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Why Don’t Girls Respond?

A hanging telephone

There are few things worse than sending out a bunch of messages via an online dating site and getting no replies. After all, you’re on a dating site to date — if you can’t even strike up a reciprocal conversation, what hope do you have of taking things to the next level?

But online dating definitely is for everyone — you’re not the failing exception that proves the rule. If you are struggling to get a response to your messages, you probably just need to make some minor tweaks to your approach in order to boost the response rate.

So if anyone can succeed with online dating, why don’t girls respond to your messages?

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How to Ask for a First Date

How to Ask for a First Date

Asking someone out tends to be a little nerve-wracking.

Whilst a few lucky people are blessed with supreme levels of confidence (more power to them), most of us tend to be a little more hesitant.

One thing is for sure though — asking people out online is a lot easier than it is in “real life”. It’s far less about courage, and more about simply having a process. Once you understand how to go about getting dates online, the nervousness can all but disappear.

Besides, when it comes to asking for a first date, it is far less about how you ask, and far more about the circumstances.

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Online Dating: Questions to Ask Men

Online Dating: Questions to Ask Men

I’m all for women taking the initiative when it comes to online dating.

I think that there are a lot of women out there who create a profile, then wait for men to come to them. And invariably, they do. But the problem is that a lot of these guys might not be considered a perfect match (to put it lightly).

If you are nodding your head at this scenario, maybe it’s about time you took the bull by the horns and started reaching out to a few guys that you like the look of. If you think that this would be a good idea but are not sure where to start, keep reading!

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Email Tips for Men

Email Tips for Men

If you’re familiar with this blog, you will know that my advice generally caters to both sexes. For girls I offer a guy’s perspective on the online dating world, and for guys, I can tell you what has worked for me over my last few years of online dating.

However, I do occasionally like to get a little specific with my advice. Sometimes it can be different, depending upon whether I imagine I am talking to a man or a woman. And when it comes to men emailing prospective female matches, I think there are a few “extra rules”. So if you are a man, you should read my non gender specific email tips, but you should also bear the following advice in mind.

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Online Dating Email Tips

Online Dating: Email Tips

As I have said on more than one occasion, your profile is by far your most important “asset” when it comes to the world of online dating. A good profile can make all the difference.

However, sending interesting and unique messages and emails does come in close second. If you can portray yourself effectively via email, it can make up for some shortcomings in your profile. But if you have a good profile but come across as boring (or even worse, creepy) in your messages, you’ll struggle to get many dates.

Whilst you shouldn’t try to be someone you’re not when communicating with a potential match, you should put your best foot forward. With that in mind, today I want to cover the most important tips — emailing etiquette, if you will — that you should bear in mind when emailing.

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