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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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How to Write Irresistible Openers

Online Dating Openers

There’s nothing quite like a good icebreaker when it comes to online dating, is there?

A perfect mix of words that engages with a potential match – something that sparks their interest. Something that they can’t help but respond to.

That’s what many think the key to online dating is – nail your opener, and you’re golden. But whilst an opener is in reality just another cog in the engine, learning to open well can make a big difference in the response rate to your first messages.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few guidelines that I like to adhere to when writing openers.

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