ABC NEWS -- Aug 11 -- Liz Kelly, author and dating coach, tells her clients to go out and get professional photographs. Web sites such as e-cyrano.com and Lookbetteronline.com help singles with their online profiles. What makes more sense, according to some in the industry, would be for these kinds of services to be bundled into the online dating sites. "I don't think the online dating sites have pushed it very hard and I don't think that users perceive that they need help. But sitting on the other side of the table … I'm here to tell them yes — you jolly well do," said Mark Brooks of Onlinepersonalswatch.com. "There's a dire need for people to improve their photographs. People, especially guys, are so visual," said Brooks. "It behooves the online dating sites to help the users improve their profiles. The better the profiles look, the better their product looks." FULL ARTICLE @ ABC
Mark Brooks: All too often daters just don't put enough time into their profiles, or put up old or awful photos. Surprise! No results. Put more time and consideration into your profile. ..."I like going for walks on the beach." Why? What is it that lights your fire and makes you want to dance at the waters edge? Get up to date photos, from a pro. At the very least, get your friend to snap 100 photos and pick out the top 5.