Consider what you’re all about and what it is you’re looking for, and make sure your headline reflects this.
The most effective headlines are those that are intriguing and honest.
When you first sign up with match.com, you’ll be asked to give some basic info about yourself.
You’ll be able to pick the words that best describe you, and give others an idea of the things you’re interested in, be it eating out, dancing or volunteering.
Do you have a secret passion for Woody Allen movies?
Above all, be sure to inject humour to show people how friendly, fun and approachable you are.
You’ll also be asked questions about the type of person you’re looking to date.
The answers you give will help people to connect with you, whether that’s through advanced searches, or by seeing your profile as one of their daily matches or the matches we recommend to each member.
Try to avoid clichés and overused phrases such as “easy-going” and “looking for love”.
Instead, consider what makes you different from everybody else – are you just crazy about peanut butter sandwiches?
Have a look at what other members are writing for some inspiration, or ask your friends to describe you.
Remember that most members don’t have time to read every ad they see so tend to scan them.
Why not go with lyrics from a song that sum up your personality or attitude to life?