The first three features all cost 20 tokens per use. Tokens are purchased in bundles of 25 for 99 cents, 110 for $3.99, or 280 for $9.99.
Getting Started On OurTime
When you first join, you’ll be prompted to give your country, zip code, and first name, then create a password.
Next put in your birth date and email address, and then it’s time to write your profile and upload your photos.
But the real meat and potatoes of your profile consists of three 140-character sections: In A Nutshell, About The One I’m Looking For, and I’d Just Like To Add.
Writing an irresistible dating profile is a one-time effort, and when you’re investing in a monthly subscription, you also want to invest the proper amount of time in setting up the most attractive profile possible. It will pay off when you attract the attention of more high-quality women.
Choosing Your OurTime Dating Photos
Of course, you could have a profile penned by Hemingway or Dickens, but if your photos don’t pass muster you’re sunk.
You want to choose photos were you look like you’re enjoy life to the fullest you’re happy, energetic, and having a great time.
Research shows that for the 50+ crowd, these qualities are more appealing than just choosing photos where you look good.
Part of the allure is that the older you get, the more important building a relationship based initially on friendship (rather than sexuality) becomes. Not only that, but 81% of singles would rather see photos of your everyday activities.
So basically, you want to choose photos that will make her want to spend time getting to know you, because you seem like a interesting man to be around.
The rest of your profile is easy to set up, simply go to the Settings button at the top right of the screen, and select My Profile from the pull down menu.
You can also describe what you’re looking for in an ideal partner, add any additional information you’d like your matches to know about you, and answer the personality questions.
It’s important to fill this out, as you never know what might spark a connection with a match. This will also increase your odds of showing up in any Keyword searches your matches might do.
Time-Saving OurTime Search Tip
The search process is pretty straightforward. You can search all the members using various criteria to filter them by your preference, or you can narrow the field by who’s viewed me, online now, and via a keyword search.
The keyword search is your best friend when it comes to messaging, because you can use it to save yourself a bundle of time.
Let’s say you want your ideal partner to share your passion for skiing. Do a keyword search for singles who have skiing in their profiles, and boom you can send this skiing-related copy and paste message to any of the matches who intrigue you:
And here’s the really great thing all of them will assume your read their profile, because you’re mentioning a specific interest they wrote about!
Once you’ve got a handful of template messages you can send around your main interests, starting an online dating conversation will be a breeze. Get plenty of ideas for icebreaker messages here.
Of course, starting the convo is only the first step. You’ve got to keep it going long enough to build up trust and attraction, then recognize when it’s time to ask her out.