Unless you are Benjamin Button, if you've been out of college more than 30 years, those photos aren't helpful 4) Have more than one photo, ideally more than three or four.
If you only post one and it's really flattering, there may be the perception that you just happened to get lucky.
"The photos have to be 400 by 400 pixels for the site, but Mary Beth hadn't used this photo because it was too small, even though it's a great one of her," Hoehn said.
"If a photo is too small, but you feel it's one you want to use, don't be afraid to add a border to make it work.
And yes, these bits of advice apply to both women and men.2) This next point would seem utterly obvious, and yet, apparently it isn't: Don't include bad photos! Photos of you when you were 21 (if you're now 60) are pointless.I'm not talking about photos of you making a funny face, though I don't quite see the point of those, but why include photos that simply aren't flattering? 3) Photos of yourself when you were a little bit younger (five years? Let's operate on the assumption that we all think we looked better when we were in college.It's important to use as many photos as your dating site of choice allows.Hoehn upgraded Mary Beth, an OKCupid dater, from one, far-away shot to three beautiful photos that better demonstrate who she is as a person.A study of 4,000 singles by the dating website Zoosk has determined the perfect formula for a fetching profile picture.