Adding to the pressure: Anyone who seems especially intriguing to you is most likely a hot commodity, one who’s received a fair share of, “Want to grab a drink some night? So with all of the stiff online competition out there, how do you separate yourself from the pack?
Let's be honest: the search for true love eventually leads to sex.
Much like in the real world, first impressions count for everything; in online dating, women have even way of contacting someone: the wink, poke, nudge, smile, flirt function.
Just about every online dating site out there has some variation on this. Too many people spend too much time focusing on one particular girl at a time, developing an online version of one-itis.
Only a small percentage of emails that are sent by men are ever opened by women. What if, out of that crowd of cows, one of them was bright purple?
An even smaller percentage of emails are actually responded to. After you left the field, that bright purple cow would be the one cow that stuck out in your mind.