None of them force you really take time to think about that step, or let you fill out the other aspects of your profile while you ponder the all-important “username” field and come back to it once the creative juices are flowing. Check out this link about a JDate user who picked an icky name.

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Men are quite visual and they’re instantly attracted to women based on what they finds physically attractive.

After interviewing over 60,000 single men and women over the years there’s a few common things I can say men really find attractive in women.

Your username in an online dating profile matters more than you might realize.

I know, I know; none of the sites make it clear enough. Don’t create a totally random one that you gave a mere second’s thought!

The first step if you didn’t already know, is to have an attractive online dating profile photo to catch attention in the first place.

Without a great photo the chances are your username won’t even matter.

I’ve had ever so many users come to me with usernames that either convey something totally off (wrong gender, for example) or just failed to help them stand out and shine.

Your username, coupled with your profile picture, is the MOST visible thing in search results.

Trying too hard to perfectly sum yourself up is a common pitfall. Generally you should avoid anything with numbers, or super descriptive words (Ski Girl Seattle is very boring, even if it’s easy to come up with—and it only conveys information we’d be able to find in other areas of her profile).

It’s also best not to just recycle whatever old school internet handle has been your Twitter username and forum login info for years—stuff we created c.

She is also the CMO at Instant Chemistry, a bio tech company based in Toronto specializing in genetic matchmaking.