Creating a Great Online Dating Name and Headline

When you join Antipodate you’ll probably take some time to create an effective profile and choose some suitable photos so that you stand out from the crowd of site members. There are two other important elements that you will be creating when you join an internet dating site: your member name and your headline. Here’s why it’s important to give some serious thought to these features:

  • Your member name is a vital part of your site identification: once created it can’t be changed, so it’s vital that you choose a suitable name before you join the site. Many people choose a member name based on their first name, hometown or year of birth, such as “kylie1990”, but being a little more creative can help you stand out.
  • Like your photos and profile, your member name and (especially) your headline are a chance to express your unique and attractive qualities. Avoid choosing a headline that can be misinterpreted or anything that gives a negative tone, for example a user name such as “BrokenheartedJoe”. An interesting headline like “Sydney surfer searching for his Gidget” tells a lot in six words.

Your member name and headline appear near your main photo when members view your dating site profile. They form part of the first impression you give, so take some time to create an attractive, upbeat and enticing user name and headline that will reflect your uniqueness.

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