Effective dating site profiles

Now, you may think that having a face like Ryan Gosling and a bank account like Mark Zuckerberg is the best way to attract women online, but the truth is that even those guys would strike out with a crappy online dating profile.

Zoosk studied a sample of around 4000 of their subscribers to understand the most effective ways to set up a profile and send messages, and they recently published their findings.

Don't worry if you have 'two left feet' - I spent six years training at the Gangnam-Style School of Dance, and can teach you how to do the hokey pokey for a nominal fee. As open-minded as I am, I have to draw the line at cigarettes. My cat Felix loves to meet new people, but if you're allergic to fur, the two of you probably won't get along.

We took a look at the data and broke it down into five easy tips to help you finally find your one true love.

Or, at the very least, to get a reply from a woman who doesn’t just post photos of her cats.

It should be smiling, looking at the camera, and a clear shot of your face.

Check out Jill's before and after photos above; she is the beauty you see in Photo #2, and was inundated with responses after her Smart Dating photo shoot.