And just like an ad agency makes a call to action, you can too, by simply asking about an interest or even suggesting a dinner date. Netspeak is the main culprit when it comes to unsuccessful first mails. I can understand your hesitation to ignore someone, especially since in real life this would be completely rude and unacceptable. If you get a message from a guy that just says "Hey what's up? Cut to the chase. What is discourteous and soul-crushing to you is courteous and a non-issue to others. Thing is, this caginess doesn't work; in my "who's viewed you" list it tells me when people have looked at my ad.
I agree with this completely.
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Tone down the Netspeak Netspeak is the main culprit when it comes to unsuccessful first mails. It is safe to ignore the generic messages that don't mention anything in your profile, since they are more or less spam. I don't want to just delete their messages - that seems rude, when they've gone out on a limb to message me. You could always spruce it up a bit and go with a foreign greeting, but make sure you know what it means otherwise you could come off looking like a bit of a Del boy. Being ignored means that the person in question couldn't even be bothered to take ten seconds out of their oh-so-busy day to show some simple courtesy.