It might be small – but your username can pack a big a punch.

They were, to me, the pseudonym equivalent of a cheesy pickup line.

Much more appealing were earnest self-depictions or vague, consciously nonsensical noun mish-mashes.

Because when you’re dating online, which is an extremely competitive medium, you need every advantage you can get.

A great username is a differentiator – a unique brand name – something that completely sets you apart from every other person on a dating site.

What Makes A Good Username Your username is your first impression.

You want it to be a sneak preview into the rest of your profile.

In Finding the One Online, I give you 7 hours of audio, a 180 page transcript, a 35 page workbook – and tips on everything from choosing the right site, to writing a compelling online dating profile, to taking the right photos, to flirting effectively via email so that every single person will want to meet you in person. What’s the most memorable username you’ve ever seen on a dating site?

I’m quite sure our readers are not going to copy them for their own personal usage. The most memorable (in a good way) were a Blond Moment, Polyglotapus, and Toe_Tap_N.

Keep reading for the top username mistakes men make and everything you need to know to choose one that gets more women writing you.

You’ll even be spoon-fed 26 examples of good usernames for dating sites like Ok Cupid, POF and Millionaire Match just for reading until the end.

Ready for your online dating profile to attract more women?