For whatever the reason, you are ready to make the move into cyber dating, but the competition can be intense.
Many people don’t really take the time to think of good usernames because they tend to stick to variations of their real name.
“Being safe online means employing a bit of purposeful anonymity,” Bartz says.
We all know that profile pictures are key components in the online dating game.
But photos and your “About Me” section shouldn’t be the only things to consider when you’re looking for love via the internet.
So before setting up your profile, look at the profiles of people you find attractive and choose a name with a likeness.”In 2014, online dating site Zoosk, took their team of data scientists and analyzed more than 430,000 profiles on the site to determine the top 10 words that appear in members’ profile names.
These were the top 10: Your username is actually a lot more important than you might’ve initially thought.
It is okay to use ideas of other people and make them applicable to your situation.
Just make sure not to lift their entire handle, this is just about getting several useful ideas.
Here are five tips to help you distinguish yourself from the masses.
1) Look at others’ screen names and notice the ones that stand out from the rest. What is it about those particular handles that caught your eye?
As experts from consumer research group, Next Advisor, found, usernames may seem trivial or petty, but they are indeed the first thing other users see. Do I really want to be hitting up the cute, soon-to-be lawyer who proudly labels himself as “Sxy Frat Boy” or “Sit_On_My_Face69”? Because usernames are important, I spoke with Emily Bartz from Next Advisor about how to ensure that you make the most out of yours. Telling people that you’re funny is so not the same as showing people that you’re actually funny.