It is a gut-wrenching feeling…
You just wrote a kickass blogpost that you believe will get enormous traffic.
You hit publish and share on various social media platforms with all the right strategies, only to find that your post got lost in the thousands of tweets and facebook updates shared every minute?
Studies show that in every second, there about 10,491 tweets sent.
Coming to Facebook, more than 1,499 statuses are updated, all which appear on your fans’ newsfeeds.
Even if your post had great value, it is almost impossible to win the battle against these huge numbers.
So how are you going to get yourself out of this trap?
The surest way out is how your package your blog posts. By packaging I mean how you write your headlines.
You need to use catchy headlines that are attention grabbers. The headlines should be catchy enough to perfectly convert on every social media platform.
Be it from the search engine or on social media, readers often determine if your content is worth their time or not in a split second.
Guess how they determine this…
You got it right,,, by reading the headlines for every post on the search engine results or your social media posts.
Neil Patel, one of the best content marketers, affirm that, Catchy headlines do not just improve your CTR, they also catalyze a start of interaction with the readers on a high note.
Take a look at the recent article or blog content tweets that you favorited or retweeted.
What captured your interest to read or retweet, was it he content? I bet not.
Clearly, your attention was captured by the catchy headlines that the writers used.
So how are you going to get your content viral on social media and even have better click rates from social media?
Don’t worry, it is the reason I came up with this post. To give you all the tricks or rather tips that will help you create attention grabbing headlines for your content. If done well, you might see a major improvement in your website visits and content reads.
In all your writings, it is important that you keep your focus on the titles or the headlines, it is the first attention seeker. Be it a blog post, book, article or essay. Whenever writing, ask yourself if you have enticing or catchy headlines capable of make people want to read your content.
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1. Take advantage of numbers.
easier to remember.
2. Interesting adjectives are crucial.
3. Be unique in your titles
4. Use trigger words and make a promise
They make the title a problem solving one.
your article. I don’t mean that you promise to give them anything materialistic but promise them
that your article will solve a problem, or there is something they will learn.
Dare them to read your article.
5. Try this killer Formula
- “21 Unbelievable Ways to Make Money Online.”
- “Howyou can easily make money with your smartphone.“
6. Get controversial for catchy headlines
- “Why all Men Cheat, A Fresh insight.”
- “Why successful people are Douche-bags“
7. Ask Questions
- “Five Types of Investors-In Which Group Are You”
8. Offer Explanations in your Headlines
to the readers. People seeking to find solutions or answers to something, will
definitely want to read your article if you have addressed the issue.
- “How I Made $1500 in a week with Facebook Ads.”