“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?
If I was being honest with the title of this post, I probably would have called it something like “How to write a good first message according to what Single Steve thinks is a good first message, but I’m not really sure you should take my advice because I rarely get responses to my messages”.
So, as you can see, it doesn’t really have the same ring, or appeal to someone searching on how to write a good first message for online dating.
You mentioned that you’re learning to ride, have you had many lessons?
x Suzie” A message like the one above shows that you have taken the time to read the person’s profile and are not just contacted hundreds of people with the same message.
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!Okay, so here are some example online dating messages that you can use.Remember, you need to tweak these to the girls profile. - Use this when you want to add a something unique to your first message. I'm just your average guy Who's looking for a chance Will you accept this message Like it's our first dance?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.By talking about his pets, it shows a shared interest in animals. I’m a little shy of 6ft (I hope that’s tall enough), I’ve got dark eyes, dark hair and a tan from working outside as a landscape gardener.Our team could always do with a few more supporters, if you fancied coming to watch one day?