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4 Russian Cupid Profile Tips For Men (That Work!)

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Each year, thousands of Western men flock to Eastern Europe in search of love. But if you’re thinking about taking a trip to Russia to find someone special, you better not take the wrong approach. If you do, you’re doomed to a fate of disappointment – possibly even scams.

Getting the results you really want is where our online dating profile tips for Russian Cupid will come in handy.

You’re already on the right track, because Russian Cupid is one of the best sites out there for meeting Russian women. It's not like other Russian dating sites notorious for scams and built to extract as much money out of the male user as possible. Russian Cupid is, in fact, a legitimate site and run by Cupid Media – an Australian-owned company with a wide portfolio of trustworthy international dating sites.

But even though Russian Cupid is great for finding smart, savvy, and sexy Eastern Europeans, it doesn’t mean that hot Russian women are going to be falling into your virtual arms effortlessly. The fact is: hot women on Russian Cupid are getting bombarded with messages each and every day, and you have to separate yourself from the rest of the guys if you want to land a real top-quality Russian woman.

4 Ways To Stand Out On Russian Cupid

Remember, most of the Western men that message the women on these sites never take the plunge and book a trip to meet someone. For that reason, these women are tired of exchanging endless back-and-forth messages with men who never make a trip happen.

Tip #1: Mention that you have a trip to her city – or at least her country – coming up soon.

You can mention this upcoming trip in your messages, and possibly even in your profile text. Of course, you don’t really have to have the trip booked. It can always be “canceled” or “postponed” until later.

Tip #2: Keep your messages and profile text very simple so your words aren't lost in translation.

Many of the women on this international dating site are not completely fluent in English, so forget about trying to display your amazing writing skills and vocabulary.

Also, wit and humor in English don't make much sense to Russian-speaking women who only speak English as an often-rough second language. Wit and humor can work well when trying to up your profile game on OKCupid or a similar dating site, but they'll just confuse women on Russian Cupid.

With these quick “fixes” to your online dating strategy, you’re on your way to landing a hot Russian woman. But to make sure you have the absolute best success rates, let’s analyze what the competition looks like on Russian Cupid to see how you can do it better.

But first, I want to make it clear that women only take a quick glance at your profile before deciding whether or not to invest several minutes actually reading through it. If you want a shot with the lady of your dreams, you have to pass the crucial 2-second test.

“So how do I get that shot?” you may be thinking.

Well, you’re in luck, because I’m going to show you exactly how you get it.

Tip #3: Choose your photos wisely: avoid selfies, smile, and get a dog in there!

To start, let’s talk about what you don’t want her to see.

Introducing Mateusz …

Bad example of search result profile on Russian Cupid.

Thanks to his terrible selfie, a woman that sees his profile preview will wonder if she’ll be duct taped and thrown in the back of his van if they meet in person.

The lighting’s terrible. He’s also giving an unwelcoming sideways glance that conveys he’s not happy and may have something to hide (bodies, anyone?). And he’s holding his phone up to the mirror to snap the picture. That, of course, communicates that he may not have any friends, besides him mom, who lives upstairs of course.

In all fairness, he could be a very nice guy who helps the old lady down the hall bring her groceries inside. But he chose the wrong picture.

Next, let’s look at the full profile preview of our friend Blake ...

Example of search result profile in Russian Cupid that looks good.

Now here’s a nice guy you’d let your sister date. Why? Because he’s smiling that easy smile that says “I’m fun and harmless.” Also, the picture was taken by someone else, so we assume he’s got friends or is at least sociable. The lighting is good and the background shows us he was outside doing something at least semi-interesting.

Now the truth is, Blake here could be a total d-bag. Maybe he’s a terrible tipper and watches a lot of DragonBall Z, but it doesn’t matter here. It doesn't matter because those are qualities he's not showing her here. What he's showing her here is that he's fun, kind, and easygoing.

Before you even managed to read anything on these two profile pic examples, you knew which one was good and which one was bad, didn’t you? Women choose instantly whether to read your profile or move on to the next, so choose your picture carefully.

With all of this caution surrounding profile pictures, you're probably wondering if ALL of your profile pics are this crucial. Well, they're not as crucial as your primary photos, but believe me, they’re all important.

Remember, all you are to her are words and images on a screen. She doesn’t know about you grilling a mean steak or how you keep your friends laughing. So you have to show her. You think you’re fun? I got news for you bud; we all think we’re fun. Your pictures have to show her you are fun. Better yet, your pictures have to show her the good time she will have with you.

Weird picture of guy with profile on Russian Cupid online dating site.
Weird picture of guy with profile on Russian Cupid online dating site.
Weird picture of guy with profile on Russian Cupid online dating site.

I’m not entirely sure what this guy does. Probably just hangs out in bathrooms and practices his “come hither” face. Nothing about these pictures will give her any clue as to what he is like. Except that maybe he has a camera with a timer on it. Why is he covering himself with that ball cap? I’m just as confused as you are.

Example of good picture on Russian Cupid online dating site.
Example of good picture on Russian Cupid online dating site.

Now there’s this guy. Let’s call him Jake. He’s got a pup that he likes to play with. Is it his? I don’t know. Does it matter? Nope, not really. Because that dog is cute as hell. And women, in any culture, like dogs. Jake is a good guy because he likes dogs. Following me so far?

Then there’s Jake and he is ice skating. Man, Jake likes doing different things and he’s an animal lover. See what Jake did there? He’s looking pretty badass with those shades but there’s a puppy next to him. Is he trouble, is he sweet? She doesn’t know but I bet she’d like to find out.

Remember, Russian Cupid doesn’t let you add as many photos as most sites, so you can only use 4 or 5 photos to get your point across.

The key here is quality.

Tip #4: Optimize your profile for Russian Cupid.

Alongside your main profile photo, there’s information (that you fill out) that will show up when you come up in a search result. It will look something like this ...

Full profile example on Russian Cupid.

This is where having a strong headline is important. It really doesn’t even have to be witty, it just has to be better than Dominik’s, because I assure you – there are hundreds of profiles with this same headline already.

To the right of his picture, you’ll see the “Quickview." This is something that women can customize to show them the information they want to see from any profile they come across. You can change the information you would like to see as well. Just click {edit} and the following screen should pop up …

Picture of the quickview screen on Russian Cupid.

Below this Quickview lies the rest of the information about you …

Picture of what's below the quickview section on Russian Cupid.

This is where you need to take about 30 minutes to go from being some random guy online to the guy she chooses to message. Just like with everything else we do around here, we want to show her, not tell her who you are.

This isn’t my absolute best material, but compare what he wrote with this text I just wrote for him in about 5 minutes and decide which version you think will attract more women:

Russian Cupid profile example

See how easy that was? Women are WAY more likely to connect with something like that than what he wrote and it didn’t take long to write at all.

Now, if you’d like a more advanced education on how to write a killer profile, read this. Just remember to keep the writing simpler than the examples you’ll find there since they are designed for a native-English-speaking audience.

Also, profiles on this site tend to be on the shorter side of things, so try to keep it down to 250 words max, which is the length of the example above.

Moving on to the lower half of your main profile section on Russian Cupid ...

Picture of the overview section on Russian Cupid.
Picture of the overview section of Russian Cupid.

Be sure you don’t put things here that could turn women off like putting your Appearance as “Very Attractive” (“Attractive” is good) or putting that you Drink “Regularly” (drinking problems, anyone?). The key is to fill out as much information as you can without answering anything in a way that’s likely to kill the attraction with many of the women.

By filling in as many of these fields as possible, you’re more likely to show up in a higher volume of search results. The main reason this is important is because women who simply check out your profile are significantly more likely to respond to your messages, so you want to attract as many views to your profile as possible.

Also, don’t get overwhelmed by the amount of information you fill out because you’ll only have to do it once. Russian Cupid is actually quite simple and user-friendly.

Before tying up your profile and having what you need to land the Russian girl of your dreams, just make sure you’ve got a solid profile picture. Also make sure all of your photos work together to paint an attractive picture of the interesting man that you are. And take the time to create profile text that women can really make an emotional connection with.

KISS (keep it simple, stupid) … make the most of your picture slots … don't try to be Shakespeare … and make sure they know/think you're headed in their direction soon.

Implement all of these dating tips on your Russian Cupid profile and you’re going to have a huge leg up on the other men vying for the attention of these Slavic beauties.

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Either way, don't delay. Get out there and meet the Russian woman of your dreams!

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