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7 Rules To Create The Perfect Online Profile Picture

Your online dating profile picture is like the gatekeeper to your digital love life. If the guy is NOT immediately attracted to your picture, he is NOT going to read your profile. It doesn’t matter how amazing you are or how well written your profile is. Guys do not read those interesting facts unless they like your profile picture.

To help you put together the perfect online profile picture and optimize your ability to find a high-quality partner, I’ve listed some guidelines to follow below. These are not my opinion. They are facts based on analytics from one of the major players in the online dating space.

This is your bible to select the perfect profile pictures.

1. Do not have anyone else in the picture with you, especially someone of the opposite gender

2. Make the picture as close to a square as possible

3. Don’t be too far or too close to the camera and center yourself in the frame (Your face should make up 8-15% of the surface area of the entire photo)

4. Vary your photos to show different life experiences (IE: skiing, traveling, relaxing on the beach, etc.)

5. Don't wear scantly clad outfits in most of the pictures