Anyone can suggest dinner, a movie, meeting for coffee, etc… is a melting pot of all different types of women, from “alternative” types to hipsters and nerds and everything in between.
For maximum success, you want your Ok Cupid profile to appeal to a broad range of women, because “hot” comes in all categories.
It’s been marketed as a “woman-friendly” alternative to Tinder, so you definitely want to keep your profile classy to be successful on this app.
She doesn’t want to read a boring list of adjectives.
The profiles on Ok Cupid are broken down into several sections, the most difficult of which to write are the “Self Summary” and “What I’m Doing With My Life” sections.
This is where you’ll spend the most time, since the others pretty much write themselves.
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On longer profiles, you want 70% of it to be about you, and 30% of it to describe what you’re looking for.
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You really need to bring your profile writing A-game to this dating app.
The women you’ll find on CMB are typically sophisticated, young professionals who are looking for a relationship.
But to attract the pretty fish, your profile needs to be tantalizing bait.