Christian Rudder, co-founder Ok Cupid.com, is brutally honest.The cardinal rule of online dating, he says, is to be “really, really hot.” In fairness, “hot” is subjective.Not simply because they create “culturally relevant communities,” Slater writes. In Slater’s book, he sits down with the man many refer to as the Ray Kroc of dating, Ross Williams. The goal, then, is to rise above the insecurity and present the best version of yourself. “Some are better actors than others,” Williams admits.
Anna Harrison is an international education specialist by day and a travel consultant by night.
Mojo restored, he added a witty ultimatum to his Ok Cupid profile: “Contact me if you can ride a horse.” Sure enough, Jennifer, a 30-year-old horse trainer, sent him a message.
After their first date, she asked if Andrew wanted to come see her barn and her apartment. Six months into their relationship, Andrew is proof that a little moxie goes a long way.
After a series of “comically bad” dates, she felt defeated, as though online dating “only made it easier to meet a whole bunch of wrong men, the kind who lied in their profiles or who had major character faults.” But instead of giving up, she got mathematical.
Webb developed a detailed rating system, awarding points for each criterion that a prospective date fulfilled.
But it’s likely you know your own hottest look, so use it.