the British team's findings?"Those embarking on this medium can use the evidence-based approach from the outset," the researchers wrote."Those already registered should update the profile.Most people take one of two wrong tacks when coming up with an online dating username:1) Putting ZERO thought into it: Bill10247, Claire T, Ally Cat2) Putting minimal thought into it, using a literal description: Tall Doctor, Gorgeous Goddess, Fun2Be Around The problem with these efforts, of course, is not that they’re “bad”, but rather that they’re BORING. All of them are plays off of real names, idioms or catchphrases, which is why they evoke smiles from readers.There’s nothing unique, memorable or distinguishing. One of my favorite usernames was The Goose Whisperer, written for a client named Bobbi in 2005. So if you’re wondering how to come up with a clever name that gets attention, and attracts a like-minded person with a great sense of humor, I have an exercise that can help you come up with usernames just like the ones I mention above.
When it comes to the ABCs of digital love, success can start with a solid screen name, researchers say.But seriously, take the hint and change your username immediately if this is you or if you have anything like them. As someone who has been an online dating coach since 2003, I’d venture to guess that I’ve not only seen more usernames than just about anyone on the planet, but I’ve written more of them as well.First impressions are everything so it's critical you have the best username possible so you stand out in a woman's inbox.Too many guys create lazy usernames that show a complete lack of effort. You'll stand out on your dating site and women will take notice.