"Some people have usernames you need a decoder ring to decipher," Casey says.
"All the numbers and letters jumbled together make it really hard to figure out what it means."Stay clear of anything too provocative.
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" Casey says the answer should be fun and playful and prompt people to want to click into your profile to get to know you better.
"Something like ' This week I'm looking for a great cocktail date near Central Park' is fun and makes your profile stand out. The first, Casey says, should be about who you are and what you like to do.
"I'm a lawyer, and it's a job that takes up a lot of time," she says.
"I didn't know how I was going to meet someone, especially when with what little free time I had I wanted to spend it with my friends." Heeding advice from friends living in New York City, Allison turned to the Internet.
"Putting up pictures that represent what you look like means you don't have to worry later, if he or she doesn't call you to go out again, that it's because of how you look," Allison says.
"Be honest about who you are."Avoid pictures of yourself with either too many props or too many other people.
"Using something like 'legsfordays' as a username is probably not the impression you want to give if you're looking for a serious relationship," Casey says.
Your headline should answer a basic question such as "What am I looking for?
"But when you think about it, when you go out, you get only one chance to make a great first impression.