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How to make your dating app profile stand out

When it comes to online dating and dating apps, you have a matter of seconds to make an impression. 

As a result, the photos you choose and the words you write in your profile play an integral role in your dating success.

So to look further into what Australian women like to see in potential matches’ profiles, female-first dating platform, Bumble, commissioned research – with very interesting results. 

In a survey of 1,004 single Australian women aged between 18 – 39, it was found that men who flash a smile in their profile photos are more likely to stand out with nine in 10 women revealing they’d swipe right for a nice smile.

To look further into what Australian women like to see in potential matches’ profiles, female-first dating platform, Bumble , commissioned research – with very interesting results

Blank profiles are an absolute no-no, with 84 per cent of those surveyed less likely to match with someone who has made no effort to include a profile description

Blank profiles are an absolute no-no, with 84 per cent of those surveyed less likely to match with someone who has made no effort to include a profile description

An entertaining profile is also a big winner, with 77 per cent of women saying they’d be more likely to match with someone who has put the time into creating an engaging profile. 

Blank profiles are an absolute no-no, with 84 per cent of those surveyed less likely to match with someone who has made no effort to include a profile description.

Interestingly, looks don’t play as big a role as some may think. 

Although 58 per cent of the women said they would be ‘more inclined’ to match with somebody who had a ‘fit body’, 38 per cent said it wouldn’t influence their swiping decisions at all. 

Women in their twenties are more on board with the idea of men featuring puppies in their profile, with 51 per cent saying they would swipe right, but for women in their thirties, 55 per cent said they wouldn't be influenced by a cute puppy photo

Women in their twenties are more on board with the idea of men featuring puppies in their profile, with 51 per cent saying they would swipe right, but for women in their thirties, 55 per cent said they wouldn’t be influenced by a cute puppy photo

Dos and don’ts for your dating app profile  

DO: Smile in your photos 

DO: Have an engaging, fun bio

DON’T: Have a blank profile 

DON’T: Think that a puppy photo will up your chances – many women in their 30s weren’t influenced by them

DON’T: Think a ‘fit body’ means you will have more success finding a match  

It’s been long thought that profile photos with puppies or cute pets are more likely to stand out among the masses.  

But according to this survey, Australian women are on the fence when it comes to men including photos with cute puppies in their photos. 

While 46 per cent of women said it would make them more likely to match, 44 per cent said it wouldn’t influence their decision at all and 10 per cent admitted it was a ‘turn off’. 

Women in their twenties are more on board with the idea of men featuring puppies in their profile, with 51 per cent saying they would swipe right, but for women in their thirties, 55 per cent said they wouldn’t be influenced by a cute puppy photo.

Although 58 per cent of the women said they would be 'more inclined' to match with somebody who had a 'fit body', 38 per cent said it wouldn't influence their swiping decisions 

Although 58 per cent of the women said they would be ‘more inclined’ to match with somebody who had a ‘fit body’, 38 per cent said it wouldn’t influence their swiping decisions 

In the same report, it was also found that 56 per cent of women believe they have missed out on romantic opportunities because they failed to make the first move

In the same report, it was also found that 56 per cent of women believe they have missed out on romantic opportunities because they failed to make the first move

In the same report, it was also found that 56 per cent of women believe they have missed out on romantic opportunities because they failed to make the first move. 

It also found that 69 per cent of single Australian women aged between 18 and 39 years old want to be more assertive and confident when it comes to dating, with only 29 per cent of them endorsing the traditional view that making the first move is the role of the man.

It was also discovered that high income earners and women in their thirties find it the hardest to find a partner through dating, but 81 per cent of women overall admitted they find it difficult too. 

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