She will want to see your face, so shots with sunglasses and/or baseball hats might as well not even be there.
"A hat leads her to assume you have a balding problem that you are trying to hide," says Coloccia.
You want to do your very best to make as much of an impact on your first impression as you can.
Simply put, a good username for dating always builds interest.
So, for instance, if you like to ski and like to cook, your user name could be Skiing Chef.
Right off the bat, you get a sense of what this person is all about." Keep in mind that this is a name that might stick as a nickname, too, so nix options like Baddabing or Teddy Bear Boy. "A profile without a photo means one of two things to a woman: in a relationship or not so attractive," says Jane Coloccia, author of Confessions of an Online Dating Addict.
Different dating services may call them different things – usernames, screen names, identities, handles, nicknames, or profile names, but they all mean the same thing.
Your username is the identity you project to the world of online dating sites and the secret to a good username is to not make a bad one!
I’ve had ever so many users come to me with usernames that either convey something totally off (wrong gender, for example) or just failed to help them stand out and shine.
Your username, coupled with your profile picture, is the MOST visible thing in search results.
Your username in an online dating profile matters more than you might realize.
I know, I know; none of the sites make it clear enough. Don’t create a totally random one that you gave a mere second’s thought!
It’s the first thing potential dates see, and as this humorous article indicates, it makes a big impression (sometimes unintentionally).