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Keep in mind: these “simple” sections are where people feel most comfortable telling little white lies. When you meet someone on a first date you don’t want their first thought to be “they lied to me”. If you are unnecessarily, it will lower your match score with other singles for no good reason.
If something is important to you then by all means, enter those preferences.
This is a little confusing for brand new users as initially it looks as if you have to pay to use the service. You can browse profiles and even wink at other users for free.
If you’re not ready to pay for the service (and you shouldn’t be considering you’ve not even seen it yet) click on the Profile link at the top of the screen.
Be sure that you try to pick a good primary picture and be sure that it says what you think it does about you.
Before you can start communicating, you’ll have to find someone you are interested in.
Keep in mind that this promotion can be more difficult to qualify for than it sounds so be sure to read my write-up on issues with the 6-month guarantee.
match Talk: This is a very unique feature that allows you to have phone conversations with other singles without either of you ever having to provide your actual phone number.
If you are interested, you can see more on my thoughts on this topic in my article titled Is Online Dating Worth It?
You want to describe yourself and elaborate on who you’re looking to meet.
You will want to make your profile unique to who you are and it will be important to avoid cliche phrases like “I like hanging out with friends” or “I’m laid-back and easy to get along with”. You will also need to enter your profile heading in this section. I’ve never heard of anyone having success or failure strictly based on their heading. If you’re looking for help on creating your profile, see these articles: Note: It is extremely important that you upload a photo if you are serious about meeting others.
Once you perform the search, you’ll be provided with a very simple sign-up screen.
You just fill in your desired user name, email and other very basic details and you’re done! At this point you’ll be shown a screen where you can actually subscribe to the service (that is, pay for it).
In this three-part series, I’m going to discuss in detail Match.com, e Harmony, and finally I will compare these services to determine which is the “better” of the two.