A study conducted by popular dating app Hinge, which connects people who have mutual Facebook friends, examined what makes a good opening message.First, copywriters concocted a slew of canned opening lines to test out what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to established contact with a match; then, they used 22 percent of Hinge's users as love guinea pigs.The competition’s so fierce that the first sentence can literally make or break your chances of meeting a great girl. Don’t worry, you’ll be covered by the time you finish reading this post…Think about your profile as a commercial – you’re about to unleash the inner Don Draper you never knew you had.Commercials have to command your attention from the very first moment, otherwise you’ll fast forward them or go grab a snack, right? The very first line of your profile has one mission: Make her feel something.Hinge’s study also compared responses by men to those by women. For women, they’re more likely to respond to messages about food, such as “Chocolate, red velvet or funfetti?”“Assertive responses pooling well with women — that was pretty empowering to see.
” saw a zero percent increase in the amount of responses received.Here are some examples of opening lines that will make her forget about all those other guys, and start focusing on you. Everyone loves to travel on dating sites and apps, but no one wants to read “I love to travel” for the millionth time.But with an opening line like “Windsurfing in Aruba”, she knows you’re not just another boring homebody.After a bantering of requests from users on the best opening lines to strike a successful and healthy conversation, Hinge decided to conduct a study.Best advice: A simple “hey” is not the best way to start, according to data from the report released Thursday. But there were other openers that performed better,” said Karen Fein, vice president of marketing at Hinge.