Archive for the Online Dating Category

How to Spot an Internet Dating Scam

Posted in Online Dating with tags , , , on April 15, 2008 by thedifferencenow

Internet dating has gained in popularity over the last several years, but for every success there seems to be an equal number of stories where a well-meaning single person was taken advantage of, or worse.

Many of the common online dating scams involve money and trust, while others are physically dangerous. Regardless of the motive, there are some common aspects that many Internet dating scams seem to share. Here are a few signs to look for.

 

How to Avoid Creepy, Icky, Weird Online Daters

Posted in Online Dating with tags , , , , on March 4, 2008 by thedifferencenow

Internet dating is a great way to meet singles, but it does have a few types of people you should watch out for.

While the majority of singles active with online dating simply want to meet someone special, there are a few others that fall on the periphery of “normal.” See if any of these describe one of your recent dates.

How to Start Internet Dating

Posted in Online Dating with tags , , , , on January 16, 2008 by thedifferencenow

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Are you one of the folks that’s still a bit hesitant when it comes to online dating? Well stop worrying and start up your laptop!

Internet dating has never been more accepted or popular in terms of meeting new singles. All you need is the right approach, a good profile, and some proven tips to help you succeed.

How to Online Date Safely

Posted in Online Dating with tags , , on January 15, 2008 by thedifferencenow

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Are you leery about meeting someone via the World Wide Web? Don’t be. With these smart dating tactics, you can not only meet new people but also have fun doing it.

While hundreds of thousands of singles across the globe use the Internet to meet their soul mates, every once in a while you hear a story about someone who trusted their online love match a little too much.

It’s true that dating has its dangers, and that point is underscored when using the Internet. However, you don’t need to fear this type of technology. With common sense and smart dating practices, you can meet new people with confidence instead of fear. To that end, here are some points to remember.

How to Post Great Online Profile Photos

Posted in Online Dating, Photographs with tags , , , , on January 2, 2008 by thedifferencenow

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When you’re out in the real world, the first thing you probably notice about someone is what he or she looks like. The same is true with online dating. 

When first seeing your profile, a potential match hasn’t met you yet and can only assume what you’re like. The better able you are to convey a “story” of yourself, the better someone will be able to picture themselves with you, and all the fun you’ll have on a date together. Here are some points to keep in mind when posting profile photos.

How to Get More Responses to Your Online Ad

Posted in Online Dating with tags , , , , , on December 17, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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Online dating is a great way to meet single people. Unless, that is, no one responds to your ad. Then it can seem like a waste of time, and might even drag your outlook down besides. Instead of giving up, try these alternatives to get your profile in gear.

Think your profile could use a little work? Here are some tips to make your ad stand out from the rest.

How to Post Great Online Profile Photos

Posted in Online Dating with tags , , , , on December 14, 2007 by thedifferencenow

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When you’re out in the real world, the first thing you probably notice about someone is what he or she looks like. The same is true with online dating.

When first seeing your profile a potential match hasn’t met you yet and can only assume what you’re like. The better able you are to convey a “story” of yourself, the better someone will be able to picture themselves with you, and all the fun you’ll have on a date together. Here are some points to keep in mind when posting profile photos.