Articles in category 'Messages'

What to Write in a Message

What to Write in a Message

Writing messages is most essential part of online dating as it's how you get to know people and crucially, how you arrange to meet up with them. However, it's also one of the most intimidating parts of online dating,...

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Why haven’t My messages been read?

Why haven’t My messages been read?

Sending someone a message is the single most important thing that you can do on a dating website. It shows that person that you are interested in them and is the first step in arranging a first date. Being on a dating...

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How to Write a Message

How to Write a Message

One of the most common questions that we are asked is "what should I write in my first message to someone?" So, here are some things that you should include and some things that you should avoid writing. (more…)...

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Coming on too Strong

Coming on too Strong

Coming on too strong is one of the easiest ways to scare someone off. Here are some of the ways that people can appear to be too intense and how you can avoid falling into the same trap. Don't bombard someone with...

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Message Tips

Message Tips

If you're looking to meet up with someone, the best place to start is by sending a message. However, it's probably the area that most people are unsure about - after all it's tricky to strike up conversation with someone...

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Messaging Dos and Don’ts

Messaging Dos and Don’ts

If you've got your profile text perfected and have chosen a great profile picture, your next step is to get messaging. After all, being on an online dating website without sending messages won't get you a date. Here...

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How to Write an Opening Message

How to Write an Opening Message

From 8th-14th of December 2014 we will be giving 10p per message that is sent on Muddy Matches to R.A.B.I., which will hopefully encourage people to be brave and to send a message to people that they may not have...

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5 Great Reasons to Subscribe Today

5 Great Reasons to Subscribe Today

When you first start out on Muddy Matches, we recommend that you join for free and try out the website before subscribing. However, once you have got to know the site and have found the profiles of lots of interesting...

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How Many Messages Should I Send?

How Many Messages Should I Send?

When it comes to sending messages to people, it should be based on how you feel rather than a set of rules. However, here are a few guidelines if you’re not quite sure how many messages you should send in each...

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What to Do When Someone Isn’t Interested

What to Do When Someone Isn’t Interested

In an ideal world, attraction would always be mutual, but unfortunately things don't always work that way, so it's important to know how to deal with receiving a message from someone who isn't interested in hearing from...

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Dating Message Templates

Dating Message Templates

Messages on dating sites should be three things; personal, short and not weird.  By personal, we mean that you shouldn’t send exactly the same message to lots of people; it should be tailored to show that you have...

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How to Get a Date for Valentine’s Day

How to Get a Date for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is fast approaching, but fear not, it's not too late to find yourself a date. According to our Valentine's statistics 71% of members would like to go on a first date on Valentine's Day, so you don't need...

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