Study: Bikini and Drinks Profile Pics Get the Most Dates

New Study Finds the Perfect Profile Picture

Women who wear bikinis in their dating profile pictures are 10 times more likely to score a date. A new study by WhatsYourPrice.com compiled user data to create the perfect profile picture for men and women.

Photos are the focal point of an online dating profile, and can make the difference between someone clicking on or scrolling past. The right photo can exponentially alter the odds of securing a date. It can also destroy chances of a first date.

Popular dating website, WhatsYourPrice.com pulled data from 50,000 of the most popular profiles to find which type of picture the most successful members used. Overall, the average male user on the date auction site goes on five dates in a period of six months. However, the study shows the probability of securing a date increased based on certain profile picture attributes.

Most Successful Profile Pictures for Men:
Profile Pic Attributes – Odds of Securing a Date
1. Wearing a suit and tie – 6x
2. In a travel setting – 4x
3. Showing off their abs – 4x
4. Selfie – 3x
5. Pictured with an exotic car – 2x

Based on the results of the study, women who wear bikinis in their profile pictures are 10 times more likely to be offered a date. The average female user on the site is offered 120 dates in a six month period.

Most Successful Profile Pictures for Women:
Profile Pic Attributes – Odds of Securing a Date
1. Wearing a bikini – 10x
2. Pictured in a travel setting – 8x
3. With a drink in hand – 7x
4. Selfie – 5x
5. Wearing a dress – 3x

“We live in a society of instant gratification,” said Brandon Wade, founder and CEO of WhatsYourPrice.com. “Now, the decision to date someone is a snap judgement so the right profile picture must convey as much about your lifestyle as possible.”

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WhatsYourPrice.com allows “Generous” members to bid and pay for first dates with other users, revealing not just how much they are willing to spend on a first date, but on a chance at love. Money is exchanged during the date, and second dates may be arranged either online or off.

About WhatsYourPrice.com
WhatsYourPrice was launched in April 2011, and has over 800,000 members worldwide. It is the only date-auction where money can buy you love or at least a first date. The website provides a platform where generous members can bid on a first date with an attractive member. The website gives both types of daters an advantage in the dating market, making it The Online Dating Shortcut.