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“Have a strong sense of what you are trying to convey to people and make sure that comes out. But if several of your photos include your pet, people may wonder if you’re more interested in being in love with your pet than a person. There was a phase for several months when dating apps saw an increase in tiger photos, said Julie Spira, dating expert and winner of the i Date Coach Award. And don’t post pics with friends who are hotter than you, because that can backfire. “100-125 words for your dating profile and 3-5 sentences for a dating app,” she said. Every picture tells a story.” Julie said that in helping men and women find love online for the past 20 years, she notices some trends. Don’t just create a dating app that’s like the existing ones. Dog Date Neighborhood won the Startup Showcase #1 Judges Choice 3. Your startup should be improving product features constantly based on observing usage behaviors and tracking stats, as well as asking users via surveys.At the event, speakers gave feedback on three attendees’ profiles: Better photos. which can all be topics of conversation as you go on your dates.“Make sure that you are telling a narrative,” said Jen Friel, “Tell about yourself from all different angles.If the app allows it, aggregate your Instagram feed into your profile because that gives a really cool story to who you are as a person and that’s also correlates to your profile photos as well.” Jen is a blogger who told her story going 103 dates in 9 months in her Talk Nerdy To Me blog.She recently partnered with CBS to work on a show telling her story.