The basis of all great books are great headlines.
Headlines grab our attention.
They make us want to read more.
The headline is the part that catches your readers’ eyes. It makes them stop their web browsing, multitasking or the several hundred other things they are thinking about and read your story. You can have the most compelling, fascinating information to share with the world, but if you have a dull headline, no one will ever read it.
Headlines can also tell an incredible part of your story.
Creating a headline or coming up with that crucial title is sometimes a challenge though. If you are struggling to come up with a headline for your content, you’ll love these tips -
In no real order, here are 20 killer headlines:
Are you ready?
- Lead with a question – did you see the first sentence there?
- Use words like “Announcing!”, “Just Released!”, “Just In!“
- Create a how-to… “How to find the perfect man,” “How to learn sign language in 4 hours.”
- Reel people in – “Calling all Salesmen!”, “Firefighters!”, “Bloggers!”
- Offer a breaking news story – “This just in, new eye cream reduces wrinkles in just 2 hours!”
- Offer something for free - “Free tips for writing better”
- Use I – “I discovered the best kept secret for Costa Rican vacations!”
- Put the product name in the headline – “How Traffic Explosion literally explodes your traffic!”
- Use the word why – “Why I love FBTraffic Jacker.”
- Feature your offer – “New baby onesies at 40% off.”
- Use the word breakthrough – “This breakthrough in blogging will knock your socks off.”
- Use a guarantee – “I guarantee you’ll find this information helpful!”
- Focus on the positive end results – “Lose 30 pounds within 3 months!”
- Ask the question, “Who Else?” – “Who else wants to gets massive traffic to their website?”
- Warning! – “Warning – this will only be revealed once!”
- Make it easy – “The easiest ways to 1,000 visitors a day”
- Give reasons – “30 reasons to use our doggy day care.”
- Admit a weakness – “We were guilty of bad cheesy bread too.”
- Use upper and lower case – “This Just In – A New Way To Reach Your Audience”
- And finally, the proven cliches -
- Last chance
- Just Arrives
- Important Development
- The Truth About