After all, it's not always easy to big yourself up without sounding conceited or (even worse) desperate.So, we've spoken to the experts to get their top tips on making your online dating profile work for you.

So, it seems logical you would use the good old Internet for finding that special someone, too.

That said, the world of online dating can be daunting if you've never tried it before, so here are our top tips for making the most of your profile and spotting a great potential partner. Ask your friends for help: Get a friend to help you write your profile.

Sometimes they know you better than you know yourself.2.

Avoid clichs: Even if you do like walking on the beach or drinking wine in front of a roaring fire leave it out everyone says that.

Stay positive: Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldnt want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isnt positive? Be honest: Lying doesnt get you anywhere in the dating world. If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.

Anything concrete like this brings you alive to anyone reading.8. Make the effort to renew your profile on a regular basis with relevant information about yourself.9.Check your grammar: Many people find poor grammar and spelling a turn off, and the best of us can make mistakes, so be careful on this point.Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.3.List sociable hobbies: People have to imagine how theyll fit into your life, so describing yourself as a bookworm and internet addict makes them feel theyd never see you, explains relationship expert Kate Taylor.Play up your love of anything sporty, outdoorsy or public like concerts and exhibitions.'4.Choose action shots: Wouldn't you know, profile photos that demonstrate you playing your guitar or downhill skiing even if your face isnt showing get more messages.5. Be specific: Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.