Boring usernames like "John21234" should be avoided.
Effective email marketers will tell you that, to maximize CTR, it's best to make this text snippet unique and compelling. The first few lines of your email should be unique and not something they've seen before.
And they should be an "open loop" of sorts that inspires curiosity and makes them want to click to read more.
Here's an example of what NOT to do:(There's no intrigue here, no mystery. he's asking you to put effort in immediately, without knowing anything about him other than what he looks like in a miniature avatar image ...
and he doesn't stand out from the pack at all ... If you're a guy, never ever wink; if you're a girl, wink away. Once someone's intrigued by your message, they'll often visit your profile to see what you're about. Remember that people have many, many options when it comes to who they message on these sites, so your profile must impress while simultaneously avoiding any red flags (of which there are many).(Like with profile photos, I'm sure I'll go into greater depth about online dating profiles elsewhere).7. There tend to be roughly two types of profiles on dating sites: a) long, sophisticated, intelligent ones and b) short, immature, one or two sentence ones.
there are so many things wrong with messages like this one).(Likewise, a little bit much ... It's still better to send a message, even if you're a girl, but at the very least winks are acceptable for women. Your message style should match their profile style.
she's asking you to make a decision about whether or not you like her off the bat, from her profile photo alone ... this is unfortunate because, had you interacted with her more, you might have discovered you liked her).4. Women, in particular, have overflowing inboxes, full of hundreds of messages just like these:"Hi." "Hey." "I liked your profile." "Where do you ... ""Wink." Accustomed as they are to this barrage of boring, uninspiring messages, women will not respond to anything that follows the usual patterns. For example, if a girl has a profile that consists of nothing more than: Then you'll want to respond with a short, fun, flirty message.You could send something like: I need your advice on something ...I stumbled across this girl's profile recently ... Back when I was a precocious, introverted youth who completely lacked charm, I tried online dating. Over the course of a couple years I, along with a team of friends, split tested multiple profiles, in multiple cities, on various sites, and gauged the opposite sex's responses to different messages, as well as what sequences of messages led to the best response.I totally struck out, which wasn't particularly surprising at the time. By this point in my life I had come out of my shell, all that, so I decided to try online dating again. By the end of my time doing this I had discovered many key tips and best practices for online dating, as well as many "copy-and-paste" message templates that routinely had a response rate hovering around 75%. so why didn't what I knew how to do work online? I began doing this the only way I knew how: through disciplined experimentation and testing.