So you’re new to the online dating game and you’re finding writing an effective dating profile is trickier than you expected.You’re trying to master the art of displaying your confidence without showing off.

If that’s the case for you, Elite Singles is here to help!

We’ve compiled a guide of online dating profile tips to help you write a dating profile that effectively represents you.suggests, ‘If you work hard on improving your profile, you will be in the top 10 per cent of all people dating online.

You'll definitely stand out from the crowd.’ Take the time then, to complete your profile effectively. Rage attracts rage.‘ A confident, upbeat person exudes charm which instantly makes them more desirable.

To make the process easier for you we asked some real Elite Singles members what they look for in a profile – what’s appealing in a character description and which details fail to impress and therefore will be immediately forgotten. This is worth considering when writing your dating profile.

A shocking 52 per cent of members surveyed said they wouldn’t even open a profile without a profile picture.

Relationship coach, Sam Owen explains that ‘We build up an idea of a person’s personality by looking at their photo, how they have posed, their facial expression, the clothes they are wearing and much more.

If you provide people with those cues they feel they can make more of an informed decision as to whether or not to pursue you.’ Ultimately people want to be able to relate to you online.

They want to have an idea of what you’re like as a person and choosing to keep yourself anonymous, is essentially alienating yourself from your potential matches.

Below is our step-by-step guide of how to write a dating profile: the dos and don’ts to help you reap in the online dating success. A good profile is optimistic and fully completed with no empty spaces or one word answers.