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How To Make a Connection with DoYouKnowEllen?

Posted by doyouknowellen@gmail.com on February 15, 2014 at 3:20 PM


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Are you underwhelmed by the match results you're getting on dating sites like Plenty of Fish and OkCupid?

Was the most exciting part of your Valentines Day Ellen Page's big announcement

Are you looking to make connections with other lesbians but you're just not sure what else to try? 

Are you new to doyouknowellen? and want to learn more about how it works?

Well, you've come to the right place! Here are some tips to help you connect with fellow lesbians in your city using DoYouKnowEllen?


5 tips for making connections via Social Media


1. When it comes to Facebook: using hashtag #doyouknowellen will make your status update visible to people not only on your friends list. You can also view others who have used this hashtag by clicking on it - who knows, maybe someone is looking for you... 




2. Posting or commenting on our Facebook activity is also a great way to reach out to a potential connection, since those actions increase your visibility and especially since the vast majority of our friends are lesbians/queer identified ladies.




3. When it comes to Twitter: Using the #doyouknowellen? hashtag will help others to find your tweet. This is also how you can find tweets by others using the hashtag. Mentioning @doyouknowellen will get you a retweet to all of our Twitter followers. 


4. Use your 140 characters carefully. Along with our hashtag or handle, make sure to mention a) an identifying feature b) where you saw them c) your city d) be charming. For example:




Dear cute short haired girl reading a Chem txtbook today @BlackHoney: wish my date had been with you instead! #Peterborough @doyouknowellen?




5. Connect with us across all social media sites: We’re also on Tumblr and Pinterest. The more you put yourself out there, the more chances you have of making a connection. 




5 tips for making connections via www.DoYouKnowEllen.webs.com 


1. Upload a clear image of your face as your profile picture. If someone has seen you around town, seeing your face might jog their memory and lead them to message you! 




2. Use keywords to let people know what you’re interested in/where they might have seen you around town. NOTE: Always be cautious when divulging your immediate, physical location online.




3. Let people know where to find you on the web. List your handles for Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram - you name it. The more reachable you are, the better!




4. The more active you are on the site, the more people will see and come to know you. So, get commenting! If you are interested in writing editorial content for the site, contact us


5. Don’t be shy. If you recognize someone on the site, send them a message! You won’t know if you don’t try. What’ve you got to lose? Like anything, this can only work if people are using it. The more users we have, the more connections we can help make - so spread the word!



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