Online Dating Site How To’s

Jane Leigh - April 18, 2015

Online dating sites have plenty to offer the single individual, so come and have a look at all they have to offer.

It is very easy these days to join an online dating site. The only tools you will need are a computer, laptop or mobile telephone and an Internet connection or Internet access. You can access an online dating site from the comfort of your own home, in an Internet cafe or wherever you are, via your mobile phone. Nothing could be easier!

SA 16Making your selection will probably be the hardest part of the process. There are so many available online dating sites to choose from. Your selection depends on what you are looking for. You can choose an online dating site dependent on your location, or your age, or your language preference. There are websites for Christian dating, Asian dating, mature dating, executive dating, 20’s, 30’s and 40’s dating, married dating, singles dating, soulmate dating, spiritual dating and so many more.

Let’s say for the sake of expediency that you have chosen a singles dating website. Your first task will be to register with the website. This is very easy and will only require that you provide a valid e-mail address for notifications and a username and password. The website will likely send you a verification e-mail which you have to respond to with a single click feature, just to be sure that it is a valid address.

Once you have done this, you can access the online dating site to start setting up your profile. A profile is an area on the website where you log all your information. You state your sex, your age and other details including height, body type, whether you have tattoo’s or other such information. You can also upload photo’s of yourself. You will be expected to complete a section on your interests and hobbies.

You may state what sort of industry you work in, whether you have pets and whether you are a parent. Most sites will have an option where you can state whether your children live with you or not. Many sites now cater to single parents who are looking to meet other single partners who also have children of their own.

Once you have established your profile you may complete various quizzes and personality tests which establish your personality profile. This will help the site to search for other compatible personalities that match your search criteria. These quizzes are usually quick, easy and fun to do.

The online dating site will then direct you to an area where you key in your search criteria. What are you looking for in a dating partner? It is a good idea to take a few minutes to think about this and to ascertain what you want to gain from online dating. Your search criteria will offer you a lot of options.

Here you can specify the ethnicity, age, education, interests, height, eye colour, hair colour, hair length, sex, sexual orientation and other such details. You may even specify if you want to be directed to profiles with or without photographs. Once you have filled in all the relevant information you will select the search option and be directed to all the profiles that match on this particular online dating site. Enjoy and good luck!