Online Dating Etiquette Part 3 of 5: What to Include in your Profile

Creating a successful profile is the single-most important aspect of your online dating experience. People may view your picture first, but it’s the content of your actual profile that will drive them to message you. That’s why you’re here, right? Because you want to meet someone meaningful. Keyword: meaningful. How does a legit profile lend itself…

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Online Dating Etiquette Part 2 of 5: Choosing the Right Profile Pictures

Last week’s first installment of the Online Dating Etiquette series discussed how to select the right username. This week we talk about how to choose the right pictures for your profile. Your picture is the first thing members see when viewing your profile, so we feel that this warrants it’s own section. Profiles with pictures receive…

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Online Dating Etiquette Part 1 of 5: Selecting a Username

Online dating used to be outside our general society. Something for “other people” to try and talk about. Meeting someone online was not something people tended to advertise. Even talking about it was quasi-taboo. Now people don’t even bat an eye at online dating. Tell a friend you’re meeting a new person for coffee or…

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Sandwiches are Stupid – Commercial Launch!

Sandwiches are stupid? Well, maybe not from a hunger standpoint. We’re not Joey Tribbiani. But you get the message. Why spend money on lunch when you can use that to meet someone you can really spend some time with? Our main goal is to match you with as many meaningful members as possible, so that…

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Gamer Dating Should Be Easy – Commercial Launch!

Gamer dating should be easy. Why? Because when you meet another person that shares your passion for gaming, that’s a huge obstacle already cleared. Seriously. Imagine a 100 meter hurdle event where one runner doesn’t have the first five hurdles. Game! I bet the runner would be laughing on the inside. Or outside, depending on how brave…

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When To Take Your Conversation To Your Own Email (Or Phone!)

Excitement of online dating may be found in many places, but none more so than taking a conversation to your own email. When you meet someone online that you are excited enough about to trust with your personal information (that’s what it’s all about, isn’t it?), you’ve hit the jackpot. Actually, you’ve accomplished what you’ve…

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Avoid the Online Dating Email Facepalm

Dating really is a lot like finding a new job.  You tirelessly work to perfect your resume (profile), and you send it off to the best jobs (matches) you can find around the area. And then it happens: you not only find your dream job (unicorn match), but he/she (the mythical hiring manager) actually responds to you…

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What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say

Initiating a conversation online may cause severe writer’s block. One of the boons of meeting someone in person is that you’re forced to work through the awkwardness pretty quickly. But online? It’s so incredibly easy to stare at your screen (or their picture…) and freeze up. What do you say? I won’t give you three easy steps…

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Gamer’s Girlfriend Breaks iPad, but Gives Great Advice

Relationships are far from easy – I think we all know and fully understand that.  They require sincere commitments from both parties, and they also demand compromises. While this intense video of a gamer’s girlfriend obliterating his $500 iPad illustrates just how hard compromising can be, I think the most important takeaway is that this…

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