Our subconscious tells us that it’s rude not to answer a question so your chances are increased ten fold by just asking.
Better to focus on interests, or even better, common interests. Talking about your own interests can give the recipient a good idea of what you are like.
It seems this is almost as important as talking about their interests so using any word that describes an interest or hobby is great, once your hobby isn’t too weird.
Your mother always told you so and you never really believed it too much, but the fact is that first impressions really count.
And this couldn’t be more true when it comes to contacting someone online.
Presumably men prefer a more confident approach from a woman online, and ladies the opposite, but we certainly don’t suggest going overboard.
A little awkwardness might work, but too much and you’ll seem more Mr Bean than Ryan Gosling.
If you could trade places with anyone currently alive, would you?
Which is a better Friday night: dancing or Netflix?
While everybody enjoys compliments on their looks, focusing too much on physical looks seems to imply shallowness.
Messages using words like will more often than not end up getting deleted immediately.
I know this is not marketing school but, like a marketer, you are trying to reel someone in.