Your screen name can be one that will make more sense as someone gets to know you.However don’t choose one so obscure that nobody will be intrigued enough to click on it in the first place.However, if 714 has no real relevance to his life then it’s a missed opportunity to tell a potential date something about himself. If she wants a guy to take her seriously and if she wants to meet a guy who’s serious in return, then she would be better off choosing a name that conveys other information about her. If so, she could turn heads with screen name Ashley Baby Blue. Tennis Pro Len gives you an immediate sense that this guy is active, likes the outdoors and is competitive in nature.—Let’s say Ashley or AH wants to be in a serious relationship but she names herself this thinking it will better attract a man because, well, sex sells. Len is more likely to get clicked on just because his screen name is informative. While some people might find it obnoxious that Len put Pro in his name, more will likely find it intriguing. If someone cannot understand what your profile means, they will never click on it.
If someone has already reviewed your profile on another site and made a decision about you, then seeing the same specific name will cut to the chase for both of you even if you’re on a different site.
My username combines my first name and a nearby street.
The street name carries connotations (like Soho in NYC), and it reflects the sort of person I am, the type of interests I have, etc.
As someone who has been an online dating coach since 2003, I’d venture to guess that I’ve not only seen more usernames than just about anyone on the planet, but I’ve written more of them as well.
Why do I think that usernames make a difference, when everyone knows that it’s all about the profile and photo?