You’ve taken the step to invest some time, effort and money into a dating photo shoot but you haven’t got the first clue how to make it count. You’ve never done anything like this before, right? And it’s right outside your comfort zone. That’s OK, that’s OK, good stuff happens outside that comfort zone. To help you prepare for your shoot though, I’ve pulled together the five key questions you need to ask yourself to help you prepare like a rockstar for your shoot. Grab a pen and get stuck in. Continue Reading
So if you’ve got a load of moody selfies as your profile photos – you need to read on….
Here at Hey Saturday, we’re always saying that you need to invest in your dating photos if you’re serious about finding love online. But now, you don’t just need to take our word for it, as some brand new research proves just exactly what we’ve been banging on about (but hey, we don’t like to say we told you so…!) An online fashion retailer recently conducted an experiment to find out if dressing the part in our dating profile photos actually helps online daters score more dates. The answer is a resounding yes – by as much as 400%. Yes, we did say 400%! Continue Reading
When you’ve had a few bad dates in a row, it’s easy to forget that online dating is supposed to be fun. Remember that rush of adrenaline when you got your first ever message from a cute guy or girl? You were bouncing flirty messages back and forth, exchanging plenty of banter, going on fun dates and it was all exciting and cool. Does that seem like forever ago? Does it now all feel like a little bit of a chore? At Hey Saturday we know how to put the fun back into online dating. Read on and you’ll soon have a pep back in your dating step… Continue Reading
Nick Baker, the Radio 4 presenter, and his wonderful side-kick, the producer Leanne Coyle, approached me to ask if Hey Saturday, the world’s first and coolest dating photography business, could be part of their new Radio 4 series about people working niche jobs. I have to say that what I love most about Hey Saturday is that I made up the job of dating photographer – it didn’t exist as a concept when I launched so it made me very happy to be recognised for creating something so niche. Continue Reading
The word ‘brand’ might seem like a dirty word to some of you when it comes to dating. A brand is something you associate with people trying to sell you stuff, not matters of the heart, right? But think about it – with dating you are trying to sell yourself. We’re not trying to turn you into some kind of corporate machine, but creating your own personal brand is crucial to attracting the right kind of dates. It’s about capturing your vibe. Why should people want to get to know you? What is your USP? And how do you get this across in your dating photos? Read on to find out more…
Hot off the press from our in-house blogger, Lauren (Photo credit: Saskia Nelson)
Most of us will never encounter anyone really dodgy when online dating. And by ‘really dodgy’ we mean more than just having terrible dating photos or a bad taste in jumpers. But recent press reports about about money scams, sexual assault and identity theft can make online dating seem like a bit of a minefield. However, there’s no need to let safety fears stop you having fun with online dating if you follow Hey Saturday’s simple steps to protect yourself.