If you need a little inspiration, I did some research and found some real headlines that appealed to me: Write a succinct but intriguing profile I mentioned above that many professionals are time-poor, so with this in mind, once you’ve won them over with your fantastic, stand-out dating profile photos, you now need to impress them with a well-written, intriguing profile.However, you need to keep it short so that they are willing to commit the time to read through it.

Make an effort with your photo A lot of dating professionals are time-poor and so are unlikely to spend ages scrolling through pages of photos, so one thing you can do to help yourself is to have a fantastic profile photo that stands out from the crowd.

Having a good-quality, smiling headshot will work, and if possible, try and include some colour in the shot – either wear something bright or stand in front of or near a colourful background. Red is a great colour to wear, especially for women aiming to attract men to their profile.

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So rather than Amanda_73, you might choose Amanda Loves Cakes.

It’s descriptive, easy to remember and will give them something to talk about in their opening email if need be.

Also, make sure the location suits your personality.

If you love walking around the South Bank or along the river at weekends, include some photos that show you doing just that.

If you’re into photography, have your camera in your hand.

If you’re into music, wear some headphones round your neck.

It is the colour of love and passion and has been proven to be a draw for men.