There are so many people looking for love online now that you don’t have to exaggerate – be yourself and someone will adore you just the way you are.

If this woman chose this as a cover photo, what does it say? Sunglasses are cool and can make a statement, but not in your primary dating profile photo.

That she likes to party and has lots of men around her. People want to see your eyes -- and this scowl isn't inviting either.

What matters more than anything when it comes to your online dating profile? Photos can drastically increase your chances of getting more communication and dates. In fact, profiles with photos are nine times more likely to get communication.

Use your photos as a primary tool to express who you are, what you love […] Read more Choosing a really good cover photo for your online dating profile is absolutely at the top of the list when it comes to your success. We realize we have pulled these from a stock photo gallery (kinda cheating!

) — but the point here is just to give you […] Read more When you come to an online dating site you’re, clearly, hoping to meet people.

The nature of the system, in a manner of speaking, can put you in competition with other people who are also trying to meet people. Some dating advice for the girls – make sure make-up is subtle, or as you would normally wear it – the same applies to clothing.Men, meanwhile, should ensure the photo isn’t one of you shying away under a hat, huge sunglasses or a scarf which hides your face.We have also included some not-so-great examples that we have seen many, many times.A high quality photo can really make the difference as well, so if you don’t have the best camera — find a friend who does.Smiles are your best accessory, so please include them.