Why do women only respond to a small percentage of emails? Let’s say you were asked to select one of the cows in the field to pet.
Yours, Evan Every line of this message can be thrown out. Because anyone whom you contact knows by virtue of you writing to them that a) you liked their profile, b) you liked their photo and c) you’d like a reply. That, my friends, is what separates the most successful online daters from the rest of the pack. In this case, I’ve written them for men replying to women, but the steps are applicable to everyone: Every word of it.
Remember, that’s why she wrote it – because she wants you to get to know her, not because she wants to be told for the umpteenth time that she’s hot. NOT the thing you like the most, NOT the thing you find most attractive, NOT the thing you have in common. It might be how she doesn’t know how to program her Ti Vo. Yes, you think it’s cool that she also likes Robert De Niro movies and skiing in Vail. The sillier and more over-the-top your email, the funnier it’ll be.
She’ll be looking for her purple cow – that one email that stands out like a sore thumb. That one email that makes her say “I’ve got to get to know this guy”. You need to create an email that accomplishes the 3 golden rules of an online dating first email… I tell you what – if you respond back to this email with a time for me to contact you on IM, I’ll show you a guy that’s NOTHING like the other guys on this site.
Before we show you some successful first online dating message examples, you should see what a poor email looks like. Other than that, I’m into playing PS3 games such as World of Warcraft. I know you’ve gone through a gazillion email messages.
The most important thing to do is personalize every email so that the person you're writing to feels special.