Your username, coupled with your profile picture, is the MOST visible thing in search results.
It’s the first thing potential dates see, and as this humorous article indicates, it makes a big impression (sometimes unintentionally).
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.
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.
As someone who has been an online dating coach since 2003, I’d venture to guess that I’ve not only seen more usernames than just about anyone on the planet, but I’ve written more of them as well.
Why do I think that usernames make a difference, when everyone knows that it’s all about the profile and photo?
Creating a memorable username is a smart way to appeal to the type of people you want to attract.
The journey of finding the right kind of person for yourself begins with you selecting a username that is clear, easy to remember, quirky/fun, and positive.