According to Ok Cupid, if you have something in common with a girl you’re interested and don’t bring that up when you reach out to her online, then you’ve wasted a huge opportunity.
Talking about similar interests can prompt a quick response from her as well as get her to let her guard down and be more trusting of your intentions, especially if it’s something not a lot of people have an interest in.
This is the hardest one to pull off, but it can work if you do it right.
According to The Date Report, if you make a woman laugh, most of the hard work is done for you.
Ok Cupid did some great research and found something as simple as “What’s up? We’re all busy people with busy schedules, which means phone calls are almost becoming obsolete and we use fewer and fewer words to get our point across. The only exceptions to this rule are “haha” and “lol”.
However, that doesn’t mean what works for colleagues or siblings is what works in dating. And remember, proper punctuation is sexy and shows her that you’re at least somewhat literate.
This is far better than just saying hello, because you're already establishing rapport.
A study by Sidekick says the perfect subject line is unique to the recipient and contains 30 characters or less, just to name a few suggestions.
For instance, if she’s rocking business casual in her primary profile pic, it’s fair to say she probably wants to be taken more seriously.
If she’s doing a cartwheel on the beach, you can go with a more lighthearted or funny first message.
Tired of matching with attractive women on apps like Tinder and Ok Cupid, but not getting any responses to your messages?
If you don’t know how to start a conversation with a girl online, you’re in for a frustrating experience.