CHOOSING PICTURES: After your profile is written, choosing 4-5 pictures of yourself should be the easy part. Writer Daisy Buchanan has a rule in her book Meeting Your Match that states if you don't own the jeans you are wearing in the picture anymore then it's too old.
"Write them quickly, don't overthink it and check your grammar and spelling" is Lester's rule of thumb.
She's right, I once received a message from a guy online asking why I liked men with 'breads'; I meant beards.
Bumble is a "social discovery app" which aims to take the sleaze and cheesy pick-up lines out of dating, making it a "safe and respectful" for men and women, or there is Trueview, which Charly Lester describes as "Tinder with more information" including height, occupation and a larger profile.
STAY SAFE ONLINE: Karl Gregory, UK and European MD of match.com, says personal safety online should be a "top concern", so take heed.
I still remember the worst thing I ever read on a dating profile: "As well as a pretty face you should have an intoxicating soul, I want to drown in your aura" which brings me to the next point made by e Harmony.