Most of us online date—but many of us don’t know how to market ourselves.After a while, all the profiles sound the same, full of similar clichés and adjectives.
In response, the business owner, from Kent, UK, created a funny dating bio for her ‘cyber-stalker’ to warn other women about online harassment.“Looking for a partner in crime,” “Are you my other half? in neuroscience yet wouldn’t even get an associate’s degree in “Writing an Online Dating Profile 101.” Many of our clients were successful, personable people (from grad students to physicists) who would make great girlfriends and boyfriends—once they had a dating profile that made them sound unique, one that couldn’t be cut and pasted into someone else’s.” and, my favorite, “I like candlelit dinners, sunsets and walks on the beach” (yes, people still say that! If you look at ten random profiles right now, I bet you’ll find the same thing—everyone’s “funny” and “laid-back” and “adventurous.” I used to have a standard, generic profile, too, with a list of adjectives and facts: fun, outgoing, great speller (looking back, not sure how that applied), and insert-a-bunch-of-other-adjectives here. First, I would spend 30-60 minutes talking to the client. Most of us heading to Dublin from the shticks have to venture into Coppers with no introduction, as anonymous, naive waifs from the innocent plains outside of the big shmoke."Watch out, Tommy Bowe, there's a younger version waiting in the wings" reads the intro to the Mail on Sunday's piece today about Tommy Bowe's fashion brand 'XV Kings' and his younger brother David, who is moving down to Dublin to set up a software company.