Being ultra-careful about spelling and grammar will highlight your intelligence as well as the care you have taken in sending the message.If you’re not quite as verbose as Stephen Fry, you may want to ask a friend to read your message though before you send it.Put your profile into Word and use your computer spell check for peace of mind.In a recent poll, we found that 96 per cent of people would rather see a big, happy grin in a profile photo than a sexy pout. One of the most frequent complaints about online dating profiles is “they may have looked like that once but they certainly don’t look like that now”.Whilst it’s important that your reply allows someone the chance to get to know more about you beyond what’s written in your profile, it’s also important to keep things short and sweet.Stories about when you fainted in front of George Clooney and held a tarantula in Oz will make for excellent conversation starters when you get to meet your date in person, so save them for that moment!Cheeky and fun, a wink speaks volumes in the world of online dating.
If your still struggling for ideas/ making mistakes then check out our online messaging guide.
Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.