Write out a conversation about yourself that fascinates this person. If you can't imagine a meaningful response, take out the sentence. I then added "with junk cars in the yard." Run your ad through your word processor's spelling checker.
Now condense your responses into two or three sentences. Then run it through a grammar checker (in Microsoft Word, the grammar checker is under "Tools").
Although some newspapers still print personal ads, it's pretty rare.
If you're looking for a magazine personal ad, you'll have three options to choose from: Once you choose the magazine, you'll want to place your ad.
At first this feels like going to the Humane Society to pick out a puppy... E.g., one young woman described herself as "honest, intelligent, with a heart of gold." Her rap sheet says that she's serving 25 years for homicide.
Decide if you prefer profiles to have photos or if you're willing to post and answer an ad that doesn't have a photo.Print ads charge per word so consider your words carefully.To place an ad in a magazine, call the number in the classified section and dictate your ad over the phone.Make sure your username portrays what you want it to.Some sites also require you to provide additional information, such as: Photo sites allow you to write a brief description of yourself and upload one or more photos.You may also be able to go to the magazine's website and type your ad exactly how you'd like it to appear.With the popularity of online dating sites, personal ads aren't the rage they were 15 years ago. There are still thousands of sites and magazines running personal ads every day. Don't pass a personal ad by; you never know where you'll find your soul mate.Your description is going to be short, so make every word count.Things to focus on when writing your description include: Good, old-fashioned print personal ads are also available in magazines.In small cities, especially in the southeast, emphasize emotions and hobbies.One of my hobbies is reading personal ads from incarcerated women, and then looking up their rap sheets on the World Wide Web.