How to choose a screen name for online dating
Because when you’re dating online, which is an extremely competitive medium, you need every advantage you can get.
A great username is a differentiator – a unique brand name – something that completely sets you apart from every other person on a dating site.
Just like when creating strong passwords that are hard to guess, you can also use non-English word combinations to build unlikely usernames.
My username combines my first name and a nearby street.
The street name carries connotations (like Soho in NYC), and it reflects the sort of person I am, the type of interests I have, etc.
If I get back into online dating, I’ll probably try to come up with something more clever.
Usually I’ll steer clear of someone’s name for the same reason I’ll steer clear of their profile …