Your blog post headlines can easily be the most important part of your writing. You can have an excellent, informative, and helpful post – even if it’s the best you’ve ever written – and no one will notice, much less, read it.
Without a catchy title to draw them in, readers will just gloss over your content without ever reading it. When you think of it, can you really blame them? There is so much information available these days. We are constantly bombarded by it – everyone has an opinion on how you can do everything better. Your post title can be the difference between someone stopping to read your article or moving on to the next guy.
So, now that we all know how crucial our post titles are, what can we do to write better ones? Here is a list of 8 headline formats that will almost always catch the attention of readers.
“10 Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed”
List posts are incredibly popular with readers. Why? They are easy to skim – and thus easy to read. Readers know they’re going to get the information they need without having to work too hard to get it.
“You Don’t Have to be an A-Lister to Get Your Blog Noticed”
There are a lot of misconceptions out there. I don’t know about you but it sure seems like you have to be big to get anything on your blog noticed. This post title promises to tell me (yes, me with my little blog) how I (yes, I, the definite non A-List blogger) might be able to get my blog noticed.
“See How Easily You Can Use Headlines to Get Your Blog Noticed”
Did someone say “easily”? This I’ve got to read!
“Give Me 5 Minutes – and I’ll Help You Get Your Blog Noticed”
Hey, I have 5 minutes to spare… and I definitely want to get my blog noticed. So, I’m clicking to the post to find out more.
“Are You Ready to Get Your Blog Noticed?”
Yes! If you’re a blogger, you were probably answering the same way, right? And now you’re clicking into the post to find out how to start getting your blog noticed.
“How CopyBlogger Helped Me Get My Posts Noticed”
People are attracted to real life stories. If CopyBlogger helped someone else get their posts noticed, maybe it can help me, too.
“Warning: Lousy Post Titles Will Keep Your Blog From Getting Noticed”
Doesn’t the word “warning” grab your attention? Immediately, you’re thinking “I don’t want that happening to me”. So you open the post to find out more.
“How to Write Headlines that Almost Always Get Noticed”
We all want to improve ourselves. Wondering if someone has finally given us the formula to actually make the improvements we want will get us reading the article.