How to Optimize Your Dating Profile: An Infographic

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You might not know the common pitfalls you’re falling into with your online dating profile. We here at Review-Weekly collected data on how to improve your bio, your photos and your chances at finding love online!

 

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Summary of Statistics:

 

Most Attractive Descriptive Words for Men:

  • Yoga
  • Surf
  • Surfing
  • Skiing
  • The Ocean

 

Most Attractive Descriptive Words for Women:

  • NYC
  • Surfing
  • Yoga
  • London
  • Athlete

 

Increase in Interest When These Words are Seen:

  • Men (From Most to Least):
    • Sweet
    • Ambitious
    • Thoughtful
    • Spontaneous
    • Physically Fit
    • Funny
    • Outgoing
    • Optimistic
    • Hard-Working
    • Passionate

 

  • Women (From Most to Least):
    • Physically Fit
    • Ambitious
    • Perceptive
    • Passionate
    • Optimistic
    • Funny
    • Spontaneous
    • Thoughtful
    • Affectionate
    • Outgoing

 

Photo Tips:

  • Men:
  • Expression: Not Smiling
  • Eye Contact: Looking Away from Camera
  • Appearance: Shirt Off or Showing Muscles
  • Environment: With an Animal, Doing Something Interesting, Having Fun with Friends

 

  • Women:
    • Expression: Smiling or Flirtatious
    • Eye Contact: Looking at Camera
    • Appearance: A Flattering Selfie Shot Maybe Showing Some Cleavage
    • Environment: Doing Something Interesting, With an Animal, Traveling

 

Sweet Little Lies:

  • Height: People tend to list their height as about 2 inches taller.
  • Income: People make about 20% less than they say online.
  • Photos: Attractive photos are most likely to be well out of date.

 

Sources:

http://www.wired.com/2014/02/how-to-create-good-online-dating-profile/

http://www.eharmony.co.uk/dating-advice/online-dating-unplugged/scientists-reveal-the-most-attractive-words-to-use-on-your-profile#.Vuc5an0rIcV

http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/the-4-big-myths-of-profile-pictures/

http://blog.okcupid.com/index.php/the-biggest-lies-in-online-dating/

 


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