I watched Amy Webb's Ted Talk and applied her spreadsheet methodology to fuel my own quest for knowledge.
I began testing these best practices by applying them across every online dating platform to see what worked where, what tips didn't pan out in my real world analysis, and what needed tweaking.
I knew that if I wanted to be successful, I would have to get serious about honing my technique. Tapping into my entrepreneurial experience, I spent hours studying the ways in which other people were already winning in the online dating world.
I summarized a list of best practices, and developed a few genius tricks of my own.
Just when I thought I would be closed off forever, that my heart would be eternally "out of service," OK Cupid shot me with one of his gilded arrows. This is something I have gone back and studied and is now part of my online dating methodology. S Weekly headline), but believe me when I say it was not a miracle at all.
It was a data-driven, mathematical strategy that worked perfectly, and there's no doubt in my mind that if I could manage to do this, you can too.
Through a friend, I met the woman I would go on to marry.