I’ve had ever so many users come to me with usernames that either convey something totally off (wrong gender, for example) or just failed to help them stand out and shine.
Your username, coupled with your profile picture, is the MOST visible thing in search results.
Matthew Valentines is an online dating concierge, and executive director at Personal Dating Assistants.
An attraction technologist at heart, he travels the world in search of beautiful women, new ways to help men with their online dating, and the perfect single malt whiskey.
Keep reading for the top username mistakes men make and everything you need to know to choose one that gets more women writing you.
You’ll even be spoon-fed 26 examples of good usernames for dating sites like Ok Cupid, POF and Millionaire Match just for reading until the end.
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But a sexy username that really stands out will give you a big head start in the right direction.It’s the first thing potential dates see, and as this humorous article indicates, it makes a big impression (sometimes unintentionally).It’s either a huge advantage, a huge disadvantage, or a missed opportunity! You can check out this link with a decent round-up of some of the very worst username strategies, but there are a lot of more mundane things that make for bad usernames.Trying too hard to perfectly sum yourself up is a common pitfall. Generally you should avoid anything with numbers, or super descriptive words (Ski Girl Seattle is very boring, even if it’s easy to come up with—and it only conveys information we’d be able to find in other areas of her profile).It’s also best not to just recycle whatever old school internet handle has been your Twitter username and forum login info for years—stuff we created c.