Posts in category "Selling Yourself"

Seth Godin Reminds Us The Little Things Add Up To Landing Big Dates

Seth Godin is my man. In 2014, I declared that Seth Godin will marry me. Last year, I actually met Seth Godin randomly when I was walking home after a workout, and I was so excited that I could barely speak. I can always count on Seth Godin, especially with his blog because he posts... Read more »

What You Wear Creates the First Impression for Getting a Date

Packaging. What you’re wearing can be just as important as what you say. I would rather be overdressed than underdressed in any situation. Not only does looking nice give me confidence, but it means I’m always ready to meet someone. Last weekend, I checked a sporting event off my bucket list when I went to... Read more »

Don't Be Afraid of Single People! Bumble Bizz Will Grow Your Networks

Years ago, I got paid $10 an hour to eavesdrop. It was even more awkward than it sounds. Roaming around the room listening to dozens of people on first dates. It felt like the conversations would never end, but in reality, each date was only three minutes long. Over and over. I thought picking up... Read more »

Skip The Small Talk - Throw Beer on Ice for the Ultimate Icebreaker

If I knew they were single, I would talk to them. I hear that just about every time I’m encouraging my friends to talk to a stranger when we’re out. And while I call B.S. on them, this does seem to be one of the biggest barriers for striking up a conversation with someone you... Read more »

The Power of a Jets Jersey to Get a First Date

I’ve been chasing boys most of my life, and because of that, I’ve had some pretty amazing relationships, so I couldn’t disagree with this quote more, which I hear some variation of of it quite often.   Many of my friends and readers won’t initiate a conversation with someone in person, and some also refuse... Read more »

Why Guy Fieri Can Be the Best Wingman

Since I was a kid, on our family vacations we piled into a car and drove around the country stopping at random places along the way. Some of these stops were planned in advance, looking at travel books before the internet, while other detours came about because of a sign or billboard on the side... Read more »

Never Date A Guy Who Uses the Heart Eyes Emoji

Or at least that’s what I’ve been told. I didn’t think much of it when the guy I was dating would end a text with the heart eyes emoji. It didn’t strike me as cute, but it also didn’t bother me. I was completely indifferent. Last week, I was filling in one of my guy... Read more »

Why The Bachelor Contestants Shouldn't Worry About the Other Women

Every season I say I’m not going to watch The Bachelor. Every season my friends suck me. Now I’m throwing watch parties. So in addition to the friend time, I’ve been analyzing each episode to see what tips I can take away from the show. As we head into the new season of The Bachelorette,... Read more »

If You Don't Ask A Question, Don't Expect To Get A First Date

Part of my job consists of reminding organizations to build relationships with their customers, especially by pushing out content on social media that starts a conversation. I make sure they aren’t talking at the consumer, but instead talking with them. This same advice applies to starting a conversation with someone you match with online or... Read more »

Five New Year's Resolutions to Market Your Way to a Date

Every date starts with a little marketing. Selling yourself by what you wear to the bar, the photos you post to your dating profile, the first thing you say or the message that you send. This is all marketing. As you head into 2017, start using more marketing tips to get more dates. My favorite... Read more »