What I love about the New Year is the chance it gives you to try a different approach, experiment with new things or perhaps even reinvent yourself. If 2016 was a bit blah on the dating front, then you’re in the right place. I come into regular contact with some of the best dating experts on the planet and I love picking their brains for dating tips that I can share with my clients. Here are my favourite tips of theirs to help you amp up your dating game in 2017. (All the photos are by Saskia Nelson for Hey Tuesday – business headshots that break the mould)
Thank you to queek’d for this fab guest blog post
When you’ve been dating a short time, it can be incredibly hard to know what to buy your crush for Christmas. What kind of gift is appropriate? What does your gift say about the way you feel? It’s quite the minefield and to be honest, it can be quite the journey deciding whether or not you should be buying a gift for a new date in the first place! But if you have decided to buy them something, and the panic has set in, our set of 5 top tips should help you out.
Yes, it’s that time of year when you look back over everything you’ve achieved and start reviewing your successes, isn’t it? I’ve had some amazing successes and adventures this year, I have to say, including working with Martin Parr, winning at the European Dating Awards, being a judge at the US Dating Awards, launching in Edinburgh, appearing in the Financial Times and the Telegraph, being a finalist in the Black British Business Awards and featuring in the book Screw Work Let’s Play among other things.
Are you ready for the busiest day of the year in the online dating world? How’s your dating profile looking? Ready to kickstart your love life? If you need help creating a written profile that will maximise your impact, I hope you’ve checked out my partner-in-crime Rebecca Perkins, she’ll get your profile firing on all cylinders.
Monday 2 January 2017 is going to be THE busiest day of the year for the UK’s online dating industry with thousands of single people up and down the country logging on to their favourite dating sites and apps (and probably signing up to some brand spanking new ones) to take advantage of the New Year optimism that everyone feels at the beginning of the year. To give you a head-start, here are my top tips for creating and choosing the best dating profile photos.
I’m going to start with guys first as there are some slight differences between men and women’s dating photos. Continue Reading
To recognise and celebrate National Coming Out Day recently, I met the lovely Jacqueline Burns who is Vida’s Head of Gay and Lesbian Matchmatching. It seems that most mainstream dating apps are not designed with gay and lesbian singles in mind making it more challenging for them to find love online. Of course, there are gay and lesbian dating apps and websites out there but for the most part they are not focused on long-term partnerships specifically. Jacqueline offers a personal service which is seen as a breath of fresh air to her clients. At Hey Saturday, we work with lots of gay and lesbian clients so I was keen to find out more about her and the service they offer. Continue Reading