Summer is in full bloom, your body is beach season-ready (or close enough), and you’re set to start swiping at a furious clip.
But despite dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Grindr now being the norm, many people are still clueless when it comes to presenting themselves online.
That’s where we can help. In an interview with TheWrap, online dating guru Julie Spira broke down the keys to a top notch dating profile.
The Los Angeles-based online dating coach has between 50 and 100 clients at any given time, and she’s not afraid to share her two cents on common Tinder mistakes
Some of this would seem like common sense. But apparently there are guys – and make no mistake: guys are usually the ones making these errors, according to Spira – who insist on posting shirtless bathroom selfies on Tinder. So let’s run through Spira’s essential dating app dos and don’ts.
This helps give your profile a measure of authenticity right off the bat. Keep in mind your default picture is the hook. “People are very visual,” said Spira.