Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are. When I stopped trying to please everyone and learned to communicate my main needs without worrying about who I was going to push away, I started attracting the type of women that I really fit with. It goes back to evolution and the way women are wired. The most effective online dating profiles. But to attract the pretty fish, your profile needs to be tantalizing bait.
A profile that mentions family and friends, volunteering, and enjoying spending time with kids is a good sign.
Make sure you take lots of photos and choose the one where you look your best. A shy geek and a smooth operator….