Your profile photo is usually the first thing people will see on your profile, so it's important to get this right.

80% of members are unlikely to contact somebody without a profile picture.
40% wouldn't contact somebody who didn't have a GOOD photo.

Photos to use:

  • Ones where you look relaxed and approachable
  • Ones where you are smiling and looking happy
  • Photos on holiday or doing activities can work well
  • Photos which show the real you

Photos to avoid:

  • Photos which show people with children
  • Photos with other people in them
  • Passport photos
  • Out-of-date photos
  • Mirror selfies