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: Choosing the photos to use can be really tough but last year Ok Cupid released a user-driven web app called My Best Face that will help you to quickly narrow in on the keepers and eliminate the duds.
The app allows you to upload photos for the other members to vote on.
Messages sent to people who had simply viewed a client's profile were just over 80% more likely to elicit a reply.
Running regressions and analyses to determine how to increase your "hits" may appear to strip the romance out of digital dating.
Ok Cupid CEO, Sam Yagan, guesses the reason that guys who look at the camera get less messages than those who don’t is because it’s intimidating to women.
Valdez says this could be the case but believes it may also have to do with the fact that a typical “customer service photo” pose makes you look like you care too much and are seeking approval.
Scott Valdez, Founder and President of Virtual Dating Assistants (Vi DA Virtual Dating Assistants.com) advises that informed decisions yield better results.They also measure the effectiveness of different profile elements.Externally, they pay attention to discoveries by others key players within the market, especially Ok Cupid.Think of it as the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) of online dating.On Match.com, the default search ordering is called “Original Order,” which has no real meaning in and of itself.
Ok Cupid, an online dating site with over 3.5 million active users, taps into the massive stats that are collected in its server.