Gather a group of friends to help you out, and go step-by-step."Your friends are going to keep you honest," she says.A profile is the unique, customizable area on an online dating site that contains biographical information about yourself, as well as photographs and details about what you're looking for in a potential mate."A lot of people get really intimidated by the profile process," says Whitney Casey, relationship insider for "Plus, they'll make sure you use the best picture of yourself."The Picture Stay recent and real, Casey says.
"Meeting someone in a bar never quite worked out," she says.
"There weren't a lot of people using the Internet to date back then," she says.
"I had to go to Kinko's and scan in a picture of myself for my profile." Soon after that, she was on a date.
' I didn't know what to say to that, so I told him my friends were at the back of the bar, which they were.
I never went out with him again." For Allison, that night was the beginning of series of dating travails.
According to experts, honesty, patience and a well-thought-out profile are all anyone needs to find true love.