"Hey, I like collecting chopsticks, you like collecting chopsticks! ;-)" One last thing: use emoticons and acronyms, but use them sparingly.
I don't usually start off a post with the impact points right at the beginning.
But I want to lay these out first -- because they're so vital to solid message writing -- and we'll get into the "whys" and the "hows" in a moment.
I was going to write about something else today -- I have a couple of big-concept posts I've been meaning to write up and get around to -- but, heck, the last post I put up was a big-concept post so I figured let's have a quick breather from that and get something a little lighter up first. I've been all too guilty of this myself -- sending super-long messages.
But now that there are millions of people dating online, the competition is fiercer than ever. Don't just say, "I'm funny," say something funny like, "Boy, are you cute!
If you want to get someone's attention, you need your initial email to really standout. All you're trying to do in this first email is arouse someone's curiosity and get him or her to respond.2.
Then our panel of experts and peers weighed in with their opinions. S.: Some of these emails were successful, some weren’t... ) So embarrassing, I just knocked my coffee all over the place cause my cell phone was ringing and I was trying to type and grab it at the same time. A woman who reads Nabokov (I just finished Lolita), likes Al Green and is really attractive as well?