Whether it’s hitting the gym or brushing up on 19th century French poetry, almost everyone is doing something to make themselves more attractive to that special someone — especially with Valentine’s Day right around the corner.
But as countless relationship experts say, in the end you’ve just got to be yourself.
Timing is (almost) everything Remember Vince Vaughn’s three-no-five-day advice in ? With online dating it’s all about getting their attention when they’re online.
According to 2014 data, Zoosk says women are most active between 10 and 11 p.m., while men hit their inbox between 9 and 10 a.m.
“We’re able to look at that data in aggregate — always anonymized with our users’ safety always top of mind — and make some predictions as well as some analysis in terms of what’s going to work to attract a partner for you.” Here are some statistic-backed hacks Zoosk has learned by studying its users’ interactions: Outdoor photos: great or bait?
Zoosk predicts “Lumbersexual” with be among 2015’s buzz words, replacing “basic.” But if you’re a guy, you’re going to want to walk the talk, because men with outdoor photos on their profiles received 19% more messages than those who didn’t.
“We do see a lot of men’s profiles that have been quickly put together,” says Braley.
First off, would they approve of being outed as your sidekick?And no one is on it around between 2 and 3 p.m.—so get back to work.But if your online dating profile is currently inactive, you’re actually in luck. “People are happy to set that profile but they don’t necessarily want to make their first date with someone Valentine’s Day—it has a lot of pressure attached to it for a first date.” When do things heat back up again?And secondly, isn’t there some sort of waiver they should sign?But the hard fact is that people who use group shots including themselves see 42% fewer messages than those who fly solo.