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Why Is Online Dating So Hard?

Why Is Online Dating So Hard? How To Improve Your Chances For Success With Dating Apps.As an online dating photographer and someone who has worked with thousands of clients I am here to say online dating sucks. It is something you will not hear from any other person in my position but it is true. Why would I say this? Easy. Most people have no...

How To Get More Matches On Dating Apps

How To Get More Right Swipes, More Matches & Be More Successful on Dating Apps: Tips, Tricks & Advice on App Choice, Bios, Prompts, Answers, Photos & MessagesIf you have spent any time on dating apps or have friends, colleagues or family members who use dating apps you should be familiar with one of the biggest frustrations: lack of...

Online Dating First Dates

Dating App First Date Ideas, What To Talk About & Where To Go On A First Date, When To Ask For Dates, Exchanging Numbers, Coffee Dates, Drinks & First Date Jitters + Nerves - Etiquette GuideSo you have matched with someone on a dating app, managed to flirt your way through not so awkwardly spaced exchanges and are ready to ask the person...

How To Take A Good Professional Headshot

Professional Business Headshot Tutorial & Tips: How To Prepare, What To Wear For A Business Headshot, How To Pose, Smile For A Headshot, Linkedin Profiles, Websites, Examples & Ideas Headshots are more widely used than ever before. From Linkedin profiles, press releases, articles, websites, social media, avatars, business cards, sales...

Is Online Dating Safe?

Safety Practices, Statistics, Articles, Dangers, Privacy Tips To Protect Yourself & Your Identity When Using Online Dating Apps From Crime, Harassment, Catfishing, Scams & CreepsOnline dating has come a long way since the days of Match.com. Not only are there more people on dating sites and apps but there are more options available...

Online Dating Etiquette, Rules

Texting Rules, Responding To Messages, Arranging Dates, Asking For Phone Numbers, Dating Multiple People, When To Meet, Manners, First Dates, Not Interested, Online Dating Red Flags   When it comes to online dating, the waters have been muddied by indecisiveness, access to devices that allow for instantaneous communication, access to...

Online Dating Resource Guide

Comprehensive List of Resources For Online Dating: Podcasts, Research Articles, Statistics Studies, Survey Papers, Risks, Scams, Catfishing, Love Bombing, App Reviews, Safety Guides & More   Tips from a dating coach and online dating app consultant. Over the years I have stumbled on a variety of resources, articles, stories, anecdotes,...

How To Meet People IRL

How To Meet New Friends and People Organically, In A New City, Offline In Real Life, Near You, In Your Area After College Without Apps   Dating apps are not for everyone and even if you do decide to give online dating apps a try, you should never abandon trying to meet people offline, organically. Even if you meet online, you still have to...

Psychological Effects Of Online Dating

Online Dating and Mental Health: Loneliness, Social Anxiety & the Negative Effects of Online Dating, Red Flags, Depression, Addiction, Research Studies, Facts   I am a big fan of online dating when done correctly. As a tool, it's a great way to meet others outside of your routine. Single parents, busy professionals, those who are new to...

Monthly Average Mobile Users For Online Dating Apps

The Most Popular Free and Paid Dating Apps Used by Monthly Average Users in the United States, How Many People Use Online Dating Sites, Statistics App Annie, an apps data and analytics company that tracks downloads and active users across mobile devices released a report on the average monthly users in the United States across Tinder, Bumble,...

Online Dating Conversation Starters

First Messages: How To Start A Conversation with a Girl, Guy on Dating Apps. Funny, Witty, Interesting and Creative Opening Lines To Get More Responses, First Date Topics 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...

Men’s Headshot Wardrobe Tips

What To Wear For Men's Business Headshots: Tips, Colors, Wardrobe Styling, Attire Ideas, Grooming Advice & Photo Examples for Professional Headshots for HimDepending on the industry you are in, headshot options are limitless, especially if you decide to capture your headshot outside of a studio i.e. public space, office space, outdoors etc....

Women’s Headshot Wardrobe Tips

What To Wear for Female Headshots, Outfits, Clothing, Female Wardrobe Styling Tips, Hair, Earrings, Accessories, Colors, Makeup for Her Examples & MoreDepending on the industry you are in, headshot options are limitless, especially if you decide to capture your headshot outside of a studio i.e. public space, office space, outdoors etc. Over...

Dating In San Francisco

What is Dating Culture in San Francisco Like? Is Dating in the San Francisco Bay Area Hard For Men? Women? How To Meet People Offline, In Real Life: SF & Silicon Valley. In the city where people love to complain about everything from electric scooters, to Ubers blocking bike lanes, long waits at Blue Bottle, incorrect DoorDash orders, fog,...

Is Online Dating Worth It?

Does Online Dating Work? Should You Use Dating App? How Do Dating Apps Compare To Traditional Offline Dating? Pros and Cons To Online Dating Apps And SitesAs an online dating photographer and consultant based in San Francisco, I have worked with numerous people over the years with respect to their profiles, photos, bios, app choices, wardrobe,...

Match.com San Francisco Bay Area Male to Female Gender Ratios aka Man Jose

Male to Female Bay Area Gender Ratios: What Online Dating Is Like in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Man Jose, Santa Clara, Mountain View, San Mateo 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...

Best Tinder Profile Photos

Online Dating App Photo Tips For Guys, Girls. Appropriate, Flattering & Recommended Photos For Your Profile. How To Take Good Dating Profile Photos + Worst Photos To UseWhen it comes to dating apps, especially volume-based swiping apps like Tinder, photos are everything. Some people treat Tinder jokingly and make lazy attempts at profiles...

Online Dating In San Francisco

Top Online Dating Apps For Men, Women in San Francisco Bay Area. Best Dating Sites For Relationship Focused Individuals. w How To Find a Boyfriend, Girlfriend in San Francisco.There are countless dating apps these days and with that obscure, niche sites that claim to specialize in specific demographics and interests: Farmer's Only, eHarmony (the...

Chicago Date Ideas

Date Nights, Happy Hours, Fun Casual Dinner Spots, Coffee Dates Anniversary Ideas + Places To Meet Singles In Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda Daytrips from San FranciscoChicago is one of my favorite cities in the world. I use any excuse to make it out there whenever possible. Aside from the beautiful architecture, scenic views, energy displayed...

East Bay Date Ideas

Date Nights, Happy Hours, Fun Casual Dinner Spots, Coffee Dates Anniversary Ideas + Places To Meet Singles In Oakland, Berkeley & Alameda Daytrips from San FranciscoOakland has seen a renaissance in nightlife, beer and restaurants like no other place in the Bay Area. The East Bay offers an incredible of options for dates and interests of all...

Best Dating Apps and Sites 2020

Top Free & Paid Mobile Dating Apps + Websites For Men, Women, Serious Relationships Based On Gender, Age, Preferences: Hinge, Coffee Meets Bagel, Bumble. In 2019, there are countless online dating sites and with that obscure, niche sites that claim to specialize in specific demographics and interests: Farmer's Only, eHarmony (the first...