your best chance of striking up a conversation with a potential suitor.
Don’t procrastinate: “Messages sent within the first 24 hours are twice as likely to receive a response,” said Jean-Marie Mc Grath of Hinge.
“If they say they’re a foodie, hit them with ‘so I see you’re a foodie, what’s the best Mexican restaurant in town?  Give them something to work with: Starting a conversation with a question works best. ,” which puts the pressure on the other person to come up with something to talk about.
Encourage a match to answer by feeding them material.
“You can say something like ‘Katy Perry or Taylor Swift?
’ or a cute opening line with two choices that kind of gives you a little idea of who they are,” Mc Cann said.
Play it cool: People tend to word-vomit exactly what they’re looking for in their bios: a life partner or someone to cuddle with at night.
Less is more, warns Laurie Davis, chief executive of e Flirt, an online dating consultancy.“You would never say that to somebody when you first meet them at a bar, so don’t say that online either,” she said. Listing what you don’t want in a relationship is “just going to make you look cold,” she adds.Get offline ASAP: Many people like the idea of online dating in theory but don’t find success because they never meet people face-to-face.If dating is a game, online dating is a game of strategy.Message someone “hey,” and you’ll probably be ignored.Send the wrong emoji — or apparently any at all if you’re male — and you’re as good as gone.