Everyone I know either has Tinder on their phone, has it installed and doesn’t want to admit it, or is a nun. Are you able to ignite a little more than curiosity in your matches or are you the type of guy that gets featured on one of those “embarrassing Tinder stories” articles?Heck, even I have it, and I hate the concept of online dating. Well, if you’re hanging your head in shame right now, don’t worry.Nothing is more frustrating than matching with an attractive girl on Tinder, excitedly sending her a message, and then facing eternal radio silence.You know you’re no Shakespeare, but your message sure seemed decent enough to get a mutual match to respond. Simple: You’re failing to trigger an emotional response that makes her want to write you back.Getting more quality dates with the women you want to meet comes down to optimizing your profile and messages to the largest degree possible.What you need are some extremely effective lines that you can cut and paste to different women on Tinder.
Luckily, there are a ton of options out there to stand out with an original conversation starter, from asking about an interest to commenting on a picture of their cat to using emojis and GIFs.
"Leverage the uniqueness of the app, if possible," Drew Michaels, founder of Higher Level Dating and The Dating App Formula, tells Bustle. What I would have my students do, in that case, is stand out by NOT doing it, and instead asking “Be honest, (name)…
"For example, while it’s no longer the case, Coffee Meets Bagel used to give a canned question, inviting people who matched to answer (for example “What’s your favorite pizza topping??
Here is a list of some of the best online dating opening messages I have used.
All these openers have gotten responses for me personally and for many of my clients. If anybody has other openers that work well for them online, post them in the comments.