Before the Internet, there were personal ads, and before that, lonely shepherds carved detailed works of art into tree bark to communicate their longing for human contact.
Choose Your Targets"It's impossible to message or date one person at a time," Davis writes.
Upload seven, instructs Davis, who actually : "(1) close-up, (2) full-length, (3) close-up, (4) action shot, (5) full-length, (6) close-up, (7) action shot." Webb praises one sought-after woman's photo because "her hair and makeup didn't look overdone, but she had definitely spent time on both." In a study by the University of Rochester, women wearing red were found to be more attractive—yes, that old chestnut—and OKCupid reports that women get the most messages when their expression is flirty and their gaze is directed at the camera.
(Men do best when looking slightly off camera.) Webb and Davis advocate flashing a shoulder or a little cleavage—and both stress the importance of good lighting.
And save the sarcasm: "Instead of seeming witty and clever, those women just sounded angry." 3.
Get Photo-Ready Dating service How About We found that users who uploaded at least three photos received twice as many messages as those who had just one.