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Nothing is more basic for reinvention than shifting your realities of relationship. Are you in transition? Would you like to find romantic companionship but are struggling make the process enjoyable? Are you nervous about putting up a profile online and not sure what to expect? Or, have you tried and found your experience to be disappointing?

You can change that, starting now!

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My new book is packed with practical tips you can use to improve your online dating experience whether you are already online or are just getting started.

There are more than one million women using U.S. dating sites and most have not had any coaching or professional marketing training. Did you ever think that putting up an online profile is like launching a personal brand? Some women who have natural marketing talent have been doing just fine, but so many women report that they receive few responses to their profiles or are not attracting the kind of men they hope to meet.


alt="Cover of the book Online Dating for Women Over 40: The Hopeful Woman's 10 Step Guide to Enjoyment and Success"Online Dating For Women Over 40 will give you a road map for the journey you are about to take. You will find checklists for how to get ready and define your goals, guidelines on how to prepare a compelling profile and chose your pictures for maximum impact.

There are dozens of sample emails you can use with confidence to initiate contact and respond to men you meet online, and tips on whether to move forward and meet them in person. You’ll learn how to decode a man’s profile so you don’t make uninformed choices and go down dead-end paths with inappropriate dates. You’ll also discover essential resources you can use for social background checks. Plus, you’ll go behind the scenes of today’s online dating business and see how to chose the best service for you so you.

And….you’ll learn The No-Fail Equation for planning enjoyable first dates so you can relax and have a good time.


The most important goal of this book is to help you feel comfortable and have a positive experience every step of the way! You’ll get comprehensive, supportive advice on how to be smart and successful navigating the digital dating world.

Best of all, you will get encouragement from another Hopeful Woman who has been in your position.

If you’re curious, maybe a little nervous and unsure about how to set yourself up for the best possible result, I’ve been there! That was me when I first tried online dating. But I learned what works and what doesn’t and, overall, I had a wonderful experience. And, yes, I also met a wonderful man using the methods you can learn in The Hopeful Woman’s 10 Step Guide.

My goal in writing this book is to share how I l was successful with my online dating experience so you can have success, too. I define “success” as enjoying the process without anxiety by meeting interesting new men in a safe environment without making stupid or careless mistakes that limit your options.


While women of any age can benefit from tips on how to create a successful and enjoyable online dating experience, the special focus of this book is to help women over forty get started and enjoy themselves.

I know that a book like this is needed because I couldn’t find one.

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Despite the growing numbers of women over forty who are single, there is a glaring lack of material writen just for us. After my divorce from a long marriage, I made a serious effort to meet someone online. Most of the advice I found was written for younger women in their twenties who were just starting out.

We are not college girls looking for hookups. Most us us have already been married, so we have experience blending our lives with a man in a serious relationship.

Many of us are mothers, professionals, business owners or managers with years of responsibility and experience making hard choices. We have navigated careers and/or family life.

We want thoughtful advice about online dating that speaks to us as the smart, capable women we are!


Why am I qualified to write a book on online dating?

As I write this, I am just over sixty years old with over thirty years of experience as a product designer and marketing manager. For most of my career, I was the CEO of an international design company that created, manufactured and launched consumer products. We took innovative ideas and turned them into viable products people would buy to put in their homes.

* I know what it means to make something from nothing

* I know what it takes to get attention in a crowded market

* I know what you need to do to get your desired results online

Launching yourself online is like creating an original product. There is no one like you – you are unique. You have a unique blend of hopes and dreams. You have a unique blend of resources and restrictions. And….you have your unique set of deal-breakers for a relationship. Setting yourself up with an online profile is like creating the packaging and branding for a unique product. You should do it thoughtfully, with some expert guidance.


alt="4 Women in casual clothing sitting comfortably together looking happy and hopeful "I wrote the Hopeful Woman’s 10 Step Guide because I had a wonderful time dating online and my friends kept asking “What are you doing? Can you show us?” I was writing lengthy emails and reviewing my friends’ profiles. Applying my insights and methods of organizing their online dating efforts changed their outcomes from disappointing to enjoyable. You can read many of their stories in the book. It was a thrill to have a positive impact on their lives.

I hope this book has a positive impact on your life, too. If you find my advice helpful, please let me know!

Christie Jordan

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