Here are a few examples from current profiles on a popular site: Now be honest, do any of these headlines intrigue you, or make you want to know more about the person? My dating profile led with a quote instead of a position description. It has content (what the quote actually says), it has tone (beautiful, funny, sarcastic, solemn), it reveals something important about you in relation to the author (a Homer Simpson quote says something different to an Anais Nin quote), and it attracts someone who has a similar cultural or literary taste (again Homer Simpson vs Anais Nin).
Chose a quote about love because after all that’s what you’re here for.
You whispered something to the person next to you, and at the end of the chain, you compared what you started with to what the last person heard. You may notice a bit of Telephone in how your tagline gets posted.
You need to check to make sure that the site didn’t turn your tagline into a scarlet letter.
Table 1: Good Taglines Gone Bad You really can’t tell how the computer can chop your phrase.
Then you need to combine that thought with something about who you are. If that advice doesn’t work and you’re still drawing a complete blank, you have three choices: Some sites automatically use the first few words of your essay to generate your tagline. This tagline isn’t horrible, and it won’t injure anyone, but that tagline won’t excite anyone either.
Most dating sites give you a place to write a heart stopping headline.
This is your first impression — the cover of the book, the opening sentence, the hook.
I did one simple thing to make me stand out from the crowd.
Instead of presenting a laundry list of who I was and what I wanted, I created a story about what my partner’s life would be like with me in it.