How to Avoid Online Dating Mistakes
At LatinConexiones.com we strive to help individuals build new and lasting relationships through our online Hispanic dating site. When it comes to finding your significant other through the internet, there are many ways to create successful profiles that will truly represent who you are as a person. See below to learn how to avoid the online dating mistakes that are often made.
- LatinConexiones is a site for those who are serious
LatinConexiones is not a hookup site or a site for weekend adventures. We are dedicated to provide you with all of the tools and a forum to build new friendships, create great relationships and help you to maybe find that member who will be your most important person for the rest of your life. Your commitment to the same goals will go a long way to help us to help you.
- Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover
Although physical attraction is important in an intimate relationship, it is important to remember that a photo does not always do the individual justice. Try to remain subjective when looking at profile pictures and realize that there is much more substance to all individuals beyond what can be shown in a photo.
- Post Normal Everyday Photos
None of us always look like we’re going to the formal function of the year or posing for magazine covers. We all have inner and outer beauty that is on display every day. Let it shine. It does not matter the type of relationship you are seeking for you to want to show who you are on an everyday basis. The more natural you look the easier will flow your conversations because you are only trying to be yourself.
- Post the Allotted Number of Photos
There now exists a great amount of industry data drawn from online dating experiences. The first photo should be a direct look at the face that has a big, natural smile. 53% of people who see only one photo think the profile is fake. Two photos help to make the profile seem more real and the second photo should be of the entire body. The rest of the photos should show things that you like to do that make you happy and make you smile. Posting the maximum photos lets others know you are serious.
- Take Full Advantage of the Profile Opportunity
The profile is the second opportunity to create a good impression and spark some interest from other members. A minimal, dull or generic description of yourself is so easy to skip over. You are a unique person. There is no one else on the planet exactly like you. It took years for you to develop who you are so begin the story you wish to tell others by speaking from the heart, using all of the space allowed and helping other members discover who you are.
- Be Upfront and Honest About Your Intentions
As you enter into conversations with other members your intentions will eventually be discovered. Your honesty builds trust and you must earn that everyday and can lose that trust in one-half of a second. Start your entire online experience with exactly what you will expect from your future friends that you meet. Your photos, profile and messages must all be consistent and it is so easy if you are completely honest about yourself.
In many ways your first message is very similar to your first impression. It is your first opportunity to impress your new member of interest with a little substance of yourself. “Hi’, “Hey” and “Hola” does not encapsulate you nor does it adequately express your level of interest. Read the member’s profile and share what you like about them that caught your interest. Millions of messages are sent everyday and many of them are hollow, or generic, so be creative and help your message stand out. Don’t be afraid to ask a question; it shows your interested.
- Don’t Be Lazy
Online Dating is not the magical answer to find love and creating a profile with photos does not set you up to sit back and wait for love to find you. It is one of the modern ways to meet new people and creates so many more opportunities to begin the process that leads to love. First there is a friendship, then there is a relationship and then the garden is properly prepared for love to grow. Just as with any garden there is work to do along the way.
- Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
An online dating profile is not meant to tell your entire life story. It is merely a place to share a few things about one’s self to intrigue others in order to start a future conversation. It is important to understand that a person may not put every detail about their life on their profile. Be sure to not overlook their profile and obsess over details that may or may not be on their site.