An analysis about online dating published in the journal Evidence Based Medicine suggests that men are drawn to online profiles in which a user name signifies physical fitness, while women prefer user names indicating risk-taking. The joint data analysis, by researchers with Queen Mary University of London and the University of Texas, found that choosing internet dating handles that begin with a letter in the first half of the alphabet is as important as uploading a flattering profile pic or crafting the perfect introductory headline.
"Initial interest was best captured through: a desirable screen name starting with a letter in the top half of the alphabet; an attractive still picture; and a fluent headline message," the paper says.
Knowing this about men should give you some insight into what matters to guys and how you can appeal to his wants and desires. The first step before trying to create your username is to brainstorm everything there is to know about your descriptive CHARACTER TRAITS which could easily describe who you are: • Accepting • Adventurous • Articulate • Bold • Brave • Confident • Compassionate • Daring • Energetic • Joyful 2.
On the flip side, being associated with a unique and attention-grabbing screen name is a great way to showcase your personality and create a memorable impression.
Indeed, screen name creation is probably more important than most of us realize. Below are a few ideas to help you score a terrific username.
Internet predators could potentially identify your location by your screen name.
One of the most easy ways to create a screen name with the least amount of effort is to let your computer do it for you.
Not only will this new moniker become tied to your online identity, it will affect other people's perception of you, much like how your hair and clothes might during an in-person meeting.