I would write overly long and, in my head, witty emails that very rarely received responses. My rule here is very simple: keep your first email very short.
For this discussion refers to your first message in online dating.
This will include whatever method the service you are using allows you to write a message to another member.
There are several reasons I’m for short first emails.
With online dating, the first message can make or break your chances of a successful first date.
Based on my experience, I think the above are good guidelines to improve your odds of getting the conversation going.