Online Dating Preregistration Quick Start Guide:
Right so I’ll get straight into it because I know your in a hurry! Here are is the PL quick start guide to online dating for those in a hurry for love.
Online Dating Task #1
Create a dummy email address:
to save the embarrassment or annoyance of getting flirts and winks in your email address from “bigtits69” create a dummy email: save the username and password in a text file if you know you’ll forget
Online Dating Task #2
Profile Photo Organisation
Recent! Pictures of yourself should be taken and uploaded to your desktop.
1 Head shot
1 full body shot
An insanely good post was written by oktrends about the statistics of profile pictures and success rates: you may want to check that out before throwing up your prison photo taken 5 years ago
Online Dating Task #3
Your name will likely be already registered so you need to come up with a few screen names or avatars to use.
Reframe from using to many numbers or characters such as $ signs or @’s, If possible get as close to your name as possible such jpwilliams or james.p.williams if they allow the use of .’s
Online Dating Task #4
Downloads and Installations
Some dating sites require online messengers for chat purposes:
Skypes always useful to if you dont already have it
Online Dating Task #5
The obvious one: Decide which online dating site is for you.
If you’re not sure: stick to one of the top 5 sites.
Online Dating Task #6
Hardware and External setup
If your computer does not have a built in microphone and webcam you can choose to set this up before you sign up. This allows you to audio and video chat other members. It is recommended that you at least audio chat before meeting offline. USB based webcam’s and microphones can be bought cheaply online or at most electronic stores.
Online Dating Task #7
Work on your online dating profile:
Use this post for advice on what and how to write it.