Online Dating Tips for Beginners

By: Lisa Bower
Online dating seems simple. All you need to do is sign up, post some information about yourself and wait for prospective dates to roll in. You don't even need to leave the sofa. But you aren't likely to meet the perfect person unless you follow a few basic online dating tips.
Getting Started
Not all online dating Web sites are created equal. You want to choose a Web site that speaks to you and your interests. Some dating Web sites are directed toward a specific age group, ethnicity or

Pros and Cons of Online Dating

By: Lisa Bower
The pros and cons of online dating might be slightly different from chance encounters, but they remain important to the dating process. The Information Age is upon us-the Internet is quickly becoming an everyday means with which to communicate. With the Internet's e-emergence came the advent of online dating, a phenomenon that brings with it both pluses and minuses.
Online dating Web sites give people more options when it comes to dating. Instead of having to go out and meet and greet dozens upon dozens of people, you can peruse dozens upon dozens of online profiles in just a fraction of the time.

Succeeding With Online Dating

So many people swear by online dating but then there are other people who haven’t been able to master it.  It’s true, online dating can work but you need to learn how to put yourself out there, make sure that you don’t come across in a bad light when you do make contact with others, and that you take it to the next level when you meet in person.   There are just a few small tips that will help you make the most of the online dating experience.
1. Make sure that you create a profile that puts your best side out there.  Don’t have a profile that talks about all of your short comings, instead you need to make sure that your profile puts your fun side out there.  This will attract more people to you, to who you are, to what you like to do.  There is plenty of time later to share the other sides of who you are, but make sure that your profile is upbeat and just overall very positive.
2. Next, when you make contact with someone you need to keep things real, but stay positive.  Don’t