Muddy Isolation – Getting Started With Countryside Online Dating

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Muddy Isolation - Getting Started With Countryside Online Dating

Your hunt for love doesn’t have to stop just because we’re in lockdown. In fact, since March we’ve seen 1000s of new countryside lovers signing up for online dating with, all looking to make countryside connections and build new relationships from afar. If you are feeling a little lonely and want to spend that extra chunk of time that lockdown brings you in starting your quest for love in the countryside, then you are in the right place. And to help you take that first step on your journey to rural romance, we’ve put together this Muddy Matches guide to getting started with online dating.

1. Choose your dating website

Although there are many, many dating websites out there, it really pays off to find one that suits you and your interests, That way, we know that you’re very likely to meet other online daters who share your hobbies, lifestyle and interests. Muddy Matches is designed especially for country-minded people, so you know that everyone on there loves the rural life. And, we have the success stories to prove it; 1000s of rural romantics have found their #MuddyEverAfter through our niche online dating site, and you can read some of their stories here.

2. Take the first step

We’ve worked hard to make signing up to Muddy Matches as smooth and easy as possible. We offer you the option to register for free to make sure our rural dating site is the one for you, so you can sign up and have a look around to see what Muddy Matches is about. You just need to enter some basic details to get started, or you can sign in using your Facebook credentials for an even quicker sign-up.

3. Take time to write your online dating profile

As soon as you sign in to Muddy Matches, we’ll walk you through set-up, which involves entering some basic details about where you live, what your hobbies are, your personal attributes and your values. Then it’s time to get personal! Next up we’ll ask you to write your profile text to tell people about who you are and what you enjoy doing. This is your chance to shine! What you write here will really give other country lovers a taste for who you are, and entice them to start messaging you. About 200 words is ideal, that’s only a few short paragraphs. We know that many of you go blank here, so check out this blog here for inspiration, or get a friend on board to help you. After all, they’ll see all of your positives and be able to express them well.

4. Upload some photos to your profile

Recently, we brought in a new policy that all new Muddy Matches users must have a profile picture. As pictures speak a thousand words, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to show off who you really are. Your Main Photo is the photo that other muddy lovers see when they search and scroll, so try to make it as standout as possible. We’ve got lots of tips here for choosing a great profile picture. So, three, two, one, cheese! For your other photos, try to choose some that show off who you are in a wider context. So select some that show you pursuing your countryside, outdoor interests and having fun in the outdoors.

5. Get searching

On Muddy Matches, we have a variety of search options to help you narrow down the 1000s and 1000s of countryside singles who are active on our site. It can be tempting to really search for someone you visualise as being your exact perfect match, but keeping an open-mind is actually really valuable. Your #MuddyEverAfter will be there for you, but not necessarily who you think it will be.

6. Send some messages and be active

Don’t fall into the trap of setting up your online dating profile then sitting back and waiting for the online dating messages to pour in. Make the effort to conduct your own searches and reach out to rural matches who catch your eye. Making the first move can be tricky, but we’ve put together this guide to writing a stand-out online dating message to really catch their eye and get the conversation started.