By Judith Silverstein, Michael Lasky In addition to displaying a screen name, many online-dating sites allow you to display a phrase, called a tagline.
Some sites, such as Match.com, let you choose a long screen name and a long tagline.
If you consider your online dating profile to be your personal advertising tool in the dating world, your username is your brand’s mission statement.
Creating your username is actually the second most important step to finding and attracting your ideal partner online.
Creating your online dating username is not something you should do hastily.
Your username is essentially your online personal brand!
The Basics of Safe Screen Names Ways to Choose Screen Names Community Q&A Choosing a safe screen name in applications such as instant messengers can mean the difference between, in extreme cases, life or death, or, in more regular cases, the difference between getting stalked and cyber-bullied and not having these things happen to you.
Follow these guidelines to choose a safe screen name.
On the flip side, being associated with a unique and attention-grabbing screen name is a great way to showcase your personality and create a memorable impression.Do a search on your site to see which is more prominent — taglines or screen names. Likewise, in the world of online dating, your goal is to present yourself in a way that tends to attract the right kind of person, not every available prospect.The obvious first step is to think about the kind of match you want.Something like choose something specific that doesn't actually apply to you, for even more anonymity.One of the most easy ways to create a screen name with the least amount of effort is to let your computer do it for you.Focus on the less superficial stuff, not how tall or suave or sexy you want your prospect to be.