5 Easy Tricks To Help You Write Good Catchy Headlines
Writing headlines is a specialty — there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn’t write a headline to save their lives.
Bill F. Walsh
Most of you probably think it all starts with the idea. And they are wrong. It all starts with the title. Many people have a good idea, but few can sell it.
As the packaging sells the product, so the title sells your article. It may seem unfair, but these are the rules of the Internet. The title sells the content.
You can create great content, but if the title isn’t good enough to get someone to click on your post and read it, what’s the point of having great content.
I’m sure most of you spend hours writing an article and wasting just a few minutes of your time writing the title. And this is a mistake.
You need to know that the title is as important as the content because it is what will make someone read what you have written. So don’t write it for seconds. On the contrary. Think about it well.
Some of the best bloggers claim that it takes them hours to find the right title, so let’s not be careless with our product, but pack it with a great title.
Let me show you how to do it with these
5 Easy Tricks To Help You Write Good Catchy Headlines.
1. Keep it short
Google doesn’t like long titles. If your title is over 70 characters, it will be shortened by the search engine.
In addition, titles should not be more than 7 to 12 words. This is the optimal length of a title.
Being short does not mean being very short because, according to experts, titles with 6 or fewer words are not recommended.
According to Outbrain, “eight-word titles have a 21% higher clickthrough rate than the average title.”
2. Use numbers in your titles
For example, it’s better to write “7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Writing” than “How to Improve Your Writing?”
Studies show that headlines that include numbers generate more traffic and social sharing. This…