All the best, Jon” Again, this example refers to what the person has said in their profile and asks a friendly question. You mentioned that you’d like to hear from tall, dark, sporty men, so I thought I’d get in touch.
“Good morning Donna, I thought I’d get in touch as we have so much in common and you seem like a really nice girl.
You mention that you have two dogs, what breed are they?
By commenting on something that they have written in a jokey way, you are showing that you have a sense of humour and it is also nice to compliment someone’s personality in this way.
The message also emphasises a common interest in horse riding and ends with a friendly question, which would encourage the person to reply.
Below, I have outlined some good and bad examples of messages and have given some tips on how to send an effective message on an online dating site.Whatever happens, don’t be put off sending messages, a cheesy message is better than no message at all!