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How to Make Friends Online 5 Steps for Success

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You’ve come to the right place if you’ve realized you need some new pals but are unsure how to find them. It’s crucial to remain true to oneself and keep things straightforward. The How To Make Friends podcast’s upcoming episode will outline five strategies to help you become more receptive to meeting new people and forging meaningful friendships with them.

Step 1: Set up a good profile

The first step to making friends online is creating a profile. A good profile will be interesting, accurate, and complete. It should also be easy for others to find and navigate through your social media accounts so that they can get an idea of what you’re about. And importantly, it needs to be easy for readers (i.e., other people) to read—in other words: readable!

Step 2:Make eye contact and start a conversation

Once you’ve met someone, it’s time to make eye contact and start a conversation. This can be done by looking at them in the eyes, letting them know that you’re interested in them, asking questions or making statements that show interest (for example: “What do you do?”).

Use a smiley face next to your name when posting on social media sites like Facebook or Twitter so people know how friendly and polite you are!

Step 3:Ask People to Hangout

Once you’ve made a connection with someone, it’s time to ask them out! This can be done in many ways. Some people will be more comfortable hanging out with friends over coffee or lunch; others might prefer spending time alone together. The key is that both parties should feel comfortable and have enough trust in each other to make this happen. Here are some tips:

  • Start by asking questions about what they like and don’t like before moving on to something more personal (e.g., “What kind of movies do you like?”). This will give them an opportunity to share their interests without feeling like they’re being interrogated too much about themselves—and it’ll also help build rapport between both parties!

Step 4:Be Open-minded

Step 4: Be Open-minded

The key to making friends online is being open to meeting people from all walks of life. When looking for a new friend, don’t limit yourself only to those who look like you or have the same interests as you. You might find that your new bestie has a different background than yours and has traveled around the world or lived in another country for several years! Or maybe they just have lots of tattoos on their body because they love being naked at all times? Whatever it may be—if your new friend doesn’t mind showing off their body art (or lack thereof), then by all means—go for it! app567live

Step 5: Respond when you’re comfortable

If you’re not sure how to respond, don’t worry—you can always ask for clarification later. In fact, it’s often better to be honest with yourself and your potential friends at the moment. If you feel like saying no, do so! Your response will help keep things positive between the two of you and make it easier for both of you when it comes time for another interaction down the line.

If a conversation seems too awkward or intense at first glance (or even after some time has passed), then just stop responding until the situation changes: maybe your friend asks something else that leads to a better topic; maybe someone else approaches their partner/friend/coworker about their experience with social media friendship, or maybe both parties realize that they’re feeling nervous about talking online right now.

Making friends online is easy when you know how to do it.

  • Set up your profile. Your profile is where you’ll be able to tell people who you are and what makes you unique. It should be filled with pictures, videos, and stories of your life—not just boring facts about yourself like “I like soccer.”
  • Make eye contact and start a conversation. When someone messages you on Facebook or Twitter, don’t ignore them! Instead, send a message back right away saying something like, “How are things going?” Or “What’s new?” Either way will get the conversation started in no time!
  • Ask people to hang out with each other through social media platforms (if applicable). If there’s someone local that lives close by but doesn’t know each other yet: ask if they’d like some coffee sometime soon…and then go get coffee together! This way, both parties will feel more comfortable around each other because they’ve had some face time already.”


It’s easy and convenient to grow your network by making online acquaintances. You can meet a variety of people from all over the world through it, and it can also encourage you to come out of your shell and broaden your interests.

But you have to go out and be approachable in order to develop genuine and fruitful friendships online. Be yourself, have fair expectations, and respect other people’s boundaries. Like every other kind of connection, the friendship requires work, especially when it’s young and in the beginning stages.