When you’re online dating, the first thing you see after the person’s photo is their username.
Choosing a username might seem like a throwaway task, but it’s way more important than you think.
That’s because high achievers with names nearer to the beginning of the alphabet have been linked to educational attainment and higher incomes. "Those in the lower quarter of the alphabet will be lost in the bottom of the pile if you start at the top," the Queen Mary and University of Texas team wrote. Negative associations from words such as "Little" or “Bugg" should be avoided in screen names, the British and American researchers said, though they said playful-sounding names such as "Fun2bwith" appeared to be effective.
You want it to be a sneak preview into the rest of your profile.When your message pops up in her inbox, it’s the hook that makes her want to read it.The trick is choosing a username that highlights an attractive trait.Click the Spin button as many times as you like to create a new set of random names.You can also Start a Name Contest and invite your friends to suggest names.