The rise of online dating has opened up a new world of opportunity for singles, but it has also introduced a whole new set of questions. According to research from online dating sites, your photos are the most important part of your profile.
And most importantly of all, what photo should you use?
If she has a bad impression of you from the start, she's not clicking on your profile.
And if you're thinking about skipping photos altogether, consider what Steven D. Dubner wrote in their book “Freakonomics”: A low-income, poorly-educated, unhappily employed, not very attractive slightly overweight and balding man who posts his photo stands a better chance at gleaning some emails than a man who says he makes 0,000 a year and is deadly handsome but doesn't post a photo.
If you still need more proof, try posting a profile on Match without a photo – a graphic quickly informs you that profiles with photos draw 15 times more interest. To answer this question, let's think for a moment about what the images represent.
Selfies distort the proportions of your face, making your forehead or nose look larger than it is.You’ve done everything right: you’ve crafted thoughtful, genuine responses to the profile questionnaire; avoided clichés and thought carefully about how your matches might perceive your answers.Your dating profile makes you sound like the catch you truly are: someone unique and genuine with a wide range of interests who is looking for someone equally as wonderful to capture their heart.However, the success of a profile picture isn’t as much about the person in the photo as you’d think.In this guide, we’ve compiled a list of some of the traits of a successful profile picture (by which we mean those profiles that get the most visits based on the picture).