Posted by Sandy Weiner in communication skills in dating, dating in midlife, online dating after 40 | 1 comment — One of the most frustrating aspects of online dating is writing emails that don’t get responses. When I first started dating online after my divorce, I would write long heartfelt emails to the men I liked.If I didn’t get a response, I’d take it personally.
If you have time, I’d love to take you to coffee and learn more about [something you’re interested in].
It’s been a pleasure working under you at Clarify Inc.
I have a dry sense of humor and an unfulfilled romantic streak (I hope you do, too).
I’m going to dissect Roberta’s email a bit and show her what works and what doesn’t to help her write more effective online dating emails in the future.
To illustrate this, I’ll share a recent exchange with one of my private coaching clients. She closed by saying she looks forward to hearing from him. He’s more likely to respond to an email with a request to hear back. As a pianist, NYC’s culture makes me feel like a kid in a candy store. What are two of your favorite recent favorite films and why should I go see them? Give a personal reason why you can relate to that one thing 4. If you want more helpful tips and tools to accelerate your online dating success, there’s still time to sign up for my content-rich DIY course Find Love Online After 40.
“Roberta” (not her real name) sent me a link to a profile of a man she liked on Over four weeks, you’ll learn the 4 biggest mistakes you’re making with online dating.
On your Linked In profile, it says you’re currently working on [responsibility in current job/organization or side project]—and [reason why it relates to you]. It was really nice meeting you at the American Inbound Marketing Conference on the 14th.
Your advice on landing page optimization was so helpful; I’ve actually shared your tips with my whole team.
” As a dating coach, I now know that when a man doesn’t respond, it’s not personal. She made a few spelling and grammatical mistakes Thank for viewing my profile – left out the word “you”.
There are so many reasons why emails don’t get responses. Studies by OKCupid show that no greeting works best in an initial email. She told him that she saw that he viewed her profile. It can feel a little stalk-ish, even though it’s true that he viewed her first. It makes her sound more confident if she gets right to the reason why she was drawn to his profile. Question mark on second sentence should be a period). To make your best first impression, check your email a few times and edit before sending. She does say that she liked it, but she wasn’t specific.
It was great to meet you at [name of event] on [date].