Does anyone else wish effective, engaging headlines would just write themselves already? Me too. Here's how to cheat at writing hella-good headlines.



Comments


Written by tcamba
561 days ago

Great headlines are important to let your visitors read the rest of your story. Awesome content without thought-provoking title does not generate traffic. I am usually drawn to controversial, short but catchy titles, too.



Written by KelvinIsAwesome
561 days ago

Hi, thanks for commenting. Yep, short, attention-grabbing headlines certainly beat the socks off longer headlines without a clear meaning.



Written by HeatherStone
561 days ago

Hi Kelvin,

Attention grabbing is good, of course, but I think some copywriters can occasionally go a bit over the top in an attempt to sell a post. Remember that when visitors actually read your article, it must actually deliver. Otherwise, they are likely to feel misled. Thanks for sharing your post with the BizSugar community.



Written by KelvinIsAwesome
561 days ago

Hey Heather,

Yeah, I get tired of the wacky, intentionally-controversial types of headlines. Like, "Why You Suck at Blogging!" or, "Why Failure is a Good Thing!", although I'm sure I've been guilty about trying those out in the past.

Wise words to live by from Heather Stone: your post must actually deliver.



Log in to comment or register here.

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
Subscribe

Gee Ranasinha @KEXINO Pictures The Future of Business

Gee Ranasinha has always had a good eye both for great photographs and for future trends in business. Today, Ranasinha … More
Editor's Picks

Post your small business video to BizSugar today!
Did you know you can now post video on BizSugar?
Have you tried BizSugar's new video posting feature?
It's time to up your game with video on BizSugar!