About David Richards

David is the GM of FixMyProfile (Dating Profile Heroes), an online dating profile writing service. The FMP blog that covers the topics of dating, relationships, and sex, dating profile help, and more.

How to Survive Online Dating in a Few Steps

By |August 21st, 2018|Advice, Fix My Profile blog|

When you start online dating, you feel like you’re on a rollercoaster. Although exciting, the experience can make you feel bamboozled at times. Is your dating profile good enough? How should you behave? And how to pick the right person for yourself when there are so many options out there? Even though online dating allows [...]

Single this Valentine’s Day? Don’t sweat it. Here are some things to do when you’re single

By |February 7th, 2017|Fix My Profile blog|

Contrary to popular belief, most single people do not spend Valentine’s Day hunched, Gollum-like, in a duvet, inhaling Dairy Milk, surrounded by a pile of tissues watching Bridget Jones Is Sleepless In The Notebook and listening to Radiohead’s Creep. However, even if you love being single 364 days a year there’s something irritating about a [...]

Some Quick Tips To Boost Your Dating Confidence

By |October 26th, 2016|Advice, Fix My Profile blog|

So you’ve got your fantastic new dating profile,you’ve got photos you love, you’ve been chatting online with a few people and now it’s time to take things offline and actually go on a date!. Your mind fills up with negative self talk. You’re thinking of all the reasons it’s going to be the worst date ever. [...]

Great First Date Questions!

By |September 23rd, 2016|Advice, Fix My Profile blog|

Some great questions to help you on your first date! Just to help you through those nerve wracking first seconds and to get the conversation flowing and the ice well broken, here are some of our favourite first date questions, from the serious and the light-hearted to the downright loony! Being well prepared with engaging dating [...]

Five tips to taking the perfect profile picture!

By |September 19th, 2016|Advice, Fix My Profile blog|

Profile pictures are the single most important part of your dating profile, especially when using dating apps like Tinder and Badoo. You will know yourself from playing Badoo’s “Encounters” game, in one click you either LIKE or PASS on a profile and you're unlikely to spend time scrolling through all your pictures unless you like [...]

Dating Tips For A Workaholic

By |August 19th, 2016|Advice, Fix My Profile blog|

Some of us can’t wait for Friday afternoon so we can forget about work and some of us ask for extra “homework” because the weekend is boring without work. It’s the latter group who are better known as workaholics and some of us know from experience that dating them can be a problem. Are you a [...]

Why Men Should Not Mention Sex In Their Online Dating Profile

By |August 8th, 2016|Fix My Profile blog|

Every day, we view hundreds of dating profiles for our clients. Every day we wish we had a giant hand that would enable us to slap every single man on Earth who talks about or mentions sex on their dating profile. Every article or dating advice EVER written about creating a dating profile, tells you this very [...]

Nervous On A First Date? How To Deal With It

By |August 3rd, 2016|Advice, Fix My Profile blog|

When it comes to a first date, everyone is a little nervous. But is your nervousness taking over? Does it make you act weird and scare your date away? Okay, you’ve scared off too many people in that case and you need to take charge of your life, starting now! Here are some tips on [...]

Online Dating Tips: How To Date On A Budget

By |July 29th, 2016|Fix My Profile blog|

Thanks to the potential imminent financial crisis (bloody, Brexit!), we’re all counting our pounds and trying to spend less. But when it comes to dates, this can be a little tricky. You don’t want to be a cheapskate but you don’t want to be broke until the next pay day either. Well, dating doesn’t necessarily have [...]