How To Write Powerful Headlines Your Readers Can't Resist (+ FREE EBOOK)

in #writing6 years ago (edited)

Having a powerful headline is essential if you want people to read your post. This free ebook gives you tips to improve your headlines and get more readers

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Standing Out

Thousands of posts are being published every day. If you want people to read yours, you need to make your headline stand out.

This means you need to push the right buttons and make sure your potential reader can simply not resist clicking your headline.

You need to seduce them, persuade them,... do anything to get them to click your headline.



Writing attractive headlines isn't difficult - it is probably the easiest skill you can learn as a blogger. Once you know how it works, all it takes is some practice.

Here are just a few tricks that can help you to create powerful headlines:

  • Use specific numbers or data, make a list post.
  • Use questions.
  • Be controversial.
  • Teach your readers what they always wanted to learn. ('How To...')
  • Promise your readers their wishes will be fulfilled.
  • Trigger their interests.

Before I give you the link to the free ebook, which contains loads of useful examples of powerful headlines, I want to show you this interesting infographic first.

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It's about time I introduce you to the free ebook I promised you.

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Thank you for this
I do need to put an effort in my titles
Am downloading this and thank you so much 😊

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Loved this, even though I thought the headline was a joke at first. I can certainly use some work on my post headlines, so I'll use what I've read here and see if I can get to work applying it.

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Awesome Mike! I've read a few copywriting books that always talk about headlines to get people interested or past the actual headline and thought the infographic was helpful too. #steemitbloggers

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