At the very least, ask a friend of the gender and sexual orientation you’re attracted to for feedback. “If you just sent one email to one person, the reply might not come for a zillion reasons that have nothing to do with you,” Davis said.And according to Sam Yagan, co-founder of Ok Cupid and now CEO of Match.com, numbers matter. you’re expecting failure and precipitating failure,” said dating coach Evan Marc Katz.You are being judged more harshly on your online image than you would be in person. Katz met his wife offline, where there are not pre-set filters.Davis advises her clients to wear a color that will stand out when people are scanning profiles. "I never would have met my wife online." Because of her age, religion, and even where she lived, she would not have popped up in his narrow searches, he said. "You want it to take under two minutes to view photos and read your profile," Davis advised.Any of the big-name services will allow you to search by age range.You may also consider a site geared specifically toward online dating over 50.Enlist the aid of someone who knows you well to help you select a photo that is flattering and accurate.
But thousands of people in their 50s and beyond have ventured into this arena, and you can too.
Mainstream dating websites with senior-specific sections include e Harmony, and Elite Everyone wants to look their best in a dating profile.
There’s nothing wrong with choosing photographs that are especially attractive. That means ones that reflect how you appear now, not when you were 30 pounds lighter or 15 years younger.
Without a clear, honest profile, you might be looking forever.
In honor of Valentine’s Day and its impending dating anxiety, we asked experts for their top tips to help you succeed online — if not this week, at least soon. "One client started off her profile by talking all about her job …