"Confidence and humor are your biggest assets," Savoy says. Make her laugh. Take control of the conversation. Just don't overdo it—too often, guys fall into the habit of trying to be comedians or hogging the conversation. Be interesting and fun but make sure she's part of the discussion as well. "You don't want to yank on the line as soon as there's a nibble," he explains. "Women value what they have to work for."