Sometimes you just need a little inspiration to get you in the right direction. Designer Blogs put together these 6 tips for making titles and headlines that will grab a reader’s attention. They also gave dozens of templated lines of copy for you to get started.
Let’s dive in!
Keep Titles Short & Focused – Try and be as effective as possible with just a few words when you can. A straightforward template: The Dos and Don’ts of _____
Use “How To” Titles – It’s a great way to demonstrate helpfulness to a reader, and even better for SEO purposes because Google loves instructional content. An easy peasy template: How to _____ with _____
Ask Questions – Questions are a great way to resonate with your specific audience. A common Q: What is Going on with _____?
Use Numbers & Lists – Readers love lists that are easy to digest so let them know directly that posts or pages have that. This is another great format that Google loves to reward in search results. A common template: # Proven Ways To _____
Use Solid Action Verbs – Now that you have some frameworks, boost the titles with the right verbs. Some favorites: Build, Create, Generate, Maximize
Use Powerful Adjectives – Pump it up with some adjectives! Just don’t overcrowd your copy with them. Some more favorites: Clever, Proven, Successful
Blog post titles, subject lines, and headlines are your chance at a great first impression. See the full post by Designer Blogs for templates at your finger tips to make attention grabbing headlines.