Why You Should Never Super Like Nor Super Swipe On Dating Apps

Back in 2016, Tinder rolled out a new feature called the “Super-Like” to allow people to separate themselves from others in an effort to show you are really interested in them vs casually swiping right. The idea here was to allow the other person to know you are interested before he/she swipes on left or right on you. Less than 2 years later,...

Why Online Dating Apps Won’t Solve Your Dating Problems

The proliferation of apps has enabled consumers to obtain items and experiences instantly with a few keystrokes and swipes of a smartphone. Lyft makes it easier for people to hail rides, Caviar makes it easier for people to order food, and Venmo makes it easier to pay people; dating apps do not make it...

The Online Dating Misnomer

Online dating is a term that has been applied loosely to anything involving digital apps and websites aimed at connecting people via online profiles, photos and some sort of swiping, clicking or messaging. Creating a profile on Tinder — is that online dating? Uploading photos to Bumble — is that online...

Why Hi, Hey & What’s Up Will Get You Nowhere With Online Dating

In the age of online dating where profiles can be made in a matter of seconds with your info from Facebook and people swipe right based on a single image viewed for a matter of seconds, online dating has led to uncanny amount of one word opening lines… Hi, Hey, Hello or if you are lucky two words — What’s...

Match.com Bay Area Gender Ratios

Match.com is one of the early pioneers of the online dating industry. With a straightforward approach to creating detailed profile, browsing matches and messaging individuals directly it quickly became a popular destination for singles looking for love online. Over the years, other entrants came on the scene...

Dating App Conversation Starters

There is a tremendous amount of information and coverage around photos for online dating profiles these days - endless source of tips, tricks and secrets circulating all over the internet. As an online dating photographer, my goal is to not only make sure clients have great, natural photos but also have the supporting captions and profile to...

The Biggest Mistakes You Are Making On Your Match.com Profile

As messy, difficult and vague dating is, online dating is even more challenging. Lack of proper etiquette, laziness, ease of setting up a profile, unclear reasons for signing up (lonely, play games, vanity, boredom etc.) has given online dating an unfair shake. With that said, Match.com the dinosaur of dating sites/apps has muddied the waters...