Sample ads dating
This is partly because many people write poor ads, and then place them in the wrong venues. Write your personal ad around conversation starters.
E.g., writing that you're new in town prompts a variety of questions, such as "Where did you move from?
The result was 60 e-mails and "lots of" dates with interesting women. On e Bay, buyers and sellers leave each other positive, neutral, or negative feedbacks.
Select an online dating service that has feedback ratings. When you get ten positive feedbacks, e Bay puts a gold star next to your name.
Then he won an e Bay auction and paid 0 for a personal ad on a hip New York online women's 'zine.
The 'zine didn't usually have personal ads (i.e., his ad was a special feature).
Less than one in 500 online personal ad users finds a partner. Personal ads are, in general, a poor way to find a mate.
At first this feels like going to the Humane Society to pick out a puppy... E.g., one young woman described herself as "honest, intelligent, with a heart of gold." Her rap sheet says that she's serving 25 years for homicide.
(She was a waitress, so maybe a rude customer didn't leave her a tip. ) I've read hundreds of personal ads from incarcerated women.
Buyers and sellers know at a glance that you're trustworthy.
If they want to be sure, they can read each comment written about you.