Whether it's Grindr or OKCupid, each guy is asked to market themselves with an online profile.
Profile headlines can be a vehicle to attract the man you want, but they can also serve as a first line of defense against the man you don't.
Think of your headline as an expanded version of your marketing screen name.
Rest assured, you don't need to come up with an award winning screen name to attract attention.
Often times I use a favorite song title or a word from my favorite movie- something that will spark interest or prompt other hopeless romantics to look at my profile.
"Travel buff looking for someone to help pack my bags" or "What's my ideal date? Now that your catchy screen name and headline attracted a guy, clinch the deal with your ad text.
Use the list you made earlier to help you write about your interests, including what you like and dislike in a man.
You can mention your education, hobbies, or quirky personality traits.
If you're a witty guy, give them a little taste. I'm more attracted to a guy who's told me a little about himself more than one that is vague or leaves too much to wonder.
How intriguing is it for a writer to find out that someone loves fiction or for a sci-fi movie lover to discover that someone has the entire Star Wars collection?