It might not sound very romantic, but you can’t argue with stats and figures and following a set of guidelines will probably help you feel more comfortable when sending your first message.
Netspeak is the main culprit when it comes to unsuccessful first mails.
I know this is not marketing school but, like a marketer, you are trying to reel someone in.
And just like an ad agency makes a call to action, you can too, by simply asking about an interest or even suggesting a dinner date.
So why is it that so many guys and girls (yes girls too) fail miserably in avoiding the move from the Inbox to the trash can?
Extensive research into online dating statistics show that there are some set rules that we all need to follow.
So while you should avoid using netspeak too much, using slang or an unusual greeting is considered a great move.
While everybody enjoys compliments on their looks, focusing too much on physical looks seems to imply shallowness.
Messages using words like will more often than not end up getting deleted immediately.
That’s not to say you should never mention your religion, but unless it is very important to you, then you can leave it till you meet in person.
Religion is always a bit of a minefield in the dating game and you really need to be careful not to offend anyone or risk being offended yourself.
Whereas as over confidence can often be a turn off in a first message.