One of the deadliest mistakes a business blog can make is creating boring, non-keyword friendly blog post titles. (Spelling mistakes happen as well cough cough post title)
I wrote this post to illustrate how you can apply great headlines to get more visitors into your posts from social media and search.
Imagine yourself waiting in line at the grocery store. What do you see?
Tons and Tons of sensational headlines that pique your interest (regardless of how true they are).
- “Obama is an Alien”
- “Justin Bieber proposes to Hannah Montana”
- “27 ways to drive them crazy in Bed”
- “The Best Way to Avoid Scams”
Because they work. They pique the interest of those people waiting in line to pick up the magazine and give it a look.
You can do the same with your headlines on your blog.
Okay, okay… You don’t have to be as cheesy as magazine headlines but the same idea applies.
Great headlines can trigger interest in those people scanning down their twitter feed and get them clicking through into your stuff.
Below are 12 headlines that extremely effective at piquing the interest people skimming their twitter feed. As an added SEO bonus they are also designed to be keyword-friendly.
Disclaimer: One thing that you don’t want to do is over promise and under deliver. The blog who cried wolf will not see many return visitors.
If you are writing a post about the 6 best bacon dishes to eat in one day, you better have the 6 best bacon dishes in that post.
Here are some of the headline formulas:
Example: Do you make these common On-Page SEO Mistakes?
Example: The Best Kind of Legal Protection Agreement for your Small Business.
Example: Advantages to Hiring the Best Reroofing Contractor
- A few quick tips on finding the best small business legal aid company
Example: Is Automated Billing Software for you?
Example: The 8 Benefits of Promoting Your Business on Facebook
Example: How to Solve Your Low Lead Flow Problem Once and for all with Content Offers.
Example: 5 Steps to a Successful Search Engine Optimization Strategy
Example: Are You Losing Organic Web Traffic?
Example: 8 Ways to Find the best price on your next construction project.
Example: 8 Quick Solutions to make Facebook a Viable Marketing Channel for your Company
Example: 5 Reasons hiring in house SEO employees is better than our-sourcing to India.
Please see the below equation