You know the old saying about first impressions, and how you only get one chance to make them? You can have the most handsome, photogenic dating photo in the world, but tacking a horrible username on it has roughly the same effect as that iceberg had on the Titanic.
Never sabotage your amazing profile with a weak username.
We’ve got 18 examples of usernames that work great for POF, Ok Cupid, and
I know, I know; none of the sites make it clear enough. Don’t create a totally random one that you gave a mere second’s thought!What Makes A Good Username Your username is your first impression.You want it to be a sneak preview into the rest of your profile.None of them force you really take time to think about that step, or let you fill out the other aspects of your profile while you ponder the all-important “username” field and come back to it once the creative juices are flowing. Check out this link about a JDate user who picked an icky name.I confess I had no idea what “tossed salad” meant, but it turns out it meant something kinda kinky that did not convey what this gal intended.When your message pops up in her inbox, it’s the hook that makes her want to read it.