Great free online dating sites are becoming more and more common these days. If you want to be successful on a free online site, you have to choose which one you sign up for wisely, however, because many are not worth your time. You should also follow some general rules for these sites to be successful at meeting girls or guys. Here are a few tips:
Starts with an attractive screen name...
To get a lot of people interested in you, it is always a good idea to go with a screen name that seems to be 'traditionally' attractive or interesting, but should also describe you well. For example the screen name 'Blond Bombshell' puts across a certain message, and is attractive only to certain people. You should think hard about the type of people you want to attract, and make it a good screen name so you attract many and turn off as little as possible. It is a lot like marketing yourself and your personality.
Don't get too personal
Keep it light when you're chatting online. People online are naturally very weary of others online because they need to make sure they aren't strange in reality. You have to get over this hurdle by casual first date type of conversation. Remain vague and mysterious and have fun and you will be successful. Talk about likes, dislikes, dreams, ambitions and things you do.
Choose your dates wisely
Don't send out too many emails. This sends the message that you might be a little bit desperate. Try and pick out the ones that will be right for you who live nearby.
Play hard to get
Don't respond to quickly to emails, and especially not on the weekends or Friday. Those are times when you should be doing better things than replying to emails, right? Waiting to send messages also sends the signal that you have better things to do than sitting all day at a computer. This gets your date intrigued.
If somebody doesn't reply to a few repeated emails, send them something like, "playing hard to get already?" If you don't get a response at all, just move on. It's not the end of the world and there are lots of people online waiting to meet you.
Good practise if you don't want to date.
Otherwise, free online dating is great because its good for practice in a dating situation... but you don't have to really waste your time if you don't want to. Think of it as a 'dating simulator'.