We all have those friends who seem to be able to fit online dating seamlessly into their lives – you know the ones; when you meet them on a Saturday afternoon they’ve already had brunch out with someone hot, whilst the most you have achieved so far that day is making a marmite sandwich in your pyjamas. So how do they do it, these happy, bouncy, energetic online daters? What’s their secret? Well, here are a few of them…
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
So you’ve got your Hey Saturday dating photo shoot booked, hurrah. Now what? I can guarantee you’re starting to panic about what on earth to wear for your shoot. OK so don’t panic, but it is well worth the effort spending a bit of time considering this and planning what you’re going to bring, to make sure your photos are the best they can be. Clothes, and how you choose to wear them, are important as they will help you tell your story and show people who you are. They’re an extension of our lifestyle, our personality, our mentality and even our social status, so you can be very sure that potential dates are paying close attention. 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.