None of this was because I’m exceptionally stunning or unique.
Lots of people, unfortunately, give this little or no thought, often choosing perhaps their first name with a series of numbers after it.
As we are trying to attract people here, not robots, it makes sense to try and come up with a name that appeals to the kind of people we want to attract.
You don’t want to attract the wrong kind of attention. Personally, apart from the last one (not only too lazy to think of something, they can’t even be bothered to check their spelling) and the scary one about the ‘furnace of darkness’, I find the others fine, but perhaps a little bland. So when you’re creating your own headline, you need to ask yourself, does this pique interest? They appealed to my taste, but may well not appeal to yours.
Thirdly, it’s best to leave work out of things at this point. Basically, I’m not on falling over myself to click the ‘read more’ button. In any case they are slightly more interesting and well thought out than the earlier ones, demonstrating a level of creativity and humour. With a little bit of effort you will probably come up with something that is better than 90% of what is currently out there!
Chose a quote about love because after all that’s what you’re here for.
If you don’t have any ideas, look at a Pinterest board like this one.
It is worth spending a bit of time trying to find the right one – first impressions count, and this is the first thing people read about you.
If you have tried online dating before, you will probably be aware that there are a lot of bad usernames out there.
The username you choose needs to work for you not against you, so ideally it needs to be: – which one are you more likely to click on?
The second Frank sounds infinitely more interesting to me than the first one.
Let’s have a look below at some actual dating headlines in use now (the good, the bad and the ugly…) I literally cut and paste the first 15 I came across directly from two different dating sites today – so these are real, live headlines uncensored by me.