Erika Ettin is the 'new voice' of online dating. Ettin is the founder of A Little Nudge, where she helps others navigate the often intimidating world of online dating. Learn more about Erika below.
Most people describe you as: The happiest person they know. I'm smiling about 99.872% of the time.
People would be surprised to know that: For a petite person (all 100 pounds of me), I have a huge singing voice. I once sang the National Anthem for a Washington Nationals game.
What is your drink of choice? Believe it or not, a good single-malt Scotch. Neat.
Where is your happy place? In the public eye. I love my job because I get to help people and share all I know about online dating with others, through articles, news clips, and presentations.
What is your biggest regret? I try not to have regrets.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I might try to lessen the accent I have on the words "and" and "because." You'll always know I'm from the Philly area!
What do you consider your greatest achievement? Starting my own business from scratch.
Which trait do you most value in another person? Reliability… and the use of proper grammar!
If you could interview anyone, past or present, who would it be? Idina Menzel – She's my singing idol.
Favorite Movie? Sleepless in Seattle.
What TV show is currently your DVR/On Demand obsession? Glee, Millionaire Matchmaker, Friday Night Lights, Homeland.
What is your guilty pleasure? Reading US Weekly.
The worst thing anyone said or did to you is: Can't think of anything for this one right now.
I believe in: Being who you are and not caring what others think of you. Let's just say that I don't get embarrassed easily. I love talking to strangers, making friends in surprising places, and embracing my uninhibited nature.
What is your motto or inspiration? Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
If you could go back in time where would you go? I would go back to the 80s and tell myself that legwarmers and hot pink scrunchies would never quite make the come-back I was hoping they would.