Be specific: Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.
So, it seems logical you would use the good old Internet for finding that special someone, too.
That said, the world of online dating can be daunting if you've never tried it before, so here are our top tips for making the most of your profile and spotting a great potential partner.
Ask your friends for help: Get a friend to help you write your profile.
Sometimes they know you better than you know yourself.2.
Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.3.
List sociable hobbies: People have to imagine how theyll fit into your life, so describing yourself as a bookworm and internet addict makes them feel theyd never see you, explains relationship expert Kate Taylor.Play up your love of anything sporty, outdoorsy or public like concerts and exhibitions.'4.Choose action shots: Wouldn't you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing even if your face isnt showing get more messages.5.In this fast-paced, social media-dependent world, we rely on the Internet for everything - from keeping in touch with old school friends and career networking to ordering takeaways and finding a cat-sitter for that weekend away.Stay positive: Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself.You wouldnt want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isnt positive?